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Deanna Diane Shultz

Deanna Diane Shultz

Jun 9, 1968 - Apr 12, 2007
Deanna D. Shultz died at her home in Riverton Thursday afternoon, April 12, 2007. She was 38 years old.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at the United Methodist Church of Riverton. Pastor Aaron Justice will officiate.

Cremation will follow the service.

There will be a viewing at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and for one hour preceding the services at the church on Tuesday.

Deanna Diane Hyatt was born in Chadron, Neb., on June 9, 1968, the daughter of Lyle M. and Carole M. (Bonney) Hyatt.

She grew up in the Boulder Flats area of Fremont County attending the Mill Creek elementary school and being graduated from Wind River High School with the Class of 1986.

She attended Central Wyoming College in Riverton for two years where she played basketball and volleyball.

She had been a Riverton resident since entering college.

She married Brian P. Shultz in Riverton on Dec. 23, 1994.

Mrs. Shultz was office manager in the advertising department for The Ranger for the past five years. Prior to her newspaper career, she worked 14 years at Smith's in Riverton.

Her family said she loved music and dancing and sang in high school programs. They said she enjoyed all forms of sports -- watching, playing, and coaching softball, volleyball, and basketball. She coached in her children's sporting activities. In addition, the family said she loved to go camping, enjoyed photography, being around people, and especially enjoyed her family and friends.

Her family described her as a bubbly, happy person who thought of other people and was always smiling.

Co-workers at The Ranger described her as "the one who always brought treats for everyone 'just because' and was quick with a compliment."

Survivors include her husband Brian, son Kylan, and daughter Jacee of the family home in Riverton; her parents, Lyle and Carole Hyatt of Lander; brothers, Donavon B. Hyatt and his wife Janice of Chadron, Neb., Delvin W. Hyatt and wife Brenda of Riverton, Darwin L. Hyatt and partner Dawn of Thermopolis; nieces and nephews, Cory, Chad, Caleb, Colin, Cassie, Darlee, Torey, and Trevor Hyatt, Nicole Shultz, Brianna Cozzens-Shultz, Anastasia, Lauren, and Eric Shultz; parents-in-law, John W. and Carole F. Shultz of Riverton; brothers-in-law, Kevin Shultz and his wife Tami of Riverton, David Shultz and wife Janalyn of Cody, and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Helen Larson; grandparents, Jewell and Lulu Hyatt, and grandfather, George Bonney.

Memorials may be made to the C.W.C. Athletic Fund, in care of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY 82501.

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