Worden Funeral Directors
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History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

When we sit down with a family, we have just one goal: to create a fitting, memorable and affordable service for their loved one. Together, we explore the wide variety of services and products available, as well as a wealth of creative ideas and suggestions.

Together, we'll design a memorial or funeral service that suits their needs now, and in the future. Families who come to us know that years from now, they will have deep peace-of-mind because in coming to us, they've done their best to honor their loved one.

Our Valued Staff

Mr. Michael E. Worden

Mr. Michael E. Worden, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Michael has been the sole owner of Worden Funeral Directors since 1991. He brings over 40 years of experience in funeral service to the people of Northeast Wyoming. Licensed in Wyoming and South Dakota, he is able to provide services locally, or, he can assist Wyoming families who experience a death in South Dakota while accessing advanced medical care there. Michael is a skilled listener able to interpret your need for traditional or memorial services, cremation or burial.

Mrs. Madeline V. Worden

Mrs. Madeline V. Worden, Funeral Assistant

MRS, WORDEN DIED JULY 2TH, 2016 UNEXPECTEDLY IN GILLETTE, WYOMING. Madeline is Michael Worden's mother. A Black Hills Forest Service retired clerk, she brings her background of office procedures during those times when the funeral home is especially busy. She also helps Michael conduct funerals by taking care of the Register Book, handing out Memorial Folders, and setting up and taking down funeral equipment. You may talk to her when she is answering phones during Mike & Sherry's absences while attending to funeral home duties or trying to take a day away from the stresses of small business.

Mrs. Sherry F. Worden

Mrs. Sherry F. Worden, Hairdresser, Funeral Assistant, Stationery Coordinator

Sherry is absolutely wonderful in her duties at Worden Funeral Directors. She has earned an Associates In Science degrees in Nursing from Shasta College, Redding, California; and Funeral Service from Arapahoe Community College in Littleton, CO. She also completed her Bachelors Degree in Social Psychology from Park University, Parkville Missouri in 2009. Sherry has become expert in fixing hair of family members in our custody, helped at funeral services by handing out folders, directing people, setting up and taking down funeral equipment. She also helps make sure that compliance paperwork is always ready to be handed out, acknowledgement cards and custom memorial folders are printed for each family.

Ms. Cynthia Crabtree

Ms. Cynthia Crabtree, Travel coordinator

Cynthia or "Cindy" works in the background of the funeral home coordinating the removal of individuals from the place of death to the funeral home. This is so critical on those days when other staff members are involved in funeral duties and can't get away; or Mike & Sherry are trying to take a day away from the stresses of small business.