December 22, 2021 | View PDF
Gwen Stone passed away December 14, 2021 at Denver Inpatient Hospice surrounded by her husband, Keith and family after a long battle with cancer.
Gwen was born January 22, 1951 in Sidney, Nebraska to Henry P. “Hank” and Dorothy Meyer. Gwen attended school in Sidney, graduating from Sidney High in 1969. Gwen married Keith Stone on June 28, 1980 and they continued to make their home in Sidney. Gwen worked as Deputy District Court Clerk for Cheyenne County and for the County Attorney’s Office and for several years at the Salvation Army Store in Sidney. Gwen’s favorite job was raising her daughter Lisa Merrick and Granddaughters Chloe Merrick and Madelyn Busskohl. Gwen became a great grandmother to Arther McFaden and Novah Guenther who were her pride and joy.
Gwen is survived by her husband of the home Keith Stone, daughter Lisa of Sidney, granddaughter Chloe and great granddaughter Novah of Sidney, Granddaughter Madelyn and great grandson Artie of Salt Lake City, Utah, sister Judy (Meyer) Shaw and husband Steve of Rio Rancho, NM, their daughters Shanon, Brandi, Amy, their children (McKenzie, Coby and Caelan-Shanon; William and Brayden-Brandi) and nephew Christopher Hickey of Sidney; Sister-in-law Patricia (Stone) Wright and husband Mike of Austin, Texas and children, Jenny and Stacy.
Gwen was preceded in death by her father Henry P. “Hank” Meyer in 1980, her mother Dorothy Meyer in 2017, her older sister Sharon Hickey in 2008; Father-in-law, “Stoney” Stone in 2001, Mother-in-law Eloise Stone in 2021 and sister-in-law Catherine Stone in 2017.
Gwen was loved by all who knew her and will be deeply missed.
A celebration of Gwen’s life will occur on a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Denver Inpatient Hospice or the American Cancer Society.