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Obituaries: Daniel & Marion Bieske, Cooper, Clamp

Daniel & Marion Bieske

CASPER, Wyo. –

Daniel Clarence and Marion Elizabeth Bieske

Daniel Clarence Bieske, I, of Cody, Wyoming died August 7, 2020 at his home after a long illness. Dan was born April 13, 1942 to Catherine (Wekwert) and Edmund Bieske in Alpena, Michigan. He was a great handyman which included construction, electrical plumbing, sewing, and car mechanics.

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Marion Elizabeth Bieske of Cody, Wyoming died August 25, 2020 in her daughter’s home after a heart attack from a broken heart. Marion was born to Viola (Arntfield) and James Isaacson April 18, 1945 in Alpena, Michigan. She was lovingly raised by Jim’s cousin, Paul Isaacson and his wife Naoma. Marion worked up to the age of 71 as a CNA.

Marion met Dan at the age of 15. They raised separate families with Dan having five children: Danny, Tommy, David, Cathy and Christy. Marion raised Tina and Tom. They joined their families on November 17, 1990 experiencing love for each other that was undeniable.

They were preceded in death by their sons Thomas Bieske, David Bieske, and Tom Gutkowski. They are survived by their children: Tina (Gary) Gasser, Daniel (Marcie) Bieske II, Cathy (David) Schissler, Christy (Todd) Chambers and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

By their wishes, there will be no services. They will always be remembered by their devotion to each other, family, and their many dogs.

Alex Cooper

Alex Cooper: October 7, 1992 ~ August 24, 2020 (age 27)

Alex Cooper, 27, of Casper, passed away August 24, 2020 in Casper.

Alex was born October 7, 1992 in Casper, Wyoming.

A public viewing will be held Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 2:00p.m. at The Rock of Ages Church.

Cremation is under the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home.

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

June Shirley Clamp: June 23, 1927 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 93)

In their home in Mills, with the love of her life by her side, June Shirley Curtis Clamp said a temporary goodbye on August 26, 2020.

June was born on June 23, 1927 in the homestead house on her parents’ farm in Torrington, Wyoming to George E.  Curtis and Lilly Ada (Moore) Curtis. As the baby of the family, she was spoiled by her older siblings and her parents. What some today would consider a hard life, she had what she thought was blessed childhood and always spoke of those days fondly. The school bus rides, the manure fights with the neighbor kids, sleeping in a converted feed house with her sister Doris when the family outgrew the tiny homestead house and many more memories were made. At the age of 5 June fell into a horse drawn farm implement and after the horses were backed up to get her out of the machine, she had suffered a broken leg and several severe injuries to her hip and ankle. Despite this, she remained an active and agile child and throughout her life most did not know that she lived with one leg shorter than the other.

In junior high June met the man she would love for over 77 years, Ray Clamp. After Ray returned from serving in WWII, they were married in Harrisburg, Nebraska on August 5, 1946. They lived in Torrington where Ray begin his career as a Brick Mason following in the footsteps of June’s Daddy. The following July they were blessed with the birth of Danny Ray. Tragically Danny’s life was very short when he died of a virus at only 4 months age. A year later Linda was born and after the little family moved to a trailer park in Laramie while Ray worked on the buildings at the University of Wyoming, Sandra and Steve joined the family. After moving across Wyoming with the brick crew for a time the family settled in Mills, first living in a trailer park and then moving to a lot on Platte Street where Curtis was added to the clan. The Clamps then moved to their little white house in upper Mills and in a few years Scott made the group complete.

Some might say that June never was a working Mom but anyone who has cared for five kids under age 14 knows what a foolish statement that is. June busied herself being our Mom. Room mother, attending sports events from baseball to motor-cross races, sewing dresses and Halloween costumes and creating special holidays and family celebrations were just the “norm” that the Clamp kids took for granted and that special benefit was continued for grandchildren and great grandchildren.

June enjoyed bowling and volleyball and in their retirement years Ray and June traveled in their motorhome to all the states and much of Canada accompanied by Ray’s cousin Katy Weakland and June’s sister Doris. Long before computer mapping systems, June planned these trips with AAA books and guides. They also took trips to Hawaii and Europe and spent many days trekking around Wyoming’s lakes and mountains. Together they shared a full life filled with family and  

June was preceded in death by her parents, son Danny, sisters Doris Curtis and Bertha Morris, brothers Neil and Donald Dean Curtis, son-in-law Larry Montgomery, and very special niece Joanne Stoneking. She is survived by Ray, her husband of 74 years, children Linda Mongomery, Sandra Warner(Jeff), Steven Clamp(Peggy), Curtis Clamp(Kelly), and Scott  
Clamp(Linda). Grandma June also blessed the lives of Ken(Teresa), Taffi(Duane), Tom(Lisa), Jeff(Lori), Chris(Jami), Ray, Natalie(Chris) Jamie(Clae), Jeremy(Jessica), Kaspen, Riley, and Daniel(Lexi). Her family extended to 17 great grand children and 4 great grandchildren.

The family is appreciative of Dr Lloyd and Mysty, Mom’s therapist who helped us keep her with us at home but mostly for the love of our Dad who guarded over her rarely leaving her side in the last years of her life. We know we have been extremely blessed.

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