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Obituaries: Robertson, Vosaniyaqona, Williams, Schneider, Schwinler,

Dana Marie Robertson

CASPER, Wyo. –

Dana Marie Robertson, age 42, passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Casper, Wyoming. She was born on May 31, 1977 in Douglas, Wyoming. 

Services will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.


Uraia Vosaniyaqona, age 14 months passed away on Monday, March 30, 2020 in Aurora, Colorado. She was born on January 1, 2019. 

A private service was held. 

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.


Patricia A. “Patty” Williams

Patricia A. “Patty” Williams: 1939 – 2020

Patricia was born on July 25, 1939 in Parker, SD to Herke Dick and Lily Niezwaag. She passed away suddenly on April 1, 2020 in Casper, Wyoming.

In 1950, the family (which included brothers Dude & Robert and sister Mary) moved to Douglas, Wyoming, where they all attended school until her graduation.

In 1957, the family then moved to Alcova, WY where Patty and her mother ran the Logan’s café. In 1958, she married William Stagner Sr and to that union had 3 children, Lavonne (Bonnie), Lorrie and William Jr. During their years the family lived in Silver City, NM; Thatcher, AZ and Shirley Basin, WY.

1976 Patty went to work at the Petrotomics/Getty Oil Mine in Shirley Basin where shortly after she met David Williams. They were married in 1986 where they then moved to Norwood, CO and purchased Norwood Market. They happily ran the store until they sold it in 1996. During retirement they were blessed to have the opportunity to travel to many places, and sharing many adventures with family and friends. One of Patty’s greatest prides were her grandchildren.

Patty is survived by her daughters, Bonnie Stagner & Lorrie George; Step children, Cody (Mike) Winburn, Emil (Kayla) Williams, all of Casper, WY and stepson David Kelly of Sioux Falls, SD. Brothers Dude & Sherryl Niezwaag of Kingman, AZ and Robert Niezwaag of Riverton, WY. Also surviving her are 7 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren and beloved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Williams; Son William Stagner Jr., and sister Mary Davis.


James Edward Schneider

James Edward Schneider, 75 of Alcova, WY passed away in Casper, WY on April 3rd, 2020. He was born on Sept 21st, 1944 in Cheyenne, WY to Edward and Mary (Montgomery) Schneider.

He graduated from Washington High school in Cedar Rapids, IA in 1963. Shortly after, he married Marilyn Smith and they had three children Loree Schneider, Shane Schneider and Nicole Gibbs. Jim join the IBEW local 405 in 1965. He retired after 45 years.

He met and Married Lyn Michalicek on Sept 1st, 1989 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They lived in Cedar Rapids until their retirement. It was then that they moved to their dream home in the Pedro Mountains near Alcova, WY.

Jim was an amazing dad he always had time for his children. He was a very special uncle, and to his oldest, Loree, he was her hero.

He is survived by his children Loree and Shane Schneider of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Nicole Gibbs (Dave) of Charleston South Carolina, Stepdaughter Andrea Michalicek of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, sister’s Elizabeth Meister of Scottsbluff, NE and Barbara Church of Marysville, WA, step grandchildren and great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lyn Schneider and step grandson Hunter Gallagher. Jim’s wishes were to be cremated by Newcomer Cremations and Funerals in Casper, WY.


Nadine Ruth Schwinler, age 87, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020 in Casper, Wyoming. She was born on March 31, 1932 in Winner, South Dakota. 

The family will hold services at a later date.

Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.