Mary Jean Scollard, 89, passed away at Poplar Casper Mountain Rehabilitation & Care Center, November 4, 2020 where she had resided the last year.
Born May 12 1931 in Thermopolis, Wyoming, She was one of 4 children of Forrest & Therma (Canfield) Myers. After spending most of her schooling in Thermopolis she decided to graduate at Natrona County High School in Casper, Wyoming.
In the early 50’s she married Glenn Scollard in Thermopolis. The couple raised two children, Gary and Sandra. While Glenn worked at Atlantic City Iron Ore Mine operations Mary Jean worked at Fremont Motors Ford Company.
She spent 12 years as a missionary to the Shoshoni & Arapahoe Indians on the Wind River Reservation which she enjoyed very much.
Before becoming a resident at Thermopolis Rehabilitation & Care Center for two years. Mary Jean lived on her acre of land and in her Mobile Home in Riverton Wyoming. She was attending a non- denominational church in Hudson, Wyoming served by Pastor Paul Morrison & family.
Preceding her in death was her husband Glenn & daughter Sandra & baby Ricky (lived 24 hrs.) after birth.
Those cherishing her memory are her son, Gary, of Grand Junction, Colorado; brother, Wayne Myers of Ft.Collins, Colorado; three grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren & one great, great grandchild. She loved all of them very much & was proud of every one of them.
Graveside services will be held Friday, November 13, 2:00 PM, at Riverside Cemetery, Thermopolis, with Pastor Paul officiating. Viewing at Mortimore Funeral Home will be from 11am – 1:00 pm.
Mortimore Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online messages may be offered at www.mortfh.com.
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