Foster Friess

Foster Friess speaks to supporters during his 2018 run for Wyoming governor. A celebration of life for Friess, who died at 81, will be held this weekend in Jackson. 

A funeral service for Foster Friess will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Presbyterian Church of Jackson Hole. A celebration of life will follow.

On Monday, Friess will be buried following a private service in his hometown of Rice Lake, Wisconsin.

Friess, a businessman, philanthropist and political leader who spent much of his time at a home in Jackson, died in Scottsdale, Arizona, on May 27. He was 81.

A news obituary will be published in Wednesday’s Jackson Hole News&Guide.

Contact Mark Huffman at 732-5907 or

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