Cayleigh Ann Welch (December 18, 2001 – September 22, 2020)

Cayleigh Ann Welch (December 18, 2001 – September 22, 2020)

Cayleigh Ann Welch, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at her home in Green River, Wyoming. She was a lifelong resident of Green River for the short eighteen years she was here.

Cayleigh was born on December 18, 2001 in Rock Springs, Wyoming; the daughter of Aaron Andrew Welch and Cynthia Renee Schreck.

She attended schools in Green River, Wyoming and was a 2020 graduate of Green River High School. She was attending Western Wyoming Community College on a full ride volleyball scholarship at the time of her death.

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Cayleigh was an intern for Peak Performance and Green River Chamber of Commerce for the past three summers.

She was a member of the Western Wyoming Community College Volleyball Team. She played volleyball, tennis and also track for the Green River High School.

Cayleigh was a Girl Scout. She volunteered with Cub Scouts, also as a coach for volleyball and soccer with the Green River Recreation Programs, and Sweetwater Creation Studio.

Her interests included music, volleyball, and art. Cayleigh loved coffee and was a foodie. She deeply loved those closest to her.

Cayleigh earned great respect as she lived her non drama-filled life. She led a purposeful life filled with enthusiasm, kindness and generosity to those around her.

Survivors include her father; Aaron Welch of Green River and her mother; Cynthia Welch of Green River, two brothers; Davin Welch and Brennan Welch of Green River, her grandparents; Guy Schreck of Green River and David and JoAnn Welch of Green River and her great grandmother; June Shillcox of Green River, several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother; Pat Schreck.

Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be conducted at 3:00 pm Saturday, October 10, 2020 at Pioneer Trails Picnic Grounds, 334 County Road 4-68, Green River, Wyoming.

The family respectfully requests donations in Cayleighโ€™s memory be made to Trona Valley Federal Credit Union, Caleigh Welch, fbo Caleigh Welch, 840 Hitching Post Drive, Green River, Wyoming 82935.

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