Joseph Aaron Broadstreet was born the fourth child of Charles Omait Broadstreet in Milaro County TEX, June 10, 1916.

He enlisted for 8 years in the U.S. Army and served in World War II in both the European and Asiatic theatres of war. He was cited for bravery behond the call of duty and received from Charles de Gaulle, “the croix de guerre.”

He has resided in Wyoming for 30 years and been a resident of this area for nearly 16 years. He was one of the old school cowhands and one of the best.

On August 25, 1977, he met with a fatal car accident on the Clayton, New Mexico highway on his way home from a much-desired visit to Texas.

He is survived by his widow, Fae Broadstreet, four sisters: Evelyn Conway, Alta McDaniels, Mildred Gideon and Lois Kendrick; one brother, Harvey Broadstreet; three stepsons, Millard and Robert Moses of Ten Sleep and Justin Moses of Sacramento; one stepdaughter Faye Bell of Salt Lake City; one step-granddaughter, Karen Walters who shared his home for a time; many young people of the Moses family—grandchildren and great grandchildren—who enjoyed his friendly company—many loving relatives in Texas some very dear friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother James Isaac Broadstreet.


Faye Caines Rogers Moses Broadstreet (wife of Joseph Aaron Broadstreet)

            Fae Pauline Caines was born the 9th child of Albert E and Shirley Caines in Belfrey Carbon County, MT and the twin of Philip Sheridan Caines.  The family moved from Montana to Washington when Fae was four years old.  While in the Spokane area, her father, a Civil War Veteran passed away and was buried at Port Orchard, Kitsap County, WA in a military cemetery.  The 9 children of the widow Shirley Caines moved back to Montana to be closer to her parents.  Fae’s mother ran a boarding house and served as cook for the family Bronson and Genevieve Rogers in Red Lodge, MT.  During that time, the Rogers’ wanted to take Fae into their home and it was agreed that the millionaire and his wife would have more advantages to offer the 10-year old child.  She lived with the Rogers family as Fae Virginia Rogers until she was  nearly 16 and left Montana to join her mother and brothers in Hyattville, WY where they had built a residence for the family there.


            She married Millard Fillmore Moses 19 June 1923 in Worland, WY.  (Herb Paris was a witness to the wedding).  Four children survived the rigors of pregnancy:  Millard Mabry, Robert James, Justin Burris and Fae Virginia Moses.  She was vigorous and energetic serving as cook and bookkeeper for the family sawmill business for years. She spent 1-/12 years in the tuberculosis sanitorium at Basin, WY in 1930-1931. 


The couple bought back the original homestead of David Bowen Moses in 1940.    After that Fae was active in Ten Sleep community affairs VFW auxiliary, 4-H and Girl Scouts.  A lively personality, a quick wit, and a kind outlook on the community earned her respect and appreciation.  She and Millard were divorced in 1951.  She married Robert Fenton in 1953 and divorced him later which was followed by a third marriage when she married Joseph A Broadstreet; she was widowed when Joe was killed in 1977.


She was taken to the Johnson County Alzheimer’s Center in Arapaho, Johnson County, Colorado, in 1990 by her g-daughter Karen Moses Walter.  She passed away in the JCA Center December 14, 1995 and a funeral service was held in the Ten Sleep Methodist Church on December 19.  Immediately following the services, she was laid to rest in the Hyattville, WY cemetery in the Caines’ family plot to respect her wish to be buried near her twin brother.  Submitted by her daughter Faye V Bell, SLC, 2012.


Faye as a young girl  and a middle-aged woman.