Michael Paul Bunten, 55, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 27, 2017.
Michael was born September 6, 1961, at Selfridge Air Force Base, Michigan. He graduated from Cheyenne Central High School in 1980 and received a graduate degree from the University of Northern Colorado. He married Audrey Bourg September 5, 1998. He owned Bunten Landscape. He was a former Master Counselor of Demolay.
He is survived by his mother, Paula Baldeshwiler; sisters, Cynthia (Tim) Miller, and Deborah (Allen) White; nieces and nephews, Danielle (Jose) Curo, Connor Peterson, Makenzie (Justin) Holloway, Garrett, Bridger, Delanie, Brookelynn, and Kambrie White; and numerous great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins.
Michael was preceded in death by his father, Gary Gaffner; adoptive father, John Bunten, Sr., stepfather, Vernon Baldeshwiler; brother, John Bunten, Jr.; great-nephew, Trent Peterson; and his grandparents.
Vistiation will be Monday 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Schrader Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church. Interment will follow in Beth El Cemetery.
Those who wish may contribute to the Cheyenne Therapeutic Equestrian Center, 3585 Christensen Rd., Cheyenne, WY 82009 or the Black Dog Animal Rescue, 3619 Evans Ave., Cheyenne WY 82001
Condolences may be offered to the family on-line at www.schradercares.com.