Barbara Jeanette Richardson Dickinson, age 82, passed away at Sage West Hospital in Lander Wyo. on March 29, 2020. She was born to George and Evelyn (Cammock) Coleman on April 14, 1937, in Bonneville, Wyo.
Jeanette grew up in the communities of Kirby, Meeteetse and attended high school in Thermopolis, Wyo In September of 1957 Jeanette married N J Richardson, 6 children were born to this union. The family lived on the Jakeys Fork east of Dubois, Wyo for a number of years with Jeanette returning to Lander in 1974. While living in Dubois Jeanette worked seasonally for the Wyoming Game and Fish at the game check station. They later divorced. Upon her return to Lander Jeanette worked at the Wyoming State Training School, retiring in 1995 as a unit supervisor at various houses.
Jeanette married James Allen Dickinson in September of 1989; to this union, Jim’s 5 sons joined the family.
Jeanette was a member of the Fremont County ATV Association; VFW Post 954; Wyoming State and Fremont County Historical Society’s; served on the Board of the Pioneer Association; Fremont County Homemakers, and Christian Woman’s Club. Jeanette was an active participant in the Lander Senior Center and a devoted member of the First Baptist Church.
Jeanette was passionate about outdoor adventures, traveling and family activities. In her earlier days was an avid ATV rider; enjoying riding all across Wyoming and the ATV Jamboree in Richfield, Utah. Jeanette was an avid Wyoming Cowboys fan, enjoyed watching Colorado Rockies baseball and Denver Broncos football.
Jeanette was preceded in death by her parents; George and Evelyn Coleman, husbands; Jay and Jim, brothers; George Jr. and Marion Coleman.
Jeanette is survived by a sister; Lillian (Dennis) Mossey, brother; Ralph (Nancy) Coleman, sister in law; Rose Coleman, daughters; Glenda Hlavnicka (Ivan Laird), Judy (Tom) Dickinson, Jill Richardson (Jim Morris), Betsy (Robert) Hutchins, sons; Steven (Theresa) and George Richardson, stepsons; Jim (Debbie), Casey (June), Bill (Penny), and Albert (Cynthia Kester) Dickinson, 19 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Due to the current events, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date and will be announced.
Memorial contributions mailed be mailed directly to the Lander Senior Center, 205 South 10th Street, Lander WY, 82520.
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