Obituaries: Sciole, Sterner

Matthew Hamilton Sciole

Matthew Hamilton Sciole, age 30, passed away Saturday, July 20th.  Matt’s bright blue eyes and infectious smile could light up any room.  He had a soft and gentle spirit and always tried his best to be kind to others.  He had a strong work ethic.  He already is greatly missed.

Matt is survived by a huge family including his Mother, Kathy Sciole, Father Joseph Sciole, Brother and Sister-in-Law Dominic and  Natalie Sciole, Nieces Lilly and Evelyn Sciole, Nephew Joseph Sciole, Grandparents Donald and Teresa Morgan and Dominic and Mary Sciole, Aunts Donna and Mona Morgan, Gail Filkins, Lisa Wilhelm, Tifney Morgan, Joanne Ciaravino and Christine Bush, Uncles Jeb Filkins, Todd Morgan, John Wilhelm and Steve Bush, Cousins Abigail Nichols, Angela Brown, Allison Miller, Turner Filkins, Hannah Bryan, Brinna Nichols, Contessa Kettlewell, Tyler, Tiara and Natalia Morgan, Britney Lybrand, Kalie Miller, Talon Smith, Joe, Vanessa and Paul Ciaravino, Steve, Meredith, Baily and Kyle Bush and numerous other aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. 

He is proceeded in death by his Moopie (Grandmother) Babette Flygstad, Nana (Great Grandmother) Dorothy Logan and Cousins Jason Morgan, Jarrod Nichols and Trenton Morgan.  

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Services will be held Saturday, July 27th, at 2pm at Wind City Church in Casper.


Margaret Mary (Byer) Sterner

Margaret Mary (Byer) Sterner was born on February 6, 1931, in White River, SD, to Theodore Raymond and Gladys Fern (Pattan) Byer. She passed away on July 21, 2019, at Wyoming Medical Center with family at her side. She attended schools in Wyoming and graduated from Natrona County High School in 1949.

Margaret married Lee Sterner on December 1,1972. They were established entrepreneurs in several businesses including Sterner Accounting, The Whiskey Mountain Tackle Shop, and Dubois Cold Storage. They enjoyed hunting into their 70’s and sharing their elk jerky with their Arizona neighbors. Margaret loved playing golf and cards with “the girls”.

Margaret’s sons, Ted and Dan, have many fond memories of family weekends at Black Beach camping, fishing, and water skiing. 

Margaret will be missed by many including: children, Ted (Donna) Morton; Dan (DeAnn) Morton; Dale (Sharon) Sterner; Allen (Annie) Sterner; grandchildren, Max Morton; Jaime (Willie) Moler; Joleen (Jeremy) Watson; Mindy (Ryan) Huges; Lee Sterner; Jake Sterner; Mike Sterner; Sam Sterner; Ben Sterner; Lauren Sterner; Nathan Messer; Briley Messer; Moriah Messer; 5 great grandsons; and 5 great granddaughters. She is preceded in death by husband, Lee; her parents, one daughter, two granddaughters, and many other relatives.

Margaret will be cremated and join Lee at the Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery. Bustard’s Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Services will be held at the Christ United Methodist Church on July 31, 2019, at 2:00 pm. A reception will immediately follow the services.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Christ United Methodist Church -1868 S. Poplar St. – Casper, WY 82601; or charity of choice will be appreciated.