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Obituaries: Satterfield, Drafahl, Tuck

Michael Perry Satterfield

Michael Perry Satterfield: 1957 – 2021

Michael Perry Satterfield, 63, died July 5, 2021.

He was born July 17, 1957 to Joy (Clifford) Mascarenas and Vance (Jane) Satterfield.

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Mike graduated from Natrona County High School in 1975. He worked for Coliseum Motors, Stewart & Stevenson, Transequipment, Gases Plus, Harley Davidson, Envirocon and Carr Construction.

He is survived by:

  • His children, Sarah (Matt) Frederick, and Megan Green.
  • Grandchildren, Elbe, Emmelina, Alice, Claire, Stella, And Ben.
  • Sister, Debbie (Cary) Tlustos
  • Brother, Rory (Susan) Satterfield
  • Stepbrother, Clifford II Mascarenas
  • Stepsister, Chawn Elliot
  • Uncle, Gene Manus

He was predeceased by granddaughter Leta Batterman, his father Vance Satterfield, his son-in-law Trent Green, and his grandparents
Mabel (Walt) Young and Willard and Eileen Satterfield

Mike loved riding his Harley until he got sick in 2012. He also loved camping.

No services will be held, per his request.


Frank Drafahl

Frank Drafahl: 1928 – 2021

Frank Albert Drafahl, 92, of Casper, WY passed away July 4, 2021 of natural causes. He was born August 11, 1928 in Reliance, South Dakota to Fred and Carrie (Rohrbach) Drafahl.

In 1950, Frank married Doris F. Studt. They made their home in Custer, SD, where Frank worked as a sawyer in a mill. To this union, three daughters were born: Ruth Martin, Patricia Butler, and Linda Drafahl. In 1970, they moved to Camas, Washington, where Frank worked as a finish carpenter. Frank and Doris were happily married for 49 years.

In 2001, Frank married Nancy C. Tomasello, and they made their home in Caldwell, Idaho. Frank and Nancy made frequent trips to Casper, WY to go fishing with his daughter, Patricia, and spend time with his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Frank considered himself lucky to get 15 married years with Nancy.

In 2016, Frank spent his final years living with his daughter, Patricia, in Casper, WY. Frank loved hunting, fishing, gardening, tinkering in his shop, but most of all spending time with his family.

Frank is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, nine sisters, Doris Drafahl, Nancy Drafahl, granddaughter, Shawna Martin, daughter, Linda Drafahl, and great-granddaughter, Rachel Butler.

Frank is survived by his daughters, Ruth Martin of Evanston, WY and Patricia Butler of Casper, WY; grandchildren, Jennifer (Kenneth) Small, Laura (David) Dandridge, and James Butler; great-grandchildren, Amanda (Pat) Drake, Clayton Butler, Katelyn Dandridge, and Jacob Dandridge; and great-great-grandchildren, Harleigh Drake and Desmond Drake.

Frank’s family appreciates the care and compassion given by the nursing staff at Wyoming Medical Center and Life Care of Casper during his final weeks.

A memorial service is to be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to:
Christian Church of Casper
Attn: Pastor Charles Pruett
8188 Zero Road
Casper, WY 82604


T. S. Tuck

T.S. Tuck: 1943 – 2021

T.S. Tuck, 78, of Casper, Wyoming, passed away on July 2, 2021. He was born to parents Fletcher and Mary Lucy (Ballard) Tuck on February 4, 1943 in Alexander City, Alabama.

T.S. graduated from Laurel High School in 1961and joined the United States Air Force in 1962. He was proud of his military service and enjoyed exploring the world, spending time in Newfoundland, Albuquerque, Greece, Germany, South Dakota, Hawaii, and Wyoming. While in Germany, he met and married Rosa Maria Kuhne. They had 2 daughters together.

Retirement from the military brought him back to his favorite place — Albuquerque, New Mexico — where he continued his talents in the food services for 30 years. T.S. was known for his love of music, singing, and dancing. His hobbies included league bowling, fishing and exploring places in the Southwest.

T.S. Tuck is survived by his daughters Tamia (Tuck) Hansen and Derena Tuck, stepsons Alois and Manfred Schmoller, sister Peggy (Tuck) Massengale, six grandchildren and Rosa Maria Tuck. He will be laid to rest in the Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery in Evansville, Wyoming.