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WY mourns death of Sen. Enzi

by Wyoming Livestock Roundup

Following the news of former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi’s passing July 26, many throughout the Cowboy State have mourned the great loss. 

            From 1975-82, Sen. Enzi served as the mayor of Gillette. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1997, where he served until his retirement in 2020. Sen. Enzi was a servant leader. 

            Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon shared, “Mike was a friend and a dedicated public servant who cared deeply about Wyoming and its people. His leadership in the Senate was tireless and productive.” 

            Gordon continued, “He was a strong advocate for the state’s interests and was always committed to finding consensus where possible. He understood what is important for America.”

            Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation President Todd Fornstrom said, “Sen. Enzi represented Wyoming well and gave unstintingly of his time to represent our citizens. He will certainly be missed.” 

            Gordon concluded, “We are all heartbroken by this terrible loss. Jennie and I join the thousands offering their prayers and well wishes for Diana and the family. God Bless you, Mike. Thank you for your service, and Godspeed.” 

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