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Obituaries: Becker, Nauta, McCormack

Brendan Cy Becker

CASPER, Wyo. –

Brendan Cy Becker was born February 7, 2003 in Casper Wyoming. Brendan attended Natrona County High School. His interests were outdoors, especially downhill skiing.

He is survived by his great-grandmother Theresa Grasswick of Deer Creek, Minnesota, grandparents Terrence and Carol Becker of Casper, Daniel Sanders of Sun City Arizona, parents Lucas and Chandra Becker and brother Andrew Becker of Casper.

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Celebration of Life to be held at Newcomers in Casper on Saturday, September 5, at 5:30 p.m.

Margaret (Margie) Lamora Nauta (Tanner)

Margaret (Margie) Lamora Nauta (Tanner)

A Celebration of Life Service For Margie Nauta will be held at the Faith Bible Chapel in Casper Wyoming on September 19th at 10 a.m.

She passed away August 30th   2020 at University Hospital in Denver Colorado.

Margie was born July 28, 1946 to Harold A. Tanner and Virgene L. Tanner (Schlattman) in Sheridan Wyoming.  Margie was the oldest daughter of Harold and Virgene Tanner.  Her sister Jerri Jill Wright lives in Kaycee Wyoming with her husband Jack Wright.  Margie attended school in the Gillette area.  Upon graduation from Gillette High School she moved to Denver to attend Denver University for the goal of receiving an Accounting degree.  After graduating from DU she earned her Central Public Accounting license.  Margie worked for several different companies in the ranging from the FAA, starting her own accounting firm, several years in the Oil and Gas Industry, and was a licensed pilot.  

On February 22, 1980 she married Carl E. Nauta in Glendo Wyoming.  Carl and Margie have five children.  Daughter Rene Nauta of Casper Wyoming (daughter Teasa Nauta of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and son Tanner Nauta of Lexington, Oklahoma), Son David Nauta (wife Melinda) of Manassas, Virginia ( (daughter Tiffanie Austin of New Hampshire, daughter Shaelin Nauta of Harrisonburg, Virginia, daughter Elizabeth Thacker of Winchester, Virginia, and son Brian Thacker of Westminster, Colorado)), Son Justin Nauta (wife Christina and son Casey) of Spearfish, South Dakota, Son Kirby Nauta of Spearfish South Dakota (( daughter Stacy Wall (husband Zack and their three children of Las Vegas Nevada, son Braden Nauta of Las Vegas Nevada)) and Daughter Susan Ditson of Greely Colorado ( son Kyle and Neal of Greeley Colorado).  

Carl and Margie settled in the Douglas Wyoming area and together ran Skylark Construction Company for several years.  While running their company they would often travel with their younger children all over the wonderful state of Wyoming while completing several different types of asphalt paving jobs.  Margie could be found in the office or out on the job site either driving a dump truck, a roller, or a variety of different jobs that needed to be filled. Both Carl and Margie were heavily involved in the First Baptist Church in Douglas from teaching Sunday School, being involved in church music, or being on the Deacon and Deaconess Board for the Church.  Margie found great strength and peace in her personal relationship with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  No matter the challenges she faced she was always a strong woman of faith. In their later years of life Carl and Margie settled into Evansville, Wyoming.  During her life she could be seen at any activity that involved her grandchildren, her nieces and extended family.  From football games, other sporting events, rodeos, FFA events, livestock shows she was there.  She also loved to crochet blankets for several family members with the help from her dear friend Donna Heald.  Margie was very passionate about her family and her faith.  She will be missed by all that loved her.

She is survived by her Husband of 40 years, Sister Jerri Wright ,her husband and their five children, Tim and Jackie Reimler of Buffalo Wyoming, Barny and Kaylee Long of Buffalo Wyoming, Breanna Reimler of Buffalo Wyoming, Lee and Linda Nauta of Colorado, Leta Tanner of Gillette Wyoming, Richard Tanner of Texas, and Tim and Dahlia Chenoweth and their family from Casper Wyoming.  Also, several nieces and nephews as well as extended family members and friends that touched her life.  

She was preceded in death by both of her parents, one grandchild, one uncle and a cousin.  Memorials may be given in her name to Rene’ Nauta at 10700 Central Park Ave, Evansville, Wyoming 82636 and condolences can be sent to the address above.   

Jeffrey McCormack

Jeffrey McCormack: 1957 – 2020

Friday, August 28, 2020 Jeff McCormack, Loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away at the age of 62.

Jeff was born December 28, 1957 in Big Springs, Texas to Jeann and Harlan McCormack. They moved to Aztec, New Mexico where Jeff graduated from Aztec High School in 1977, where he enjoyed playing football.

Jeff worked in the oilfield industry as a Driller in New Mexico, Colorado, and Wyoming. While working in Wyoming, Jeff met Debra Marie Oliver in Rawlins, Wyoming and married and took pride in his new role as step-father to Kayla and Matthew.

Later on, Jeff would find a new passion working with his “peeps” as he called them for IReach in Casper, Wyoming, a adult assistant living program.
Jeff could accomplish anything he put his mind to. Jeff enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and working on his new shed. Jeff was a man of honor and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his mother, father, two brothers, Harvey and Sidney.

He is survived by his wife, Debra M. McCormack, daughter, Kayla Snowden and her husband, Jimmy, of Silt, Colorado; son, Matthew Oliver with partner Kelsey Jaure, 5 grandchildren, Daytona, Brantley, Avery, Brayley, Brawley, brothers, Harlan “Butch” McCormack and his wife Debra, and Byron McCormach, two sisters, Sandra Brown and her husband Terry, and Becky Standiser and her husband Tracy, and several nieces and nephews, and many friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made on Jeff’s behalf to his wife Debra to help with funeral services as this passing was so very unexpected: P.O. Box 72, Bairoil, Wyoming, 82322.

A celebration of life barbecue for Jeff will be held at 213 Riverview Street in Mills, Wyoming, Saturday September 5th, 2020 at 4:00pm – 9:00pm. Please RSVP to Debbie at 307-710-0176.