Former Greybull, Wyo. resident, Amy Sue Coguill Love, age 46, of Gillette, Wyo., passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at the River Stone Hospice Home in Billings, Mont.
Amy Sue Coguill Love was born March 4, 1968, at Powell, Wyo., to Robert and Sue Coguill. She was raised in Greybull where she attended school K-12. She played high school volleyball for the Greybull Lady Buffs and was a member of the cheerleading squad. She then attended Northwest Community College in Powell, Wyo., for one year as an art major.
Amy was an accomplished artist receiving many awards; she also loved music. In 1985 she was crowded the Days of ’49 rodeo queen. She loved her horse and barrel racing. In June of 1988 she had a daughter, Sara Zimmerschied, and in April 1990 she had a son, Trenton Love.
Amy made a career for 19 years in the coal mining industry where she operated heavy equipment, worked with safety and was a rescue team member for 13 years. Amy loved being on the rescue team where she could help others in need. She was known by many people around her as “Mamma Love” because of her love, compassion and motherly ways with everyone around her.
Amy was also a member of the Black Thunder Mine’s competition team where she competed and helped her team win several awards over the years. Amy was awarded the Travis Roy Spirit Award in 2008 at the International Mine Competition which is a sportsmanship award voted on by all the teams competing. Amy became a trainer for the mine’s competition team and loved sharing her knowledge and helping all the members of the team better themselves. Amy traveled with the competition team in the United States and in Canada.
Amy was a very loving person; there were no strangers in her life.
Amy is survived by her daughter, Sara; son, Trenton; the love of her life, Randy Roby; her mother, Sue; her brothers, Scott (Ronda) and Roger (Sina); sister-in-law, D’Lynn (Buck); her nieces, Jill, Olivia, Ashley; her nephew, Lyle, and many aunts, uncle, cousins and a multitude of friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ted and Alleen Wamhoff and Thornton and Mickey Coguill; her father, Bob Coguill; her uncles, Gary Wamhoff, Ray Coguill, and Bob Good, and her aunt, Connie Wamhoff.
Funeral services were held at the Zion Lutheran Church in Emblem, Wyo., on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014, at 1 p.m. with Reverend Jais Tinglund officiating. Burial was at the Emblem Cemetery in Emblem. A fellowship for family and friends followed the burial at the Elks BPOE Lodge 1431 in Greybull. There will be a memorial service held in Gillette at a later date.
Memorials will be accepted at Big Horn Federal Savings Bank, Box 71, Greybull, WY 82426 and all branches of the First Interstate Bank, 2201 South Douglas Highway, Gillette, WY 82716 under the Amy Love Benefit.
Atwood Family Funeral Directors, Inc. assisted the family with arrangements.