Kerry Jon Streifel 63, of Gillette, Wyoming, passed away at his home on June 8, 2018.
Kerry Jon Streifel 63, of Gillette, Wyoming, passed away at his home on June 8, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial for Kerry Streifel will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, June 18 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Devils Lake, ND. Kerry was born on Sept. 20, 1954, in Devils Lake to Nicholas William and Donna Arlene (Alexander) Streifel. He graduated from Devils Lake High School in 1972. He went on to earn his electrical license from North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, ND, and then worked for several years at Jones Electric in Devils Lake after getting his degree. He married Jorgee Lynn Axdahl, in this union two children were born, they later divorced. Kerry moved to Gillette, WY, in the early 1980’s where he met Christine Newton. They became best friends and a team who helped raise his children. They were constant companions for over 30 years. Kerry worked at Scott Brothers Electric in Gillette for many years. He loved life, helping friends, hunting, fishing, the great outdoors and BBQing (he made the best pork). For several years he volunteered his BBQing skills for the ‘Annual Children’s Charity Golf Tournament’ benefitting the ‘Boys and Girls Club of Campbell County’. Kerry worked very hard so that he could play even harder. He is survived by; his partner, Christine Newton and family; mother, Donna Streifel; sister, Laurie (Streifel) Walski and family; brother, Jason Streifel and family; brother-in-law, Allen Hansen and family; sister-in-law, Rita (Quammen) Streifel and family; daughter, Callie Jo Streifel and family; son, Joshua Streifel and family; and step-daughter, Reagan (Kiester) LePage and family. He is preceded in death by; his father, Nicholas Streifel; sister, Cyndee (Streifel) Hansen; brother, Cordell Streifel; and brother-in-law, John Walski. Memorials can be made in Kerry’s name to benefit Lake Region Sportsman’s Club in Devils Lake. Memorials and condolences may also be sent; in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 West 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716. Condolences may also be expressed at www.gillettememorialchapel.com.