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Myrtle Fagnant

January 23, 1926 — December 5, 2016

Myrtle Fagnant

Myrtle Tommerup Fagnant, passed away on December 5, 2016 at the age of 90; at South Lincoln Nursing Center, Kemmerer, Wyoming.  Myrtle, a triplet,  was born on January 23, 1926 in Westby, Montana; the daughter of Peter and Christine (Jensen) Tommerup.    She graduated from Plentywood High School in 1944, and attended the Nurses Cadet Corps at the Sacred Heart School of Nursing in Havre in 1947.  She attended nursing school with her two other triplet sisters, Minnie and Margaret.

 

Myrtle married Armand Fagnant on June 7, 1953 in Santa Maria, California.  They settled in Kemmerer, Wyoming and raised their family there.  Armand preceded her in death in December of 2009.

 

Myrtle served in the U.S. Nursing Corp.  She loved to sew, quilt, go rock hunting, play bridge, and especially loved being with and spending time with her family.  She loved to shop, and loved to bake for her family and loved ones.  

 

Myrtle is survived by her children, daughter, Marcia Fagnant, of Kemmerer, WY.; son, Tim Fagnant (Shawna) Fagnant, of Kemmerer, WY.; and a daughter, Christine (Ken) King, of Clarkston, WA.  She is survived by two sisters, Sylvia Philips, and Minnie Mayta.  She is also survived by a daughter in law, Paula Fagnant, of Kemmerer, WY.   She is also survived by her grandchildren, Jason & Jocelyn Larsen, Tory Larsen, Nicholas & amanda Larsen, Rachael & Scott Burkhart, Amanda & Chris Bray, Dustin & Courtney King, Anthony King, Kali Fagnant, Lauren & Grant Harrington, Monica & Eddie Hunt, Jeremy & Alicia Johnson, and Kyle & Allison Johnson.  She is also survived by 23 great grandchildren, and one great great grandson, and numerous other nieces and nephews. 

 

Myrtle was preceded in death by her husband, Armand, a son, Perry Fagnant, and brothers, Henry, Melvin, Clarence, Alvin, and Johnny; and sisters, Anna, Emma, Martha, and Margaret.

 

Rosary will be recited on Sunday, December 11, 2016 at 7:00 P.M. At St. Patricks Catholic Church in Kemmerer, WY. ; with a viewing to be held one hour prior to rosary. Mass of Christian burial will be conducted on Monday, December 12, 2016 at 11:00 A.M. At St. Patrick’s Catholic Church.  Interment will follow services at the South Lincoln Cemetery, Kemmerer, WY.

 

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