Charlotte Marie Bohnet

Charlotte Marie Bohnet, 96. Beloved Mother, Grand Mother, and Great Great Grand Mother Died March 15th, 2019 in her home which she had lived for over 60 years.

She was born May 29th, 1922 in Woodworth North Dakota to Alfred and Louise Rosenthal, delivered by her Grand Mother who was a midwife. She spent her early years in North Dakota and taught School before marrying her Husband Roy Bohnet. She was a dedicated member of Wyoming Medical Center Auxiliary, giving more than 10,000 hours of Volunteer service to the Hospital, and was honored as State Volunteer of the Year by former Governor Mike Sullivan.

She was a longtime member of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. She also served as Church Secretary for several years. She was also a member of the Blue Envelope Health Fund Board. And she also volunteered for Blue Envelope for many years as well.

Charlotte was a wonderful cook, and her life centered around her family.
She is survived by her son Bruce “Marlene”, Rodney “Melissia”, three daughters, Joan “John”, Joyce “Mike”, Julie “Bob” as well as many Grandchildren, Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Roy, Son Roy Jr., two brothers, Ray and Roy Rosenthal and an infant Granddaughter.

Memorials: Central Wyoming Hospice, and Meals on Wheels
Services: Thursday March 21st, 2019 at 11:00 am, Gravesite Service Highland Cemetery Casper WY.
Pall Bearers: Bruce Bohnet Jr, Fred Bohnet, Brandyn Bohnet, John Skinner, Ryan Skinner, and Bob Wells


Melanie Abbott, 73, of Mills passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019.

She was born to Edgar and Elizabeth Johnson, April 14, 1945, in Denver, CO. She married Charles Abbott in August of 1964, in Thermopolis WY, where they resided before relocating to the Casper area in 1967.

Melanie is survived by her husband, Charles, two children: Edgar Abbott of Berea, KY and Donna Gabiana of Houston, TX. She is also survived by four grandchildren and her brother, Charles Johnson of Grass Valley, CA and her sister, Susan Johnson of Thermopolis, WY.

Melanie is preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Elizabeth Johnson as well as several aunts and uncles.

A viewing will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Newcomer Casper Chapel from 5-7 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. A mass will be held Friday, March 22, 2019 at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Wyoming Memorial Cemetery.


Merry Louise Watson went to be with her Savior on March 13, 2019. She was born on Oct. 15, 1925 to Cecil B. and Carrie D. Vance in Hagie, Wyoming. She was the third child born to them. She had five sisters and five brothers. 

Merry was raised on a dry land farm. She graduated from Hawk Springs High School in 1943 and moved to Torrington, Wyoming where she went to work at Castle Bakery and later at J. C. Penny’s. On December 19, 1944 she married Charles Watson. And upon starting a family she quit working and stayed at home to raise her family. She had one son and three daughters. She enjoyed sewing clothes for her family, knitting, and crocheting. 

She and Charles built their first home. In 1952 they moved to Glendive, MT and lived there for three months. They then moved back to Torrington, WY and lived there until October 1958 when they moved to Casper, WY. In Casper, she continued to stay at home and raise her family until August of 1969 when Charles passed away. She started taking college class in September 1967 when Charles became ill. She graduated from Casper College in 1972 with an Associate Degree in Business Administration. She went to work for the General Services Administration and then for the U.S. Geological Survey Oil and Gas. She retired in 1987 when they closed the office in Casper.

Merry was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and was active in teaching Sunday School classes and working in the AWANA program. She enjoyed working with children. She also enjoyed being with family. She enjoyed taking trips with her daughters and her mother visiting families and friends from Washington to Pennsylvania. 

Merry is survived by her daughters Paula and Karen of Casper, Wyoming, grandchildren Margaret Kerns, John Watson, Robert Jo Watson, and Charles Prior. She is also survived by three great granddaughters, six great grandsons, three great-great grandsons, and one great-great granddaughter. She is also survived by her sisters Betty Kelley, Josephine Fuss, and Corrinne Marienthal, and brothers Cecil Vance, Allan Vance, Dwight Vance, William Vance, and Victor Vance.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles, her son Robert Watson, daughter Linda Prior, sisters Opal Kemper and Leona Dickinson.


Mary Jane (Bunger) Bressler, 82, passed peacefully from this earth, in her home surrounded by family, on March 16, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. A service celebrating her life will be held at 1 PM, Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Newcomer Funeral Home. 

She was born October 5, 1936 in Ellensburg, Washington, the daughter of dairy farmers, John and Mary (Champie) Bunger. She attended local schools in Ellensburg and Bremerton, and graduated from Grandview High School in 1954. 

In the summer of 1955, she met Robert L. “Bob” Bressler, and they were married 3 months later, on October 1 in Grandview, Washington. Upon Bob’s honorable discharge from the US Army, they moved to Wyoming and started their family. In 1965, they moved back to Casper to enter the ranching business with Bob’s father at 33 Mile Ranch, where he had grown up. 

Jane worked side by side with her husband on the ranch for 60 years, as the chief bookkeeper and cook for the working men. She served as an election judge for several decades, was a talented artist, seamstress, and cook. She loved to raise chickens and dogs and had great appreciation for music and antiques. She embraced changing times and technology with vigor, always keeping up with her grandchildren. 

Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Bob, brother Jack (Pat) Bunger, children Cheryl (Steve) Degenfelder of Casper, Carla (Dave) Crawmer of Atlanta, Georgia, Bryce (Denise) Bressler of Casper, and Todd (Trina) Bressler of Pomeroy, Ohio, 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, 5 siblings, and several beloved dogs and chickens. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Casper Humane Society. 
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