Linda M. Carlat

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Aug. 24, 2012

Funeral services for Linda Carlat, 59 year old Buffalo woman who passed away Friday morning in Douglas, Wyoming at the home of her daughter, will be held Thursday, August 30th at 11:00 a.m. from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Ron Blain officiating. Visitation will be held from the Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in Willow Grove Cemetery with graveside services to follow the funeral. Donations in Linda’s memory may be made to the Occidental Jam in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams.

Linda Marie Carlat was born on August 11, 1953 in Sheridan, Wyoming to Sylvester and Ann Askamit. She grew up and received her education in Ranchester, Wyoming and graduated from Dayton High School in 1972. After high school she worked at various jobs in the Ranchester area and was married on December 1st, 1973 in Ranchester to Daniel Carlat. In 1974 Linda and Dan moved to a ranch on Pass Creek near Wyola, where they lived for 18 years. In the spring of 1991 they bought the Lower Willow Glen Ranch south of Buffalo. Dan died tragically in 2009 and she sold the ranch in early 2012. Due to ill health in May of this year, she moved to Douglas to live with her daughter and family.

Linda was an avid gardener, she was active in ranch work and loved calving season. She loved being a mother and grandmother and spending time with her family.

She is survived by two sons Loren Carlat of Buffalo and Charley Carlat and his wife Amanda of Valencia, California; one daughter, Janey Back and her husband Tony of Douglas, Wyoming; four brothers Richard Aksamit and his wife Lela of Squim, Washington, Ronnie Aksamit and his wife Linda of Ranchester, Gene Aksamit and his wife Margaret of Erie, Colorado and David Aksamit of Kamiah, Idaho; one sister Cecelia Kuzara and her husband Dick of Sheridan and nine grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.