Robert F Wuertley

Robert F Wuertley

Dec 16, 1918 - Dec 24, 2008
Robert F. "Bob" Wuertley of Riverton died Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 24, 2008, at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton. He was 90 years old.

Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton with military honors by the Wyoming Army National Guard.

Robert F. Wuertley was born in Medira, Calif., on Dec. 16, 1918, the son of Albert Windfield Wuertley and Rebecca Elizabeth (Young) Wuertley. He grew up in Summersville, Mo.

He served with the U.S. military during World War II.

On Feb. 7, 1948, he married Juanita M. Richardson in West Plains, Mo.

He was retired from Amoco Production after working for the company for 27 years.

Mr. Wuertley had lived in Riverton since 1965. He had previously lived in Brush, Colo.; Kimball, Neb.; Midwest, Wyo., and Lodgegrass, Mont.

His family said he enjoyed fishing, camping, hunting, woodworking, and playing the banjo.

Mr. Wuertley was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Juanita Wuertley of Riverton; sons, Robert N. Wuertley and wife Adene of Bairoil, WY, Ronald I. Wuertley and wife Renee of Boulder, Mont.; daughter, Linda D. Bennett and husband Robert of Dayton, Nev.; four grandchildren - Brandon Bennett of Reno, Nev., Brent Bennett of Buffalo, WY, Adam Wuertley of Casper, WY and Jay Wuertley of Rawlins, WY, and one great grandchild; a sister, Elsa Richardson of Summersville, Mo.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Howard Wuertley and Irvin Wuertley, and his parents.

Memorials in his name may be made to the Alzheimer's Society or the First Baptist Church of Riverton in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton WY 82501.

On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: thedavisfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.