JASPER — Kenneth J. Jackle, 47, passed away at 4:05 p.m. Tuesday at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. Kenneth fought a battle with leukemia for the past nine months.
Born Oct. 20, 1966, in Jasper, he was the son of Robert and Sandra (Richards) Jackle.
Kenneth had worked for JOFCO in Jasper for many years.
He is a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville. He enhanced his knowledge of his love of history during his illness and he was a World of Warcraft enthusiast. He was also a big fan of Jasper High School football.
He is survived by his father, Robert Jackle of Jasper; two sisters, Kathryn Cozza and husband Joseph of Jasper, and Sharon Rizley of Portage; two brothers, Jim Jackle and wife Diana of Huntingburg, and Thomas Jackle of Sikeston, Mo.; two stepsisters, Meledia R. Carpenter of Hawesville, Ky., and Patricia Guy of Carmel; three stepbrothers, Cecil, Mike and Bob Jones, all of Washington.
Preceding him in death besides is mother is his stepmother, Sharon Rose Jackle and one brother, Ronald E. Jackle.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville, with Revs. Timothy Kraemer and Catherine Burnette officiating. Burial will be in Portersville Cemetery.
Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services at church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Association or to Christ Lutheran Church.