In Memory

Carol Rodgers (Wirtala)

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11/02/21 04:29 PM #1    

Mike Walters

Carol May (Rodgers) Wirtala passed away on Friday, October 15,2021 after a short illness. She was born to William Claude Rodgers and Georgia May Rodgers on December 1,1943 in Hutchinson, Kansas.  Carol moved to Casper with her parents in 1948 where she attended school and graduated from Natrona County High School in 1962.

 Carol was married to Walter Edwin Wirtala in 1962 after which Ed joined the army. They moved to Stuttgart, Germany in 1963 while he was in the service. They had four sons: Kevin, Shayne, Sean, and Shelby. They had 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Carol was preceded in death by her husband Ed in 2003 and by one grandson, Brady. 

  She worked at various Casper locations finishing up with 10 years at the west side Walmart. Carol enjoyed reading, crocheting, playing games on her computer, and keeping up with family and friends on Facebook. She attended Highland Park Community Church for many years where she participated in Community Group, Senior Adult Ministries, and special events. Carol loved the Lord and often took her grandchildren and great grandchildren to church with her. 

 Carol was a lifelong caretaker of her family and was loved and adored by them. Her wonderful stories and her smile will be missed by all those who knew her. A celebration of life will be held at Highland Park Community Church on Saturday, November 6,2021 at 1:00 PM. She will be buried at Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery with her husband. Donations may be sent to Shayne Wirtala c/o Denise LaBounta at 4858 North Oregon Trail Rd. Mills, Wy. 82604 Sent from my iPhone

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