LaVerne D. McGuire of Chugwater passed away on Jan. 19, 2013 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital in Wheatland.
She was born July 21, 1938 to Vernon G. and Violet E. (Locke) Blodgett in Wheatland.
She graduated from Wheatland High School and married James R. McGuire Jan. 10, 1956. She followed her husband to different places in Wyoming with his job as a telephone lineman, then settled in Chugwater, where she started a 35-year career as a bank receptionist. From there, she became a full-time employee of her and her husbandís ranch, fulfilling every duty necessary as a ranch woman. She loved being with her family, gardening and riding her horse.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, James R. McGuire, one son, David J. McGuire, one daughter, Cheryl A Robinson, mother Violet Blodgett sister Loretta Whinery, five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews She was preceeded in death by her father, Vernon G. Blodgett, brother, John E . Blodgett and son John V. McGuire.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Schrader Funeral Home. Private family services will be held at the family ranch.
Condolences may be sent to 155 Happy Hollow Rd., Chugwater, WY 82210. Online condolences may be made at www.schraderfuneral.com.