Peggy Propp

Peggy Sue (Hodge) Propp, 82, passed away July 11, 2017 with her daughter by her side.  She was born in Ottawa, Kansas on April 9, 1935 to Milton Jerry Hodge and Esther June (McCormick) Hodge.

She moved to Casper, WY at age 2 and later met the love of her life Gary Propp. After Peggy graduated from Natrona County High School in 1953, she and Gary got married on July 25, which was cause for celebration for 56 years. They had 2 children Janeen and Jeffery.

Peggy was a secretary for State Farm for many years and she and Gary were avid bowlers and members at the Elks Lodge; where they met many friends and had great adventures. However, Peggy’s greatest love was her family (including her fur babies) and spending time with them, especially cheering at any and all of their sporting events. She loved the mountains and the family spent many weekends up in the Bighorns camping. She passed her love of history, reading, bird watching, gardening, crossword puzzles and especially baking onto her kids, grandkids and great grandkids. She loved to watch or listen to her NC Mustangs, Wyoming Cowboys, Denver Broncos and the Colorado Avalanche and her love of chocolate was well known especially her home made brownies.

Peggy is survived by her daughter Janeen Legerski (Dale) of Casper WY, her daughter-in-law Debra Propp of Casper WY, her 4 grandchildren, Jennifer Legerski of Casper, WY, Dustin Propp (Melissa) of Minot,  ND, Joshua Propp (Megan) of Casper, WY, and Elicia Propp of Casper ,WY.  She is also survived by 7 great grandchildren, Jesse Arnold (Alex), Alexys Arnold, Drew Legerski, Kaylee Legerski, Kyndall Turnwall, Jaydin Propp and Bentley Propp.

She is preceded in death by both her parents, her beloved husband Gary, her son Jeffery Propp, her grandson Michael Legerski, and her 3 Schnauzers.

A private celebration will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Wyoming Hospice, 319 S. Wilson, Casper WY 82601.

Janet Beth Hartman

Janet Beth Hartman, age 79, died at Worland Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Born October 24, 1937 in Loveland, CO. On March 28,1956 she married Henry Edward Hartman, Jr. (Ed).

Janet and Ed started their adventures in Wyoming and eventually moved to Lybia and then Dubai.  During their time there they traveled to many different countries.  Eventually, they returned to Casper, WY.  She always said that Wyoming was her favorite place.

Janet’s greatest loves was gardening and became a Master Gardner with the Natrona County Master Gardner’s for many years.

Survivors include Henry E Hartman, Jr., Kathy Gessini, David Hartman, Amy Good, Dennis Fogleman, 7 Grandchildren and 11 Great-Grandchildren. Janet was preceded in death by Jess Hartman, Beth Fogleman and James Fogleman.

Service will be held on July 20, 2017, 10AM at First Methodist Church in Casper, WY.  May God hold her in his arms as we will forever hold her in our hearts.


Ruby Lucille (Miller) Lange

Ruby Lucille (Miller) Lange,  June 6, 1927 to July 11, 2017

Ruby Lange passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.  She will be remembered in a service held at Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 2:00 PM with a reception to follow at 424 S Park St, Casper.

Ruby was born June 6, 1927 in Powell, WY to Frederick Virgil Miller and Leta Faye (Osborne) Miller.  While growing up there, she met the love of her life – Archie Lange.  They were married on July 3, 1943 in Red Lodge, MT.  Ruby and Archie had 3 children, Shirley, Danny and Raymond.  During their marriage, they lived in several places throughout the US including Virginia, California and returning to Wyoming in the late 1970’s where she was the manager & namesake of Ruby’s Sunshine Donuts.

In addition to her many years of managing food establishments, Ruby enjoyed spending time with her family, crocheting afghans for her grandchildren and working on her puzzle books to keep her mind sharp.  She was also very well known for her amazing pies.

Ruby is survived by her son-in-law Jere Spaulding of Casper, WY, daughter-in-law Birgit Lange of Colorado Springs, CO, her 7 grandchildren, Gene Kasper (Steve) of Cheyenne, WY, Mickey Spaulding (Roberta) of Casper, WY, Brian Spaulding (Helen) of Casper, WY, Stephanie Benton of Casper, WY, Mark Lange (Jenn) of Colorado Springs, CO, Stella Lindsey (Joseph) of Phenix City, AL and Darrel Lange of Colorado Springs, CO.  She is also survived by her very special niece Pauline Cosgrove of Sheridan, WY, 10 great grandchildren, 5 great, great grandchildren and many other nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by both of her parents, her husband Archie, her 3 children Shirley Spaulding, Danny Lange, Raymond Lange as well as her 4 sisters, Katherine Nelson, Lorraine Freymuth, Evelyn Miller and Jane Tilson and her 4 brothers Harry Miller, Virgil Miller, Floyd Miller and Elmer Miller.

Memorials can be made to The Church of the Holy Family in Casper, WY, Central Wyoming Hospice or Natrona County Meals on Wheels.