Wayne L. Delorme

Oct 30, 2012 Staff

Wayne L. Delorme, of St. Stephens, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper surrounded by his family. He was 65 years old.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, at St. Stephens Catholic Church. A rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at St. Stephens. Friday-Truan Detachment No. 683 Marine Corp League and Veterans will perform military honors after the memorial service.

Wayne Louis Delorme was born Oct. 22, 1947, in St. Stephens, the son of Louis Martin and Josephine (Hanway) Delorme. He was raised in St. Stephens. He attended two years of college and served two tours in Vietnam while in the Army.

He married Juanita Herrera on June 27, 1966, in Riverton.

Mr. Delorme was a lifelong resident of Arapahoe and worked as a veterans' representative at the workforce center for several years. He retired as a federal judge for the Northern Arapahoe Tribe.

He was of the Catholic faith.

His family said he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, hunting, fishing, traveling and gambling at the Wind River Casino.

He is survived by his wife, Juanita; sons Shawn Delorme of Riverton and Kim Delorme of Fort Collins, Colo.; daughters Denise Gembala of Reno, Nev., Jenee Finnen of South Carolina and Amber Duran of St. Stephens; brother Louis Delorme of Arapahoe; sisters Debbie Delorme of Arapahoe, Yvette Bartell of Riverton and Carlene Smith of Riverton; 20 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Renae Delorme, his parents and sister Fran Delorme.

Memorials donation in Mr. Delorme's name would be appreciated to Wind River Dialysis Center in care of Davis Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at

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