1927 — 2022
Louie Shifrar, long-time Rock Springs resident, passed away on January 22, 2022 with family at his bedside in Sheridan, Wyoming. Louie was born September 19, 1927 in Cumberland, Wyoming to Louis Gorenc and Mary Resnik Gorenc. Louie Attended schools in Winton and graduated from Reliance High School in 1945. He drove the school bus from age 14-to 18 for the coal camps (Winton, Stansbury, and Dines). Summers and breaks, he worked for the Union Pacific Coal Company. Louie was drafted into the Army in November 1943. He served with the 12th Constabulary Squadron stationed in Germany as a Tech 4 Sergeant. Lou received an honorable discharge in March 1947. He then attended the University...