August 23, 1994—March 10, 2017
Nathan James Pieper, 22, of Casper, Wyoming went to Heaven on Friday, March 10, 2017 in Laramie, Wyoming. He was born in Casper, Wyoming on August 23, 1994 to James and Mary Kay Pieper. Nathan attended St. Anthony’s School and graduated from Natrona County High School in 2013. He attended Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington, Wyoming and graduated in 2015 with his Associates Degree in Ag Business. From there he continued his education at the University of Wyoming and was currently pursuing a Mechanical Engineering Degree with only one year left. He was on numerous Honor Rolls.
Nathan was an avid basketball player. He started at the YMCA, and then continued to play for the St. Anthony’s Spartans, Dean Morgan Comets, NCHS Mustangs and EWC Lancers. He was an academic All-American basketball player at EWC. He also played tennis for NCHS and was a hurdler on the NCHS track team. He loved to fish along with hunting doves, geese, pheasants, and ducks.
He is survived by his parents, James and Mary Kay; his brother, Michael; and his sister, Elizabeth; his girlfriend, Malia Shipley; and his maternal grandmother, Pauline Weiland. Nathan is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; along with a multitude of loving friends.
Nathan was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather and grandmother, Harold and Mary Ann Pieper; and his maternal grandfather, Donald Weiland; and also by his cousin, Maria Esselstein.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made out to either the Natrona County High School – Nathan Pieper Leadership Class Fund or the St. Anthony’s Tri-Parish School Joy Fund.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at 4:00pm until the recitation of the Rosary beginning at 7:00pm, Thursday, March 16, 2017 at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30am, Friday, March 17, 2017, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with interment to follow at Highland Cemetery.
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