DuWayne Joseph “Wack” Neether
DuWayne Joseph “Wack” Neether, 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends at Close to Home Hospice in Gillette, WY.
DuWayne was born on January 1, 1935 to Dave and Mabel Neether in Donnybrook, ND. After growing up in North Dakota, he joined the Army and proudly served most of his time in England operating heavy equipment.
In 1957, after his time in the Army, DuWayne met Marline Glass Thompson and they had two children, DelWayne and Keith Neether.
On December 2, 1967, he married Katherine (Kay) Hall and had two children of their own, Rick and Kena Neether.
DuWayne took his Army skills and landed a job operating equipment with Brown & Root building pipelines. Following the pipeline work, he ended up in Gillette, Wyoming. After planting his roots in Gillette, he kicked off a job at Campbell County Road and Bridge where he finally retired as “THE” Superintendent over the scraper crews.
From early childhood to the days DuWayne wasn’t working, he loved being outdoors and had a passion for hunting, camping, and panning for gold.
DuWayne is survived by numerous family and friends.
Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial, Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com