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Obituaries: Urquidez, Nation

Randolph "Randy" Urquidez

Randolph “Randy” Urquidez: January 27, 1959 – July 21, 2022

Randolph “Randy” Urquidez, of Cheyenne, passed away on July 21, 2022, in Cheyenne.

He was born on January 27, 1959, in Denver, Colorado to Albert JR Urquidez and Bullah Ricketts.


Randy has 3 daughters, Tracy Urquidez of Cheyenne, Brandi Urquidez of Cheyenne and Penny Hosein of Utah, along with 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

He is survived by his 6 siblings: Terry Grooms, Juanita Benson, Bonita Wlaschin, Robin Lieske, Pamela Stewart, and Misti Odenbaugh.

He is preceded in death by his wife Rosa Logan, his parents; Albert JR and Beulah, his grandparents; Albert and Isabelle Urquidez, along with his sister Rita Urquidez.


A Celebration of Life will take place August 19, 2022, at 3PM at the Elks Lodge, 100 E 17th St, Cheyenne, WY.

Charles William “Bill” Nation

Charles William “Bill” Nation: May 28, 1925 – April 13, 2022

Charles William ‘Bill’ Nation 96, of Cheyenne, died April 13, 2022 in Cheyenne. He was born May 28, 1925 in Lingle, Wyoming.


Bill served in the Navy in World War II aboard the USS Schroeder. He was a photographer in his early life, a three-term Mayor of Cheyenne, a Wyoming State Legislator, and served on the Wyoming State Recreation Commission.

He is survived by his children, Michael, Martin, Nancy and Molly, 6 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Ed Nation, Helen Rasmussen and Marie Hall of Cheyenne, as well as his other 9 older siblings.


Celebration of life will be Saturday, August 6, 2022, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Kiwanis Community House at Lion’s Park.

Private family burial of his urn will be in Cheyenne National Cemetery.