Thelma Werner, 96

Funeral services for THELMA WERNER, 96, will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at the Colyer Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rick Carroll officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. Thelma died November 18, 2012 at the Goshen Care Center. The casket will be open briefly following the service. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send condolences to the family at

Thelma was born July 10, 1916 in Washington, Missouri the daughter of Frank and Maude (Shelton) McCarty. She moved with her family at an early age to Wyoming and received her education in Slater, Wyoming. She married Arthur Werner on June 13, 1944 in Cheyenne, Wyoming. After her husband took over operation of the family ranch southwest of Yoder, Wyoming she was a ranch wife and homemaker.

Thelma enjoyed gardening, quilting, and crafting of any sort. She was member of the South Goshen Presbyterian Church in Yoder, Wyoming.

Thelma is survived by four daughters Janet Schwartzkopf and her husband Jerry of Torrington, Wyoming, Helen Bremer and her husband Ray of Wheatland, Wyoming, Phyllis Gamblin and her husband Roy of Wheatland, and Barbara Caves of Tulsa, Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren; twenty-seven great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sons Ron and Bud; and eleven brothers and sisters; and one great grandchild.

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