John R. Fanning

September 30, 1947 ~ June 19, 2019 (age 71)


John Richard Fanning, born September 30, 1947 to Paul and Mary Fanning in Laramie, Wy. John graduated from Laramie Senior High School, and joined the USAF, stationed at Luke Air Force Base in AZ. He met his wife Susan in Glendale, AZ. While he was still in the USAF. They were together for 51 years and married for 50 years. They moved to Laramie in 1977. John began a career in Law Enforcement with the Albany County Sheriffs Dept. in the early 1980’s where he retired after 20 plus years of service.

John passed away on June 19th, 2019 from natural causes. He was preceded in death by his wife Susan. He is survived by a sister Mary Lynn Fritzen (Don), and a brother Paul Fanning (Karen) both of Laramie Wy. Two daughters and a son, Camille Fanning, Charissa Ward (George), and John Fanning II (Aisha), six grandchildren and nephews. Mom and Dad you will be dearly missed.

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