Winona “Kay” Green

December 22, 1954 - January 16, 2024


Winona “Kay” Green, 86, of Manville, Wyoming, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2024, at Life Care Center of Casper, Wyoming.

Kay was born in Petty Township, Lawrence County, Illinois to Madge and Harlie Pepple, on October 8, 1937. She attended Highschool in Bridgepoint, Illinois. She married the love of her life, Jack Austin Green, on December 22, 1954. They had two children, Mark Austin, and Theresa Kim. They built their home in Sumner, Illinois and lived there until the fall of 1968. Jack was employed with Marathon Oil, and they accepted a transfer to Lance Creek, Wyoming. In 1975, they moved to their home in Manville, Wyoming. During that time, Kay worked part time at the Silver Dollar Bar in Lusk and at The Three Sisters Truck top in Manville. She also opened an Antique store in Lusk and then one in Manville. She always had a love for antiques and over the years she bought, sold, and collected and displayed them in her beautiful home.   Kay and Jack always loved riding their motorcycle and touring to many different states across the U.S. Kay also enjoyed camping, fishing, dancing, reading, and crafting.

Kay was always such a kind, loving and friendly person, with an outgoing, upbeat personality and a beautiful smile. She made many friends over the years, and she cherished them all.

Kay loved her family very much and spending time with them was very important to her.

Kay is survived by her daughter Kim Berdahl (Steve), granddaughter; Carrie Keith, grandson; Erick Berdahl, great grandchildren; Rhys, Adalyn, Lyvie Cay Berdahl, Kayberlee and Kinzlee Daniels, all of Casper, WY. Sister in laws’ Mary Pepple of Shelburn, Indiana, Marilyn Pepple of Cincinnati, Ohio, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her mother and father, her husband, Jack, son, Mark, sister, Beatrice Thompson, brothers Leland, Lenard, Bill, and Tom Pepple.

A celebration of life will be held in the Spring at Pier Funeral Home in Lusk, Wyoming.

Memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels at the Niobrara Senior Center P.O. Box 928, Lusk, WY. 82225.