Florence Evelyn Bader,
Obituary, Northern Wyoming Daily New, Worland,
Wyoming, April 7, 2009, page 2.
TEN SLEEP --- Ten Sleep residence Florence Evelyn Bader, 80, passed away at the Central Wyoming
Center in Casper on Thursday, April 2, 2009 with her
family at her side.
was born on Aug. 18, 1928 in Basin, Wyo., a
daughter of Carl Irwin and Eugenia Muriel (Taylor) Snyder. She spent her early
years in Basin until the family moved to Ten Sleep during Florence's freshman year. She graduated
in 1946 from Ten Sleep High School.
She became acquainted
with Ben Bader just prior to his moving to Vancouver, Wash.
to work as a welder in the shipyards during World War II. Together with
both sets of parents; they traveled to Red Lodge, Mont. on July 27, 1946 to be joined in
marriage. To this union was born seven children. Florence
and Ben made their home in Ten Sleep where Florence worked at McPike
Grocery Store. Florence and Ben enjoyed working and playing together. Florence was a life
member of the United Methodist Women's group. He
life revolved around her family and church.
The family enjoyed family
picnics on Sunday afternoons in the Big
She enjoyed camping and fishing and helping get the family ready for hunting
trips. For many years she cooked at the FFA Leadership Camp. She
also was a sponsor on many school bus trips. She considered the students
to be her good friends.
She could often by found
cooking for the school or helping at the Election Boards or babysitting for the
children in town. Most recently she helped Ben at the cemetery and kept
the books for the Ten Sleep Cemetery District. She will be remembered by
her family for her patience, kind heart and devotion to her family.
preceded in death by her parents, husband Ben on Oct. 10, 2008, son
Carl, sister Francis Geis and sister-in-law Anella
Florence is survived by
sons Lyle (Theresa) Bader of Worland, Dale (Joyce) Bader of Thermopolis,
daughters Rhonda (Mark) Ronning of Ten Sleep, Pamela
(Bob) Conley of Buffalo, Kristy (Jon) Pavlus of
Worland and Sandra Bader of Buffalo, two brothers Henry Snyder of Ten Sleep and
Robert (Sherri) Snyder of Buffalo, 15 grandchildren 12 great-grandchildren and
numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be
held Wednesday, April 8 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Methodist Church
in Ten Sleep with Reverend Grover Briggs officiating. Burial will follow
at the Ten Sleep Cemetery.