Obituaries: Trussell, Sutherland, Javorsky - Casper, WY Oil City News
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Obituaries: Trussell, Sutherland, Javorsky

Margaret Spillane Trussell

Margaret Spillane Trussell was born December 29, 1924 in Casper, Wyoming. Her parents, Michael Spillane and Nellie Ellen Barry were Irish Immigrants. Margaret attended St. Anthony’s Catholic School, she was the oldest living student. She graduated from Natrona County High School in 1943.

She met Herman Ray Trussell in Casper. They were married at St. Anthony’s on June 16, 1949. They and their children moved to Missouri in 1961. Herman passed away in 1966 and Margaret moved back to Casper in 1969. With the exception of those 8 years, Margaret had always lived in Casper. She loved her family, baking, growing flower gardens, and was known for her sense of humor.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and 3 siblings; Michael Spillane, Jack (Lucy) Spillane, and Evan Spillane Bouldin (Gene).

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She is survived by her sister, Evelyn Spillane Felker (Dix), three children: Richard (Marylynn) Trussell, Ronald (Norita) Trussell, and Sharon Trussell Holweger, and nine grandchildren; Tom, Andy, Melissa, Donny, Jennie, Mike, R.J., John, and Evan. She is also survived by 17 great grandchildren; Darrel, James, Lexi, Jayden, Britton, Sophia, Noah, Trinity, Katie, Shelby, Abby, Zach, Jacki, Lucas, Zoey, Liam, and Ryder.

Margaret passed away November 2, 2019.

A Rosary will be held at Bustard’s Funeral Directors on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:00 PM.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anthony Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 10:00 AM.


Mark Allen Sutherland, 62, peacefully passed away on Friday, November 1, 2019 in Casper, WY. He was born on November 28, 1956 in Grand Junction, CO. He is survived by his son, Luke Sutherland (Aliesha, Mia, Olive), Grand Junction and Daughter, Sara Johanson (Anders), Whitefield, ME, Mother, Betty Bjerstedt (Bob), Stockholm, WI, Sister, Terri Benson (Rick), Grand Junction, Brother, David Sutherland, Colorado, Sister, Crystal Karnowski (Eric), along with many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Larry A. Sutherland. He was a devote Christian and a passionate outdoorsman/fisherman. He was a notoriously avid reader and collector of literature. A small service will be held in Casper, WY and his remains will be returned to Grand Junction, CO where funeral services will be held at a future date.

Services in Casper were be held, Monday, November 4, 2019 at Good News Church in Casper at 5:30 PM.


Anna Javorsky passed away on Oct. 31, 2019 in Casper, Wyoming. She was 93 years old.

Anna was born on a farm near Dorchester, Nebraska to Antonia and Joseph Svoboda. She loved the country life growing up with her siblings Marie, Antonie, Joe and Helen. Being a teacher in a one-room country school was one of her dearest memories, along with working at Elgin Watch Company surrounded by many friends.

Anna married Kenneth Javorsky and they spent 58 years together. They were blessed with daughters Rebecca, Cindy, Laura and Lisa.