Obituaries- Sjostrom, Clapp, Schroeder - Casper, WY Oil City News
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Obituaries- Sjostrom, Clapp, Schroeder

Felicity Ann Sjostrom (submitted Photo)

Felicity Ann Sjostrom

Felicity Ann Sjostrom was born on August 10, 1983 in Ft. Lewis, Washington. Her life was taken from her on Friday, January 10, 2020 in Gillette, Wyoming.

Before she turned a year old, she travelled to Hanna, West Germany where she lived with her parents until 1987 when her father was transferred to Ft. Sill, Oklahoma. There, she started kindergarten and her very first lifelong bond was started with her brother, Ryelan. When her father left the service in 1990, they moved to Casper, Wyoming where she attended Kelly Walsh High School until 2000. She moved to the Denver area for a while, but soon returned to Wyoming.

Felicity was blessed with four children, Kiana, Alexis, D’von, and Neela. On Valentine’s Day in 2011, she eloped with Andrew Michaud at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, having Ivan Moody from the band Five Finger Death Punch sign their marriage license. She gained three sons in the marriage; Kadyn, Gabryle, and Nathan.

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In 2013, they moved to Greybull, Wyoming where her husband took a job with BNSF. In Greybull of all places, Felicity learned how to milk goats and even ride a horse. She kept chickens and loved to garden. Following work, her family moved to Gillette, Wyoming in 2015.

She was a loving mother to all seven of her children and a loving sister to Ryelan. In 2005, she became a loving sister to LynnDell, Sierra, Serenity, and Kadence.

Felicity lived up to the meaning of her name; happiness, which she brought into the lives of everyone she met. She had an old hippie soul and could often be found at a thrift store, wearing a tie dye shirt and a pair of Birkenstocks. She loved to camp and hike the Big Horn mountains.

Felicity was proceeded in death by her maternal grandparents, Ronald and Gertrude (Bickford) Keith, and her mother, Mary Jane (Keith) Sjostrom.

She is survived by her husband Andrew Michaud and her children, Kiana Sjostrom, Kadyn Michaud, Alexis Sjostrom, Gabryle Michaud, D’von Sjostrom, Nathan Michaud, and Neela Sjostrom all of Gillette, Wyoming; father Eddie Sjostrom of Greybull, Wyoming, father-in-law and mother-in-law Tim and Phyllis Michaud of Oklahoma; brothers Ryelan (Haylee) Sjostrom of Casper, Wyoming, LynnDell Cox, Daniel Kinsman, and Kadence Kinsman of Greybull, Wyoming; sisters Sierra Lamb of Kanab, Utah, and Serenity Kinswoman of St. George, Utah; grandparents Lloyd and Sylvia Sjostrom of Spokane, Washington; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews across the US.

Services will be held at the Campbell County Senior Center at noon on Saturday, January 18th.


Lois Marie Clapp (Courtesy of Newcomer Funeral Home)

Lois Marie Clapp

1936 – 2020

Lois Marie Clapp, age 83, of Casper, passed away January 12, 2020 at Park Place Assisted Living. Lois was born May 7, 1936 in Casper to Clifford and Daisy (Steinman) Story.

Lois graduated from Natrona County High School in 1956. Lois married Leo Clapp on November 10, 1956 at First Baptist Church. She was a caregiver the majority of her life. She and Leo enjoyed their time together at Alcova where they spent a lot of their time fishing. She was a member of the BPOE Doe’s. She enjoyed spending time with her family.

Lois was preceded in passing by her parents and three sisters, Helen, Opal, and May, and brother, Albert. She is survived by her husband, Leo Clapp daughter, Carol (Chuck) Swartz, son, Mark Clapp, granddaughter, Rebekah Swartz, grandson, Kyle Swartz, two great-granddaughters, JazzLynn and JeNiyah, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive guests Monday, January 20, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Newcomer Casper Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Newcomer Casper Chapel. A private interment will be held at a later date.


Elmer S Schroeder (courtesy of Bustard & Jacoby)

Elmer “ES” Schroeder

Elmer “ES” Schroeder peacefully passed away at sunrise surrounded by his family at the Wyoming Medical Center on January 11, 2020 at age 91.

Elmer was born in North Dakota to Mary Mae Jackson and Elmer Sylvester Schroeder Jr. on October 18, 1928. Elmer met the love of his life Joan in Vesta, Minnesota. Elmer and Joan married in 1950, and later moved to Casper, WY where they raised their family. Elmer enjoyed working with wood. He also enjoyed working in his yard and working in his garden. Elmer was a homebody who loved to be around his wife and his family.  Elmer will be remembered for his love for his wife, his quick wit, and his sense of humor.

Elmer is survived by his wife, Joan Schroeder; his children, Susan Schroeder (Ron Benda), David Schroeder (Anita Schroeder), Pamela Fitzsimmons (Dale Fitzsimmons), Craig Schroeder (Elizabeth Schroeder), and Brian Schroeder (Kerri Schroeder); his 17 grandchildren and 35 great grandchildren; and his brother, Roland Schroeder.  He is preceded in death by his mother and father; his son, “Baby Schroeder”; and his sister, Eileen Irene.

Services will be held on Thursday January 16, 2020 at 10:30am, at Faith Bible Chapel with interment to follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service from 9:30am to 10:30am. Please join the family for a reception and lunch at Faith Bible Chapel immediately following interment.

Services are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funerals, Cremations, Monuments and Receptions, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.