|Birth: ||Jun. 8, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2013|
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
Chester L Hemler (1894 - 1980)
Sadie Inez Davis Hemler (1895 - 1972)
Mount Moriah Cemetery
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Record added: Jan 09, 2013
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