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Donnell Tompkins

November 22, 1941 — June 26, 2020

Donnell Tompkins, age 78, passed away in Denver, Colorado on Friday, June 26, 2020. She was born on November 22, 1941 at the Casper Memorial Hospital in Casper, Wyoming to Helen Irene Larson and Donald Smith Nicoll.

Donnell attended Casper schools and graduated from Natrona County High School, Class of 1960. She later graduated from the University of Wyoming with a BA in Elementary Education in June of 1964. While in school, she enjoyed playing the clarinet in band and orchestra and singing in choirs. During her college years, she was active in Alpha Chi Omega, was house manager for Tau Beta Sigma, served as President for the Christian Science Organization, was involved with the Student Ed. Association, was Secretary for Religion in Life Week Council and was a member of the Young Republicans. Donnell married Kenneth Lee Tompkins on June 21, 1964 and together they raised 2 sons, David Michael and Robert Larson.

She was active in the Casper area Brownies, Girl Scouts, 4H, Jobs Daughters, AXO alumni chapters, Girl Scout and Cub Scout leader, Forest Wives club and the Order of the Eastern Star.

Donnell worked as a substitute teacher for many years, she worked for Welcome Wagon for over 10 years, worked for Getting to Know you and together with her husband Ken, built a successful Amway business.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Bustard and Jacoby Funeral Home, 600 CY Avenue, Casper, Wyoming. Inurnment will follow at Highland Cemetery.  Please use the following link to view her service online: https://client.tribucast.com/tcid/35243649 .

A live broadcast of Donnell's Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 PM Friday, July 17, 2020.

Please use the link below to watch the broadcast. If connection is lost during the service, it will also be available to be viewed after the services.


Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home , 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.

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Friday, July 17, 2020

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Friday, July 17, 2020

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Highland Cemetery

, Casper, WY 82601

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