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Irene Riggs

May 17, 1935 — December 16, 2020

Fort Bridger

Irene Boynton Riggs, 85, passed away on Wednesday December 16, 2020 at her home in Fort Bridger, Wyoming.

She was born in Manila, Utah to Edwin B. and Helen Louise Warby Boynton on May 17, 1935. She married Warren L. Riggs on August 18, 1953 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Irene loved to read books, watch crime TV shows, go camping and attend chorus. She was known for “cooking for an army” and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

Irene is survived by her children Darold Riggs, Sherri Lynn Fanning, Kevin Riggs and Carol Veith; brother Joe Boynton; sisters Lee Fiscus and Jane Barrara; 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband Warren “Curly” L. Riggs; children Roland Dean Riggs, and Raymond Frank Riggs; sister Margaret; Grandsons Zacheriah Riggs and Andrew James Fanning; and 1 great-grandson Kayden Riggs.

A funeral service for Irene will be held on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Urie Stake Center in Urie, WY with a viewing one hour prior. She will be laid to rest at the Riverview Cemetery in Green River, WY.

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Visitation

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

10:00 - 10:45 am

Urie LDS Stake Center

3815 WY-414, Lyman, WY 82937

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am

Urie LDS Stake Center

3815 WY-414, Lyman, WY 82937

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