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Albertine 'Tina' Cones

Albertine "Tina" Cones

Apr 19, 1956 - Mar 20, 2010
Funeral services for Albertine "Tina" Cones of Rock Springs will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 26, at St. Stephen's Catholic Church south of Riverton. Interment will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery at St. Stephens.

Rosary will be at Great Plains Hall at Arapahoe at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 25, followed by a wake at the hall.

Mrs. Cones died on Saturday, March 20, 2010, at the home of her daughter in Midvale, Utah. She was 53.

Albertine Dresser was born in Riverton on April 19, 1956, the daughter of Albert and Betty Sue (Gimmesaddle) Dresser. She grew up at Arapahoe and attended Arapahoe schools, later moving to Oklahoma City, Okla., where she worked as a housekeeper for a law firm. She returned to Fremont County in 1998 where she worked as a childcare provider for the State of Wyoming, later working four years for the Lander Valley Medical Center as an environmental technician. While working for Lander Valley Medical Center she earned employee of the year in 2001 for her willingness to help others and complete extra duties. She was selected by hospital staff and visitors for her warm smile and pleasant personality. She later moved to Rock Springs where she was head housekeeper for the Economy Guest Village for the past six years where she was currently employed.

She married Joseph Cones on Oklahoma City on Sept. 14, 1975.

She was a member of the Catholic church and Lutheran faith.

Her family said Mrs. Cones' day revolved around her work schedule and she also enjoyed puzzles and reading books.

Survivors include her husband, Joseph Richard Cones of Rock Springs; sons, Joe Cones, Jr. and his wife Laura, Albert Paul Cones and his wife Leslie; a daughter, Margaret Demaree and husband Stephen; six grandchildren; grandparents, Laura Potter Monroe, Albert Samuel Dresser, and Eva Eckiwadh; a brother, Samuel Dresser; a sister, Geneva Dupoint.

She was preceded in death by a son, Mitchell Cones; her mother, Betty Gimmesaddle; her father Albert Paul Dresser; a brother, Dallas Dresser; an uncle, Joe Waterman; aunts, Azaela Hanway, June Ina Potter Blackfeet, Ada Whiteplume, Lilly Antelope; grandfather Robert Monroe and his wife Marcy; a cousin, Hazel Rooks; nephews, Ryan Bell and Robert Thomas; grandchildren, Winter Rose Thomas, O'Shea Friday, and Jennett Thomas.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.