Lois Wadley Glasgow Punteney

Oct 11, 2013 Staff

Lois Wadley Glasgow Punteney, formerly of Riverton, died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. She was 78 years old.

Services were Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Citizen Center in Marbleton, followed by graveside services at Plainview Cemetery.

Lois Wadley was born Jan. 27, 1935, in Wichita Falls, Texas, the daughter William and Mary Wadley. She grew up in several states, including Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Missouri, Colorado, California and Wyoming.

In her younger years, she worked at the Steele Hot Springs Pool and Ranch. She attended Central Technical Institute in 1953, studying airline reservations-communications and gaining her certificate from the Federal Communications Commission. She spent the majority of her working life in the family business, Persh's Water Service. Later in life she was elected as a board member for the cemetery board, volunteered at Southwest Sublette County Pioneers Senior Citizen Center and enjoyed her Sundays as a Lay Eucharistic Minister.

She married Harold Glasgow in 1954. The couple had four children: Wayne, Kim, Kareen and Gary. After Mr. Glasgow died in an oilfield accident, she married Persh Punteney in 1971. He brought six children into the relationship, Jeep, Jean, Kay, Don, Ron and Kelly. Together the couple had a son, Michael John.

Her family said she enjoyed camping, crocheting, cooking, gardening, attending church, playing games, traveling, going to picnics, and visiting with friends and family. She was well known for her famous cream and sugar buttermilk pancakes and her spice cake covered in penuche frosting.

She is survived by her sister, Helen; children Wayne, Kim, Kareen, Gary, Kay, Ron and Kelly; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings Betty Jean and Marvin; four children; both spouses; and one grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to an organization of the donor's choosing.

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