Dorothy Sophia <I>Bunning</I> Harmon

Dorothy Sophia Bunning Harmon

Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Death 19 Apr 1987 (aged 81)
Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Plot BUNNING_103_5_1
Memorial ID 80846969 · View Source
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Rock Springs Daily Rocket-Miner, Apr 25, 1987

Funeral services for Dorothy B. Harmon were conducted Wednesday, April 22, at the Vase Funeral Chapel.

The Rev. David Wade of the First Congregational Church officiated. Cremation followed the services.

Mrs. Harmon, 81, of 220 Sherman St., Rock Springs, died at 10:20 a.m. Sunday, April 19, at the Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County where she had been a patient since March 21. A life-long resident of Rock Springs, Mrs. Harmon died following a lengthy illness.

She was born in Rock Springs on Feb. 9, 1906, the daughter of the late Peter Christian and Mariane Nielson Bunning. She attended schools in Rock Springs and graduated from Rock Springs High School with the class of 1924.

Mrs. Harmon attended the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Wyoming and the Colorado State University. She received a bachelor of arts degree and taught in the Rock Springs public school system for 28 years. She married Hans Harmon in Salt Lake City on June 4, 1928. He preceded her in death on March 25, 1961.

Mrs. Harmon was a member of the Young at Heart Senior Citizens Center, the University of Wyoming Alumni Association, the Delta Kappa Gamma Society and a charter member of the Rock Springs Art Guild.

Survivors include one niece, Mrs. Sam (Isabel) Kurtz of Rock Springs, and three nephews, Chris Gras, Christian Bunning and Robert Bunning, all of Rock Springs.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Harmon was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

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  • Created by: Angela Cable
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  • Find a Grave Memorial 80846969
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Sophia Bunning Harmon (9 Feb 1906–19 Apr 1987), Find a Grave Memorial no. 80846969, citing Rock Springs Cemetery, Rock Springs, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Angela Cable (contributor 47277708) .