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Obituaries: Olivas, Attridge

Charlotte Olivas

Charlotte Olivas, 96, of Cheyenne passed away January 9, 2022 at Lifecare Center of Cheyenne.

She was born April 25, 1925 in Greeley, CO to Antonio and Timotea Ruibal.  She married Onesimo Olivas on May 20, 1946 in Greeley.  She was a dietary supervisor at Memorial Hospital (CRMC).  She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

She is survived by her children, Charles (Anita) Olivas of Cheyenne, Sally (Mike) Sheehan of Gillette, Juanita Olivas of Plainfield, WI, and Dorothy (James) Skaggs of Crocker, MO; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Archie Ruibal of Greeley.

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She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and 7 brothers; and 2 children, Ernie Olivas and Mary Morris.

A Vigil for the Deceased will be Wednesday 4:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.  A Funeral Liturgy will be 9:00 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, followed by a reception in Schrader Reception Center.

Services are under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home and condolences may be offered at

Christopher Attridge, Sr.

Christopher Attridge, Sr. ,70, of Cheyenne, WY, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family after a hard-fought battle against cancer on January 9, 2022.
Chris was born on November 6th, 1951 in Elmhurst, NY to Richard and Ruth.

Him and wife Gail, whom he married Nov 18th, 1972, relocated to Wyoming from Queens, NY to rasie their children.

He was an over the road truck driver until his retirement in 2013. He enjoyed spending his retirement with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He was an amazing father, Pa and friend.

He is survived by his children, Christopher (Kalli) Attridge, Kristy (Troy) Samsel and Nicole (Geoff) McCormack; 2 brothers, Jeff and Mark Attridge; sister, Laurie DePaul; grandchildren, Kaylene, Brandon (Cheyanna), Carson, Garrett, Ella, Harper; bonus granddaughters Brittney and Hannah; and his beloved dog, Kovu. He’s also a proud Pa of his 7 great grandkids.

Chris was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers and his wife who he joined after 14 years apart.

Services will be Thursday, January 20, at 10:00 a.m.(MT) with a reception to follow at The Gathering Place at 11am.

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