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James “Jim” R. Caswell


James “Jim” R. Caswell, 80, of Laramie, formerly of Rawlins, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at Laramie Care Center.

He was born Jan. 24, 1932 in Estes Park, Colo., to Birdsey and Beatrice (Green) Caswell.

He was raised in Colorado and moved to Saratoga during his high school years.

He married Georgie Currey on July 11, 1951 in Encampment.

Jim served in the United States Navy and was honorably discharged.

He lived and worked in Colorado and Wyoming throughout his life. Jim loved to do woodwork.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Georgie (Currey) Caswell; his second wife, Elaine (Youngberg) Caswell; his three siblings; and one grandchild.

Jim is survived by his children; Jim Caswell of Golden, Colo., Fran Cordell of Severance, Colo., Don Caswell of Evans, Colo., and Jessie Shefferd and her husband, Dan of Eaton, Colo. He is also survived by his 10 grandchildren; his six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation has taken place.

Services are under the direction of Montgomery-Stryker Funeral Home. To send condolences or to sign the online guestbook, please go to


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