Obituaries 7-21-16

Margorie Grabow

Funeral Services for Margorie W. Grabow will be held Saturday, July 23, 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Edgemont.
Margorie W. Grabow was born December 30, 1919, and passed away January 1, 2016.
She was born to Anna A. (Stielow) and Wilford H. Martinson. She was the oldest of seven children: Don, Joyce (Hey), Wrey, Gene, Kenny, and Dorothy (Dibble).
Marge graduated from Edgemont High School and served in the US Army as an RN. She married George Grabow and they had three children: Tom, Sandy (Sites), and Anne (Trotter).
She was a long time resident in the Edgemont and Custer Areas. She and George owned and operated the Victory Bar and Steakhouse for many years. She was a dedicated volunteer in the community for various organizations such the American Legion Auxillary, St. James Catholic Church, Edgemont Ambulance, and many others.

John Lundblad

John D. Lundblad, 69, of Glenrock, Wyo., passed away July 7, 2016 at his home. John was born May 20, 1947 in Igloo to Walter and Anna (Store) Lundblad.
John worked at Drum Service Company in Casper, Wyo., where he met the love of his life, Eileen Kennedy. After leaving Drum Service, John went to work as a heavy equipment operator.
John enjoyed his work and developed very close friendships with his co-workers. He loved to fish and camp. He was an avid NASCAR fan. At home, he enjoyed taking care of the property and his chickens, driving his John Deere Model B tractor and playing with all of the dogs he had over the years. Most of all, John enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, John was proceeded in death by his brother, Walter D. Lundblad; brother-in-law, Wesley Benton; mother-in-law, Bergita Kennedy; and father-in-law, Harold Kennedy. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Eileen Grace (Kennedy) Lundblad of Glenrock, Wyo.; sons: Gary J. (LeAnne) Goracke of Villard, Minn., Jeffrey (Brenda) Lundlbad of Laramie, Wyo., Martin (Lori) Lundblad of Bismarck, ND and Randy (Kate) Lundblad of Aurora, Colo; Betty Benton of Edgemont and Marlys (Bill) Hammell of Newastle, Wyo.; grandchildren Mady, Jack, Ian, Zane, Josh, Micah, Ben, Phia and Sarah; along with numerous nieces, nephews and close friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the Community Baptist Church in Glenrock, Wyo. Burial followed at the Glenrock Cemetery. Memorials in his name may be made to the Helping Hearts Community Food Bank, PO Box 1827, Glenrock, WY, 82637.

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