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Chester Ellis Hemler
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1924
Crook County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 2013
Gillette
Campbell County
Wyoming, USA

Chester Ellis Hemler, 88, of Newcastle, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette.

Ellis was born June 8, 1924, in Government Valley south of Sundance, the son of Sadie and Chester Hemler. He attended high school in Sundance until enlisting in the U.S. Army during World War II. He served as a hospital corpsman. Following his discharge he returned to ranching at the family ranch and later retired from the U.S. Postal Service following a career of 28 years.

Ellis was known for his musical instruments and his mechanical and carpentry craftsmanship. He built his Newcastle log home with logs he harvested from the Hemler family ranch.

Surviving him is a son, Douglas E. Hemler, and daughter-in-law, Karen Hemler, both of Golden, Colo.; grandchildren, Eric and Laura Hemler; nieces, Janette Heidtke of Reedsburg, Wisc., and Kathy Gearhart of Sundance; his nephew, Lee Habeck of Sundance; step-children, JoAnn Cunningham, Janice Stevenson and Georgette Nelson; eight step-grandchildren, 19 step-great-grandchildren and four great-great- step-grandchildren.

News Letter Journal (Newcastle, WY) January 9, 2013

 
 
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 Parents:
  Chester L Hemler (1894 - 1980)
  Sadie Inez Davis Hemler (1895 - 1972)
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Sundance
Crook County
Wyoming, USA
 
Created by: Lostnwyomn
Record added: Jan 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103350129
Chester Ellis Hemler
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Chester Ellis Hemler
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