Bruce McAmis 94


Bruce Langdon McAmis, age 94 of Alva, Wyoming peacefully entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on August 22, 2023. Bruce was born February 9, 1929 to Carp and Elizabeth (Langdon) McAmis. He was the oldest of seven children.

On June 24, 1950, Bruce married Peggy Charlene Shaul and were married 70 years and 11 months. Bruce was a lifelong farmer and rancher in the Alva area. Bruce was well known for his friendly personality, always looking to make a new friend with a FIRM handshake. He raised quality hay, wheat seed that was highly sought after by Farmers Ranchers Coop and Hereford/Angus cattle. In the early 1950’s Bruce and is father-in-law Charlie Shaul would trail their cattle to Belle Fourche to ship to market. Bruce was still out in the hay field raking hay two weeks prior to his passing. Bruce was a John Deere man to the core, a horseshoe pitching champion with his brother Charles and could smell a good cinnamon roll or biscuits and gravy a mile away.

Bruce and Peggy enjoyed traveling in their RV during the winter months to the desert southwest and California. Bruce is survived by his sister Beverly Reece, Casper WY; children, Dave (Peggy) McAmis Alva WY, Alvin (Patty) McAmis Whitewood SD, Cheryl McAm- is, Alva WY, grandchildren; Brad (Gail) Svoboda Castle Pines, CO, Brook Svoboda, An- them, AZ, Libby (Scott) Penner, Livermore CA, Molly (Adam) Bauer, Scottsdale AZ, Jason (Karen) McAm- is, Fayetteville, NC, Shaun (Sheri) McAmis, Spearfish, SD. Great-grandchildren Cole, Lauren (Josh), Brian, Caleb, Naomi, Abigail, Collin, Langdon, Wilson, Andrew; great-great granddaughter Ranier, and soon to arrive great grandson, Jack; daughter-in-law, Marti McAmis, and son-in-law Ed Svoboda. Bruce was preceded in death by his parents, Carp and Libby McAmis, in-laws, Charlie and Esther Shaul, wife, Peggy McAmis, daughter, Kathleen Svoboda, great grandson, Evan Svoboda, brothers, Charles and Bob and sisters, Nina, Marjorie and Thelma.

A memorial has been established to benefit the Hulett EMT’s. Visitation will be from 4:00PM to 6:00PM on Monday, August 28, 2023 at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish. Funeral services will be held at 10:00AM on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at the Great Hulett Community Center in Hulett with burial to take place at the Alva Cemetery. Online condolences may be written at