Barbara J. Riley, 89, of Casper, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the Life Care Center of Casper. She was born in Shoshoni, Wyoming to Arthur and Allula Jones.
She married her husband, of 65 years, Steve Riley in 1946 in Deer Lodge, Montana.
Barbara and Steve spent many years traveling in their motor homes throughout the southwest during the winters after Steve retired. She was a devoted housewife, excellent cook and enjoyed playing Solitaire in her free time. Barb was an active volunteer with Meals on Wheels for many years. Most of all she was proud of her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Barbara is preceded in death by her loving husband, Steve, her parents and her brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her children, Letricia (Jim) Miller of Casper and N.A. (Mary) Riley of Fargo, ND; five grandsons, Tim Miller, Kevin (Angie) Miller, Mike (Karla) Riley, Joe (Emily) Riley, and Tyler Riley; eight great grandchildren, Tim Miller, Emily Miller, Kyle Miller all of Casper, WY and Noah Riley, Ella Riley, Hayes Riley, Ames Riley, Bodi Riley all of Fargo, ND, along with numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Barbara's name may be made to Central Wyoming Hospice or the Shriners Children's Hospital.
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