Calvin Cutler, 77, longtime Casper resident passed away on December 15, 2021 surrounded by family at Liberty Lake Washington. Calvin was born on July 28, 1944 to Ernest and Marian Cutler (Swope) in Broadus Montana. After graduating from Sheridan High School Calvin married Nancy Danette Mirich in Sheridan Wyoming on September 29, 1962. Calvin enlisted in the United States Navy and was stationed in San Diego Ca. aboard the USS Robison DDG-12 as a Fire Control Technician, Petty Officer Second Class. He worked primarily on the Tartar Missile System. He served during the Vietnam war in combat operations and was awarded the Navy Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Medal, Good Conduct Medal along with other awards. After an Honorable discharge, Calvin attended the University of Wyoming. He earned a degree in Electrical Engineering.
He moved to Washington State and worked for the Department of Defense relating to the US Navy nuclear submarines. Calvin returned to Wyoming and began his career with the Bureau of Reclamation in Mills Wyoming. He became manager for several dams and power plants on the Platte River Project. Calvin retired from BOR and began a second career with the Natrona County Building Department as a building inspector. Calvin retired from Natrona County and in 2008 moved to Liberty Lake WA. After retiring Calvin spent his time traveling and being with family and grandchildren. Calvin was a gifted tinkerer who enjoyed many hobbies in his workshop. Calvin will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.
Calvin is preceded by his parents, his brother John, and son David. He is survived by his wife Nancy, daughter Sherrie (Paul Balen), son Steve, (Heather Leatham) grandchildren Bryan Opitz (Sarah Greer)and Austin Opitz (Nicole Boyce) of Sheridan, Rebecca Siegel (Dylan Siegel) of Liberty Lake WA, Kyndle and Krysten Cutler of Casper, and great granddaughters Natalie, Finnleigh, and Calli Opitz of Sheridan. A celebration of life will be held at 10:00 at Kane Funeral Home with Military Honors. A reception will be held at Kane Funeral Home. Inurnment will take place following the reception.
Kane Funeral Home has been entrusted with local arrangements.