Volume 5, Number 50 - March 9, 2006
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Anthony (Andy) P. Legerski
Anthony (Andy) P. Legerski, 82, of Rock Springs passed away on Wednesday, March 1, 2006, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, where he had been a patient for two weeks. A long-time Rock Springs resident and former resident of Superior, Legerski died following a sudden illness due to the effects of Parkinson’s Disease.
He was born on June 11, 1923, in Kooi, the son of the late Michael F. And Anna Roman Legerski.
Legerski attended schools in Superior and was a graduate of Superior High School with the class of 1941.
He married Lola Pasquini in 1950 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 3, 1961. Legerski later married Rosina M. Caserotto in Rock Springs on April 4, 1964.
He was a United States Army-Air Force Veteran of World War II. Legerski was employed at FMC Corporation for 28 years and retired as an assistant purchasing agent on Oct.1, 1985. He was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community.
His interests included spending time at their cabin, fishing, hunting, going to Wendover and, most important, spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Rosina C. Legerski of Rock Springs; two sons: Paul A. Legerski and wife Carol and Gene Legerski and wife Rebbeca, all of Rock Springs; two daughters: Cecelia A. Jernegan and husbandJ.L. of Prescott, Ariz., and Catherine A. Oehler and husband Russ of Tigard,Ore.; one brother, John Legerski and wife Elizabeth of Rock Springs; two sisters: Josephine Ahlstrom of Sheridan and Annie Walker and husband Charles of Rock Springs; two sisters-in-law: Bonnie Legerski of Rock Springs and Lorraine Legerski of Taylorsville, Utah; 14 grandchildren: Kris Beveridge, Russ Beveridge, Chad Rumsey, Todd and Jacquie Rumsey, Julie Legerski, Erin Legerski, Mark Legerski, Justin Oehler, Greyson Oehler, Dominic Oehler, Meganne Legerski, Zach Legerski, Koltin Legerski and Skyla Legerski; great-grandchildren J’CieMieola, Cason Rumsey and Cain Rumsey; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Lola P. Legerski; two children: Mark Joseph and Julie J.; three brothers: Frank, Mike and Joe; two nephews: Mike Legerski and Charles Walker; brother-in-law Bert Ahlstrom; step-daughter Ivy Beveridge; son-in-law Art Beveridge; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joseph and Cattrina Caserotto; and brother-in-law GinoCaserotto.
Following cremation, a memorial Mass was celebrated Saturday, March 4, at the Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church in Rock Springs. Military graveside services and inturnment were in Saint Joseph’s Cemetery.
Lorinda “Dot” Whitman
Big Piney resident Dot Whitman, 91, passed away early Monday morning, March 6, 2006, at the Sublette Center in Pinedale. Dot was born Aug.4, 1914, in Big Piney to Jasper H. and Maude McWilliams. She married Ben Whitman July 27, 1937, in Randolph, Utah. Together they had three children.
A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, March 10, at Plainview Cemetery in Big Piney at 2 p.m.
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