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Obituaries: Gabriel II, Burchett, Sluss

Anthony John "Turbo" Gabriel, II

Anthony John “Turbo” Gabriel, II: January 1, 1992 – August 28, 2022

Anthony John “Turbo” Gabriel, II, 30 of Cheyenne, died on August 28, 2022.

He was born on January 1, 1992 in Cheyenne.

Anthony was employed at Taco John’s on Lincolnway. He was honorably discharged from the Army National Guard after 8 years of service. He enjoyed fencing, martial arts, WWE, movies, all genres of music, he loved taking walks, helping others and giving sound advice.


He is survived by his mother, JoAnn Gabriel of Cheyenne; his father, John Frazier Carter of Manhattan, New York; brothers, Theophuleus William Gabriel I, and Michael Gabriel III; 3 nieces; and 3 nephews.
Anthony was preceded in death by his uncle, James Andersen; and his stepfather,..Richard Davison.

Services will be Saturday, September 17, 2022, 2:00 p.m., at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel with a reception to immediately follow at The Gathering Place.

Joan Barbara Burchett

Joan Barbara Burchett: January 27, 1933 – August 30, 2022

Joan Barbara (Smith) Burchett, 89, of Cheyenne, passed away on August 30, 2022 in Cheyenne.


She was born on January 27, 1933 in Duluth, Minnesota. She grew up there and attended Denfield High School.

Joan enjoyed bowling, walking, and reading books. The family is grateful to know that Joan is at peace.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Gene Burchett; sons, Robert and John Burchett; daughter, Laura (Burchett) Still (Billy); grandchildren Tevis Burchett, Bryanna Salinas, Skuyler Salinas, Taylor Salinas Stands, Ryan Burchett, Amber Haskell, and Shawnee Smith; and 15 great grandchildren.

Joan was preceded in death by her father, George Smith; mother, Frances (Katzner) Smith; brother, Robert G. Smith; and granddaughter Codie “Kilee” Smith.


Funeral Liturgy will be Tuesday, September 13th, 10:00 a.m., at St. Mary’s Cathedral.
Burial will be in Olivet Cemetery.

Grace Mae Sluss

Grace Mae Sluss: January 8, 1941 – September 11, 2022

Grace Mae (Ball) Sluss, 81, of Cheyenne, passed at home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on Jan. 8, 1941, in Peebles, Ohio.


Cremation has taken place. Service will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 14, in Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.