Elizabeth Charline (Char) Price passed away May 6, 2022. Char was born October 1, 1929, in her grandmother’s home in Excelsior Springs, MO to Charles and Pauline Shoemaker. In 1934, she moved with her family to Memphis, TN and in 1939, the family moved to Columbia, SC. After she graduated from high school in 1947, the family moved to Kansas City, MO. She attended junior college in Kansas City and then completed her bachelor’s in education at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. She began her teaching career in Kansas City. She met her husband, Jack, in Kansas City. They were married in December 1955 and were inseparable until he passed away in January 2013. They lived in Kansas City, MO, then moved to Casper, WY in 1965. She taught reading at Crest Hill, Fairdale, and Verda James Elementary Schools. She was affectionately known as the gadget queen, loved going to the beach, could grow absolutely anything in her garden and enjoyed golfing, photography, fishing, sitting on the riverbank at Svoboda’s home, and trips to Jackson Hole and Yellowstone. She and Jack traveled frequently to visit family in Nashville, TN, Tulsa, OK, Prentiss, MS, and Kansas City, MO. The last four years she was a resident of Primrose Retirement Community in Casper, WY.
She is survived by her sons Jeff (Ann) Price of Casper, WY, Mike (Cynthia) Price of Brentwood, TN and Douglas (Laurie) Price of Tulsa, OK; her grandchildren Emily (Chris) Buckley of Prentiss, MS; Christopher (Janelle) Price of Casper, WY; Paul Babcock of Chicago, IL, William Babcock of Brentwood, TN; and Blair (Carley) Price of Pecan Gap, TX; and great-grandchildren Kyler and Keiren Eaton and Sheldon, Jaden, and Ashlyn Buckley, of Prentiss, MS; Jackson and Kellan Price of Casper, WY; and Cohen Price of Pecan Gap, TX; nieces and nephews Denise Rendina of Lenexa, KS; Philip (Debbie) Rendina and Greg Rendina of Kansas City, MO; and Angie (Ted) Butler of Pearland, TX and sister-in-law Angel Shoemaker of McLean, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jack of Casper, WY, sister Carol Rendina and brother-in-law Jim Rendina of Kansas City, MO and brother Charles Shoemaker, Jr. of McLean, IL.
Memorial services will be held at Bustard and Jacoby Funeral Home, on June 11, 2022, 10:00 am with Pastor Jack Olsen officiating. Interment has been held.
Memorial donations may be made in her name to Central Wyoming Hospice. The family wishes to thank the staff of Primrose Retirement Community for their care and support for the past four years and to Central Wyoming Hospice for making her last days as comfortable as possible.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Bustard & Jacoby Funeral Home , 600 CY Avenue, Casper, WY 82601.