Hazel Ann Rotolo, 61, of Ranchester, WY died Tuesday, March 17, 2009, in her Ranchester home.
Hazel was born August 21, 1947, on the family farm near Parshall, ND to Harold & Ora (Howie) Maurer.
Hazel arrived in Sheridan, WY in the late 1950’s. She held numerous jobs in the Sheridan area and retired from the Sheridan V.A.M.C. canteen. Hazel enjoyed life to the fullest. Her hobbies included spending time on the mountains, photography, reading, crafts, gambling, playing pool, bingo and helping the 7th Cavalry Drum and Bugle Corps. She loved spending time with family and friends. She was known for her generous and caring personality.
Hazel was preceded in death by her husband Julio Rotolo, her parents and sister Janet.
Hazel is survived by her son Shane Roe; daughter Dana Wilhelm; three brothers Jim and John Maurer and Sonny Richards; two sisters Connie Mairs and Helen Deutsch; seven grandchildren; one great granddaughter and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial gathering will be at 3:00pm on Tuesday (Mar. 24th) at the Big Horn Mtn. Eagles 4169. Arrangements are with Champion Ferries Funeral Home.
Memorials may benefit the 7th Cavalry Drum and Bugle Corps, 137 N. Brooks St., Sheridan, WY 82801 or an Education Fund for her grandchildren, P.O. Box 382, Ranchester, WY 82839