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LOVELL, Wyo. -Kevin Partridge Robertson, of Lovell, died July 19, 2003, in Billings, after a brief illness. He was 42.

Born in Chicago on Nov. 3, 1960, to Ralph and Mary Robertson, he was the second of their eight children. Kevin graduated from Lovell High School in 1979, and the University of Wyoming in 1985. He married his sweetheart, Brenda Asay, in the Provo LDS Temple on July 30, 1980. Kevin taught junior high and high school and also coached various sports in Burlington for six years. In 1991, he moved his family to Lovell, where he taught high school and coached football, girls' basketball, track, volleyball and swimming. Kevin was devoted to his wife and children and was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Kevin was an avid history buff and also enjoyed sports, fly fishing, hunting and motorcycling. He loved to strike out into the middle unknown territory and explore; there is hardly any dirt road in the county that he didn't know. Kevin was a caring teacher and loyal friend. He touched the lives of hundreds of students and athletes, as well as colleagues at work and church, who will miss him tremendously.

Kevin leaves behind his wife, Brenda, of 23 years; his children, Daniel Jay, Joel and his wife Sarah and daughter Jenna; Devin, Dane and Erin; his mother, Mary; his brothers, Eric and Gareth; his sisters, Joyce, Gwen, Marianne, Margaret and Karen; his parents-in-law, Gary and Glenda Asay, and their children, April, Marchia, Paul and Meredith. He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph V. Robertson, Jr.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 24, 11 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Stake Center in Lovell. A viewing will be held Wednesday, July 23, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Haskell Funeral Home in Lovell.

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