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Linda Kay Gaytan

June 2, 1952 — April 6, 2022


Linda Gaytan age 69, of Gillette WY passed on April 6, 2022. Her celebration of life with be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, April 11, 2022 at Gillette Memorial Chapel in Gillette WY with Pastor Ernie Bishop officiating.

Linda was born June 2, 1952, in Sauk Centre, MN to Leonard and Gladys Hanson. She graduated high school in Upton, WY, and through the course of life lived in Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Wyoming.

Linda a long-time resident of Gillette served drinks, smiles, and sass at Eastside Liquor where locals would frequently hear her catch phrase “that will be $100”.  Linda loved collecting elephant trinkets, trips to Deadwood, spending time with family and anything purple. Linda was known for her kind and gentle soul.

She is survived by her four children of Gillette, Betty (Steve) Kuhbacher; David Gaytan Jr; Roxanne Adams and Jimmy Adams. Her three precious grandchildren, Madison Kuhbacher, Alexa Kuhbacher and Reece Adams and her seven siblings, Laura (Dan) Woodard of Utah; Loise Caraveo of New Mexico; Judy (Dean) Hawes of Minnesota; Mary (Tim) von Holt of South Dakota; James (Joann) Hanson of Gillette; Carol (Jerry) Baysinger of Gillette; Karen (Stephen) Koplecheck of Gillette and long-time close friends Jean and Zeke Retzlaff of Gillette.  She was preceded in death by her mother and father and five siblings. 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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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Monday, April 11, 2022

Starts at 10:30 am (Mountain time)

Gillette Memorial Chapel

210 W 5th St, Gillette, WY 82716

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