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Obituaries: Heuer, Deines, Spicer

Kathy Gail Heuer

CASPER, Wyo. –

Kathy Gail Heuer: 1971 – 2021

On Wednesday, March 23, 2021 Kathy Gail Heuer succumbed to a courageous battle cancer lasting up to 10 years. She passed away peacefully with family by her side.

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Kathy was born to Lee and Rena Watts in Mobile, Alabama, July 28, 1971.

The family moved to Casper, Wyoming in the Fall of 1973. She attended school in Casper until the family moved to Green River, Wyoming where Kathy graduated from Green River High School.

She attended Casper College and went on to get a Masters Degree from the University of Wyoming. Her major was in Speech Language Pathology. She served portions of her internship in Greely, Colorado and Cheyenne, Wyoming.

In the Fall of 1994 she married Brent Heuer in Casper, and they followed their professions to Scottsbluff, Nebraska and Riverton, Wyoming over the next 13 years.

The couple moved to Casper in 2006, where Kathy began working for the Natrona County School District. She was employed with the District for 14 years with service at Bar Nunn, Wyoming Elementary School, until she was forced to resign because of medical reasons.

Kathy was a much loved person by everyone who got to know her. Her gentle compassionate attitudes towards others was a major hallmark in her life. She loved to be with her family and the students at Bar Nunn. She enjoyed camping, working on her house, and was always up for a game of Scrabble!

Anyone that knew her would come to admire the dignity and respect she exemplified as a woman of character in her roles of a daughter, sister, wife, and mother.

Kathy is survived by her husband of 27 years, Brent Heuer. Two children, Gabriel and Mariah Heuer. Brother, Jeremy Watts and Father, Lee Watts. Kathy was preceded in death by Rena Watts – Mother and Muriel Boykin – Grandmother.

Kathy was a true believer in the Christian doctrine of eternal life and found peace and serenity in knowing she was prepared for eternity when her time on earth was done.

Kathy will be missed by her family and all the friends, co-workers, and students with whom she was associated.

In lue of flowers the family requests that a donation be given to the American Cancer Society, Central Wyoming Hospice or a charitable organization of their choice.


Larry D Deines

Larry D Deines: 1949 – 2021

A funeral service for Larry Douglas Deines, 71, will be held at 11:00A.M. Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds – Fort Reno Building in Douglas, Wyoming with Pastor Tim Ricker of the Frontier Baptist Church officiating.

Military honors will be accorded by the Samuel Mares American Legion Post #8 and the Wyoming Army National Guard Military Funeral Honors.

Larry Deines died Monday, March 22, 2021 at the Central Wyoming Hospice Home in Casper, Wyoming.

Larry was born in the car on the way to the hospital on Monday, August 1, 1949 in Ramona, Kansas the son of Paul and Dorothy (Schubert) Deines. He was raised and educated in the Salina, Kansas area, graduating from Centre High School in Lost Springs, Kansas. He also attended Kansas State University. He served in the Wyoming Army National Guard with units in Laramie, Guernsey, and Sheridan.

He was married to Sherry M. Helps on January 12, 1975 in Sheridan, Wyoming. Larry worked for various ranches in Wyoming for several years, and the Wheatland Co-op in Wheatland, Wyoming for nine years. He also owned his own farrier business, which he enjoyed very much. After the family moved to Douglas, he first worked for Igo Oil Field Service prior to going to work at the North Antelope Coal Mine for Peabody Coal until the time of his death. Larry enjoyed riding horses and motorcycles and building fence and corrals.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sherry; sons, Smokey P. Deines and Austin J. Deines all of Douglas; mother, Dorothy Kolle of Salina; siblings, Steve (Sandra) Deines of Pierce City, Missouri, Bill Deines of Topeka, Kansas, Cindy (Steve Dunning of Assaria, Kansas, and Paula (Jerrold) Berg of Salina; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father, Paul, in 1963, and brother, Brad Deines.

A memorial to the Converse County Cancer Fund in care of the Converse County Bank, P.O. Box 689, Douglas, Wyoming 82633
would be appreciated by the family.

Cremations Services under the direction of Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions of Casper,WY.


Joseph G. Spicer

Joseph G. Spicer: 1950 – 2021

Joseph G. Spicer, 70 of Casper, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021. He was born on September 13, 1950 to Hillie and Catherine Spicer in Indianapolis, Indiana. No service will be held at this time.