Lauretta Jean Tanner

Lauretta Jean Tanner, 85, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2024 in Murray, UT. She was a resident of Rock Springs, WY.

She was born on September 8, 1938 in Gary, Indiana, the daughter of and Irvin Leander Mascher and Iola Mae Bowlin.

Lauretta attended Judge Memorial Catholic High before attending nursing school and obtained her degree. She was a practicing nurse for 35 years.

She married Leslie R. Tanner on March 1, 1989 in Salt Lake City, UT.

Lauretta worked as a store manager for Buckboard Marina for 30 years until her retirement on October 10, 2019.

She loved nursing, golf, and square dancing with the Sashay Pardners.

Lauretta is survived by her husband Leslie R. Tanner of Rock Springs, WY; daughter Christine Hall and husband Greg of Rock Springs, WY; brothers Terry Mascher and wife Jacky, Don Mascher and wife Donna, Michael Mascher and wife Brandy, Leonard Mascher; sisters Jean and husband Ken, Shirley and husband Kerry, JoAnn and husband Ric, Colleen all of UT; grandchildren Dale B. and wife Darcy, Eric and wife Janell, Amanda and husband Rick, Carrie and husband Rob; great-grandchildren Maddee, Kyler, Craig, Austin, Gypsy, and Starla.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers Richard (Alice), James, Bobby, Brent and sisters Betty, Donna, and Connie.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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