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Martha Jean (Logan) Bunn


September 27, 2018

Martha Jean (Logan) Bunn, 86, passed away September 13, 2018.

She was born November 12, 1931, in McFadden, Wyo., to Louis Claud "L.C." and Marilla Blanche (Kennedy) Logan. She graduated from McFadden High School in 1949 with her future husband, Robert Francis Bunn, where they made up 2/3 of the graduating class. The couple married on May 27, 1951, in Laramie, Wyo.

The couple ranched in the Dutton Creek area southwest of McFadden for many years before they started their adventure of lining in numerous locations from Alaska to Australia, with stops in Cody, Lander, Thermopolis, Evanston and several places in California, Colorado and Arizona.

Jean has a 56-year career in finance, real estate, banking, and title insurance. The majority of her career was an Escrow Officer for family owned title insurance offices. Besides her love of work, she was a loyal fan of football and basketball, especially when it pertained to the Duke Blue Devils.

She is survived by her children, Robert Ernest (Chrissy) Bunn of Riverton, Randall Edward (Tammy) Bunn of Sterling, Ala., and Ramona Elaine (Dave) Edgar of Wasilla, Ala.; 11 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Betty Bridger of Cheyenne and Doris Schanks of Sinclair; brother, Robert Logan of Mountain View, Calif.; and niece, Blanche Smith of Evanston, Wyo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert F. Bunn; son, Ricky Eugene Bunn; brothers, Albert, Boyd, Ralph and twins Jess and Wes; and sisters, Milise and Louella.

Services were held September 22 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Burial followed at Greenhill Cemetery in Laramie, Wyo. Davis Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Condolences may be made at


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