July 28, 1920 – Sept. 9, 2018
Stella (Yodeke) Greer, formerly of Laramie, passed away at the South Big Horn County Hospital in Basin on Sunday Sept. 9, 2018. At 98, Stella, aka Granny, lived a full life and was known and loved by many. She will be remembered for her wit and feisty attitude.
Born in Laramie on July 28, 1920, to Herbert A. and Dagney (Lund) Yodeke, she married Albert B. Greer Jr. in 1941. During her life, she volunteered as a Blue Bird and Campfire Girls leader and spent time working with the Job’s Daughters. She also worked as a bookkeeper for Wood Plumbing and Heating for several years. In her spare time she enjoyed arrowhead hunting, rock hounding, oil painting and camping with family and friends (IAOF). In 2005 Stella moved to Green River to be closer to family. In 2011 she relocated to Basin when her daughter and son-in-law retired there.
She is now reunited with her husband, parents, two sisters and a granddaughter. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Beverley and Arvil Ashment of Basin, granddaughter Dawn (Ashment) and her husband Brian Atkinson and great-granddaughter Abbey Atkinson of Green River. Her family in Colorado includes her nephew Larry Bloom and his wife Nancy; grandniece Marci Bloom; grandnephew Tracy Bloom, his wife, Janice, and their two children, Josh Bloom and Krysta Klinzmann, and her husband, Dale.
Graveside services will be held at Green Hill Cemetery, in Laramie, on Friday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. After the service friends and family are invited to Washington Park for a picnic in her honor. Honorary bearers include all of her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Bonnie Bluejacket Nursing Home – Activities c/o Beverley Ashment 4611 Orchard Bench Road, Basin, WY 82410.
Atwood Family Funeral Directors has been entrusted with arrangements.