Bernice Caroline Mae Shuster
September 8, 2022
Bernice Caroline Mae Shuster, 78, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2022 at her home in Rock Springs, Wyoming, She was a resident of Rock Springs, Wyoming for 30 years and former resident of Green River for eight years; Missouri and Iowa.
She was born on June 30, 1944 in Miami Beach, Florida; the daughter of Lowell Wesley Davis Sr and Berniece Cleo Rettig.
Mrs. Shuster attended schools in Kahoka, Missouri and she was a 1962 graduate of Kahoka High School.
She married David Paul Shuster on October 20, 1992 in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
Mrs. Shuster was a member of the Green River Assembly of God.
She loved spending time with her family and friends; painting; making silk flower arrangements; gardening; photography; sitting outside in the backyard with her husband and listening to the water fountain and birds; taking short trips to the Tetons and close areas; loved collecting rocks from their short trips. Mrs. Shuster loved God and Gospel Music and her husband who was her hero and protected her many times.
She won many trophies at the Sweetwater County Fair for her acrylic paintings.
Survivors include her husband, David Paul Shuster of Rock Springs, Wyoming; one son, Jason Andrew Schmitt and companion Caroline of Keokuk, Iowa; four brothers, Wesley W, Davis and wife Merrilyn of Keokuk, Iowa; Lowell W. Davis Jr. and wife Mary of Keokuk, Iowa; Steven C. Davis and wife Kitty of Kahoka, Missouri; Craig J. Davis of Keokuk, Iowa; two sisters, Janet A. Servinski and husband William of Wayland, Missouri; Susan J. Maddox and husband John of Keokuk, Iowa; one sister-in-law, Rose Davis; two brothers-in-law,William Shuster and wife Jacklyn of Moab, Utah; Steven Shuster and wife Patty of Yorktown, Virginia; six grandchildren, Matthew Schmitt; Jacob Schmitt; Joshua Schmitt; Allison Schmitt; Danyelle Vinson; Nathaniel Vinson all of Keokuk, Iowa; great-grandchildren, Chloe Vinson; David Vinson; Valerii Vinson; Braydon Vinson; several cousins; nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Lowell and Berniece Cleo Davis; father and mother-in-law, William and Ellen Shuster; one brother, David L. Davis one son, Matthew Schmitt; one daughter, Carol M. Vinson, one cousin, Rose Marie Moore.
The family respectfully requests donations be made in Bernice's name to Hospice of Sweetwater County, 333 Broadway Street, Suite 220, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901.
Cremation will take place; a Celebration of Life will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the Vase Funeral Home, 154 Elk Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming. Inurnment will be in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to services.
Condolences may be left at http://www.vasefuneralhomes.com.