Edith Wipper Brekken passed away on November 5, 2021 at Hospice in Casper. She was born May 16, 1938 in Cheyenne, WY. She attended school in Pavillion and Highland Wyoming and graduated from Natrona County High School.
Edith married Phil Brekken in 1962 and they moved to Powder River where they operated the Texaco gas station and made their home there until 1989 at which time they moved to Casper, WY.
Edith worked at NY Life Insurance and Decker Auto Glass in Casper. She was a volunteer for 19 years at Wyoming Medical Center.
Edith was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters - Gretchen Selby and Linda Marshall, her husband Phil and her daughter Polly (Matt) Maloney. Survivors include her daughters Dana (Duane) McCarrel and Erin Raabe and five grandchildren - Jarrod McCarrel, Kelsey McCarrel, Sawyer McCarrel, Cassidy Raabe, and Jesse Raabe.
The family would like to thank the kind personnel of Shepherd of the Valley Health Care, Wyoming Medical Center and Central Wyoming Hospice for their care of Edith the past 6 months.
Donations in her honor can be made to Central Wyoming Hospice, 319 S Wilson St, Casper, WY 82601.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM, Monday, November 15 at Newcomer Casper Chapel. A reception following the service will be held at 2:00 pm, at Paradise Valley Church, 188 Valley Drive in Casper.
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