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Ray Wasson Snell

July 4, 1936 ~ November 9, 2021 (age 85)

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Ray Wasson Snell, 85, of Lovell Wyoming passed away peacefully Tuesday November 9, 2021, at NBHH with his daughter & son in law by his side.

Ray was born July 4, 1936, in Lovell Wyoming to Phillip & Alma Snell.  He graduated from Cowley High School.  He served in the Army from 1959 -1962. In 1963 he married the love of his life, Jeanne Hetland, in Lovell. He worked campaign at the Sugar Factory, hauled hay for Joe Good & worked sheep for Jack Snyder.  In June of 1966 he began his career at Wyo-Ben where he went on to retire after 35 years.  Ray loved going to the “hills” with family, his favorite was Dryhead where he lived until he was 15. The trips were always filled with him telling his favorite memories of growing up there.  He loved camping, fly fishing & family.  He was especially proud of his 2 grandkids Hadley & Mason.

Ray was preceded in death by his wife Jeanne, mother & father, brothers Rufus, Cecil & Jim.

He is survived by his daughter Karen (Ben) Fowler of Spring Creek, NV, his grandson Hadley (Kaia) Fowler of Reno, NV, granddaughter Mason (Tyler) Dunlap of Elko, NV, 2 great granddaughters Jovie & Quin Dunlap.

Graveside services were held Saturday Nov 13, 2021, at the Lovell Cemetery

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Graveside Service
November 13, 2021

10:00 AM
Lovell Cemetery
1123 Lane 13
Lovell, Wyoming 82431

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