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Sublette Examiner
Volume 3, Number 11 - June 12, 2003
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Jean Huggins

Funeral services for Lander resident Jean Huggins, 81, were held Wednesday, June 4, at 3 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Lander. Pastor Gene Hagerman officiated and interment followed in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Jean died in the Westward Heights Care Center Sunday morning following a long illness.

Jean Elizabeth Bayer was born May 25, 1922, to Charles and Margaret (Canfield) Bayer in Cheyenne. She graduated from Pinedale High School and attended two years of college at the University of Wyoming. Following graduation, she worked for the Selective Service for about a year.

On Nov. 15, 1943, Jean married Willis Huggins on her parents' 27th wedding anniversary in Pinedale. Her life revolved around her husband and four children.

After retirement, they enjoyed cruises and traveling. She was a devoted housewife and very active in her church, volunteering in the Methodist Church Thrift Shop. She was a member of the Esther Circle and belonged to several bridge clubs, and the United Methodist Women.

Jean is survived by her children, Willis and Laura Huggins of LaBarge; Charles and Mary Huggins of Denver, Colo; Peggy Kellch of Casper; Polly and Jerry Milburn of Lander; 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Her niece, Nancy Reinwald of Pinedale, also survives her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and granddaughter Jessie.

Memorial donations may be made to "Lander Division, Fremont County Library," in care of Hudson's Funeral Home.

Linda Rae Phillips Dailey

Linda Rae Phillips Dailey was born in Wagner, S.D., on June 13, 1943, to Paul and Pearl Davis Phillips. She went to school in Lake Andes, S.D., and moved to Pinedale in 1980.

Linda worked as a certified nurse's assistant at the Sublette Center for approximately 18 years, then worked at the Hi-Country Senior Citizens Center caring for people's personal needs and also helped in the kitchen and office, when needed.

Linda enjoyed doing all sorts of crafts and being with people. She loved her family and taking care of other people; she was a true caregiver.

Linda is survived by her three children: Lesley Wenz and husband Chuck of Filer, Idaho; Dave Dailey of Portland, Ore.; and Mike and Stacey Dailey of Norman, Okla.; one granddaughter, spell checked Dailey; and three siblings, Janice Sanders of Lakewood, Colo.; Tom Phillips of Chamberlain, S.D.; and Paula Phillips of Mitchell, S.D.

Linda passed away peacefully in Filer on May 28, 2003, with all three of her children present. Cremation has taken place.

Memorial services will be held at the United Church of Christ Community Church at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 13, (which would have been Linda's 60th birthday), with the Rev. Judy Martin officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Hospice/Caregivers Group, P. O. Box 788, Pinedale, Wyo., 82941.

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