Obituaries: Parker, Lockhorn, Pyle, Johnson - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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Obituaries: Parker, Lockhorn, Pyle, Johnson

Debra Parker

Debra Jeanette Parker, 59, of Hillsdale, Wyoming passed away February 13, 2021 at Davis Hospice Center.

She was born January 21, 1962 in Boulder, Colorado, to Henry and Ruby (McNeily) Frye. Debra married Allen Parker on September 15, 1995in Longmont, Colorado. Debra loved her family very much and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and loved ones. She was selfless and put everyone before herself.

Debra is survived by her husband, Allen Parker; children, Samantha (Kendricks) Gamble of Colorado, Jennifer Parker and Christi Bennett, both of Wyoming, Jay Fearnow of Colorado and Jeramiah Parker of Wyoming; siblings, Hank Frye of Nebraska, Phyllis (Gary) Henry of Colorado, Butch (Marti) Frye of California, Helen (Vic) Grider and Chuck (Laura) Frye, both of Colorado; grandchildren, Alexandra, Ariah, Kylie, Makayla, Delanie, Easton, Whitney, Anthony; and many nieces and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Faye Fuller, Dixie Frye and Beverly Frye.

Cremation is under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, WY  82001.

Cletus Gerhard Lockhorn

Cletus Gerhard Lockhorn, 77, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away unexpectedly at his home on February 12, 2021.

He was born on August 4, 1943 in Sherman County, Nebraska, to Gerhard and Mary (Muegerl) Lockhorn. Cletus was raised and graduated from Ravenna, NE High School in 1961. Cletus married the love of his life, Royetta (Sigler) Lockhorn on June 27, 1964 in Ravenna, Nebraska. He served honorably in the Army National Guard of Nebraska and then worked in management within the natural gas industry for the next 30 years.  Cletus was an active member of the Catholic Church and an involved, hard-working member of his community.  He was happiest when hunting and fishing with his friends, but mostly loved spending time with his family. 

Cletus is survived by his wife, Royetta Lockhorn; children, Lisa Snyder, Lori (Mike) Logemann both of Cheyenne, and Craig (Kristi) Lockhorn of Arizona; siblings, Imelda (Claudie) Gressley and Bernadette Lauby both of Nebraska; grandchildren, Jordan Snyder of Nebraska, Lexie Lockhorn, Karli (Austin) Clark and Nate Logemann all of Cheyenne, Conner Lockhorn and Kaitlyn Lockhorn of Arizona, great-grandchild, Carter Wallace of Cheyenne and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Brendan Lockhorn; and sister, Marianne Waskowiak.

Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 18, 2021 followed by a Vigil for the Deceased at 7:00 p.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Funeral Liturgy will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 19, 2021 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church with interment in Olivet Cemetery.  A reception at Schrader Reception Center at Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home will follow. 

Services are entrusted to Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 82001.

Karee C. Pyle

Karee Charlene Pyle of Cheyenne died on February 10, 2021 at Davis Hospice Center. She was born on October 31st, 1939 in Grand Island Nebraska to Ivan and Leona Shurigar. Karee grew up and graduated High School in Rawlins. She then met Robert Pyle in Casper, they were then married on 3/14/1964 and she was employed at H.W. Moore. Later she and Robert moved to North Platte, NE where she received a cosmetology degree.

They then moved to Cheyenne, where Karee worked for State Beauty Supply.

Karee and Robert spent their retirement years split between Cheyenne and Yuma, AZ.

Karee was a strong, passionate woman who left her mark on all of us.
She is survived by two sons Daryl (Rainene) Miller and Michael (Suzi) Pyle; seven grandchildren Timothy (Joni) Miller, Michelle Miller, Rachel Miller, Loretta (Nathan) Beam, Taylor Pyle, Alex Pyle, Hailey (Gavyn) Bates; and three great-grandchildren Jack, Elias and Lacey Miller.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ivan and Leona, three sisters;

Marlene Nicholson, Judy Cruickshank and Vickie Bryant; and her husband Robert.

Karee requested no services be held. She will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband Robert at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Cheyenne.
In lieu of flowers, please remember Karee with a pot of coffee, a cookie and a good cleaning of the baseboards.

Wilma Maxine Johnson

Wilma Maxine Johnson, 80, of Cheyenne, died on February 12, 2021 in Cheyenne.

She was born on November 17, 1940 in Clinton, Oklahoma.

She is survived by her brother, Martin Stehr; her three children, Debbra Parson, Johnny Johnson (Leah), and Tina Maloney-Johnson(Stacey); and her grandchildren, Thom, Gary, David, Jonathan , Clay, and Cody.

She preceded by her husband, WL Johnson; and her parents, Alvin and Thelma Stehr.

Visitation will be Thursday, 9-1, at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.

Graveside services will be Thursday, 2:00 p.m., at The Rugged Cross Chapel in Cheyenne Memorial Gardens.

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