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Steven C. West

Apr 9, 2017 - From staff reports

Steven C. West of Riverton died Sunday, April 2, 2017, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 66 years old.

His funeral service is at 2 p.m. Monday, April 10, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Riverton, with interment at Mountain View Cemetery. Viewing is from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service.

Steven Charles West was born Aug. 3, 1950, in Madelia, Minnesota, to Charles Willard and Ulovle Rose (Davis) West. The family moved to Riverton when he was 1 year old.

He graduated from Riverton High School and attended the University of Wyoming. He attended the university on three different occasions, studying forestry, teaching and optometry. He earned his bachelor's degree in wildlife management.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Riverton.

He worked in the mining industry for Union Carbide. He later worked and owned Steve's Automatic Vending for years.

He loved the mountains, hunting, fishing and family picnics. Family members said his dogs named Honey and Whisper were his constant companions, and he loved them dearly.

He is survived by his daughter, April West, and her fiancÚ, Tim Bennett, of Riverton; sister Sherry West and Ron Coburn of Riverton; and nephew David Adams of Riverton.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ulovle.

Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501 (TheDavisFuneralHome.com).

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