Obituaries: McKenzie-Moore, Lacey

Lorraine “Jade” McKenzie-Moore

Lorraine “Jade” McKenzie-Moore, 65, of Casper passed away Friday, September 13, 2019 at Central Wyoming Hospice after fighting a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on August 6, 1954 in Casper, Wyoming. Jade attended Kelly Walsh and Natrona County High Schools where she met the love of her life Ken Moore 50 years ago this September. Ken and Jade very quickly became high school sweethearts and soul mates that married and went on to start a loving family.

In the early 1980’s Jade followed her dream of protecting and serving her community by becoming a Sheriff’s Reserve Officer and later going through the Police Academy training to become a Deputy Sheriff where she achieved the rank of sergeant before leaving in the mid 1990’s. At the age of 50 she returned to school to continue her education at Casper Community College and graduating with an Associates Degree in IT Technology. With that degree she began work for the Natrona County School District #1. With a heavy heart, Jade retired from the School District after 12 years of service.

Jade’s passions included loving and taking care of her family, fishing, especially creek fishing, camping with the family, hunting, loving all of her critters and playing a few slots occasionally.

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Jade was very proud of her Celtic heritage which was passed down from her loving mother, Alice (McKenzie) Welch.

Jade is survived by her husband Ken Moore; son, Jack (Patricia) Moore; son Adam (Garrett Miskimins) Moore; daughter, Yvonna Brown; son, Joe Morris; grandchildren, Alyssa (Clayton) Gallinger, Tiernan Moore and Owen Brown; and great granddaughter, Rayna Gallinger; and numerous other family members.

A visitation will be held 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Friday, September 20, 2019 at Newcomer Casper Chapel. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, September 21, 2019 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Angels Cancer Care Program would be greatly appreciated by the family, please contact Erin Jarboe, Angels Volunteer Coordinator and Community Outreach at 307-233-4781.


William Dean “Bill” Lacey

William Dean “Bill” Lacey, 66, of Dubois, Wyoming went to be with our Lord on September 6, 2019, in Casper, Wyoming surrounded by his loving family. Bill was born November 4, 1952, in Riverton, Wyoming to William and Maxine Lacey. He graduated from Riverton High School in 1971, where he participated in wrestling and swimming. He was a baseball player, an Eagle Scout, received Order of the Arrow, and was a Scout Camp Counselor for many years. After graduation, he attended Central Wyoming College. In 1972, Bill married Jacque Asay and together they had three children.

Bill was a master carpenter and practiced his trade in various locations including Casper, Jackson, Dubois, and Albuquerque. Bill was a sportsman and loved Wyoming. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, outfitter, pick-up man with Dubois Chariot Races, arrowhead hunter, and pack race participant. His survival skills were amazing and he could cook about anything over a campfire. Bill was a friend to all and would do anything for whoever asked.

Bill is survived by children Jason Lacey and Erin Lacey, both of Riverton; grandchildren Jayden and Emma Lacey, Emmett, Kansas; Ryan, Cortland, Gavin Lacey and Savannah Ruby, Riverton; great-grandchildren Zayin and Delilah Lacey, Riverton; parents, Maxine and William Lacey, Dubois; brothers Robert (Judy) Lacey, Casper and Brian (Betty) Lacey, Glenrock; sister Linda (Michael) Johnson, Henderson, Colorado. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by a son, Nathan Lacey.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm on September 21, 2019, at the Dennison Lodge, 907 W. Ramshorn, Dubois, Wyoming.