Jeanette Faye Bjelkevig died Tuesday, March 10, 2015, at Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody, Wyoming from complications of cancer. She was 77.
She was a lifetime Powell resident born August 2, 1937 to Elmer I. and Lillian E. (Winkleman) Harmon. She attended Powell Schools.
Jackie married Glenn Wheeler February 3, 1955. They had two children, Debra and Ronald. They later divorced. She married Allan Bjelkevig November 10, 1960. They had a son, Stewart.
She enjoyed rock hunting/jewelry making, camping, traveling and going to casinos, and playing cards and games with her family and friends.
Jackie is survived by her daughter Debra (Arbie) Ewalt of Casper, WY; sons Ronald Wheeler of Powell, WY and Stewart (Jana) Bjelkevig of Wheatland, WY; grandson Dustin Ewalt of Casper, WY and great-grandson Tanner Ewalt of Casper, WY. Her greatest joy was her 3 children, 2 grandsons and 1 great-grandson!
She was preceded in death by both spouses, her parents, a brother LeRoy Mitchell, and an infant grandson, Casey Wheeler.
By her request, cremation has taken place and no memorial services will be held.
Memorials may be sent to your local "no kill" animal shelter; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements are entrusted to Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory, Powell, WY.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.thompsonfuneral.net or mailed to 863 Lane 11, Powell, WY 82435.
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