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Obituaries: Rea, Koski

Justin Michael Rea

Justin Michael Rea: October 2, 1981 – April 20, 2022

Memorial service for Justin Rea will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2022 in Moorcroft, WY at the Community Hall. Please bring memories and your stories, as there will be an open sharing during the service. Justin Rea, 40 of Rozet passed away on Apr 20, 2022.  He was born in LaCrosse, WI on October 2,1981.  Justin attended school in Lusk, WY.  While in Lusk he worked for Jordan’s Automotive, Cindy’s Cafe, and Chris Jenson, of Lance Creek.  He later went to Cheyenne and attended the Diesel Mechanic program. At the time of his passing, he worked for Tru-Oil, Donkey Creek pipeline in Moorcroft, WY. Justin lived his life simple but was always there if you needed a helping hand or a strong back. His life was lived for his kids, family and friends. Justin’s life was cut short, all that knew him will remember his love and devotion for his children, no matter what they wanted he usually made sure they had it. Justin’s passing will leave a large void in the heart that can only now be filled with memories. He will forever live through his kids, his family and his friends. His words where not many but his presence was strong.  Justin had a handful of very close friends that knew him as they know themselves.  They excepted the faults and celebrated the accomplishments. Each knew if they needed help all they had to do was call. Justin is the father of Payson Thomas, 21, of Lansing, IA; Lillian Kaylee (lillybug) 10; William Walter (Liam) 8; Lane Michael (Laners) 7 all of Sundance, WY. He is the son of William (Bill) and Darlene (Dar) Rea of Rozet.  He is the brother to Cody of Banner, WY; Amanda of Gillette, and Jessica (jess) (John) Clay of Douglas. 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

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Eugene Richard Koski

Eugene Richard Koski:

Eugene “Geno” Koski, age 79, passed on April 19, 2022 at his residence in Gillette.  He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who know and love him.  Full life tribute coming soon.

A public visitation will be held for Geno on Thursday, April 28, 2022 beginning at 12pm, immediately followed by a graveside service at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery at 1pm.

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