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Obituaries: Yeager, Lopez Jr., Selvey

Michael Yeager

Michael Anthony Yeager (Mike), 50, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed
away unexpectedly June 1st, 2021, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Michael was born on March 10th , 1971, in Lebanon, Oregon to Melvin
and Maria (Scasz) Yeager. He moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1990.
He then met the love of his life Kassie Wise. They got married on June
5th, 1999. They had two beautiful children. Madison Yeager in 2001 and
Miles Yeager in 2003. Mike had a passion for cooking, music, and the
Kansas City Chiefs. Mike always made friends wherever he went. He
loved his family more than life itself.

He is survived by his wife Kassie Yeager. His children Madison and Miles
Yeager. His father Melvin Yeager of Oregon. His siblings Stephen Yeager, Donna Yeager Schackmann, Natalie Taylor, and Paula Whitt of Oregon, Christine Spencer of California, and Larry Yeager of Colorado. His in-laws Robert and Jean Wise of Cheyenne. His brother-in-law’s Eddie Wise and Nick Wise (Jana), sister-in-law’s Lacie Wise (Nate) all of Cheyenne and Jamie Wise (Eric) of Colorado. Numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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He is preceded in death by his mother Maria Yeager, brother Peter
Yeager and brother-in-law Kris Wise.

There will be a viewing from 9am to 4pm on Tuesday June 8th, 2021. Funeral services will be held on June 9th, 2021, at 10am at
Wiederspahn. A Celebration of Life to follow will be at 1pm at the VFW
1881, Cheyenne, Wyoming.

He was truly an amazing man and will be greatly missed beyond words.


Joseph Lopez Jr.

Joseph Lopez Jr (Tata) also known as “Grandpa Joe”, 73, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away peacefully on Monday, May 31, 2021, at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Joe was born on February 29, 1948, to the late Lewis and Mary Linder in Menard, Texas.

Joe married the love of his life, Christine Lopez, on November 2, 1968. For all their 52 years together, they loved and cared for their children and grandchildren. Throughout his life, Joe worked in the construction field as a carpenter but spent majority of his employment working as a yard hostler for multiple truck companies in which he loved very much. Joe’s passion was going fishing especially with his sons. He loved spending time with his family and especially the grandchildren telling stories of his childhood and always telling jokes. Although Joe was a big Wyoming Cowboy fan, he was even a bigger Denver Bronco fan. He loved to watch the Broncos play every Sunday with his sons and grandchildren. He loved to watch westerns and especially John Wayne which was his idle.

Joe is survived by his wife, Christine; sons, Joseph (Nadene), Eddie (Laura), Leondro (Sheli) and Sammy (Gisele) and 11 grandchildren. He is further survived by his sisters, Lola, Geneva, and Debbie and nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Lewis Linder; mother; Mary Linder; brothers, Larry and Sammy Lopez; sister Gloria Lamar and grandchildren Joseph, Daniel and Dominic.

The Rosary and memorial service will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic church on Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:30 a. m.

Honorary Pall bearers will be Joseph Lopez, Eddie Lopez, Leondro Lopez, Sammy Lopez, Gabriel Lopez, Levi Lopez, Isaac Lopez, Adrian Lopez, Anthony Lopez, Darrian Lopez, and Romeo Lopez.

Services are entrusted to Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of Chimes 1900 E. 19th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.


Philip Keith Selvey


Philip Keith Selvey, 71, of Cheyenne, died on June 1, 2021 in Cheyenne.
He was born on May 18, 1950 in Mountain Lake, Minnesota.

Services will be Friday, June 11, 2021, 2:00 p.m.,at the Resurrection Fellowship, 6502 East Crossroads Boulevard, Loveland, Colorado 80538.


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