Barbara E. Schell, age 60, of Casper, Wyoming, passed away peacefully May 2, 2023. She was born January 6, 1963, in Brush, Colorado to Billy McGee and Donna (Spillman) Skinner. She was later adopted by stepfather Richard “Corky” Skinner. She attended Brush High School and graduated from Morgan Community College in Fort Morgan, Colorado with an Associate Degree in Secretarial/Accounting. Recently, she worked at Wyoming Machinery. Her greatest enjoyments were sewing, piecing, quilting and acting in 20+ community plays over the years. She enjoyed cooking for others. She was an accomplished cake decorator, winning awards in Denver. She owned a local cake decorating business. She was the wittiest and funniest woman to, literally, the very end.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one child, Aurora Skinner (age 36) and a grandson Aiden Walter (1 day old).
She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Don Schell, children, Anthony (Kaitlynn) Stieb, Anja (Adriel) Walter, Geoffrey (Mari) Schell, brother, Patrick Skinner, 9 grandchildren; Connor, Parker, Kendra, Addison, Declan, Flynn, William, Viktor, and Cade, nephews, Ryan (Caroline) Skinner, and Eli Skinner.
In lieu of flowers or other remembrances at her request memorial contributions can be made to Natrona County Suicide Prevention Task Force. https://natronacountysuicideprevention.org/
There will be no formal funeral services but a Celebration of Life will be scheduled in the near future.