Oct 14, 2009 - Oct 14, 2009
Robert Chand died at his Kinnear home Wednesday night, Oct. 7, 2009, at the age of 77.
A memorial service will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 16, 2009 at the Davis Funeral Home.
Robert Chand was born in Beaumont, Tex., on Nov. 14, 1931, the son of Pandit Mehar Chand and Lola (Torres) Chand. He grew up in Beaumont and was graduated from high school there.
He served with the U.S. Air Force from 1950-1954.
Following college he moved to Ethete and had lived in the Riverton area for over 40 years.
For 32 years, Mr. Chand taught social studies and math at the Wyoming Indian School at Mill Creek. For 10 years, he was a night watchman at Central Wyoming College.
His family said Mr. Chand was a gun collector and enjoyed playing golf.
Survivors include nieces, Sarah Chand and her fiancé John Severinchek of Riverton, Robin Chand and husband Guy Donovan of Lander, and Tracy Johnston and husband Bobby of Lander; brothers, Daniel Chand and wife Sue of Texas, and Harry Chand and wife Wilma of Illinois; sisters, Barbara Foster of Idaho, Carman Patella and her husband Paul of Washington, Cindy Morse and husband Ron of Texas, Francis Fretwell of California, and Esterly Carl and her husband Al of California; many great nieces and great nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Raymond, P.M., and George; sisters, Ruby, Anna May, Deila, and Margaret.
On-line 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.