Raili M. Stephenson

Apr 8, 1934 - Jun 14, 2009
Raili M. Stephenson died at her home in Riverton on Sunday, June 14, 2009, at the age of 75. At her request, there will be no services. Raili Marjatta Ovaskainen was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada on April 8, 1934, the daughter of Kalle H. and Suoma (Solonen) Ovaskainen. She was graduated from Campbell River High School and attended Central Wyoming College in Riverton. She was a special education aide in the educational system. On Nov. 9, 1954, she married John B. "Jack" Stephenson in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Mrs. Stephenson was of the Methodist faith. She moved to Riverton in 1955 when her husband was transferred from Utah International's Campbell River operations on Vancouver Island to Lucky Mc in the Gas Hills. Her family said she enjoyed sewing, handiwork, and camping. Survivors include sons, Ricky A. Stephenson and Keith A. Stephenson; one grandchild, Keith Stephenson; a sister, Bonnie Penna and husband Don of Spring Hills, Fla. She was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, John Wayne Stephenson, and her husband, John B. "Jack" Stephenson. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton, WY, 82501 Online obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at thedavisfuneralhome.com Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.