WHEATLAND – Henry Ralph Yorges, 76, passed away on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at his home in Wheatland, after a short illness.
Henry Yorges was born on Wednesday, April 25, 1945 in Torrington, the son of Clarence and Marjorie
Henry went to school in Yoder and graduated high school in 1963. He helped on his family farm in Yoder until he joined the United States Navy and served on the U.S.S Hector from 1964 to 1967. He then drove truck for 43 years for Huckfeldts, his own company, Wild Cat Trucking, and Crete. Hobbies he enjoyed included fishing, hunting, and trap shooting. Henry married Sandra Neider on August 31, 1964 in Wilmington, California.
Henry is survived by his wife, Sandra Yorges; children, Milisa (Patrick) Bookout and Michael L. Yorges; four grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
Henry was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Don Yorges and Jimmy Yorges.
Memorial donations may be made to the Platte County Trap Club, P.O. Box 231, Wheatland, Wyoming 82201.
Services will be held at a later date.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland are in charge of the arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gormanfh.com.