Jacqueline (Jackie) Ann Beaton Wendel
April 5, 1966 – February 17, 2023
Jacqueline (Jackie) Ann Beaton Wendel, 56, died on February 17, 2023 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming, surrounded by her family. She was born on April 5, 1966 in the Jamaica Plains neighborhood of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. She was the youngest of five children born to Kenneth H. Beaton of Braintree, MA and June E. (Dewey) Beaton of Rumney, NH. Jackie graduated from Plymouth Area High School in Plymouth, NH in 1984. She lived in many different states including Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Florida, California and settled in Wyoming with her loving family. She married Frederick Kirk Wendel on May 4, 1997 in Santa Barbara, California. They lived in Lompoc, CA until moving to Lander, WY in 2001.
Jackie was interested in art. In recent years, she has devoted herself to photography.
One of her passions was working as a nanny. She participated in the online groups “Mommy Friends” and “Baby Center”. She also worked at a flower shop, Pizza Hut and Mr. D’s Deli. She was an avid online researcher and recognized for her creative crafts.
She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Frederick Kirk Wendel, and two sons, Frederick Kenneth Beaton Wendel and Stuart Tylor Beaton Wendel, all of Lander, Wyoming. Her mother, June E. (Beaton) Thomas of Rumney, NH, her brother, Samuel W. (Cathy) Beaton of Lompoc, CA, and three sisters, Robin L. (Stephen) Pavlack of Yuma AZ, Christine M. (Alan ) Davis of Franklin, NH, and Sandra K. Catania (significant-other James Spanos) of Rumney, NH. Also surviving are her in-laws, Mary Wendel, mother-in-law, Kim Wendel, sister-in-law, Brett Wendel, brother-in-law, all of Lander, WY and Jud (TJ) Wendel, brother-in-law of Portland, OR, along with many nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Jackie was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth H. Beaton, and her father-in-law, Frederick R. Wendel. Jackie chose to be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements were made by Hudson’s Funeral Home of Lander, WY.
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