Obituaries: Broderick, Middaugh

Mark D. Broderick

Mark D. Broderick passed away October 4, 2019 at Wyoming Medical Center, surrounded by loved ones. Mark was born December 12, 1958 to Patrick Roy Broderick and Donna Louise Broderick.

Growing up he enjoyed spending time with his grandparents, especially at their ranch. Mark was always particularly fond of motorcycles (Harley Davidsons especially) and oldie cars. Anyone who knew Mark also knew that he loved his dog Lucy unconditionally. He was such an old soul and truly touched the lives of so many people.

Mark was preceeded in death by his parents Pat and Donna, grandson Jakob Matthew Jones and numerous family members and friends that passed throughout the years.

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He is survived by his daughter Kelli, son-in-law Joshua, Grandson Joseph and Grand-daughter Gracelynn. His daughter Trish Pesek and Grand-daughter Chloe. His niece Mattea, her husband Zach and their children Kamden, Kianna and Carson. He is also survived by multiple other nieces and nephews.

Services for Mark will be held Friday October 11th at 2pm at Bustards Funeral Home in Casper.


Patricia Middaugh

Patricia Middaugh

Patricia passed away September 27, 2019 at Wyoming Medical Center at age 92. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska April 22, 1927 to Pat and Meta Spethman. She married Lester Middaugh on December 24, 1944. Lester died on Mother’s Day May 13, 2001.

Patricia lived in Casper most of her life, except the few years she and Lester lived in Colony, Wyoming. Lester hauled bentonite. He later sold his truck and they moved to Newell, South Dakota to be closer to their daughter. Lester developed COPD and couldn’t handle the humidity in Newell and they moved back to Casper where they lived out the rest of their lives. Patricia and Lester were married 56 years.

Patricia took care of her mother until she passed away in 1997. She also took care of Lester until he passed away in 2001.

She worked at H&R Block for numerous years during tax season.

Patricia and Lester enjoyed taking their grandkids and nieces and nephews fishing. Patricia loved fishing, hunting, gardening, cooking and baking. You never left her house hungry.

She is survived by two sisters, Ellen Crowsen and Joan Stoner; her two children, Susan of Casper and Bob Middaugh; three grandchildren, Calvin Taylor of Gillette, Todd Middleton of Belle Fourche, S.D., and B.J. Minne of Douglas; great-grandchildren, Sage Taylor, Sierra Taylor, Raelynn Branam, Sydney Durham, Lezley Minne, Leyland Minne, Addison Middleton, Avery Middleton, and Amity Middleton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Viewing will be from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday, October 4, 2019 at Bustard’s Funeral Home. Rosary will follow at 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 5, 2019, at the funeral home.