Marilee LaVerne Barger

(Aug. 21, 1953 - Sept. 16, 2018)


Marilee LaVerne Barger, 65, passed away at home on Sept. 16, 2018.

She was born Aug. 21, 1953, in Granite City, Illinois, to Theodore and LaVerne (Hurlbrink) Krauskopf. She graduated high school and attended college, living in Illinois until moving to Powell in 1991. Marilee was a cook at Powell Valley Hospital and Powell Valley Care Center and was also a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Marilee enjoyed cooking, gardening, and her job at the hospital, where she worked for more than 25 years.

Marilee is survived by one son, Kenneth A. Paul, and one daughter, Amie E. (Gregory) Morgan; one brother, Theodore (Linda) Krauskopf, and two sisters, Carol Schmidt and Faye (Marshall) Dyer; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother-in-law, Pastor William Schmidt.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at 1 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Powell, with Rev. Lee Wisroth officiating.

Thompson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family online at or P.O. Box 807, Powell, WY 82435.