Delores L. Choyeski
May 18, 1929 - May 3, 2012
Delores L. Choyeski, 82, of Riverton died unexpectedly on Thursday morning, May 3, 2012, at Riverton Memorial Hospital.
According to her wishes cremation has taken place and she will be buried with her mother at Mountain View Cemetery.
Delores L. Walthers was born to Harold and Ione (Loghry) Walthers in Burwell, Neb., on Saturday, May 18, 1929. She grew up in Fremont County on the family farm near Kinnear where she went to school.
On Dec. 14, 1944 she married Ernest F. "Chick" Choyeski in Cheyenne. They had met in Riverton. He preceded her in death in 1984.
The couple lived in Washington state then moved to Casper where the owned and operated Truckways, Inc. for over 50 years. Mrs. Choyeski was the bookkeeper for the business and a homemaker.
Mrs. Choyeski was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Casper and Riverton as well as the American Legion and the Eagles Club. She was also in Casper bowling leagues and in the Casper Rock Club.
She enjoyed crocheting, reading, playing pinochle and visiting with her friends at Sertoma Apartments, where she lived the past five years.
Mrs. Delores Choyeski is survived by two sons, Frank and wife, Ellen Choyeski of Richland, WA; Wayne and wife, Connie Choyeski of Chiapas, Mexico; three daughters, Sandra and husband Ted Bochmann of Cody; Sylvia and husband Chuck Headley of Missoula, MT; Loretta and husband, David Miller of Casper; eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest (Chick) Choyeski, 1984, parents Harold and Ione (Babe) Walthers; seven siblings, Russell, Calvin, Melvin, Carroll, Darren Walthers, Gladys Bray, and Victoria Barrett.
Memorials may be made to the Central Wyoming Hospice of Casper in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main St., Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line condolences may be made at: theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton