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Jacklyn Porter Antweiler

August 16, 1946 - October 11, 2016

antweiler-picJackie Antweiler, wife of her cherished husband, Gary for 46 years, completed her earthly, baptismal journey on October 11, 2016. She died peacefully after a brief illness. Jackie spent the last eleven years of her life living on Blue Creek in a home she and Gary designed.

Jackie is survived by Gary Antweiler, her husband whom she married at the First Baptist Church in Odessa, Texas on April 10, 1971. She is also survived by her three brothers, Richard, Robert and Gary Porter all of Texas and her aunt Zairah of Evergreen. She was the only girl in her immediate family and the youngest of four. She is also survived by a sister Jeudi. Jackie was beloved by many nieces and nephews and God children and will be deeply missed.

She was involved in the ministry and many activities of her church, Evergreen Lutheran. She quilted, hosted memorial and funeral meals, attended Java and Jesus, her sisterhood Bible study, worshipped regularly and made many members of Evergreen Lutheran and visitors as well, feel welcomed and loved. Her life was a gift to anyone who had the privilege to know her. Her death is a sad event for her family, friends and church.

 In lieu of flowers please contribute to the Mountain Area Resource Center in Conifer www.mrcco.org or Evergreen Lutheran Church www.evergreenlutheran.org.


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  1. Lisa Hamm-Greenawalt says:

    I am so sorry for your loss, Gary, and so happy that God gave you such a wonderful partner for all these years.

  2. Worleys says:

    Dear Gary,
    We were so shocked and saddened to know about Jackie’s passing. She was such a wonderful and positive person. I know it will be hard for you without her; you were such a loving couple. She will always be with you in your heart and with her memories. We will pray for you and the family.
    Barbara and Fred

  3. Laura Smith says:

    So deeply saddened and heartbroken at the loss of our dear friend Jackie. Taken from us too soon. She was truly one of the most amazing woman we have ever known. Genuinely the salt of the earth. Always loving, caring, doing and thinking of others. And never passing up an opportunity to laugh, have fun, and live her life to the fullest. She was an Angel here on earth, as she no doubt is now in Heaven. Gary, we are so deeply sorry for your loss. Jackie loved you like no other, as we know you did her. You two are soulmates, my friend. And we pray God gives you the strength you need today, tomorrow, and every day until you meet up with your bride again. We feel so honored and blessed to have known her, and have her in our lives. RIP our dear friend, “Honey Jackie” … your amazing smile, laugh, heartfelt love, and genuine friendship will be sorely missed. We love you.
    Laura & DeWayne Smith

  4. Jo anne meinert says:

    My love to you and prayers for your strength in days ahead.

  5. Sharon & Gail Doniger says:

    My condolences to you Gary and your family. You are in our thoughts during these difficult days.

  6. Rita Bappe-Holmes says:

    So saddened to hear of Jackie’s passing. The world has lost a very special lady. I know she has left you with many wonderful memories of a life so very well lived.
    My condolences to you Gary and Richard, Robert, Gary and your families. God bless and sustain all of you in your lonesome days ahead. You are in our hearts and thoughts.

    With love to our Texas Family,
    Rita Bappe-Holmes (Porter descendant)

    • Betty Weikelad were there to says:

      Gary, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. It’s not easy loosing your soul mate. Know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.. Knowing your mom and dad were there to welcome her to Heaven must give you a warm feeling. God be with you and comfort you. Betty

      • Eloise lening says:

        Just want to say how very sorry I am . I feel ” a great big hole in my heart” . She was s very special, not just to us but to each and every one who knew her. May God help you with the awful road you have to travel.

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