Jeremiah David Jundt, 22, of Gillette died peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Gillette.
Cause of death is unknown pending an autopsy.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Fidler-Roberts & Isburg Funeral Chapel in Sundance.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Old High School Gym. Burial will follow at Mount Moriah Cemetery.Mr. Jundt was born on Sept. 26, 1990 in Sheridan, to David and Tracey (Petersen) Jundt where they lived shortly until they moved to Gillette. Mr. Jundt spent his pre-school years through second grade in Gillette. In 1999, his family moved to his parent’s hometown of Sundance.
Mr. Jundt graduated from Sundance High School in 2009. During his high school career, He played football for the Bulldogs, he was known as “Bullfrog” or the double nickel. Mr. Jundt was awarded Offensive Lineman of the Year in 2008. After graduation he moved to Gillette to attend college. At the time of his death he was employed as a welder for James Welding of Gillette.
Mr. Jundt enjoyed time spent with family and friends, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, fishing and hunting. He had a great sense of humor and a big heart.
Mr. Jundt is survived by his parents, David and Tracey Jundt of Sundance; brother, Tyler Jundt of Gillette; paternal grandparents, Dwight “Woody” and Mary Ann Jundt of Sundance; maternal grandparents Carol Petersen of Sundance and Larry Petersen of Moorcroft; great-grandmother, Lucille Darlington of Upton; uncle and aunts, Josh and Tammy Jundt of Pine Have, Daryl and Dawn Peplow of Sundance and Shelly Yeadon of Gillette; and numerous cousins.
A memorial has been established to benefit Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, and may be sent in memory of Jeremiah Jundt, P.O. Box 6 Sundance, WY 82729.
Online condolences may be written at www.fidler-isburgfuneralchapels.com or also may be attached to the obituary on the News Record’s website at www.gillettenewsrecord.com.
Elynor Leath, 88, lifetime Buffalo resident, died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at the Johnson County Health Care Center in Buffalo,
Mrs. Leath was born June 26, 1924, in Buffalo to Peter and Celestina Faure. She grew up and went to school in Buffalo and graduated from Johnson County High School in 1942. After high school she attended college in Denver and studied business.
After college she took a job with Remington Arms in Pasqual, Wash. She returned to Buffalo and went into the family sheep business with her uncle, Frank Arrechea, and her mother, Celestina Curuchet.
She was married Aug. 7, 1947, to Robert Leath in Buffalo and they made their home on the Leath Ranch on Dead Horse Creek. They were in the cattle and sheep business and also raised angora goats until 2003 when they retired and moved into Buffalo. In 1977 she went into the upholstery business with her daughter, Celia Bolinger and was still involved until the time of her death.
Mrs. Leath enjoyed bowling, where she was in the 200 club, gardening and playing cards. One of the best times of her youth was herding sheep and fishing on Bear Trap in the Big Horn Mountains. She loved family get-togethers and mountains outings. She loved spending time with her family, especially with her grandkids and great-grandkids.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years; three daughters, Celia Bolinger, Chele Needens and Joyce Black of Kaycee; one brother, Junior Curuchet of Kaycee; one sister, Mary Louise Curutchet of Kaycee; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, one grandson and two sisters.
Donations in Mrs. Leath’s memory may be made to the St. Francis Animal Shelter in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 Adams in Buffalo.