Aileen Joyce Kuhn

Sep 10, 1933 - Jun 26, 2008
Aileen J. Kuhn, 74 of Riverton, died Thursday, June 26, 2008, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton after a battle with cancer. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 30, at the Davis Funeral Home in Riverton. Private inurnment will take place at Mountain View Cemetery. Aileen Joyce Spaid was born in Onida, S.D. on Sept. 10, 1933 to Ralph Joseph and Hazel (Mason) Spaid. She grew up on the family farm near Blunt, S.D. and later moved to Rapid City, S.D. where she met L.E. "Vern" Kuhn, her husband of 55 years. In 1952, they moved to Casper and started their family as Mr. Kuhn worked in the oilfields. They moved to Riverton in 1955 and spent time in Rock Springs, Brighton, Colo., and Rawlins prior to moving back to Riverton in 1978. Mrs. Kuhn's family said her favorite things to do included traveling, especially to the family farm to visit relatives, and go fishing. She enjoyed trips with her husband to Alaska, Hawaii, Panama Canal, Mexico, and New England. She was also an avid collector of antique dishes and glassware. Mrs. Kuhn was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Ernie, Robert, and an infant brother; and her son, Vern Allen Kuhn. She is survived by her husband, Vern; daughter, Deborah Cheesbrough and her husband David of Laramie; four grandchildren, Justin Kuhn and his wife, Elea, of Meridian, Idaho, Casey Cheesbrough of Laramie, Kyle Cheesbrough of Anchorage, Alaska, and Alicia Kuhn of Salt Lake City; one great-grandchild, Alexia Kuhn, of Meridian, Idaho. On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 907 N Poplar, Ste 185, Casper, WY 82601. Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.