Edward Homer Cheeney.


Obituary, Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, April 13, 2000, page 2.
     GREYBULL --- Edward Homer Cheeney, 76, died Tuesday, April 11, 2000 at West Park Long Term Care Center in Cody.
     Mr. Cheeney was born Oct. 2, 1923 at his grandparents', the VanZees, home at Meadows, Wyoming in Laramie County.  He was the son of Walter Oney "Slim" and Lourena Marie (VanZee) Cheeney.
     Mr. Cheeney grew up on his father's homestead at Phillips, Wyo. and moved to a ranch five miles south of Ten Sleep on the Upper Nowood River when he was 13 years old.  He attended the Otter Creek School and graduated from Ten Sleep High School in 1942.
     He had a diverse work history including sheepherding, oilfield worker, U.S. Forestry employee and logger.  He retired from the City of Klammath Falls, Oregon as an equipment operator in 1989.  He then moved to Ten Sleep to care for his father.
     He married Elna Mae (Wruck) Norstegaard at Greybull on April 17, 1991.
     Mr. Cheeney's hobbies included dancing, fishing, hunting, and spending time outdoors.  He was a member of the South Big Horn Senior Citizens in Greybull where he had recently resigned his position as Chairman of the Board due to his health.  He was a past president of the Wyoming Fiddlers Association.  He was also a member of the Greybull Elks Lodge and the Basin Eagles Club.  He was a member of the new ELCA Lutheran Church in Basin.
     He was preceded in death by his parents.
     He is survived by his wife of Greybull; two sons, Anagraha of California and Mark (Janeen) Norstegaard of Sturgis, S. Dak.; two daughters, LeAnn  Norstegaard of Greybull and Candyce Adkins of Torrington; two sisters, Dorothy Evans and Marguerite (Tom) Gregg both of Ten Sleep; two step-children, Sharon (Rob) Cox and Wayne (Althena) Wanous both of Klammath Falls, Oreg.; 10 step-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
     Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 15 at 10 a.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church (ELCA) of Worland with Reverend Timothy Trippel officiating.
     Burial will follow at Ten Sleep Cemetery at noon.
     Memorial services may be made to South Big Horn Basin Senior Citizens Center, 417 South 2nd Street, Greybull, or to the fund of the donor's choice.
     Veile Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.