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Wesley Eugene Brothers Sr.


Wesley Eugene Brothers Sr, age 78, of Gillette, WY went home with the Lord on July 15, 2013 surrounded by his family.

Wes was born August 18, 1934 in Kimball, Nebraska to Floyd and Hilda Brothers. He was raised and educated in Dix, Nebraska and graduated from Dix High School in 1953.

On April 18, 1955 Wes married the love of his life Sharon Ann Teare, together they raised a family of seven. A hard working man, Wes farmed and worked for Arco Oil and Gas of which he retired after 27 years.

He enjoyed many hobbies which included restoring cub cadet tractors, wood working, and spending time with friends, family, and his favorite dog Chester.

Wes is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sharon; children Becky Brothers of Gillette, WY, Mark Brothers of Rock Springs, WY, Laurie (Terrell) Shaw of Potter, NE, Roxann Hunhoff of Bertrand, NE, Wendy Brothers of Fort Collins, CO, Greg (Christy) Brothers of Gillette, WY, Sister Sharon Lee (Ralph) Anderson of Kearney, NE, fourteen grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and Thelma Brothers of Kimball, NE. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Kathryn Killham, and his son Gene.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established for Close to Home Hospice House of Gillette, WY. Cantrell Funeral Home was in charge of local arrangements.


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