Mildred M. Case

Dec 11, 2012 Staff

Mildred M. Case, formerly of Fremont County, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Pioneer Manor in Gillette. She was 91 years old.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Thurman of the United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A viewing will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the funeral home.

Mildred Mae Jacques was born Oct. 21, 1921, in Casper, the daughter of Paul Louis Jacques and Mildred M. (Corkill) Jacques.

She resided in Casper until she was 15. She attended Mitchell, Neb., grade school, Natrona County High School in Casper, and Morton High School. She lived in Kinnear for five years, Pavillion for 12 years, Oregon for two years, Lander for 11 years, Hanna for 35 years and Gillette.

She married Max Elmo Case on Oct. 14, 1940, in Casper. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Case was a farm wife and homemaker, a restaurant cook, a school lunch cook and a chef at El Toro in Hudson and the Noble Hotel in Lander.

She was of the Methodist faith and was active in the United Methodist Women.

She was a member of the Jolly Neighbors Homemakers Club, the Hanna Democratic Women, Red Hats and Birthday Club, and she was a Civil Defense coordinator in the early 1960s.

Her family said she enjoyed cooking, gardening, canning, embroidery, crocheting, sewing and collecting.

She is survived by her daughters, June Coley of Hanna, Elaine Buckendorf of Hanna and Linette West of Gillette; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Max E. Case; parents Paul and Mildred Jacques; brothers Charles Jacques of Casper and James Jacques of Riverton; and sister Donna Hedges of Riverton.

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

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