Marjorie “Marge” (Wright) Schrantz was born to Richard and Betty (Prokesh) Wright on July 15, 1924 in Gross, Nebraska. She married Earl Schrantz in Ainsworth, Nebraska in 1940 and had two daughters, Maryann (Schrantz) Dewald Cain and Karen (Schrantz) Coleman. She and Earl moved to Casper in 1941. She worked at various retail stores, was a wonderful cook and loved to entertain her friends in her home. Marge and Earl loved to travel and belonged to a square dancing club. Marge’s favorite colors were red, yellow and pink. In their later years, Marge and Earl spent a lot of time at the Casper Senior Center visiting with friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Earl Schrantz, her granddaughter Rhonda Cashel and great grandson Joshua Huckabay.
She is survived by her daughters; Maryann (Clyde) Cain and Karen (Bill) Coleman, grandchildren; Howard (Elaine) Dewald of Athens, OH, David Dewald of Casper, Stephanie (Al) Black of Salt Lake City, UT, Brian Dewald of Casper, Scott (Stephanie) Coleman of Salt Lake City, UT, great grandchildren; Amanda Huckabay of Casper, Dawn (Philip) Dewald of Cupertino, CA, Lauren Black of Denver, CO, Kristen Black of Salt Lake City, UT, Brent Coleman of Salt Lake City, UT, Andrew Dewald of Norman, OK and great great granddaughter; Olivia Huckabay of Casper.
In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome donations be directed to the Casper Senior Center, 1831 E 4th St., Casper, WY 82601.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Newcomer Casper Chapel from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Wyoming Memorial Gardens. A Reception will be held following interment at First Christian Church, 520 CY Ave., Casper, WY 82601.
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