Claudia Kay Lake


Claudia Kay Lake, age 71, a Wyoming resident for 71 years, passed away Friday, January 22, 2021 at Sheridan Memorial Hospital. 

Claudia was born in Sheridan, Wyoming June 5, 1949 to Alfred K. and Erma O. Scott. Claudia lived in Cody, Wyoming until she graduated from Cody High School and then moved to Powell with her fiancé.  In August of 1966she proudly married her husband John V. Lake Jr. After marrying, the two moved to Laramie, Wyoming to attend College at the University of Wyoming. While in college Claudia worked towards her physical education degree then changed degrees and became a CNA. She spent the first part of her occupational life in nursing and retired from the VOA in Gillette, Wyoming. 

Claudia had a great love for outdoors.  In her free time, you could find her gardening, doing yard work, camping, hunting, and fishing. 


But what she loved more than anything was her family. She was the proudest mother and grandmother.  

Claudia is survived by her daughter, granddaughter, and grandson Jenifer Lake, Justyce, and Korbyn Eliassen of Gillette, Wyoming. Daughter, son in-law granddaughters, and grandson Bianca, Mike, Cheyenne, Kaitlynn, and Connor Mayfield of Surprise, Az. Son, granddaughters, and grandson Justin, Taylor, Jordyn, Stormy, and Bryant Lake of Gillette, WY and numerous friends and extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister, brother, and husband of 42 years. Memorials and condolences may be sent to Champion Funeral Home 244 S. Brooks St. Sheridan, Wyoming 82801. 


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