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Loleta Marie Tanner

Funeral services for Leta Tanner were held Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery with Pastor Gordan Harper officiating. A gathering of friends and family was held Monday, July 31, 2023 at Gillette Memorial Chapel.

Loleta Marie Tanner, 93, passed quietly from this life at her home near Fort Stockton, Texas, Saturday, July 22, 2023. A lifelong resident of Campbell County, Wyoming, she had been living in Texas for the last three years, to be close to family.

Leta was a mother, grandmother, rancher, politician, philanthropist and dedicated Campbell County supporter.

She was preceded in death by her son, Jeff; her parents, EW (Slats) and Mable Record; and her sister, Mary Collins. She is survived by son, Richard; two granddaughters, Toni and Mindy; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Memorials in Leta's name are suggested to benefit Gillette College or Shriner's Hospital. Donations should be made payable to the organization and can be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 W. 5th St., Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at online at

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