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Bernice G. 'Ber' Hepp

Bernice G. "Ber" Hepp

Jan 15, 1914 - Dec 28, 2009
Bernice G. "Ber" Hepp of Riverton died at Wind River Health Care in Riverton Monday morning, Dec. 28, 2009, at the age of 95.

Cremation has taken place and no services will be held according to her wishes.

Bernice Grace Lamberton was born in Mankato, Minn., on Jan. 15, 1914, the daughter of Alfred and Grace (Hodgkins) Lamberton. She grew up in St. Peter, Minn., where she was graduated from high school and then went on to attend Mankota (Minn.) State Teachers College, receiving her degree in education. She moved to Riverton in 1945.

On Nov. 22, 1945, she married Carl Hugo Hepp in St. Peter, MN. He preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1993.

Mrs. Hepp taught elementary school at Jackson and Ashgrove from 1960, retiring at the age of 65 and then worked at the Riverton Library. With her husband, she managed the American Legion Club when it was located at Third and Washington in Riverton.

Mrs. Hepp was a member of the United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School, was a member of the United Methodist Women, and annually made candy for, and helped at the annual bazaar.

She was a member of the Ponderosa Club service organization, P.E.O., Progressive Women's Club, American Legion Auxiliary, Riverton Eagles, and B.P.O. Does.

Her family said she enjoyed playing bridge, weekly coffee club with friends, and, with her husband, cutting firewood for many people.

Survivors include her daughter, Sally Williams of Riverton; a granddaughter, Crissy Lucas and husband Corey; great grandchildren, Talyn O'Neal and Cole O'Neal.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Hepp; her parents; two sisters, Martha Wilson and Harriett LaCroix, and a brother, Richard Lamberton.

Memorials may be made to Little Wind Hospice, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.