Jacob (Jake) Wiggins
(December 28, 1990 - July 4, 2006)
The Lusk Herald
July 12, 2006
Jacob Daniel Wiggins
Funeral services with a reception was held Monday, July 10 at 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 301 S. Elm St. Lusk for Jacob (Jake) Daniel Wiggins age 15 of Manville.
Jacob died Tuesday, July 4, 2006, in an auto accident. Jake was born Dec. 28, 1990, in Wenatchee, Wash. at the Central Washington Hospital. He attended school at Leavenworth, Wash. from kindergarten to half a semester of his freshman year, and then moved to Manville with his parents Joe Lee and Kellie Jo Wiggins where he finished the rest of his freshman year at Niobrara County High School, where he was an honor roll student.
While he was in Leavenworth, Wash., he played baseball and wrestled, winning a bronze medal in wrestling. Jake loved life and being around people and family. Everyone Jake met from young to old, he made an impression on. He also loved those family get-togethers.
Jake loved camping, riding his dirt bike, horseback riding, and shooting. He also loved his movies and videos. He loved his job at the Sinclair gas station in Lusk and was very proud to be working beside his dad.
Jake just loved life. Joe and Jake would ride their dirt bikes all over and sometimes his mother would ride behind his dad with Jake riding wheelies beside them grinning from ear-to-ear or sometimes stopping and seeing Grandpa and Grandma Wiggins on their bike rides. He admired and looked up to his brother, Joe and always wanted to be just like him.
Survivors include his parents, Joe Lee and Kellie Jo Wiggins of Manville; brother, Joe Lee Wiggins, Jr. of Dryden, Wash.; paternal grandparents, Charles and Lavona Wiggins of Manville; maternal grandparents, Merllyn and Alva DeWitt of Dryden, Wash.; maternal great-grandmother, Irene Duterrow of Olympia, Wash.; paternal aunt and uncles, Rose and Charles Fadness of Clinton, AK; Chuck Wiggins of Lusk; Ruth and Paul Langis of Dryden, Wash.; maternal aunt and uncles, Ronnie and Eldon Tall of Dryden, Wash.; Terri and Stewart Demarest of Dryden, Wash.; Jackie and Mike Schiel of Leavenworth, Wash.; Jay and Melaine Hitt of Seattle, Wash.; numerous cousins including, Jason Whitney, Corey Garriett, Stephany Teakell, Jeremiah Wiggins, Jessica and Brooke Langis, David, Jon, and Matt Tall, Gwen, and Brandy Demarest, Jayme Smith, Heather Schiel, and Caitlin Hitt.
He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Harley Ray Hitt; maternal great-grandfather, James Duterrow; paternal great-grandmother, Pauline Penn; and cousin Meghan Jean Langis. Jacob Daniel Wiggins will truly be missed by all. We Love You.
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