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Obituaries: Bredemeyer, Rosberg, Amick

June LaVerne Bredemeyer

June LaVerne Bredemeyer, June 28, 1925 – October 1, 2019

The adventure started for June LaVerne Haley in Everette Washington on June 28, 1925, as the 3rd child of George Henry Haley and Genevieve Mae Coggins Haley. She was the daughter of a tree topper lumberjack and the cook for the lumber mill.

After high school, where she played drums and wrote poetry, she moved to Seattle Washington where she worked and went to dances with her friends. That is where she met he man she married, a tall and lanky sailor named Charlie Emil Bredemeyer from the great state of Texas.

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They we’re married July 25, 1945 in the First Methodist Church in Winters, Texas. When she had her first blacked eyed pea dinner and cried all evening because that is what they fed cattle in Washington.

June and Charlie helped her father and mother-in-law run a cafe in Winters Texas where they had their first child Cynthia Kay Bredemeyer Tomlinson Odessa Texas.

Charlie enrolled at McMurry College in Abilene, Texas where they had their second child Mary Alice Bredemeyer Burgess, Gillette, Wyoming.

With their 2 children, they moved to Big Spring, Texas. They had 4 more children; Charliene Bredemeyer Wells Casper, Wyoming, Jeana Ann Bredemeyer Sandefer, Bar Nunn, Wyoming, her only son Charlie George Bredemeyer, Odessa, Texas, and Ruth Laverne Bredemeyer Renfro, Fredrick, Colorado.

Oil bit peddlers move, June and her family moved to Brownfield, Texas where they had their last child Verla I’lee Bredemeyer McGuire, Yukon, Oklahoma.

In 1966 she moved to Casper, Wyoming and worked for many years at Coliseum Motors.

June was a member of Beta Sigma Phi, Extension Club, Rebecca Lodge, Good Sam’s Club and varies bridge, canasta and pinochle clubs. She loved playing cards especially poker with her family.

She was preceded in death my her husband, 2 brothers, a sister, parents and one grandson.

She left 7 children, 4 son- in-laws, 1 daughter-in- law, 20 grandchildren, 22 great children, and 1 great great grand child, numerous nieces, nephews and grand sons and grand daughters in law.


John Eugene “Bunny” Rosberg

John Eugene “Bunny” Rosberg, age 84, passed away on Sept. 23, following a very short illness. He was born to John E. and Gladys Rosberg on Jan. 14th, 1935, in Bottineau, N.D.

Bunny married Eleanor Counts in Minot N.D. on Dec. 7, 1955. In 1957, they ventured around Wyoming while Bunny worked construction and building high lines. After settling in Casper in 1963, Bunny started with Pacific Power and Light as a lineman. Bunny was employed by PP&L from 1964 until his retirement in 1996. After his retirement, Bunny enjoyed working part time for Hertz “driving new cars and extra pocket change”. Bunny liked joining his buddies weekly for breakfast at a local cafe and discussing the latest news.

Bunny is preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kimberly; a son Guy; and grandson, Shaun. Bunny is survived by his wife, Eleanor; 2 brothers and 7 sisters; his daughters, Nicki and Brenda; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and 2 great great grandchildren.

Bunnys sense of humor and respect for life will remain with us forever. He was the pillar of strength for his family.

A memorial service will be held at Newcomers on Friday, October 18th at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations be made to Wyoming American Cancer Society, 333 S Beech St, Casper, WY 82601 or Central Wyoming Hospice.


Richard “Rick” Amick, 65

Passed away September 30th in his home with his family by his side. He was born in Douglas Wy. June 20th 1954 to Roy and Shirley Amick. Growing up in numerous towns in Wyoming and eventually making Casper his home. He worked for the local carpenters union for most of his life.

He enjoyed spending time with his family, and his animals especially his beloved dog Digby. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and just being outdoors.

He is survived by his mother Shirley, wife Melissa, Daughters Rhonda Jones (Shane) Tauna Macias (Jason) Rachel Hanson (Rob) Erin Cozzens, brother Rod, sister Marlene (louie) 12 grand children and numerous nieces and nephews.

Proceeded in death by his father Roy, brothers Roy Dean, and Randy.

Friends and family please join us in a celebration of life pot luck Sunday October 6th at the Eagles Lodge 306 N. Durbin.