Nov 23, 1930 - Aug 14, 2014
Funeral services for Ralph Albert Gasser, 83, will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, August 16, 2014 at St. John Lutheran Church with Pastor Scott Jorgensen officiating. Cremation has taken place. Military Rites will be accorded by the Friday-Truan Detachment #683 Marine Corp League & Veterans. Memorial contributions may be made to the Paws For Life in care of Davis Funeral Home.
Mr. Gasser passed away August 14, 2014 at Sagewest Health Care of Riverton.
He was born November 23, 1930 in Riverton, WY son of Eugene Gasser, Sr., and Clara Emma (Vock) Gasser.
On February 28, 1954, Ralph married Catherine Guthrie in Riverton, Wyoming. She preceded him in death in 1990. He then married Judy Swofford in Reno, Nevada on May 9, 1998.
Ralph loved his family and animals, especially his cats, Sadie and Abby. He enjoyed rock hunting and 4 wheeling in the hills. His family said that Ralph believed in helping those in need. He enjoyed children and had a wonderful sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife, Judy of the family home in Riverton; son, David Brian Gasser and his wife, Lori of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; daughters, Kathie Ann Menefee and her husband, Guy of Riverton, Jennifer Lea Metcalf and her husband, Ken of Riverton, Cheryl Dianna Vigil and her husband, Jim of Livermore, CA; step-daughters, Tracy Lynn Mitchell and her husband, Glen of Riverton and Courtney Robin Morgan and her husband, Bryan of Alliance, NE; sisters, Nellie Raymond Crider and her husband, Jerry of Riverton, Jan Tucker and her husband, Luther of Riverton, and Ruth Pallas and her husband, Chris of San Bruno, CA; 27 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clara and Eugene Gasser, Sr., first wife, Catherine Gasser, brother, Eugene Gasser; great granddaughter, Yasemine Ajina; sister-in-law, Mary Gasser; brother-in-law, Quentin Raymond.
On-line condolences for the family may be made at theDavisFuneralHome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.