Carol (Koritnik) Tomich, 81, passed away Tuesday, October 18, 2022, at a nursing home in Fort Collins, Colorado, surrounded by family and friends. She was born September 13, 1941, in Reddington, Nebraska, spending her childhood years in Quealy, Wyoming and graduating from Rock Springs High.
She married her high school sweetheart, Steve Anton Koritnik, in November 1959. They raised three children after moving to Cheyenne WY in 1966 to join up with his brothers to work at Koritnik Construction Company. They were married 27 years before his death in October 1986. Carol later remarried Carl Tomich in 1990 and spent 22 years between Eden, WY and Cheyenne WY.
She worked at Rossman Elementary School and later at the VA Hospital, in Laboratory Services, for a number of years.
Family was a very important part of Carol’s life and she loved to cook especially for family and friends. She particularly enjoyed family gatherings where her children would play guitars and sing while the others joined in. She loved to garden and being outdoors and raking leaves.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Louis Tomjack and Margaret Tomjack, her sister Peggy Stolp, brother, Harold (Butch) Tomjack, her first husband Steve Koritnik and second husband, Carl Tomich. She is survived by her children, Louis (Wendy) Koritnik, Brett (Vicki) Koritnik, and Sheila (Dean) Schilling, sister, Kay Gentilini and stepchildren Carl Tomich and Andy (Roxanne) Tomich, and many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great grandchild.
Rosary will be held Friday, October 28th at 5:30 p.m. at Schrader Funeral Services, 2222 Russell Ave., Cheyenne, WY and funeral services will be held at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 603 House Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82007 at 9:00 a.m. A memorial will be held at a later date in Rock Springs, WY.