Karen Green

Karen Green passed away on November 19th, 2022, at Ivinson Memorial Hospital, with the Grace of the Lord and he family by her side.

She was born on March 13th, 1949, in Laramie, Wyoming to James H (Hap) and Mildred Connelly. She was schooled at St. Laurence school, Laramie Jr. & Sr. High, graduating in 1967.

She and Dennis Green were married in 1966 and together they had two children, Scott, and Shannon. Karen worked at 1st Interstate Bank for 21 years as a note and collections department supervisor before retiring in 1991.

They moved to Jelm Wyoming in 1993 where she worked for 19 years in the Woods Landing Store. She is past president of Laramie Jr. Miss Pageants and was named one of America’s Most Outstanding Women of 1979.

Karen was preceded in death by her parents and sister-in-law, Edith Henderson, father-in-law Brennen Green, mother-in-law Violet Green, and nephews Chucky Henderson, and Daniel Vetter.

She is survived by her husband Dennis, son Scott and daughter Shannon Green, grandchildren Amie, Dallie, Kristen, Dennis, Lexi, and Harley; and great grandchildren, Wyatt, Maverick, and Asher, . Nephew Larry Henderson and niece Suzie Vetter.

Cremation has taken place and her ashes will be spread at her favorite fishing spot on Turpin Creek at a  later date.

Memorial donations can be made to the Big Laramie Fire Department. 

Services will be announced at a later date.

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Condolences (12)

  • Cheryl Hearne Bath

    So sorry for your loss! My mother watched Karen after school for a number of years, so she was practically a part of the family.

  • Anonymous

    Dennis and Family Sorry for your loss God be with you in this time of sorrow. Karen was in my Homemakers group and she will be missed Mary Lou Lynn

    • Anonymous

      Dear Dennis Shannon Scott and all your families..Curtis and I are so sad about Karen’s passing. Such good times we have had . May God be with you all. Love Curtis and Ellen.

  • Jim & Ro Peak

    Dennis and family very sorry for your loss. Karen and I went all the way through school together, beginning at St. Laurence School. Please know that prayers and thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time.

  • Patti Hulett Sanchez

    I am sos sorry for your loss. I’m glad I got to know Karen from my time at the bank. She will be greatly missed.

  • Anonymous

    We will miss seeing Karen and her smiling face. Thoughts and prayers to Dennis, the kids, and her family. She was a very special lady. Tom and Laura Gaddis

  • Thomas H Northen

    We are both so sorry for your loss. Karen was a joy to be around and a beautiful person. Our kindest remembrances, Tom and Cheri

  • Ron Morgan

    My sincere condolences to you and your entire Family Dennis. I haven't been in your life for many decades my Friend but rest assured you have always been in my heart. Just know, Karen's in a better place. You will be together again in the "Presence of God"!

  • Tawnie Kern

    Dennis and family, I am so so sorry for your loss. Karen was an awesome woman and I am so glad I knew her. You guys were so much fun to wait on at the Rancher, along with Aunt Judy and Uncle Dean. HUGE hugs to you and your family as well as prayers for comfort.

  • Anonymous

    Dennis and family, I was saddened to hear of Karen’s passing. You’re all in my heart and mind. Dave O’Malley

  • Roberta Johnson (Gonzales)

    Dennis, Scott, Shannon, and Family, I am so sorry to hear about Karen passing away. Sending thoughts and prayers to all of you. I hope that all of the wonderful memories you have of her will be of some comfort during this difficult time.

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