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Obituaries: Stroh, Overeem, Gulley

Kenneth L. Stroh

Kenneth L. Stroh, 59, of Casper, WY passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019. He was born January 5, 1960, in Topeka KS, to Leroy and Norma Stroh.

Kenneth grew up in Sidney, NE where he participated in football (quarterback), basketball, baseball (pitcher), track, band, and Boy Scouts. At the age of 18, he started working for the phone company where he faithfully worked until he passed. 

In 1984, he married Cathy J. Edens. Kenneth loved spending quality time with his family at every opportunity and enjoyed this for a final time in his last week of life.

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He enjoyed working his DJing business “Stroh’s Travelin Rock & Roll Show”. He also had a passion for fly fishing, Golf, Guitar, Bicycling, Camping, and special walks with his huskies Avalanche and Glacier. 

Survivors include his wife, CJ of Casper; Mother Norma of Sidney, Neb., siblings, Greg Stroh, Monica and Mark Rutherford, Carol and Delmer Wiegand; children, Amy Broyles, Sean & Ej Stroh, Anthony, Benjamin, and Brooke Jones; 14 grandchildren, Kodi, Rickey, Katie, Keifer, Aidan, Jazmine, Oliva, Kylie, Chloe, Isis, Zavior, Christian, Charli, and Creed; Two great-grandchildren, Brennan and Paisley; Niece, Hannah; Nephew, Darin; and many cousins.

Kenneth is proceeded in death by Father, Leroy Stroh; Grandparents Benjamin and Emma Fink, Elisabeth and John Stroh; Niece, Camey Wiegand.

Memorial services to be held at a later date.


William Martin “Marty” Overeem
CASPER- Marty, 68, passed away Friday March 1, 2019, just shy of his 69th birthday, from sudden cardiac arrest at his home in Casper, Wyoming.

He was born March 16, 1950 in Muskegon, MI and moved to Wyoming and attended Kelly Walsh High School and Casper College. Marty was a salesman at Big Horn Equipment, Arch Mineral Coal, SWACO, Rocky Mountain Brake, Brake Supply, and Mine and Mill; he worked as an independent electrician at his family owned business, Independent Electric Company, he also worked as a loader at UPS before retiring. He was also a business owner for more than 20 years, serving BNSF Railroad and Outfitting & Guiding.

Marty started and was the leader of the Top Gun 4-H Shooting Sports Program as well the leader for Leather Craft. He was also a proud member of the NRA.

Marty loved being outdoors; hunting on the Ferris Mountain, trolling Pathfinder and Alcova Lake, exploring for artifacts, gardening and collecting many things. He enjoyed his alcohol, creating new recipes of wild game in his smoker and loved teaching his grandchildren how to fish, hunt and play board games. He was extremely protective of his dogs and truly loved and cared deeply for them. They were an important part of his life.

Marty was always a hard worker and in a time of need and could be counted on to give his only shirt off his back to help someone. He had a knack for nicknaming everyone he was close to. Marty’s past time was fixing up the cabin at the Ferris, reading CJ BOX books and rebuilding his vintage Ford Mustang, which he later sold and reloading ammunition for the next years hunt. One of his favorite hunting trips was in Canada when he successfully filled two bear tags.

He was preceded in death by his father, mother and brother.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Donna Overeem of Casper, three daughters; Kerrie Langmade of Casper, Kimberly (Brad) Morrison of Casper, Kellie Overeem (Cody) of Louisiana. Three brothers; Michael, Mathew, Jim and one sister; Bonnie. Six grandchildren; Michael (Ammo Boy) and Leeanne (LeeLee) Langmade, Brayden (Bam Bam) and Mikayla (Goofey Mac) Morrison, and Avery (Cable Kid) and Haley (Bucky) Martin, and many close family and friends.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Bustard’s Funeral Home. 

A celebration of life will be held this summer to honor him and his love of the outdoors.


Donna J. Gulley 89, of Douglas died March 4, 2019. At her request no service will be held.
Donna was born June 15, 1929 in Morrill, NE. The daughter of William and Merle (Walburn) Haskins.

She was raised and educated in Morrill and Mitchell, NE and Torrington, WY. Graduating from Torrington High School.
Donna married Dean Gulley on April 27, 1946 in Denver, CO. She was a homemaker and mother.

In her healthy years, she enjoyed working in her yard, garden, flowers and dancing. She enjoyed playing cards, dice, and working her happier book until her sight wouldn’t allow her to anymore. She enjoyed listening to music and loved animals.

Survivors are her children, Shelly(Roger)Simerson, Gail(Scott)Wulff, and Jerry Gulley, Grandchildren Sarah(Adam)Oman, Trevor Simerson, Corey(Tara)Davidson, Great grandchildren, Corvin Oman, Dylan, Taylor, and Colby Davidson, her beloved dogs Jasper and Sadie and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Dean of 65 years. parents, three brothers, and three sisters.