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Ruth A. Vogelsang

Jun 3, 2012 - Staff

Ruth A. "Slim" Vogelsang died Sunday, May 27, 2012, at her home in Riverton.

She was 62 years old.

Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.

Ruth Ann Ahrens was born July 20, 1949, in Scottsbluff, Neb., the daughter of Raymond W. and Thelma (Sauer) Ahrens.

She graduated from Riverton High School and then attended Central Wyoming College for two years.

Mrs. Vogelsang was a housewife, having married Greg Vogelsang on July 4, 1984, in Riverton.

She worked for eight years as a CNA for Wind River Healthcare and as a teacher's aide before that.

She was a member of the Riverton Christian Church.

She had lived in Riverton for 62 years, and her family said she enjoyed reading, watching television and painting.

Survivors include a daughter, Candice Jessie Burns; a granddaughter, Breesha Ray Summerlin; her father, Ray Ahrens; a brother, Danny Lee Ahrens.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Greg Vogelsang; her mother, Thelma Ahrens, and grandparents Fred and Lydia Sauer, Wayne and Jessie Ahrens.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home (www.TheDavisFuneralHome.com) of Riverton.

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