GILLETTE – Anthony Albert Jackle, 22, of Gillette, died Sept. 5, 2017 at the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver. He had been life-flighted to the hospital due to an accidental drowning incident that occurred at Fishing Lake in Gillette while kayaking on Sept. 4. Anthony was surrounded by family when he was taken off of life support on Sept. 5.
Anthony was born Feb. 10, 1995, in Cottonwood, Ariz., to Laura Jackle and Albert Jackle. He was a busy child walking at nine months old and running at 10 months. He was always on the go. He began elementary school in Belle Fourche, S.D., and middle school in Moorcroft. He finished school by earning his GED.
As a teenager he wanted more freedom and went out on his own. He lived in many places: Gillette, Torrington, Spearfish, S.D., back to Torrington and, most recently, in Gillette. He enjoyed many outdoor activities including skateboarding, camping, video games, card games, and music, along with many other adventures. He worked at Taco Bell in Spearfish, at Pizza Hut in Torrington, and most recently he had started work at Taco Bell in Gillette, where he was looking forward to moving up quickly. Anthony also enjoyed spending time with his close friends and their families.
Anthony is survived by his mother Laura Jackle of Gillette; siblings Michelle (Albert) Urias of Rapid City, S.D., Lori Ellefson of Box Elder, S.D., Jonathan (Chantel) Sheeler of Newcastle, Steven Jackle and Diana Jackle of Germany, numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and many close friends.
Anthony was preceded in death by his father Albert Jackle. Anthony lost his father when he was five years old. He was killed in a pedestrian automobile accident.
A memorial service will be held at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery, located at 804 S Emerson Ave. in Gillette, in the multi-purpose shelter building at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Inurnment will be at a later date. Condolences can be sent to the family: Laura Jackle, 1020 Country Club Rd Apt 7B Gillette, WY 82718.