Obituaries: Andrade, O’Neill, Jensen, O’Brien - Cheyenne, WY Cap City News
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Obituaries: Andrade, O’Neill, Jensen, O’Brien

Adrian M Andrade

Adrian Mauricio Andrade, 31, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died on August 17, in Aurora CO.

He was born January 18, 1990 in Cheyenne, WY.

Adrian was a family-oriented man who loved football and cooking.

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He is survived by his mother, Sandra Martinez; stepfather, Hugo Castillo; brothers, Ulisses and Isaac Andrade; grandmother, Corine Montoya; and grandfather, Esco Martinez.

Adrian was preceded in death by his great grandfathers, Julian Montoya Sr. and Esco Martinez Sr.; great grandmothers, Deluvina Johnson and Alicia Martinez; uncles, Julian Montoya Jr., Robert Montoya, Gabino, and Andrew Martinez; aunts, Cecelia and Margie Martinez, Joan Montoya, cousins, Crystal Marfil, Jeffrey Montoya, and Frankie Montoya.

A memorial service will be Tuesday, September 7 at 2:00 P.M. at Weiderspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes with a reception following at The Gathering Place.


Michael Francis O’Neill

Michael Francis O’Neill, 77, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away at his home on Tuesday, August 25, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Michael was born March 4, 1944 in Sioux City, Nebraska to Bernard and Leona O’Neill.

Michael was a lifelong electrician and proud member of the IBEW 415.

Michael volunteered with the District 8 Fire Department in Cheyenne as well as with Cheyenne Frontier Days. He also served honorably in the Army National Guard.

Michael is survived by his only son Pat (Kelley) O’Neill. He is preceded in death by his parents.

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


Merrill Nickie “Nick” Jensen

Merrill Nickie “Nick” Jensen, 78, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away on August 23, 2021 at the VA Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.

Nick was born May 27, 1943 in Price, Utah to Merrill G. Jensen and Lena (Rich) Jensen.  He married Stacy R. Farmer on September 21, 1968 in Orangeville, Utah. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake Temple on January 15, 1971.  He Honorably served his country in the United States Army with the 62nd Transportation Company in Vietnam.  Nick worked as a truck driver for Hi Land Dairy and Consolidated Freight in Salt Lake City, Utah, and then in 1979 he was transferred to Cheyenne where he relocated his family and fell in love with the City of Cheyenne.  In 2002 he went to work for Tilton Ready Mix where he worked for two years before joining the ABF Freight Team.  He received his 4-Million Safe Driving miles with the Western Teamsters and was very proud of that accomplishment.  He was a wonderful husband, father, papa and friend.

Nick is survived by his wife, Stacy; four children, Chuck G. Jensen of Cheyenne, Niki Ellen Jensen and (Burke Epp) of Rawlins, Casey Ruby (Peter II) Candiracci of Cheyenne, and Cody Dale (Marisa) Jensen of Cheyenne; grandchildren, Dakota, Austin (Brittny) and Kenzie Merritt, Evan Epp, Bradly, Morgan (Gentry), Colton, Alyssa Candiracci, Greyson and Reed Jensen; siblings, Dennis (Patsy) Jensen and Valene Houston, both of Price, Utah; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, John Earl Jensen.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Monday, August 30, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. with a funeral service to follow at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Buffalo Ridge Ward at 7721 Badger Road, Cheyenne.  Interment will be held at Mountain View Memorial Park. 

 A special Thanks to the team of doctors and nurses at the VA Medical Center for their exceptional care and compassion. We are grateful to them for the time we were allowed to stay with him before his passing.


John “Jack” O’Brien

John “Jack” O’Brien, 93, of Cheyenne, Wyoming passed away August 24, 2021 two days shy of his 94th birthday after a brief stay at Davis Hospice Center.

Jack was born August 26, 1927 in Fargo, North Dakota to Maurice and Mary (Horan) O’Brien. He married Deloris Bott on February 14,1953 in Great Falls, Montana.

Jack grew up in Great Falls and graduated from the University of Montana. He served honorably in the United States Navy and was discharged at the end of WWII and was called back to serve in the Korean War. He worked alongside his father with O’Brien Road Construction for years. In 1969, he moved his family to Cheyenne.  He retired after 19 years from the Wyoming State Department as Director of Accounting and Budgeting.

He is survived by his wife, Deloris, of 68 years; son, Dan (Deborah) O’Brien; daughters, Gwen Coffee, Patty (Ron) Hundtofte, and Barb (Rusty) Smith; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and three sisters, Rosemary Jenner, Joanne Lucas and Maureen King.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Father Pat O’Brien.

A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Church of the Holy Trinity.

Services are under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Avenue, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82001.


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