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Obituaries: Christman; Julian

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Richard “Dick” Christman

Richard “Dick” Christman: Jan. 19, 1931 – Jan. 25, 2023

Richard Christman, 92, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, with his loving wife by his side at Mountain View Living Sheridan VAMC.

Dick was born in Sheldon, North Dakota, on Jan. 19, 1931, to Edward and Hannah Christman. His childhood was spent on the family farm on the Sheyenne River.

Dick moved to Casper with his brothers Charles and Warren in 1947. He worked for Coca-cola and Natrona Transfer and Standard Oil in Casper.

He married Patricia Embrey in 1949. In that union 4 children were born, Ginger, Julie, Richard and Mark. They later divorced.

He married Virginia L. Moore in 1965. From this union he help raise Virginia’s three children Dave, Dickie and Sherri.

He enlisted in the Army National Guard, he was Btry B, 3/49th Arty SFCE7 and served 15 years. He was also an avid baseball umpire for the Babe Ruth baseball. He enjoyed baseball all through his life. He went to his grandchildren’s ball games.

In 1975 he moved to Lander and was the General Manager for Bill Eger Mobil homes and car dealership. He joined the BPOE Elk lodge in Lander. He also played guitar in a band called the Table Mountain Boys with two friends Les Lindwurm and Kenny Hough.

Dick always enjoyed talking to people and had a genuine care for others and was always there to help.
He will be missed.

Proceeded in death by his parent’s Ed and Hannah Christman, Brothers Charles, Warren and Reggie, Daughter Julie Jackson, Step son Richard Moore, Step Daughter Sherri VanDer Vliet, Step Grand Daughters Angela and Teresa and Step Grandson Dustin.

He is survived by wife, Virginia of 57 years Daughter Ginger Nelson, Sons Rick (Helen) Christman from Conway, South Carolina, and Mark (Jennifer) Christman of Casper, Wyoming, and Step son Dave (Nancy) Moore of Gooding, Idaho, 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

At this time there will be no services and will be buried at Casper Veteran’s Cemetery.

Stacie Julian

Stacie Julian: February 11, 1960 – February 1, 2023

Stacie Lin Julian, 62, of Casper, Wyoming passed away Feb. 1, 2023, after a courageous battle with breast cancer.

She was born in Casper to Gary and Linda Julian on Feb. 11, 1960. She graduated from Natrona County High School in 1978 and attended the University of Wyoming. Stacie worked in customer service for several years until she started with the Natrona County Detention Center in July 2006 as a civilian staff member. She enjoyed greeting the public for so many years, and she thought of the deputies she worked with every shift as her extended family.

Stacie loved spending time with her family, especially her niece and nephew, needle point and cooking. She was passionate about volunteering with Natrona County Meals on Wheels where she was a volunteer driver for over 12 years. She appreciated the relationships she made with the people she delivered to and being able to serve them through difficult times in their lives.

She was also a member of United Methodist Women Naomi Circle where she formed several close relationships with the ladies in this group and the support they offered her through her oncology appointments was so important to Stacie.

Stacie is survived by her parents, Gary and Linda Julian, her sister, Leslie Fritzler(Paul), niece Rachel Fritzler Pritchard (James) and nephew Drew Fritzler.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, and her stepmother, Janet Julian.

There will be a memorial service at First United Methodist Church on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023, at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Natrona County Meals on Wheels.