Lynn "Slim" Hollembaek |

Lynn "Slim" Hollembaek

Lynn Arthur “Slim” Hollembaek passed away Sept. 8 at his home in Casper, Wyo. He was 81. Memorial services were held Sept. 17 at Bustard’s Funeral Home in Casper, Wyo. Private interment will take place at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Nevada City, where Mr. Hollembaek will be laid to rest next to his wife.

Mr. Hollembaek was born Feb. 22, 1926, to Lynn A. and Bertha (Valentine) Hollembaek in Sheridan, Wyo. In 1941, he moved to Casper, Wyo., with his family.

Mr. Hollembaek served in the Army Air Force during World War II and during the Korean Conflict. He was a graduate of the University of Wyoming, Casper, with a major in law enforcement.

He married Alyce Ella Phillips on Aug. 17, 1956, in Casper.

Mr. Hollembaek served with the Casper Police Department for 20 years, retiring as a captain in 1973. He went on to serve eight years as a sheriff’s deputy for Natrona County, Wyo.

Mr. Hollembaek is survived by his step-children, William “Jack” G. Davis, Mary Todd and Louise Day, all of Grass Valley; son, Thomas Lynn Hollembaek of Gillette, Wyo.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife in 2004.

Memorial contributions can be sent to the Megan Davis fund, c/o Bank of the West, 10460 Brunswick Road, Grass Valley, CA 95945. Funds raised will be used to assist his great-granddaughter, who is battling cancer.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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