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Obituaries: Gunderman; Knox

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Linda Dianne Gunderman: 1945 – 2023

Linda “Dianne” Gunderman, 78, of Gillette, Wyoming died Sunday September 3, 2023 at Campbell County Health from a tragic fall.  

She was born July 17, 1945, in Coral Gables Florida to Thomas Eugene Herrod and Nona Gayle (Pyle) Herrod. She was raised in Geraldine Montana with her brother Bron Thomas Herrod. The family later moved and resided in Billings, Montana where she  graduated high school and went to study to become a radiology technician.

Unfortunately, she stopped working to care for her mother who had terminal breast cancer. In 1969, married her late husband, Lawrence Edward Gunderman, but later divorced.  Through the love they shared they had two daughters. Regina Gayle and Linda DeEtte.

She had shared her talents as an EMT-Lusk, Wyoming, cottage parent-BOCES-Gillette, Wyoming and finally her true occupation-Occupational Therapy Assistant-Arizona, Texas and Kansas. She moved back to Gillette in 2015 to be closer to her daughters.  

She joined and was baptized into the Seventh Day Adventist Church.

She enjoyed cross stitching, crocheting, playing games (Chinese Checkers) and of course shopping.  She loved family gatherings, especially Christmas and birthdays. 

She is preceded in death by her parents;,Thomas Eugene Herrod, Nona Gayle (Pyle) Herrod; stepmother Judy Herrod; her brother Bron Thomas Herrod; and grandparents.

She is survived by her daughters Gina (Michael) Vest of Rapid City, South Dakota, DeEtte (Mike) Eby, Gillette, Wyoming; grandsons Ryan Gunderman, Rapid City, South Dakota, Dustin and Brady Eby, Gillette, Wyoming; sister-in-law, Sheri Herrod; and three nephews, Christopher, Nathan and Richard. 

There will be a private family service at a later date at Mt Pisgah Cemetery, Gillette, WY and Mountview Cemetery in Billings, Montana. You can send your condolences to Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 West 5th St., Gillette WY 82716.

John Jesse Knox

John Jesse Knox: 1956 – 2023

John Jesse Knox, 67, of Casper, Wyoming, passed away peacefully at his home in Casper, on August 29, 2023. John was born July 5, 1956, to Robert B. and Polly L. Knox.

He lived and attended schools in Casper where he graduated from Natrona County high school in 1974. He attended college in Laramie at The University of Wyoming.

John traveled for and worked in Oil field sales.  

John enjoyed skiing and playing golf and did both very well. When he was a child, he loved spending summers at his grandparents’ (John and Carol Knox) guest ranch, the Remount Ranch in Cheyenne. He especially loved driving his Chevy Chevelle SS when he was a teenager.

John is survived by his sister Connie Parnell of Casper and his three nephews: Joey McDowell (Ashley) of Casper, Cody Ray Parnell of Casper and John Tramaine Knox of Rawlins. He will be dearly missed, especially by his sister Connie.