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Daniel ‘Danny’ Leonhardt

(Nov. 30, 1950 - May 2, 2013)

Daniel “Danny” Leonhardt of Powell died Thursday, May 2, 2013 at his home. He was 62.

Danny was born Nov. 30, 1950 to George and Delores (Shannon) Leonhardt in Aberdeen, S.D. He attended school in Groton, S.D.

Agriculture and ranching was Danny’s life. He was a ranch hand in Buffalo and Powell for the past 40 plus years along with having his own livestock, sheep and horse.

He enjoyed guiding hunters in the mountains and loved his animals.

Danny was preceded in death by his father, George Leonhardt; infant son, Charles; grandparents John and Mary (Hutchinson) Shannon and Hans and Ella (Bahr) Leonhardt.

He is survived by his mother, Delores Leonhardt of Groton, S.D.; sons Dylan Deaver of Buffalo and David (Kilie) Bugher of Powell; daughters Karla (Andy) Smith of Gillette, and Amy, Katie and Addie Leonhardt, all of Fort Bragg, Calif.; sister, Gretta Dargatz; as well as 10 grandchildren and his nieces.

Funeral services were held May 6 at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell.

Memorial donations may be sent to Bennett Creek Church, c/o Kurt McNabb, P.O. Box 2350, Cody, WY 82414 to defray funeral expenses.

Thompson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements and condolences may be sent to the family at or P.O. Box 807, Powell, WY 82435.

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