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Verna Oliva

November 10, 1939 — December 17, 2022


On December 17, 2022, loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother,  Verna Faye Oliva left this world to go back home to her family in heaven.

She was born November 10, 1939, to Austin C. and Faye Titmus, Simpson in Evanston, Wyoming. She married William C. Oliva on July 2, 1955, in Green River, Wyoming. He preceded her in death after 64 years of marriage.

Verna loved her family unconditionally and spoiled her great grandkids all the time.  She enjoyed bingo, gambling, fishing, camping, dancing, singing, hunting with her husband, and socializing with friends.

Verna leaves behind her daughter Shellie Oliva; her granddaughter Jamie (Mat) Sherman; three great granddaughters Holly, Emma, Bridget Sherman; her best friend of 75 years Mary Morin; her brother Clark Slagowski; sister-in-law LaRue Simpson, brother-in-law Bill Bennett; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, stepdad Gerald Slagowski, brother Larry; twin sister & brother in law Verla & Bob Hysell; sister Kay Bennett; great grandson Brandon Green; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 7, 2023, 1:00 pm at the Uinta Senior Center, 330 Second Street, Mountain View, Wyoming.

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