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Jean MenapaceJean Menapace Rock Springs - Jean Menapace, 66, of Rock Springs died Monday, July 7, 2014 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County after a year long illness. She was born December 21, 1947 in Fruita, Colorado, the daughter of William Francis Schreiner II and Mahela Verda Acord Schreiner. She attended schools in Fruita and also attended Western Wyoming Community College where she received an associates degree. She married John P. Menapace May 28, 1966 in Grand Junction, Colorado. She worked as a teachers aide and substitute teacher. She also worked doing custodian and maintenance for the City of Rock Springs, the recreation center and golf course, retiring January 2011 after 20 years. She was a member of the Salvation Army. Her interests were taking her children and grandchildren to sport activities, taking walks, playing golf, playing slot machines, camping and gardening, playing cards, cooking for family gatherings and being a mother. Survivors include her husband John P. Menapace of Rock Springs; mother Mahela Verda Schreiner of Grand Junction, Colorado; sons Darrell G. Menapace of Rock Springs, Mark S. Menapace and wife Christie of Kemmerer, and Steven W. Menapace and companion Shannon of Highland Ranch, Colorado; daughter Lonnie L. Moore and husband Rick of Rock Springs; brothers William Schreiner III and wife Colleen and Richard Schreiner and wife Ginn all of Grand Junction; sisters Ella Mae Guillen, Cathy Irvin, Mary Jane Leon, and Leona Terry and husband John all of Grand Junction; sister-in-law Sonya Bishop; grandchildren John Menapace, Brody Moore, Tammy Gilbert, Andrew Hill, Marco Menapace, Jianna Menapace, Cameron Glon; several aunts and uncles; 17 nephews and 9 nieces. She was preceded in death by her father William Francis Schreiner II, sister Maureen Padilla, brother Wilbur Bishop, nephew Dave Irvin, brother-in-laws Paul Irvin and Jose Leon. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 12, 2014 at Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way, Rock Springs, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Cremation will follow at Fox Crematory, Rock Springs. In lieu of flowers, the family request that in her memory, donations be made to Cowboys Against Cancer, 1893 Dewar Dr., Rock Springs, WY 82901
So sorry to hear of Jean's passing. She was a wonderful person wom we all loved and enjoyed being around. John and family are in our hearts and prayers. Steve and Connie Eleshuk
Eleshuk Family Jul 13 2014 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of Jean's passing. This is a very difficult time but take comfort knowing she is at peace. The spirit never dies and is always with you.
vonne Yakimovich Melson Jul 13 2014 12:00 AM
We have only met Jean about a year ago but what a very nice and kind lady.May she now be at peace from all the suffering she endured. Our very deepest sympathy to all of the family.Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. The Hafner families on McKinley Ave.
Jean Menapace Jul 13 2014 12:00 AM
Jean was a one of a kind Lady. She was always there to help everyone and had a smile on her face all the time. She loved to laugh and she made all of us glad that we knew her. Billy and I both will miss Jean. May the Lord comfort you all. Our deepest sympathys, Billy Wayne and Lynne Ann Shalata and Family If there is anything we can do, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Shalata Family Jul 9 2014 12:00 AM