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Leslie 'Les' Saunders

Leslie "Les" Saunders

Sep 6, 1927 - Jun 5, 2016
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A Memorial Service for Leslie Raymond Saunders, 88, will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 10, 2016 at the Davis Funeral Home with Pastor Cleve McSwain of the Pavillion Community Methodist Church officiating. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Davis Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, cards would be appreciated.

Mr. Saunders died on June 5, 2016 at the Sheridan Manor in Sheridan, Wyoming.

He was born on September 6, 1927 in Fremont, Nebraska, son of Charles and Helen D. (Stephenson) Saunders. As a child, he and his family moved to Fremont County to farm in the Johnstown Valley near Kinnear. Leslie attended the old school at Ethete, Wy. He continued to live in Johnstown Valley for 63 years raising cattle and sheep. Leslie retired from the Wind River School District as a bus driver.

Mr. Saunders served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the VFW.

On September 5, 1974, Leslie married Rose Marie Nichols in Riverton, Wyoming.

Leslie enjoyed fishing, camping and woodworking.

Survivors include his wife of Johnstown Valley; daughter, Rosanne and her husband, Charles Curby of Kinnear; step-daughters, Connie and her husband, Greg Noetzelman of Denver and Susan and her husband, Darrel Dick of Riverton, Wyoming; step-son, Ron and his wife, Ernie Adams of Cheyenne; 9 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Phyllis Watson.

On-line condolences for the family may be made at Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.