Today's Obituaries: Lucous, Jacobson, and Schooley

[image: 0 (3).jpg] *Marilyn Louise Lucous*, 75, was born May, 25, 1940 in Fort Dodge, Iowa to Arnold and Dolores Reimers. She passed away unexpectedly November 6, 2015 in Galena, IL. Marilyn married Thomas William Lucous 47 years ago. Together, they raised two children, Charles and Jane. She touched many children's lives over the years working as a teacher's aide. Marilyn was also very active and devoted member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Marilyn is survived by her husband Tom Lucous of Casper, Wyoming; son Charles Allen Lucous of Niles, Illinois; daughter Jane St. Croix Ireland of Sacramento, California; granddaughter Emily Harris; and sister Audrey Reimers of Palm Springs, California. Memorial contributions in Marilyn's name may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church. [image: 0 (2).png] ​Our hearts break to announce the passing our *Gavin Isaiah Jacobsen.* He was taken from us on November 8, 2015 in a tragic accident in Thermopolis, WY. Funeral services will be held at 3:oo PM, Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Bustard’s Funeral Home with Pastor Dee Lundberg of Casper’s United Church of Christ officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Gavin was born December 5, 2002 in Casper, WY to Michelle Jacobsen. He attended school in Casper through 4th grade at which point he and his family moved to Thermopolis. Gavin was a dynamic young man and a phenomenal big brother to Aiden. He enjoyed listening to music, playing video games, and most of all spending time with his little brother Aiden. Gavin was an absolute momma’s boy and wore that title as a badge of honor. He is survived by his mother, Michelle Jacobsen of Thermopolis, WY; 6 year old brother, Aiden Jacobsen also of Thermopolis; grandparents, Mark Santini and Debbie Jacobsen of Casper, WY; many very special aunts, uncles and cousins as well as countless friends. Preceding him I death is his uncle Jason Jacobsen and his great-grandmother Lois Meade. Memorial contributions may be made to his family in care of Bustard’s Funeral Home or to the charity closest to your heart. As a family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of the love and support we have received from everyone. [image: 0 (4).jpg] *​David A. Schooley * Dec. 13, 1945 - Nov. 8, 2015 On the morning of November 8, 2015, David passed away after a long, courageous battle with lingering illness. David was comforted by family members and staff at Central Wyoming Hospice. He was 69 years old. David was born in Vermillion, South Dakota on December 13, 1945, the first child of Kermit Schooley and Donna (Ostlund) Schooley. David was an example of responsibility, trust, and joy to all who met him. He worked from a very young age as an auto-body technician, and this career would sustain him and his family up to and beyond his death. Dave served with pride in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Conflict, earning two bronze stars. After returning to his home town he attended the University of SD a. short time. He soon realized his true passion was the family auto body industry, in which his father mentored him. He married the love of his life, Karen Hansen, on November 25, 1972 and moved his family to Wyoming in 1978. There he accepted a position at Prazma Paint & Auto Body where he and Karen became owners in 1986. He would grow to consider the men and women of this business his second family. Many of the dearest friendships Dave formed were made on the softball fields across the state, and lasted his lifetime. A lover of the outdoors, David often enjoyed snowmobiling or boating, always with family and friends, but especially with his grandchildren. He also loved to travel with his wife and closest friends Doc and Edie Phillips. Through his enjoyment of life, he taught us all how to enjoy our own better. Anyone who knew Dave knew how quickly he would joke and laugh. We all also knew how much he valued us; he’d never have let us forget it. David is preceded in death by his parents Kermit and Donna Schooley, and his brother Dean Schooley. He is survived by his wife: Karen, his children: Nicole Moore and her husband Chris, Laura Bruckner and her husband Marcus all of Casper Wyoming, and Eric Schooley of Boise Idaho, his grandchildren: Sydny McAteer, Zachary Adels, and Scarlett Schooley. Dave also leaves behind two siblings: Doug Schooley and his wife Susanne of Colorado Springs Colorado, Diane Orr and her husband John of Wakonda South Dakota, his brother Dean’s wife Kay Jorgensen of Viborg South Dakota, several nieces and nephews, and too many friends to count. A viewing will be held at Bustard’s Funeral Home on Thursday, November 12 from 6pm-8pm. Funeral services are to be held at First United Methodist Church, 332 E 2nd. St, Casper, WY on Friday, November 13 at 11:00 am. Interment will follow directly at Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery. A reception is planned for after the burial at Parkway Plaza. #oilcity #obits