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Carol Dammen

Carol Dammen

May 23, 1947 - Jun 11, 2024

Carol Dammen, 77, of Riverton, Wyoming passed on Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at Help for Health Hospice Home. A memorial service will be held at Davis Funeral Home on Saturday July 6th at 10:00 am. Private family inurnment will be at held at a later date at Mountain View Cemetery.


Carol Jean Knutson was born on May 23, 1947 in Cooperstown, North Dakota to Clifford and Rosella (Loge) Knutson. She was the 2nd eldest of 4 children. She grew up on Lake Minnetonka a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota which became the inspiration for many a fanciful story and which she often made reference to “growing up in Camelot”. 


She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Riverton, WY where she was actively involved with the Missionary Outreach and led and taught the Ladies Sunday School and Bible Study classes for several years. She was an avid supporter of Israel and had a deep love for the Jewish people. 


In 1977 she moved to Cody, Wyoming with her first husband Duane J. Wiener to raise their four children where they later divorced. On May 24, 1989 she married her second husband, Darwin K. Dammen. They moved to Casper, Wyoming and resided there with daughter Sara Wiener until 1998 when the trio moved to Lander, Wyoming, The couple moved to Riverton, Wyoming in 2014 and remained there.


Carol worked in advertising. While in Cody she worked for KODI radio station and The Cody Enterprise Paper. After moving to Casper, she worked at the Casper Star Tribune and later as a museum curator. After moving to Fremont County, she “retired” and enjoyed life.


Carol enjoyed playing golf, gardening, rock hunting, and bird watching, especially being able travel with her husband, Darwin. Outside of her absolute love for being a student of The Bible, studying history and politics, her greatest joy and pride was her grandchildren and children.


She is survived by her children, Joel Wiener and wife, Ryanne of Dubois, Wyoming, Mark Wiener and wife, Amy of Dubois, Wyoming, Leah Nelson and her husband, Jim of Victor, Montana, and Sara Wiener of Riverton, Wyoming; step-children, Mike Dammen and wife Lisa of Des Moines, Iowa and Tony Dammen and wife, Cherie of Parker, Colorado; sister, Rayna Malmberg and husband, John; 10 wonderful grandchildren, Ashlyn and Zoey Wiener, Emily and Sara Gettelman, Emma and Noah Nelson, Hannah and Izzy Dammen, Gunnar Dammen, and Dalton Croft; great granddaughter, Brynlee Gettleman


She was preceded in death by her parents, Clifford and Rosella Knutson; husband, Darwin K. Dammen; brothers, Gary Knutson and Loren Knutson; and sister-in-law, Kathleen Knutson.


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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home, Crematory, and Monuments.