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Obituaries: Stamps, Meloy

Candace (Candy) Yvonne Stamps

CASPER, Wyo. –

Candace (Candy) Yvonne Stamps went to heaven on December 3rd, 2019 at University Hospital in Denver in the arms of her husband after a long battle with kidney failure. 

Candy’s family meant everything to her. Daughter Alysia, grandson, Jacob and her husband Chuck. 

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She will be missed by everybody who had the pleasure of meeting and loving her. Candy was the strongest person I have ever met, in spite of her health issues, she was always positive and always seen the best in everything and everybody. 

Born in Fort Worth, Texas, after several moves, she settled in Evansville, Wyoming. 

She is survived by her husband, Chuck; daughter, Alysia, grandson, Jacob and brother, Doug.  

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Bustard’s Funeral Home.


Katherine Barbara (Lochner) Meloy

Katherine Barbara (Lochner) Meloy, age 83, of Casper, died peacefully at home December 3, 2019 in Casper, Wyoming surrounded by her loving family. Kathy was born July 26, 1936, in Casper, Wyoming to Adam and Jean (McLellan) Lochner.

She grew up on the ranch homesteaded by her father just west of Casper. She attended Natrona County High School where she met her husband Donald G. Meloy; they were married October 1, 1952 in Casper. While Don served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, Kathy went with their young daughter in 1954 to live with her in-laws in Fairbanks, Alaska. After Don was discharged from the Army, he and Kathy continued living in Fairbanks until their 25th wedding anniversary. While raising their family there, Kathy worked as a beauty operator and real estate agent. In 1977 they moved to Phoenix, Arizona, and returned to Casper in 1982.

Kathy was a long-time member of the First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She fully enjoyed a long, productive, and faith-filled life with family, relatives, and many friends.

In addition to her parents Kathy was preceded in death by Don, her husband of almost forty-eight years; her brothers, Wolf Lochner and Adam “Bud” Lochner, Junior; her granddaughter, Letty Meloy; and her parents-in-law, Harley and Eva Meloy.

Kathy is survived by her daughter, Theresa (George) Morrison; son, Robert D. Meloy; son, Clifford Meloy; sister, Caroline Cardwell (Darrell) Morehouse; grandson, John (Shawna) Meloy; granddaughter, Lillian (Mike) Johnson; great-grandson, Elijah Lucas; great-granddaughter, Rose Johnson; great-grandson, Damion Meloy; great-grandson, Logan Meloy; great-grandson, Aidan Hochgraber; and great-granddaughter, Sidney Hochgraber; and great-great grandson, Oliver Lucas. She will also be missed by many nieces, nephews, and lifelong friends.

Visitation will be Sunday, December 8 at 1:30-4:00 p.m. at Bustard’s Funeral Directors, 600 CY Avenue in Casper. Funeral Services are scheduled Monday, December 9, at 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 520 CY Avenue. Interment will follow at Highland Park Cemetery.

Memorials or donations may be made to the First Christian Church (Disciple of Christ).