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Obituaries: Bauer, Kaul, Shaw, Puder

David G. Bauer

David G. Bauer, beloved husband, father, brother and friend, passed from this earth on Friday, October 26, 2018, at age 67. A memorial service with military honors will be held Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Restoration Church, located at 411 So. Walsh Dr., Casper. The family invites you to join them for a potluck reception following the service at The Eagles Lodge, 306 North Durbin St, Casper, WY 82601.

David was the fourth child born to parents Delbert and Vera (Haupt) Bauer, in Mitchell, SD, on April 5, 1951. The family relocated many times in his young life, moving to Lander, WY in 1959 and later relocating to Casper in 1965. He graduated from Kelly Walsh High School in 1969. He hosted the Kelly Walsh 1969 class reunion meetings for many years. He attended Casper College, studying Accounting and General Business. Dave served his country as a member of Wyoming’s Air National Guard, with honorable discharge in 1977.

Dave was blessed with many talents and skills, including building many homes for he and his family. In 1971 he was employed at Casper Auto Supply where he eventually became part owner and president. In 1997, he sold his partnership in Casper Auto Supply and maintained ownership of Mills Auto and Parts with his wife. They opened D&C Mini Storage which they continue to own and operate. In 2007 they closed the auto parts store and started D&C Social Club hosting private parties and making many great friends. Dave provided karaoke and DJ services at various venues. He had a great singing voice and could sing almost everything.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his loving wife Cheryl; sons, Christopher (Shelly), Cory (Tambra), Chad, and Curtis, all of Casper. Also survived by siblings, Deanna (Gene), Gary, Randall (Casey), and Leonard, and grandchildren, Dakoda and Ashlynn.

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He loved his family and the many friends he made over his lifetime. Dave will be missed by all that knew and loved him.


Lyle Dennis Kaul

On October 27, 2018 Lyle Dennis Kaul ended his battle with cancer and kidney failure. He left behind his daughter Heather Kaul, step son Mike Fuson, step daughter Kim Fuson, eight grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Gayl Kaul.

Lyle had a zeal for life that included his cats and his grandchildren. Lyle enjoyed shooting pool, playing poker, Wal-Mart, and eating Dairy Queen. Lyle was always there for a quick little statement, funny joke, piece of advice, or candy for the kids. Lyle you are gone but you will never be forgotten.

A graveside service will be Friday November 2, 2018 at 1:00 AM Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery with Pastor Mike Struck officiating.

In lieu of flowers please send donations to Central Wyoming Hospice.


Charles “Carlos” Miller Shaw

Charles “Carlos” Miller Shaw was born in Casper, Wyoming 8\16\1967 to LT and Sue Shaw. He attended school in Casper graduating from KWHS in 1986. Carlos made numerous friends in school and life.

After graduating Carlos and his brother Lee ran a carpet cleaning/ installation business. Carlos met and married his wife Susan Shaw January 1, 1994 and shared their life together for 20 plus years. Together they we’re blessed with 6 wonderful adult children and 14 beautiful grandchildren. Carlos loved his family and friends and loved to entertain company for bbq’s and “get-togethers”. He loved to disc-golf with his best buddies every Sunday morning, He called it his “church”. He also liked to play darts, go fishing and was a die hard Raiders fan. Carlos worked in construction doing drywall.

He is survived by his wife Susan Shaw, son Beau Shaw, daughter Valarie Wakefield, step son David Carrico, step daughter Kimberly Carrico-Smith, step daughter, Andreah Carrico-Cheney, and step son Daniel Carrico, His dad and step mother LT and Nancy Shaw. His sister Robin Dubry, all of Casper, Wyoming. His brother Lee Shaw of Yuma, AZ. Step Brothers Randy Frye of Casper and Jim Frye of Lusk, WY.

Carlos was preceded in death by his mother and step dad Sue and Harry Rissler of Yuma, AZ .

A memorial service will be at Bustard’s Funeral Home Saturday, Noember 3, 2018 at 10:00 am with Pastor Tim Adams officiating.


Bill Puder

Bill Puder went home to his Lord on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at Meadow Wind Assisted Living while under the care of Hospice. He was 94 years old.

Bill was born on November 15, 1923, in Greeley, Colorado, to Glenn and Eugenia (Crews) Puder. He was raised in Greeley until 1937 when his family moved to Edgerton, Wyoming. He graduated from Midwest High School in 1941 and entered the U.S. Navy in 1942. He served in the Southwest Pacific with the Naval Amphibious Forces during World War II.

In April 1947 he married Marian Esp. They made their home in Casper while raising their five children. Bill built their house. The marriage ended in 1970.

He worked at Amoco Refinery for 34 years and retired as a Lite Oils Shift Foreman in April 1981.

In 1998 he married Dorothy Winckler at College Heights Baptist Church. They enjoyed a 20th Wedding Anniversary celebration at Mountain Plaza Assisted Living in May.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, his sisters Lorraine Shultz and Mary Bailey, his son John, and his granddaughter Angela (Christensen) Jones.

Bill was an active member of College Heights Baptist Church and was its eldest member. Bill dearly loved his family, church family, friends, and Jesus most of all. He faithfully served the body of Christ at College Heights in various capacities over the years. Each week he looked forward to being in the Men’s Sunday School Class to study God’s Word.

He was a devoted husband and Dad, well known for his generosity, he never met a stranger and always took time to visit, he enjoyed opportunities to share a good laugh, and he especially loved his pets and the wildlife that came to their yard. He played golf every chance that he could with his best friend Don Wood and even made a hole in one! He cherished traveling to visit family members.

Bill is survived by his loving wife Dorothy and children Janice Ambler, Donald Puder, Jeanne Stott (Ric), Nancy Weller, “adopted” daughter Myrtie Peterson (Wayne); grandchildren Paul Christensen, Sean Puder, Greg Puder, Richard Stott, Michelle (Puder) Gaither, Teddi (Weller) Phillips, Jason Stott, Christine (Weller) Fryar, John Ambler; many great and great-great grandchildren; cousin Lorraine Jones (Ivan); niece Sherry (Bailey) McDonald; nephews Jerry and Richard Bailey; and Dorothy’s children Harlan Winckler (Bonnie), Loren Winckler (Rose), Clyde Winckler (Kimi), Dennis Winckler (Judy).

Funeral services will be held at College Heights Baptist Church’s chapel (at 21st and Walnut follow the drive) at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Graveside service will immediately follow at Highland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Faith Children’s Village in Zambia c/o College Heights Baptist Church, 1927 South Walnut, Casper 82601.