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Naomi 'Jean' Willman

Naomi "Jean" Willman

May 16, 1929 - May 19, 2018

Naomi "Jean" Willman May 16, 1929 - May 19, 2018

Jean (Larson) Willman, 89, passed away peacefully Saturday, May 19, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 25, 2018, at the United Methodist Church in Riverton, Wyoming. Burial will be at the Mountain View Cemetery beside her husband.

Jean was born on May 16, 1929, to Frank and Opal Larson in Midwest, Wyoming. She attended schools in Midwest until 1940 when she moved with her parents to Riverton, Wyoming, and graduated from the Riverton High School in 1947.

Jean married William "Bill" Willman on November 14, 1948, in Riverton. They raised their four children, Harold, Charles, Linda and Joann in Riverton.

Jean worked for the Bureau of Reclamation upon graduation from high school. Later she worked for Consolidated Freightways and then Associates. In 1973, she went to work for her husband Bill in his accounting office. She retired from the accounting office (WSP & Associates) in 1995.

She belonged to the Joanna Circle of the United Methodist Church in Riverton, helping make noodles and divinity and helping at the annual church bazaar. She also belonged to the Order of Eastern Star, the VFW Auxiliary 3628 and the Igo Ugo Extension Club until it disbanded.

Jean enjoyed spending time with her family, visiting and playing pinochle and other games.

She is survived by her children Charlie Willman of Aurora, CO, Linda Oetken (Fred) of Sheridan, WY, Joann Arnold (Matt) of Billings, MT, grandchildren Michael Oetken (Sharon) of Chesapeake, VA, Heath Oetken of Sheridan, WY, Stacey Scott (Jake) of Bozeman, MT, Kimberly Arnold of Billings, MT, Reese Oetken (Erin) of Sheridan, WY, and Kody Willman of Aurora, CO, 8 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Bill in 2005, and her son Harold in 2014.

The family would like to extend a special thanks and appreciation to the outstanding caregivers and staff at TenderNest Assisted Living and Memory Care and Stillwater Hospice of Montana for the care and support they provided.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: United Methodist Church of Riverton, Disabled American Veterans, Shriners Hospitals for Children - Salt Lake City or charity of choice.

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