Sherman (Gib) Staker


(June 10, 2004)

Memorial services were Saturday, June 12 at Miratsky-Easton Funeral home for Sherman (Gib) Staker, 75, who died Thursday, June 10 at the Powell Valley Healthcare Center after a long illness.

Pastor Clyde Seifert officiated at services and burial of cremains in Crown Hill Cemetery.

He was born Nov. 14, 1928, in Paul, Idaho, to Sherman and Cheddie (Moncur) Staker. He served in the U.S. Army in Panama.

He married Audrey Lavern Gilbert on July 10, 1949, in Toppenish, Wash. He worked for Amoco Oil Co. for 30 years, then moved to Powell following retirement.

Survivors include five children, Linda Parkins (Larry) of Cody, Craig Staker (Lora) of Wamsutter, Carol Nowlin of Riverton, Rita Duty (Jerrel) of Riveron and Kim Staker (Linda) of Casper; a sister, Janice Bessler and husband Raymond of Powell; a brother, Keith Staker and wife Carolyn of Boise, Idaho; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 53 years, Audrey Staker, in October of 2002; one son, Steven, and one sister, Geraldine Staker.

Should friends desire, memorials might be made to the charity of choice.