January 9, 2019
Buddy Kaumo, 72, passed away Dec. 31, 2018, at his home in Rock Springs.
He was a lifelong resident of Rock Springs.
Kaumo was born April 25, 1946, in Rock Springs, the son of Angelo Luigi Kaumo and Pierina Caroline Flaim.
He attended schools in Rock Springs and was a 1964 graduate of the Rock Springs High School. Kaumo also attended the University of Wyoming for four years where he obtained a bachelor's degree in business.
He married Mary Joe Tardoni June 17, 1967, in Rock Springs. she preceded him in death Dec. 31, 2016, in Rock Springs. Kaumo served in the United States Army during Vietnam.
He worked as a financial advisor for Waddell and Reed for many years.
Kaumo was a member of Knights of Columbus, American Legion Archie Hay Post No. 24, VFW, Rotary Club and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 151.
He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, giving to the community, spending time at his cabin and loved his church.
Survivors include two sons; Brian Kaumo and wife Donna Little-Kaumo of Green River and Chris Kaumo and wife Laura O'Neill-Kaumo of Washington D.C .; one brother, Dennis Kaumo and wife Candi of Placentia, Calif .; two grandchildren, Heather Chvala and husband Mike of New Hampshire and David Curd and wife Teresa of Virginia; six great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Brooklyn, Michael, Stephen, James and Kateryna.
Kaumo was preceded in death by his parents and wife Mary Joe Kaumo. A Mass of Christian burial took place Tuesday.
Condolences may be left at http://www.vasefuneralhomes.com.