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JoAnn Y. Tholson

May 30, 1935 — February 20, 2023


JoAnn Young Tholson, 87, of Rozet, Wyoming passed away on February 20, 2023. JoAnn was born in Montpelier, Idaho on May 30,1935 to Odelia S. and Percy J. Young.  JoAnn married John L. Tholson, and together they had 4 children, Susan, Daniel, Jacqueline and Sherri Jo, raising them in Douglas, Wyoming. JoAnn and John retired in 1979 to the family ranch in Rozet where they raised livestock and, in the summers, grandchildren! Spending summers at the ranch and participating in the County Fair was a tradition for almost all of her grandchildren. She was a supporter of the Rozet Elementary and Moorcroft Secondary PTO for over 20 years, where she could be found cheering proudly.  JoAnn is survived by her daughters, Susan (Don) White and Jacque (Bob) Gray; son, Daniel (Vicki) Tholson; 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by John, her husband of 54 years; daughter, Sherri; brothers Robert, Clyde, Howard and Leon Max; and her parents, Percy and Odelia. Memorial services will be held at Primrose Retirement Community, 3rd Floor Assembly Hall on Saturday, February 25 at 10:00 am. Memorial donations may be made in JoAnn’s name to Campbell County Health Hospice. Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at 

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