Catherine Marie Mehle Spicer (March 16, 1958 – Nov. 15, 2014)

Catherine Marie Mehle Spicer (March 16, 1958 – Nov. 15, 2014)

ROCK SPRINGS – Catherine Marie Mehle Spicer, 56, of Rock Springs, Wyoming passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014,  following a brief illness, at the University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

She was born on March 16, 1958 the daughter of the late James and Joyce Mehle in Rock Springs, Wyoming where she resided until time of her death.  She attended schools in Rock Springs, graduating from the Rock Springs High School with the class of 1976 and Western Wyoming Community College in 1990. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Utah State in Logan, Utah in 1994.

She married Robert “Bob” Spicer on February 11, 1978 in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

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Cathy worked for the Child Development Center as a grant writer until 2003.  After retiring from the CDC she became a grandmother in 2004, 2007 and 2012.  She dedicated her life to being the best mom and grandmother possible.  She was also involved with the Wyoming Community Foundation, Youth Home Board, Chamber of Commerce and a honorary member of the Clydesdale Team.

Her interests included family, traveling, cooking and being with her friends and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband Bob Spicer of Rock Springs, Wyoming, daughters Jennifer Evans and husband Walker of Littleton, Colorado; Tammi Dormuth and husband Adam of Parker, Colorado and Sara Goldsby of Columbia, South Carolina.  Granddaughters Kayleigh Abigayle Evans (10), Irelyn Brienna Evans (7) of Littleton, Colorado, Jack Eldon Dormuth (2) of Parker, Colorado; sister Chris Tyler and husband Ron and brother James Mehle, Jr. of Rock Springs and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Joyce Mehle, sisters Tammy Mehle and Joni Soltis; father in law and mother-in-law Eldon and Beverly Spicer and her uncle Joe and  aunt Connie Giorgis.

Following cremation, a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Friday, November 21, 2014 at Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church, 633 Bridger Avenue, Rock Springs, Wyoming.  Friends may call at the church one hour prior to services.

The family of Catherine Spicer will be receiving relatives and friends at 15 Mountain Springs Road in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

The family of Catherine Spicer respectfully request that donations be made in her memory to the Rock Springs Humane Society, 310 Yellowstone Road, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901 or the Sweetwater Youth Crisis Center, 3801 Sweetwater Drive in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

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