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Obituaries: Cuevas, Hayes, Tucker, Caton, Edwards

Alberto Cuevas

Alberto Cuevas, 75, of Cheyenne, passed away on December 29, 2021 in Colorado.
He was born on May 14, 1946 in Mexico to Ignacio Aguilar Cuevas and Francisca Ramirez.
Alberto is survived by his wife, Barbara Cuevas; son, Aaron Cuevas; daughter, Barbie Chavez; grandchildren, Jazmine and Charizma Moyte, Michael Cuevas, and Victoria Kendall.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers; and his sister.
Vigil for the Deceased will be Thursday, 6:00 p.m., at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.
Funeral Liturgy will be Friday, 10:30 a.m., at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with interment to follow at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens.


James Hayes, Jr.

James Hayes, Jr., better known as, Hayes, was born February 7, 1955, to James and Dorothy Hayes in Buford, WY. He was a wonderful son, brother, father, and uncle.
James received a certification in HVAC and was employed at the Blue Cross Blue Shield in Cheyenne, WY. He was a member of the Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church.
He enjoyed being outdoors, outdoor activities, watching westerns, and spending time with his family. James loved sports and was Los Angeles Lakers and San Francisco 49’ers biggest fan. James was also a lover of music.
James was preceded in death by his father, James G. Hayes, Sr.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Hayes, Cheyenne; daughter, Moniqua Saucedo, Bakersfield, CA; brother, Keith Hayes, Cheyenne; sisters, Kathy Rambo and Brenda Hayes, Cheyenne; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
James will be missed by all he has touched with his smile, laugh, and memories we all hole dear in our hearts.
Service will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, in Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.


Sonia F. Tucker

Sonia F. Tucker, 89, died 8 January 2022. Sonia was born 8 June 1932. Sonia first moved to Cheyenne in May of 2001, after a life time of military moves, Cheyenne is where she considered her home. She was hired the day she arrived, to work at “The Property Exchange” in the rentals department. Later went to work at Substance Abuse, part of the WY Dept of Health. She then went to work with the Dept of Agriculture and finished her career with the Livestock board.
Cheyenne gave her so many opportunities and fond memories. She got to watch the evening the 2002 Olympic torch came through town and the 2018 Lunar Eclipse. She loved Frontier Days, that her home was on the Parade route and every year she would sit and wait on the morning the cattle would be driven in from the railhead. She was amazed when she ended up on the front page of the paper when she worked the Obama campaign and tried to volunteer often for other civic events. She loved the BNSF Christmas Train, The Thunderbirds, The Clydesdales and Fourth of July fireworks. She loved that Cheyenne had so many green spaces for walking her beloved Zoey. She truly believed that all things happen for a reason and tried to live by the idea “Be kind to strangers, for in doing so, some have entertained Angels unaware.”
Sonia is preceded in death by her husband, Les Tucker.
Sonia is survived by her children, Keith and Gail Tucker, Tayna Tucker, Terri and Phil Delaune and Sarita Tucker; grandchildren, Sophia and Lynn Johnson, Tevia Daly, Amber and Trevor Larson; and great grandchildren, Rex and Brooke Johnson, Gracie, Ella and Luke Maser, Avilynn, Mirari and Xhaiden Larson, as well as many dear friends. I lieu of flowers please consider donating to Black Dog Animal Rescue.
There will be no services.

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Robert T. Caton

Robert T. Caton, 67, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died on January 6, 2022 at CRMC after a short battle with COVID.
He was born in Cheyenne, WY to Bonnie and Tom Caton on October 2, 1954.
Rob was a perfectionist. This was shown in the work that he did as a machinist for over 40 years at The Machine Shop. He was a car hobbyist. He was a member of the WARC and NHRA.
He is survived by his sisters, Kathy Caton and Cyndi (Caton) Cotton; brothers, Richard and Ronald Caton; uncle and aunt, Charles (Bud) and Marcia Stolp; nephews, Scott (Yvonne) Caton, all of Cheyenne, Jeremy (Krista) Cotton of Colorado Springs, CO; and a niece, Amanda (Chris) Rosentreter, of Cheyenne, WY.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Bonnie Caton; grandparents, Robert Paul and Lela Mae Caton, and Charles and Adah Stolp; uncle, Ernie Stolp; aunts, Ramona Farrens and Ave Nell McFarland.
Services will be held on January 13, 2022 at 3:00 pm at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel with a reception to follow at The Gathering Place.


Todd A. Edwards

Todd A. Edwards, 58, of Cheyenne, passed away in his home on January 3, 2022. He was born in Rapid City, South Dakota on January 26, 1963. Cremation has take place and no services are planned at this time.


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