Coe, Laura Mae Roediger (Hershberger) (October 12, 1930 - February 7, 1993)

Laura Mae Roediger Coe

Douglas Budget - February 10, 1993

Funeral services for Laura Mae Roediger Coe, 62, will be held Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Glendo High School Gym in Glendo with Rev. Merrill Lanker of the Congregational United Church of Christ of Douglas officiating. Interment will be in the Horseshoe Cemetery located southwest of Glendo.

Mrs. Coe did Sunday, Feb. 7, 1993, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following a long illness.

She was born Oct. 12, 1930, at the Hershberger family home outside of Glendo.

She was a life long resident of the Glendo community.

She was educated in Glendo graduating from Glendo High School in 1948.

On Nov. 27, 1948, she was married to Christian Robert Roediger in Casper, who she was married to for 29 years.

After several years on the Roediger homestead, they moved to Glendo briefly and then to their home and ranch east of Glendo.

Mr. Roediger died on Oct. 1, 1978. She was married for a short time to Ronald Coe of Glendo.

She was a long term member of the Glendo Emergency Medical Technicians and served as their president for some time.

She worked at the Glendo School since 1971, first as a teacher's aide and bus driver, then for most of her career as the secretary. She also maintained the Bob Roediger Ranch.

She enjoyed oil painting occasionally and always enjoyed visits from her family and friends.

She is survived by her good friend, Jack Smith of Glendo; three children, Jesse Roediger, Kelly Roediger, and Julie Russell, all of Douglas; her grandchildren, Renee, Rebecca, Gene, Sarah, and Sawyer; her step-grandchildren, Craig and Jacie; five brothers, Perry, Bill, Jack, Gene, and Ken Hershberger; four sisters-in-law, Freda Robinson, Edna Langston, Margaret Meyer, and Elizabeth Carson; and numerous other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; infant son, Keith Edward Roediger in 1951; her parents, Julia (Smith)Hershberger Utz and Harold H. Hershberger; four brothers, Ernest, Carroll, Harry, and Eugene Keith Hershberger; and one sister-in-law, Ruth Speyer.

Serving as pallbearers will be John Daly, Ray King, Neil Damrow, Larry Cundall, Jamie McCormick, and Jim Loomer.

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Boyd Leonard, Orman Millikin, Ed Hathaway, and all of her many other friends.

A memorial to the Glendo EMTs or to the Glendo Community Church would be appreciated by the family.

The Converse Funeral Chapel of Douglas is in charge of the arrangements.


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