Oct. 3, 1940-Nov. 29, 2012
CHEYENNE – Barbara M. Gill, 72, of Cheyenne, died Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. She was born Oct. 3, 1940 in Torrington to Elizabeth Schwab Rhoades and Franklin Rhoades. She joined her sister, Betty.
Barbara graduated from Torrington High School in 1968. She graduated from Goshen County Community College and the University of Wyoming. She was an educator for 37 years, retiring in 2001.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Franklin Gill; her children, Craig and Brenda Latta of Port Charlotte, Fla., Kimberly Latta and Dan Herman of Cheyenne, David and Heather Gill of Ogallala, Neb.; her grandsons, Scott Latta, Shawn Latta, Joshua Gill, Michael Gill and Caleb Gill; her nephews, Rob and Karen Posten and Greg and Wendy Posten of Torrington.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth Rhoades, and her sister, Betty Posten.
Her faith and family were the most important part of her life, followed by her lifelong friends and her students.
A family remembrance of love and life will be held at a later date.
Cremation has taken place at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens under the direction of Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.
Friends who wish may contribute to Laramie County School District No. 1, Arp Elementary, 2801 House Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82001. This is the elementary school where Barbara was an educator for 37 years.
Friends may sign Barbara’s online guestbook at www.wrcfuneral.com.
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