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William 'Bill' McRann

William "Bill" McRann

Oct 9, 1930 - Feb 16, 2017
Services will be held summer of 2017 for William “Bill” James McRann, 86, who died on February 16, 2017 at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton, Wyoming.

He was born on October 9, 1930 in Nisland, South Dakota, son of Hubert Guy and Laura (Matthesen) McRann.

On November 7, 1951, he married Lola Mae (Neisess) McRann in Newell, South Dakota.

Mr. McRann lived in Hulett, Cheyenne, Powell, and Cody Wyoming. He also lived in Mesa, AZ, Texas, Germany and Alaska.

Bill worked as an Art Educator as well as a business owner. He was awarded Teacher of the Year from Powell, the State of Wyoming and also in Germany and Alaska. Bill’s students won numerous local and state awards.

He enjoyed spending his time hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, traveling and attending art shows and galleries.

Mr. McRann was a member of the Congregational Church, Elks, Masonic Lodge #6 and Eagles Clubs.

Survivors include his wife, Lola McRann of Riverton, Wyoming; sons, William James McRann, Jr., Michael Guy McRann and his wife, Lynn; daughter, Sheree McRann Vredenburg and her husband, Matthew; sister, Louise Radtke; 6 grandchildren, Collin and his wife, Tania McRann, Chad McRann, Colton McRann and Kaitlyn McRann, Ryan Vredenburg and his wife, Amanda Vredenburg, and Kira Vredenburg Davis and her husband, Kris Davis; 3 great grandchildren; and great friends, Steve and Carol Zawacki and the great faculty at Powell High School.

Mr. McRann was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Jane Varjabedian and brother, Lawrence McRann.

Memorial contributions to the Plaza Diane or Powell Schools Foundation in care of Davis Funeral Home would be appreciated.

On-line condolences for the family may be made at Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.