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Norman "Norm" Gillespie


December 13, 2017

Norman "Norm" Gillespie, 90, passed away Dec. 6, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family.

He had been a resident of Rock Springs for 73 years.

Norm was born on Aug. 6, 1927, in Poncho Springs, Colo., the son of Charles Gillespie and Josephine Velotta Gillespie.

He grew up and attended schools in Salida, Colo., before moving to Rock Springs in 1944.

Norm married Irma Ann Dorigatti Feb. 26, 1949, in Rock Springs. After building the Springs Motel in 1968, they continued on as proprietors and simultaneously raised their family.

Norm's interests included spending time with his family, especia...

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