Kathleen Hedges Daniels

Jul 28, 2017 From staff reports

Kathleen Hedges Daniels died on Saturday, July 8. She was 74 years old.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

She was born June 25, 1943, in Lander, to Mervin and Rosalyn (Gustin) Hedges.

She was raised in Lander at her parents' Texaco Service Station and her grandparents' Gustin Ranch on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

After graduating from Fremont County Vocational High School, she attended Casper College, where she met Robert (Bob) Daniels. They married May 5, 1962, and later divorced.

She worked at a variety of jobs in her life but had the most amusing stories about her time at U.S. Steel.

Horses were a big part of her life. Tropic Moon, her prized quarter horse stallion, ran on numerous well-known race tracks before coming back to Lander to stand at stud.

"She was loved by all children as she was always up to whatever game or endeavor that they wanted 'Aunt Kathy' to partake in," loved ones said. "She was up for just about anything to do with ranching, hunting or camping and enjoyed Indian bead work among other crafts. Her greatest joy, however, was any time spent with family and friends."

She is survived by a son, Clarke (Laura) Daniels of Logan, Utah; brothers Gary (Linda) Hedges of Smoot and Jim (Sandra) Hedges of Lander; grandson, Jarred (Jada) Daniels; great-granddaughter, Addison Daniels, of Logan, Utah; and nieces and nephews Ryan (Dawn) Hedges of Lander, Brandy (Aaron) Taylor of Smoot, Logan (Kresta) Hedges of Smoot, Jessica Toups of Lander and Hart Hedges of Lander.

Condolences may be shared with family online at

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Help for Health Hospice at 1240 College View Drive, Riverton, WY 82501.

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