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Obituaries: Hinchen, Enders, Cohee

Penny Hinchen

CASPER, Wyo. –

Penny Hinchen: June 12, 1991 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 28)

Penny Jo Hinchen was born on June 12, 1991 to Holger Aldon Hinchen Sr. and Phyllis Teresa Hinchen in Las Vegas, Nevada. Penny was 28 years old when she passed away on February 15, 2020 in Casper, Wyoming, surrounded by her family. Penny was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather Charles Hinchen, her maternal grandparents Raymond Underwood, Clinton and Betty Farley, Aunt Dianne Underwood, other family members and friends. Penny is survived by both parents, Grandmother Evelyn Hinchen, sister Christine Hinchen, brother Holger Aldon Hinchen Jr., nieces Sophia Hinchen, Adalynn Herdt and Avery Hinchen, and many other aunts, uncles and cousins.

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From the time Penny was little she enjoyed making everyone smile. From the time she was first sick to the end, she made sure everyone around her was happy. Penny’s favorite thing to do was get a new tattoo. She loved art, books and music (one of her favorite singers being Jonny Cash). To Penny the most important thing in life was family, blood related or not. She loved making memories and spending time with her nieces. She loved watching movies with her “fommy”, her father. Penny’s children were her two cats Kit and Squeak. They are just as ornery as she was. Penny loved many and will be deeply missed by many.

No services will be held for Penny. This summer there will be a celebration of life held. Friends and family will be notified with details. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to the Juvenile Diabetes Association in Penny’s Name.

“You are never fully dressed without a smile” –Penny Jo Hinchen   

Services are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby, Funerals, Cremations, Receptions, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.

Annabelle Elise Enders

Annabelle Elise Enders: December 16, 2019 ~ February 22, 2020

God gave us our beautiful Annabelle Elise Enders on December 16, 2019, at 8:03 AM, delivered by C-Section at WMC in Casper, Wy. She weighed 6 pounds 10 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.

She was blessed with a unique birthmark on her forehead that Mom worried about for her first date and Dad loved and kissed every day. She was healthy and happy.

Annabelle had a successful career in being adorable and being the most calm, sweet child, anyone could imagine. Her parents and siblings welcomed her with excitement and showered her with love and kisses, and then more kisses.

She was baptized into the Roman Catholic Church on January 5th, 2020, thereby securing her place in the company of all the saints and angels, adoring our Heavenly Father.

Annabelle brought so much joy to her home, and she was appreciated and loved every moment of her life. Grand plans were made for her first camping trip this summer where she would be able to sit and eat all the dirt just like her sisters before her and we would take turns carrying her on our back while we hiked and showed her the rugged Wyoming mountains.

Now she sees it all. The soul of Annabelle Elise left us on the cold Saturday morning of February 22nd, 2020. Her cause of death is unknown at this time.

Thank you, Lord, for the two months you let us have her. She is survived by parents: Tyler Enders (32) and Theresa Enders (36); siblings: Tristan (15), Nathan (11), Aurelia (4), Adeline (1); grandparents: Dave and Danna Pedry, Richard and Deby Enders; numerous loving aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Services are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby, Funerals, Cremations, Receptions, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.

VIGIL SERVICE: Thursday, February 27, 2020, 6 p.m., at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church

Gary H. Cohee

Gary H. Cohee: 1939 – 2020

Gary H. Cohee passed away peacefully February 19, 2020 at Wyoming Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.

Gary was born in Scribner, NE to Leonard and Helen Cohee on September 12, 1939. Gary graduated high school in Diller, NE in 1957.He married Yvonne McDaniel in January 1961.

Gary initially enlisted in the United States Marine Corps in 1958 and was discharged in 1962. Duty called and he re-enlisted in 1965 where he served his country honorably until his retirement in 1982. Gary completed three tours of Viet Nam where he was awarded two purple hearts and a silver star, along with other service medals.

After retiring from the Marine Corps, Gary enjoyed a second career as a long haul truck driver where he received multiple awards for service and was recognized as “Driver of the Year.”

Following his second retirement, Gary returned to a life of service. He was a member of the Elks Lodge, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, and the Natrona County United Veterans’ Council. He worked tirelessly to ensure that all war veterans receive proper military respects at their passing. Gary also served as a member of the church council at Grace Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Yvonne; daughters, Lynn Cohee of Casper; Kris Hedges of Aliso Viejo, CA; Kelly (Jeff) Wrasper of Mesa, AZ; grandsons Michael and Kent Hedges, Mitchell Wrasper; granddaughter Katherine Wrasper; one sister, Joyce Kisling of Greely, CO; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Helen; brothers Curtis and Kirby; and daughter Deanne.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Natrona County United Veterans’ Council, 1800 Bryan Stock Trail Casper, WY 82601

Per Gary’s wishes, services are tentatively scheduled in July. He didn’t want anyone out in the cold on his account.