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George Zimmerschied

Graveside services for George Zimmerschied were held Friday, June 25, 2021, at Pine Grove Cemetery, Oshoto, Wyoming. George Lee Zimmerschied 75, lifetime Crook County Pioneer, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on June 21, 2021.

George was born on April 5, 1946, to Howard and Grace Zimmerschied of Carlile, Wyoming. He grew up on the family ranch and attended school at Cabin Creek and Moorcroft.

He graduated Moorcroft High School in 1964. George was active in the F.F.A. and raised Suffolk sheep; he worked and helped his dad on the ranch and eventually had cattle and sheep of his own.

He married Adeline Winingar of Kaycee on July 3, 1981 and to this union they had four children: Everett, Kari, Eric and Shelby.

George loved his horses and you could almost always find him horseback. He liked hunting and enjoyed the hunters that came out every fall. He was always willing to help out neighbors and friends when needed.

George is survived by his wife, Adeline; sons, Everett (Whitt) of Carlile, Eric (McKayla) of Carlile; daughters, Kari of Gillette, Shelby (Tim) of Gillette; six grandchildren, Skyler of Tennessee, Paisley and Colt of Carlile, Harper, Cambree and Ronin of Gillette; brothers, Dan (DeDe) of Carlile and Dee (Lori) of Carlile. He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Grace; paternal grandparents, Fred and Leona; maternal grandparents, Everett and Sophie Woods.

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

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