Sep 17, 2013 - StaffMargaret Ann Gish of Casper died Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at age 87.
She was born to parents Nick and Sarah Haverlock on Sept. 16, 1925, in the small coal mining town of Gebo.
As a young girl growing up she spent time in Gebo and Kirby as well as on the family farm in Paradise Valley outside Riverton.
She attended school in Shoshoni.
On Sept. 21, 1943, she married Estel Lee Gish, who was stationed at the Army Air Corps base west of Casper. The ceremony took place at her aunt's house in Casper.
For a number of years she worked as a ward clerk at the old Natrona County Memorial Hospital and retired from there in 1980.
Margaret is survived by three children, David and Anita Gish of Riverton, Saralyn and Jeff Ginder, and Judy Fisher of Casper. She also is survived by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Lee, parents Nick and Sarah Haverlock, and brothers Nick Jr. , James and Andrew Haverlock.
The family suggests any donations be made to either Amedisys Hospice Care or Caring Hands of Wyoming.
Viewing at Newcomer Funeral Home in Casper is from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17.
Burial services are at the Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m.
Arrangements are through Newcomer Funeral Home (NewcomerCasper.com) .
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