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Myrtle Shaner

Myrtle Shaner

Jul 8, 1941 - Jul 18, 2013
Funeral services for Myrtle Maxine Shaner, 72, will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Davis Funeral Home with Doug Roe officiating. Interment will be held 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, at Mount Hope Cemetery. A viewing will be held at 10:00 a.m. until service time Tuesday. A Rosary will be held 7:00 p.m., Monday, July 22nd at Davis Funeral Home.

Mrs. Shaner died July 18, 2013 at her home in Riverton.

She was born July 8, 1941, in New Castle, Wyoming, daughter of James F. and Lora L. (West) Davis.

Myrtle attended schools in Lander and also attended Central Wyoming College.

During her childhood, she lived on the family’s farm near Pavillion before moving to Lander. On April 27, 1957, she married Raymond Shaner in Lander. The couple moved to Riverton in 1967.

For 20 years, Myrtle worked at the original Sears store in Riverton until the store closed. In 1996, she began working at H&R Block until 2006.

Mrs. Shaner was a member of the Rebekahs. She also enjoyed snorkeling, traveling, silhouette shooting, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include her sons, Steven Shaner of Riverton, Ronald and his wife, Jennifer Shaner of Austin, TX, and David Dilger of Riverton; daughter, Donna Shaner of Riverton; brother, Elmor and his wife, Delores Davis of Lander; 3 grandchildren, Amy, Joseph and Raymond Shaner.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 2000, parents, sister, Lora Dillman and brother, James “Jim” Davis.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.