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Walter David Pankau

February 20, 1937 — June 7, 2024

Walter David Pankau, 87, passed away, June 7, 2024 at home.

Dave was born February 20, 1937 in Cheyenne, WY to Walter Pankau and Ruth Burnett Pankau. Dave attended schools and graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Cheyenne.

On May 3, 1958, Dave married Susanne Maurine Tibbetts in Cheyenne.

Dave made his career with the Union Pacific Railroad working in various positions before retiring after 47 years. Dave enjoyed going to the gym and was a member of the Metro Health Spa. Where he lovingly earned the nickname, “Super Dave”.

Dave is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Susanne Pankau of Pocatello; children, Kathy Pankau of Boise, Bob (Lisa) Pankau of Grand Junction, CO, and William (Rebecca) Pankau of Draper, UT; he is also survived by his grandchildren, Sean, Brandon, Tylor, Marcus, Derek, Jared, Tyler, Zach, Kellan, Octavia, Arolyn, and Annabelle; and 7 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, and grandson, Taliesin.

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