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Obituaries: Hebert; P. Anderson; Schuessler; Foster; Carter; E. Anderson

Nelson Hebert

Nelson “Ed” Hebert: September 1, 1943 – November 16, 2022

Nelson “Ed” Hebert, 79, of Cheyenne passed away Nov. 16, 2022, in Cheyenne.

He was born Sept. 1, 1943, in Springfield, Illinois.

Ed was a sheet metal worker for over 40 years. He was an avid collector of many things, especially coins.

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He is survived by his children Kevin (Debbra) Hebert of Solon, Iowa; Julie (Daniel) Tarvin of Coralville, Iowa; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and good friend Patty Johnson.

Services are under the care of “Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 Russell Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82001.

Condolences may be offered online at www.schradercares.com.


Patricia Anderson

Patricia Grace Anderson: July 12, 1947 – November 5, 2022

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Patricia spent her life devoted to extending her hand and helping those among us most would consider beyond help. This devotion crossed ages, races, religions, and beliefs — she shone with a grace and kindness that was truly exceptional. She will be deeply and fiercely missed.

Patricia is survived by Heather Anderson (daughter) and Myah Grace Anderson (granddaughter).
Patricia was preceded in death by William Hamby (father), Beatrice Hamby (mother), Margaret Goodnough (sister), Florence Queenen (aunt), and Charles BullBear (grandson).

God Looked Around His Garden
God looked around his garden
And found an empty place
He then looked down upon the earth
And saw your tired face
He put his arms around you
And lifted you to rest.
God’s garden must be beautiful,
He always takes the best.
He knew that you were suffering
He knew you were in pain
He knew that you would never
Get well on earth again.
He saw the road was getting rough
And the hills were hard to climb.
So he closed your weary eyelids
And said, “Peace be thine”.
It broke our hearts to lose you
But you didn’t go alone.


Harold A. Schuessler

Harold A. Schuessler: February 7, 1929 – November 18, 2022

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Harold Schuessler was born in Sidney, Feb 7. 1929. He attended St. Paul’s Parochial School at Potter, grades one through eight, then attended and graduated from Potter High School, May 14, 1947. He was Boys State Delegate in 1946. He enlisted in the Air Force for four years, during the Korean War and was stationed in Texas, Oklahoma, Germany and Lincoln, Nebraska.

He married Bonnie Groshans on June 9, 1957, at Sidney. They lived in the basement apartment of Harold’s parents in Sidney until they moved to the country home northeast of Potter in February 1959. Harold farmed since his return from the service and received a conservation award.

Harold was a lifetime member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at Potter and Sidney and now belonged to Our Savior, Cheyenne. He was a Sunday School teacher for 20 years and Sunday School Superintendent for five years. He was active in Lutheran Laymen’s League and served on many local, zone and Nebraska District offices. They met in the church choir and sang in many church choirs.

Harold’s favorite past time was square dancing and served on many offices of many square dance clubs. Harold and Bonnie enjoyed traveling and saw many foreign countries.

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Harold was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Ottilie Schuessler; brother, Herb (Annabelle); sisters, Olga (Art) Baack, Mildred (John) Katschor, Vanita ( Carl) Katschor; son, Eugene; brother in law Vernon Groshans; sister in laws, Margy (Roby) Felzein, Shirley ( Maurice) Sunderman.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; children, Colleen (Marvin) Coufal, Bee, Nebraska; Craig,Potter; Cheryl (Robin) Baldwin Pulaski, Tennessee; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held Monday from noon to 5 p.m., and from 3 to 5 p.m. family will be here to receive friends in Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel. An additional visitation will be held at 9 to 11 a.m., Tuesday in Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel. One hour before the service there will be public visitation at Our Savior Lutheran Church from 1 to 2 p.m., then the service will follow starting at 2 p.m. There will be a light reception immediately after the service.

Burial will take place in Sidney, Nebraska, at 11 a.m., Nov. 23, 2022, in the Greenwood Cemetery, a luncheon to follow at the Lodgepole Youth Camp in Sidney, Nebraska. Harold’s military honors will take place at the burial in Sidney.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to any of the following charities, Our Savior Lutheran Debt Retirement, Lutheran Hour Ministries, or the Volunteer Potter Nebraska Fire Department.


Carol Foster

Carol Foster: September 12, 1944 – November 14, 2022

Carol Foster passed away peacefully during the early hours on Nov. 14, 2022, at her home. She was 78 years old and was born on Sept. 12, 1944, in Greeley, Colorado. Her father was Thomas Fry and her mother was Winifred Foster.

She graduated from Greeley Central High School and attended Colorado State College for two years. She went to Texas to help her older sister with family. While there, she met her future mate for life and when his military organization moved to New Hampshire, she went with her sister and brother-in-law to their new home as well.

On an unforgettable date, June 11, 1966, she married Steve and thus began 56 years of adventure. From New Hampshire, they moved back to Texas, then to Louisiana where her first daughter was born and to Florida. While Steve was in Thailand, she moved back to Greeley and then to New Jersey for six years where her second daughter was born. The journey continued to the Azores, Germany for three years and finally to Cheyenne where she lived for 51 years.

When Steve separated from the Air Force, they both went to work for the State of Wyoming. Carol began in the Revenue and Tax Division and finished in the Division of Criminal Investigation. After she left the state, she began new adventures of volunteering, playing games with friends, and her favorite activity of shopping. She volunteered at the Comea Shelter, Military Wives Club and the Pink Boutique. She enjoyed playing Mahjong three times a week, Bunko, and Canasta. She was fond of going to the plays at the Candlelight Dinner Theater in Colorado.

She said she had no regrets in how she lived her life. She will be missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her husband, Steve, and her two daughters; Kecia and Meggan.

In lieu of flowers, you may give to your favorite charity. Graveside services for family will be held at a later date at the Cheyenne National Veterans Cemetery.


Janice Carter

Janice P. Carter: March 18, 1950 – November 7, 2022

Janice P. Carter, 72, of Cheyenne, passed away on Nov. 7, 2022 in Cheyenne.

She was born on March 18, 1950, in Sebring, Florida, to Kathryn and William Fowler. She moved to Green River, Wyoming, in the 1970s. Janice worked in the food service industry and it was at the Red Feather restaurant that she met the love of her live, Frank Carter. They were married on July 11, 1998.

They moved to Denver when Frank took a job with Alstom at their Rocky Mountain Service Center. Janice took a job managing the cafeteria at the Rocky Mountain News Estlow printing facility. In 2007, Janice and Frank moved to Cheyenne where he took a job with Holly Frontier. Janice took a job at KFC just to keep busy until 2015 when she was diagnosed with dementia.

Janice is survived by her husband, Frank; three daughters, Kim (Dale), Shelly (Jack) and Vivian; two stepchildren, Justin (Crysta) and Kaleena (Tyler); four sisters-in-law, Debbie Horton (Sam), and Linda, Becky Carter, and Lorrie Hogan.

She was preceded in death by her mother; her father; her sister, Carol; her brother, Pat; and her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Bertha and Frank Carter Sr.


Edde F. Anderson: April 30, 1946 – November 18, 2022

Edde F. Anderson, 76, of Cheyenne passed away Nov. 18, 2022, at Davis Hospice Center.

She was born April 30, 1946, in Altus, Oklahoma, to Isaac and Frankie Mayfield. She married Richard L. Anderson on June 29, 1963 in Santa Barbara, California. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by her daughter, Shari Anderson of Cheyenne; granddaughter, Melissa (Travis) Helms of Cheyenne; siblings, Kay Gentry of Independence, Missouri, Mike Mayfield of Independence, Missouri, and Janis Mayfield-Robles of Blue Springs, Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Anderson; son, Richie Anderson, Jr; grandchildren, Heather Anderson and Richie Anderson III; and a brother, Isaac “Rex” Mayfield.

Cremation has taken place under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home and private family services will be held.


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