Lola Margaret Russell

February 21, 1931 - November 2, 2018

TORRINGTON – A graveside service for Lola Margaret Russell, 87, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, 2019 at the Horseshoe Cemetery near Glendo, Wyo.

Lola Russell died November 2, 2018, at the Torrington Community Hospital in Torrington.

Lola was born February 21, 1931, in Lyman, Neb., and is  the daughter of Herman and Nellie (Clark) Nolke. 

They moved to Fort Laramie in 1948. She married Fred Walker in 1950 and they lived on a ranch north of Fort Laramie.

Lola moved to Wheatland in 1988.  She married Gene Russell in 2000 and moved to a ranch west of Glendo. She then moved to Torrington in 2012.

Lola was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Dorothy Spath, Emogene Terwilliger, Muriel Frahm, Lucille Nichol, Erma Potter, and Helen Nolke; and brother, Carl Nolke.

Lola is survived by brother, Calvin Nolke; children, Mary Ann  Simpson, Dwight Walker, Fred Walker, and David Walker; eight grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Lola will be very missed by all.

The Gorman Funeral Homes – Converse Chapel of Douglas, Wyo. is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at


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