Obituaries: Michael, Stuckey, Trimmer - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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Obituaries: Michael, Stuckey, Trimmer

Dennis S. Michael

Dennis Michael passed away peacefully April 28 at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming from complications related to a year’s long battle with cancer. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 5, 1948.

A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, Dennis enlisted in the United States Navy, and proudly served during the Vietnam War. Moving to Cheyenne, he continued a long career in public service before retiring after 35 years. He enjoyed classical music and opera.

Dennis is survived by his wife of 46 years, Maryanne, his daughter, Rachel, his sons, Leo and John, two grandchildren, and his sister, Marilyn. Services will be private. Cremation has taken place.

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Gretchen Anne Stuckey

Gretchen Anne Stuckey, 71 of Cheyenne, WY, was born in Pierre, South Dakota on September 18th, 1949. She passed from this world on April 26, 2021 in Cheyenne. Gretchen spent her childhood years in rural Menno, SD loving every minute with her sister and extended family.

After her high school years with her best friends, the YaYa’s, she earned her Doctorate in Psychology from the University of South Dakota. This led her on a career path to Cheyenne, WY. There, she was a school Psychologist in the elementary school system for over 20 years. Gretchen’s main focus was on ensuring the well-being of every child she worked with. Besides having an immense social impact at work, she deeply touched the lives of her friends and family. She will be remembered as the most loving and gracious wife, mother and grandmother.

Gretchen spent most of her final years enjoying time with her husband and three special grandchildren. Gretchen Anne Stuckey lived her life with grace, humility, lovingness and an unmatched level of selflessness.

She will be greatly missed by many. A memorial service will be Monday May 3rd at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel. Expressions of care can be sent to

Loren A. Trimmer

Loren A. Trimmer left this world to be with his lord and savior, Jesus Christ on April 27, 2021. He was born October 11, 1934, to Ted and Mable Trimmer in Homestead, OK. Loren was drafted and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army as a medical aid-man from March 1955- March 1957.

Loren was loyal to Jesus and was very involved with his church. He also loved sports, and especially loved coaching little league baseball. After coaching, he became the junior league president. Loren had several jobs and ventures over the years.Loren worked several road Construction positions in Cheyenne which included Warren Air Force Base as a heavy equipment operator, Teton Construction as their lube servicing man – truck driver and for Small Times Construction as a driver. He was a co-owner of American Tax Associates for many years. He drove local freight for Salt Creek, Edson Express, Consolidated Freightways, and was a city bus driver for years.

Loren and Elva loved serving the Cheyenne community. They both served at the Salvation Army as youth leaders, and both served on the emergency services canteen. He was also very involved in the Cub Scouts program, Pack 123, where he was the Cub-master here in Cheyenne.

Loren adored spending time with his wife and family. He is survived by his wife Elva; five sons and daughter-in-laws, Dennis (Diana), Kyle (Martha), Kevin (Tricia), Darren (LeAnn) and Troy (Anie); eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one sibling.

Loren was preceded in death by his parents, and seven of his siblings.
Cremation has taken place and services will be at a later date. Expressions of care can be posted to

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