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Obituaries: Piper, Edmonds, McIntosh, Simonson

Annie Marie Piper

CASPER, Wyo. –

Annie Marie Piper: 1991 – 2020

Annie Piper, 29, of Casper Wyoming passed away Saturday, July 11th, 2020. She was born on January 31st, 1991. She married the love of her life Calvin Piper September 26th, 2010.

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Annie is survived by her husband Calvin; her sons Martin, Zack, Ashton, and Matthew; her daughters Kara and Tabby; her parents Kathy Piper, Calvin and Pam Piper, and Kathleen Taylor; her Mamma Dawn and Mike; her beloved Aunt Rita; her brothers Sammy, Joe, Dan, and James; her sisters, Marsha, Vicki, Michelle, and her best friend/sister Tiffany; life-long friend, Thad Taylor, and many cousins, aunts, uncles, nephews, and nieces.

Annie was loved and adored by everyone who met her. A friend to all, a teacher to most and family to everyone with a spitfire personality. She was a loving mother, a wonderful wife, and the best friend you could ever ask for. Spending time with her family was her favorite thing to do. She enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing, and watching the Saints play. Halloween was her most beloved holiday. Annie loved all animals and had many to love on at home. Hocus Pocus was her all-time favorite movie. Annie truly lived her life to the fullest, and her legacy lives on through her family and friends.

Please join us as we celebrate Annie’s life on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 6:00pm at WORD Christian Church to share your stories with a reception to follow at VFW, 1800 Bryan Stock Trail in Casper.


Susan M. Edmonds

Susan Margret Edmonds, age 70, died peacefully in the presence of family and friends on July 6th, 2020. She was born in Cuba City, Wisconsin to Robert and Eleanor Travis. Susan was raised in Platteville, Wisconsin and moved to Brooklyn, New York to attend Nursing school where she graduated with her diploma in 1971. There, she met her first husband Robert Uttmark Sr.. She later completed her Bachelors in Nursing at the University of Phoenix. Her almost 50 years of nursing were filled with selfless devotion to her patients. Susan’s family fondly remembers having holiday meals with Susan’s patients that had no family to spend the holidays with. At Christmas time, Susan would gather the family to go caroling at the homes of individuals who were shut-in due to their chronic illnesses.

Susan also loved to travel. Her first international trip was to France when she was a high school student. She later returned to France and traveled to Greece, Ireland, and Wales. Her favorite vacation spot was right here in the U.S. at Disney World. She spent many vacations at Disney World with her family and particularly enjoyed having breakfast with Disney characters. She was also an avid reader, played piano, was an excellent cook, and enjoyed swimming for fitness.

Susan Edmonds was a devoted mother who taught her children to love unconditionally and always be fair and kind to others. She is remembered most for the extreme sacrifices she made to care for her oldest son Robert Uttmark Jr. during his losing battle with cancer. Susan moved to a new state and took a new job so she could be with her son through every moment of his battle to the end. She is survived by her son Jason Uttmark of Casper, Wyoming and her daughter Jennifer Gruenwald of Oak Harbor, Washington. Susan also has ten grandchildren, several of whom she helped raise in effort to help her own children work and complete school. Susan was very proud of her surviving children for each completing their Doctorates and being the proud parents of five children each.

Susan is married to the love of her life Wayne Edmonds from Sherman, Connecticut. Wayne and Susan adored each other to the very end. Despite Susan’s Alzheimer’s Disease she never forgot who the love of her life was. She looked forward to his kisses throughout each day. Their children remember many days and nights when Wayne and Susan would spontaneously embrace each other and dance, with or without music. They also enjoyed motorcycle rides and dinning out together. Wayne stayed at her side insisting that she remain home, where she was happy, even during the most challenging times of her disease. He held her hand as she took her last breath.

Susan Edmonds was a beautiful person inside and out. She will never be forgotten. The world is a better place because she made it better.

A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 AM, Friday, July 17, 2020 at Newcomer Casper Chapel. A gathering will follow at the Glenrock Town Park.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in Susan’s name.


Terry McIntosh

Terry McIntosh: September 23, 1943 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 76)

Services for Terry McIntosh will be Saturday July 18, 2020 at 10:00am at Bustard’s Funeral Home. Interment to follow at Highland Cemetery.

Terry McIntosh, 76, of Casper, Wyoming went to heaven unexpectedly after a joyous day of riding with his family in the beautiful Wind River Mountains outside of Dubois, Wyoming. He was born in Casper, and spent the majority of his life here. The last few years he lived in Utah to be closer to his younger grandsons. However, Casper was always “home.” On May 10, 1971, he married the love of his life, Tanna.

He delivered Cream O’ Weber milk for many years to homes and schools. He also spent a number of years on the road driving for Richardson Trucking. Terry enjoyed many outdoor activities in this beautiful state. He loved camping, boating, and fishing at Alcova and Pathfinder Lakes. He also loved his Harley Davidson Motorcycle and took many trips to Sturgis, South Dakota. These later years, he found the love for ATV riding with his Polaris RZR.

He is survived by his wife, Tanna McIntosh, his son Rick McIntosh of Salt Lake City, and his daughter Renee Benson (Eric) of Bluffdale, Utah. Grandchildren; Stacy, Jason, Amanda, Tabatha, Tristan, Taylor, Ruger, and Remington. Great grandchildren; Dyllon, Tanner, Brooke, Layn, and Aayla. Also, very dear to him a niece and numerous nephews.

He is proceeded in death by his parents; Willard “Mac” and Hildreth McIntosh, sister Joyce Condelario, daughter Tammy Gorsuch, son-in-law Gordon Gorsuch, and nephew Rob Condelario.

May your joyous ride continue in heaven. We love you and will miss you.


Adrian Alvie Simonson: August 18, 1936 ~ July 9, 2020 (age 83)

Adrian Alvie Simonson was one of the second set of twins born to Oscar George Simonson and Nida Margret Simonson.  Adrian and his sister, Ada were born 18 August, 1936 at Thermopolis, WY.

 Adrian served in the Army from July 1955 to July 1961, (which included the Korean Conflict).

 Adrian married Rose Ada Sellers on May 18, 1956, in the Salt Lake City, Utah Temple.   Four sons were born to them: Joseph Lee Simonson, Jay Martin Simonson, Paul Allen Simonson, Samuel George Simonson.  Adrian lost Joseph, Jay and Sam in a house fire.  Adrian’s wife, Rose, died 27 April, 1967.

On 3 June, 1968, Adrian married his second wife, Jean Marie Collins in the Logan, Utah Temple. His work for Rural Electrification Administration, (REA), eventually took him to Alaska where Adrian and Jean began to care for foster children.  The couple decided to adopt one of their foster children, Linda Louise Simonson.

On 24 June, 1991, his second wife, Jean, died from cancer, leaving Adrian twice a widower.

On 15 December, 1992, Adrian married his third wife, Linda Lou Sellers Simonson, at LaVerkin, Utah. Adrian supported his third wife through many years of college and 7 college degrees.  He made a special effort to be present to greet and care for each new grandchild as (s)he came into the world.

 Adrian looked forward to the day when he would again be reunited with his family on the other side of the veil.  He rejoined them on 9 July, 2020.  Adrian was preceded in death by seven brothers: Phillip Oscar Simonson, Donald Warren Simonson, Kenneth Duane Simonson, Lyle Elmer Simonson,  Norval Boyce Simonson, Thayne Halver Simonson,and Wayne Elden Simonson; two sisters: Georgia Elnora Margret Simonson Miller, and Ada Dorina Simonson McIntyre; two wives: Rose Ada Sellers Simonson, and Jean Marie Collins Simonson; three children: Joseph Lee Simonson, Jay Martin Simonson, and Samuel George Simonson; and one granddaughter, Lydia Dawn Simonson.

Interesting Facts about Adrian

  • Adrian almost froze to death in Alaska where he swamped a canoe while caribou hunting.
  • Adrian lived in three houses that burned to the ground.
  • Adrian worked in or visited many states of the United States.
  • Adrian had read every Louis Lamour book several times in his lifetime.
  • Adrian’s first new car was a 1972 Checker Marathon.
  • Adrian drove the Alaska Highway.
  • As a child, Adrian was pulled out of quicksand by his hair.
  • As a child, Adrian used flaming cattails for Independence Day Celebrations.
  • Adrian has fond memories of ice-cream-eating contests.
  • Adrian used to swim the rapids in the Wind River Canyon to retrieve lost boats in boat races.
  • Adrian worked in a tear-gas-contaminated area for three years.
  • Adrian loved to work with the Boy Scouts.
  • Adrian enjoyed learning and applying wilderness survival skills.
  • In the Army, Adrian was a helicopter mechanic—repairing ambulance helicopters.
  • Adrian had great spiritual strengths of faith, gratitude, patience, kindness, love of fellowmen.
  • Adrian was a formidable adversary in protecting and defending the spiritual well-being of his home.

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