Elsie Thayer

Elsie Thayer, 89, of Sheridan, passed away Friday, August 21, 2009 at Westview Health Care Center.

Born January 26, 1920 in Rock Springs, Wyoming to Anton and Mary Ann (Marcina) Romish, she attended school in Rock Springs and graduated in 1938. She spent two years at the University of Wyoming before teaching at the Ohlman School from 1940-1941. Elsie wed Marshall Thayer on May 10, 1941 in Hardin, Montana and raised four children. She also worked for the Rock Trim Hotel, School District #2, and the Senior Community Service Employment Program until her retirement in 1990. She was a member of the Episcopal church.

Elsie was preceded in death by her husband. Survivors include sons Marshall, Gary and Kenny Thayer, daughter Linda Thayer, 5 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, August 27, 2009 at Kane Funeral Home. A memorial service has been planned for 10 a.m. on Friday, August 28, 2009 at Kane Funeral Home with Reverend Kevin Jones officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Westview Health Care Center, 1990 West Loucks, Sheridan, WY 82801.

Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.