Josephine Frances Werhunc Gatti

Josephine Frances Werhunc Gatti, 94, passed away surrounded by her loving family, Saturday, June 4, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a life-long resident of Rock Springs.

Mrs. Gatti was born September 13, 1927 in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the daughter of Frank John Werhunc and Mary Jontar.

Mrs. Gatti attended schools in Rock Springs, Wyoming and was a 1945 graduate of Rock Springs High School.

She married Joseph P. Gatti December 21, 1947 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. He preceded her in death on April 10, 1988.

Mrs. Gatti worked for Sweetwater County School District #1 for ten years having retired in 1988 as a Teacher's Aide.

She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community.

Mrs. Gatti belonged to Slovenian National Benefit Society for over 60 years.

She enjoyed spending time with family, fishing, camping, hiking, traveling and she was an avid bowler.

Survivors include her son Joe D. Gatti of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one granddaughter, Haylee Gatti Driscoll and husband Jeff of Fort Collins, Colorado, two great-grandchildren, Jaden Driscoll; Alysa Driscoll; a large extended family and many friends she considered family.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; Joseph P. Gatti; one son, William Gatti; one sister, Sylvia Marie Swindler; one brother, Frank John Werhunc Jr.

The family respectfully requests donations be made in Josephine's Memory to Hospice of Sweetwater County, 333 Broadway, Suite 220, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901 or Building Fund, Holy Spirit Catholic Community, 116 Broadway, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82902

Following Cremation; A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church, 633 Bridger Avenue, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Graveside Services and Inurnment will be in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.

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