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Robert L. 'Bob' Medow
Nov 23, 2012 - Staff
Robert L. "Bob" Medow, of rural Riverton, died Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 58 years old.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at the Davis Funeral Home. A viewing will be 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26.
Robert Lewis Medow was born Sept. 6, 1954, in Riverton, the son of Ralph Lewis and Nancy Patricia (Williams) Medow. He was brought home to his grandfather's homestead in Missouri Valley where he grew up and also raised his family. His grandfather, Gerry Medow, had homesteaded the land in the 1930s. Mr. Medow continued the family farming legacy raising alfalfa, corn and oats and operating a feedlot. He also operated Triple M. Pelleting, Inc., with his brother, Gordon, and father, Lewis.
Mr. Medow was a Wyoming State FFA officer in high school. He graduated from Shoshoni High School in 1973. He stayed active and supported the FFA. He attended Casper College for two years.
On July 10, 1976, he married Donna M. Herbst. Together they had three children. The couple later divorced.
Mr. Medow was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Riverton.
His family said he was an adventurous spirit and loved to travel. He loved his grandchildren, farming, spending time in the mountains -- especially his land west of Dubois -- fishing and visiting with friends. His children said they appreciated his involvement following their sports and academics in school. He enjoyed watching sports and was a Denver Broncos Fan.
He is survived by his two sons, Dain Medow and his wife Aubrey and their children Paxton and Annika; Nathan Medow and Crystal Ellsworth and their children Logan and Olivia; daughter Mandy Henebry and her husband Brian; parents Lewis and Patty Medow; brother Gordon Medow and his wife Bonny; sister Vicki Medow; and his dog, Tork.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ernest and Mildred Williams and Irene and Gerry Medow.
Memorials may be made to the Bethesda Lutheran Communities in care of the Davis Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.