Wayne Tasler was born July 25, 1951 in Bassett, NE to Dewayne and Donna Tasler. He passed away September 11, 2022 at Central Wyoming Hospice from lung cancer.
Wayne grew up south of Atkinson in the Green Valley area. He went to Country School Number 11 and graduated with the class of 1970. During his high school years, he wrestled, played football, and did track.
After high school, he joined the US Army at Fort Lewis, Washington.
On June 9, 1973, he married Roberta Ruzicka. Following their honeymoon, they moved to Casper, WY and to this union, they had two sons, Robby and Ryan. They later divorced. Later, he married Cass Meyer; they also divorced. He then was married to Linda Petersen for 29 years.
Wayne worked for the City of Casper for more than 30 years. He loved to go fishing, hunting, four-wheeling, playing pool, throwing darts, and bowling. He participated in the Pony Express re-rides along the Oregon Trail. In his later years, he belonged to the Wyoming Patriot Guard Riders.
Wayne leaves on this earth his sons, Robby (Robbin) Tasler and family, and Ryan Tasler and family; his wife, Linda Petersen Tasler; step-daughter, Sandy (Bill) Arnold and family; step-son, Dave (Joey) Reid and family.
He also leaves behind his siblings, Jeanette Tasler of Atkinson, NE, Jerry (Elaine) of Atkinson, NE, Debra (Kevin) Kramer of Lincoln, NE, and Tony (Tammy) of Forest Grove, OK, and all their families; his aunts, Lotus Herrington of Casper, WY, Darlene Schaaf of Atkinson, NE, and Evadene Boettcher of Atkinson, NE; his uncle, Ray (Wanda) Herrington of Bassett, NE.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dewayne and Donna Tasler; his aunt, Dorthy Nachtman; his uncles, Roy Herrington, Frank Nachtman, Don Schaaf, and Jim Boettcher; and a grandson, Wyatt Maser.
Services will be held Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 11:00 am at Newcomer Casper Chapel, 710 East 2nd Street, Casper, WY. A luncheon reception will follow at the Eagles Hall at 306 North Durbin Street, Casper, WY.
Cards can be sent to:
Robby and Ryan Tasler
P.O. Box 2525
Mills, WY 82644
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