Richard Christman

Richard Christman, 92, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, with his loving wife by his side at Mountain View Living Sheridan VAMC.

Dick was born in Sheldon, ND January 19, 1931, to Edward and Hannah Christman. His childhood was spent on the family farm on the Sheyenne River. Dick moved to Casper with his brothers Charles and Warren in 1947. He worked for Coca-cola and Natrona Transfer and Standard Oil in Casper.

He married Patricia Embrey in 1949. In that union 4 children were born, Ginger, Julie, Richard, and Mark. They later divorced.

He married Virginia L Moore in 1965. From this union, he helped raise Virginia’s 3 children Dave, Dickie, and Sherri.

He enlisted in the Army National Guard, he was Btry B, 3/49th Arty SFCE7, and served 15 years. He was also an avid baseball umpire for Babe Ruth baseball. He enjoyed Baseball all through his life. He went to his grandchildren’s ball games.

In 1975 he moved to Lander and was General Manager for Bill Eger Mobile homes and car dealerships. He joined the BPOE Elk lodge in Lander. He also played guitar in a band called the Table Mountain Boys with 2 friends Les Lindwurm and Kenny Hough.

Dick always enjoyed talking to people and had genuine care for others and was always there to help. He will be missed.

Preceded in death by his parents Ed and Hannah Christman, Brothers Charles, Warren, and Reggie, Daughter Julie Jackson, Stepson Richard Moore, Step Daughter Sherri VanDer Vliet, Step Grand Daughters Angela and Teresa, and Step Grandson Dustin.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia of 57 years Daughter Ginger Nelson, Sons Rick (Helen) Christman from Conway SC and Mark (Jennifer) Christman of Casper and Stepson Dave(Nancy) Moore of Gooding ID, 11 Grandchildren 14 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren, Numerous Nieces, and Nephews.

Online condolences may be written at Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

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