Obituary Details

Arlene S. Eddy

(06/05/1920 - 12/12/2012)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 12/19/2012

Arlene S. Edison Eddy

Arlene S. Edison Eddy was called home on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Arlene passed at her home northwest of Keeline with her devoted husband Larry at her side.

Arlene was born June 5, 1920 at her family's homestead north of Shawnee Wyoming to Gladys and Alfred Edison, where she spent her childhood and completed her schooling. Arlene was baptized June 12th 1927 in Shawnee, Wyoming by Irvin Noyce. She graduated from Shawnee High School in 1938. Following high school on June 12th 1938, she married her husband Larry Eddy in Hot Springs, South Dakota.

The couple started their lives together and making a home, ranching northwest of Keeline where they spent 74 years and six months together. They were blessed with three children. Donna Eddy (deceased), Lois Eddy Moll and Ivan Eddy.

Arlene was an active member of the homemakers club, garden club, 4-H Sewing leader for the Mile High 4-H Club, Federated Women's Club, Sunday school teacher for the American Sunday School Union (Missionary Alliance) and a member of the Manville Church. She received second place in the nation for the Federated Women's Club award for clothing design for handicap people, during the years of devotion she spent, taking care of her handicap daughter, Dona.

Arlene enjoyed sewing, quilting, baking, gardening, canning, raising chickens, tea parties and Chinese checkers with grandchildren and great grandchildren and studying the Lord's Word, as a devoted Christian.

Arlene is survived by her husband, Larry Eddy. Brother, Fay Edison and wife Sue Edison North of Shawnee, Wyoming. Son, Ivan Eddy of Keeline, Wyoming. Daughter Lois Eddy Moll and Husband Robert Moll of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Granddaughters Ann Eddy Wood and husband Jeremy Wood of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Karen Moll Fortney and husband Rick Fortney of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Grandsons John Eddy of Lusk, Wyoming, Ron Moll and wife Stefanie of Gilbert, Arizona. Great Granddaughters Teah, Kendra, Chandra, Adrienne, Marisa, Olivia, Hayley, and Samantha. Great Grandsons Kolby, Justus, Jordan, and Ethan. Great Great Grandchildren Addison, Harper, and Jaedon.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Dona Eddy and daughter in law Patricia Eddy.

Services were held on December 17th at the First Baptist Church in Lusk. Brent Venable officiated the services. Pier Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorials in Arlene's memory made to donor's charity of choice.

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