Obituaries: Anderson, Schroeder, Walkin,

Alexander “Alex” Warren Anderson

Alexander “Alex” Warren Anderson went to be with Jesus on March 28, 2019 in Casper, Wyoming.

Alex was born to Josh and Tina Matthews on April 19, 1994. He was one of four children. At an early age Alex loved the Army but due to health issues he was unable to follow his dreams and enlist. Alex knowing he couldn’t enlist decided to be a good Christian and help others thru the words of Jesus, and became a born again believer not only as a child but also as an adult. 

On September 20th, 2015 Alex married Jessica Reed, and became a part of their family and would attend the Casper Community Church with his mother-in-law Monica Reed and sister-in-law April Reed. 
Alex was a gentle, loving and caring guy who loved being outdoors camping, fishing, spending time with family and friends he considered family.

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Alex is survived by his wife Jessica, his parents Josh and Tina, sisters, Melissa Asbrige, Nikki Anderson, brother, Joe Anderson mother-in-law, Monica Reed, sister-in-law, April Reed, bother-in law Davey Reed and numerous friends Alex considered family.

Preceding Alex in death is his grandparents and his brother Zak.

Services are being planned.


Jacquelyne Independence “Jackie” Schroeder

Services for Jacquelyne Independence “Jackie” Schroeder, of Casper, WY, will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday, April 26 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church.  Pastor Brenda Frelsi will officiate.  An informal gathering of friends and family will follow in the church vestibule, with a private family burial immediately after at Highland Cemetery, where she will be interred with her husband. Jackie passed away peacefully on March 25, 2019 at Meadow Wind Assisted Living. She was 89 years old. Jackie was born July 4, 1929 in Fargo, ND to Erick and Ethel (Melting) Wickman.  She was raised in St. Paul, MN.  Jackie’s mom, the daughter of Norwegian immigrants, and her dad, a Swedish immigrant, passed away early in her life.  Jackie was always proud of the fact that she was born on the 4th of July and that her parents gave her a very unique middle name in honor of Independence Day.Jackie graduated from Johnson High School in St. Paul, MN.  She would meet the “love of her life” Raymond “Ray” while they were both attending the University of Minnesota. They married on June 16, 1951 at Arlington Hills Lutheran Church in St. Paul.  Jackie worked for many years at the Minnesota Historical Society.  In 1975, Jackie and Ray moved from St. Paul to Casper, WY to open and operate Team Electronics, a specialty electronics store (now Team Networks) until retiring in 1994. Jackie traveled a great deal – in early years with the entire family – in later years with Ray.  She enjoyed many motor home trips (and winters) in the Southwest. She and Ray also traveled by train throughout North America and by plane to many tropical locales.  Jackie loved spending time at their second home in Jackson, WY, enjoying many wonderful WY adventures.  She liked to cook, sew, and read. She enjoyed theatre, symphony, and her Bridge Club. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.  She loved WY but forever missed MN.  Jackie was a member of Casper Country Club, Casper Boat Club, and Casper Petroleum Club.  Jackie was also a member of Arlington Hills Lutheran Church in St. Paul and later Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Casper. In addition to her parents, Jackie was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Raymond H. Schroeder, eldest son, Judge Bradford Schroeder, her first grandson, Jason Eades, and sisters, Gloria, Bonnie, Dolly, and Jean. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa (Rocky) Eades of Casper, WY, son, Mark (Lisa) Schroeder of Dellwood, MN, daughter-in-law, Carmella Schroeder of Denver, CO, granddaughters, Brooke (Erick) Thorson, Skylar Eades, and Courtney Schroeder, grandsons, Luke Schroeder, Sam Schroeder, Jack Schroeder, Brandon Schroeder, and sister, Joyce Wickman.Memorials may be made to Jason’s Friends Foundation, 340 West B Street, Casper, WY 82601, in Jackie’s memory. To leave a special message for Jackie’s family, please visit www.NewcomerCasper.com.


Glory Walkin

Glory Walkin became an angel at age 59 on April 13, 2019 in her home surrounded by her loved ones. 
Glory was born in Casper, Wyo April 7, 1960. Her parents were Eva and Cecil Walkin. Her parents soon divorced and her family moved around the United States. Wyoming called them home.
Wyoming was home until she moved her family to Las Vegas, NV in 1986. There she worked at Pink Flamingo at Ethel M Chocolates. 
In June 1990 she moved her family to Casper, WY. She went back to school at Casper College and recieved a degree in Accounting. After graduating she went to work at Black Hills Trucking. 
In the late 1990’s, Glory went back to school to work on a different path in life. Glory wanted to help better people. She graduated with many degrees, but her focus was counciling and drug addiction. 
While she was in school she was a volunteer advocate for the Self Help Center. After she graduated she started working at the Self Help Center full time. During this time she was known as “The Bull Dog” and/or “The Angel”. 
Glory soon wanted to focus on her drug addiction degree. She soon started working for Prarie Institute. 
She retired in 2015. She said that retirement was a blessing so the could spend more time with her children and her grandchildren. 
Glory was known for many things. The first and most important is she had a heart of gold. She wore her heart on her sleeve. Glory helped as many people as she could. Her smile was brightening and her laugh contagous. She was also known to be a big family person. Her children and her grandchildren were everything to her. Her family came first and fore most.
Glory enjoyed fishing, camping, hiking, traveling, panning for gold, sight seeing, and being with her family and friends.
Proceded in death by: Her parent’s Eva Garland(Knighten), Cecil and Maurine(step mom) Walkin, her brother Sonny Howard, grandson Evan Dalton and along with numerous Aunt’s, Uncle’s and Cousin’s.
Survivors are: Her oldest Sister Rhonda Gilbert Walkin- Brownwood, Texas. Martha (daughter) and Tina Walkin, Steven (son) and Lisa Walkin, Cassandra (daugter) and Troy Dalton, Colton Walkin (son) all from Casper, Wyo. Grandchildren- Kirsten Smith, Aaron Smith, Kathrine Dalton, and Jazmine (unborn) Dalton – all from Casper, Wyo. Numerous Aunt’s, Uncle’s and cousin’s.