Mar 22, 2013 - StaffJill Marie Riel, a longtime Riverton resident, died Monday, March 11, 2013, in Worland. She was 26 years old.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Reach Foundation, 622 N. Eighth St. W., Riverton.
Jill Marie Gregory was born Sept. 3, 1986, in Riverton, the daughter of Glen and Sally Gregory.
She grew up in Riverton and graduated from Riverton High School in 2005.
She married Shane Riel on March 5, 2011, and she gained two daughters and one son, whom she loved very much. She later moved to Cody.
Mrs. Riel was raised as a Jehovah's Witnesses, and her faith was important in her life.
Her family said she had a way with people, and her smile lit up a room and would get everyone else to smile too. They also said she enjoyed the mountains, hunting, camping, fishing and "going buggying" with her family and friends. She loved being with her horses while growing up.
She is survived by her husband, Shane, of Cody; stepchildren Damon, Justeen and Brianna; parents Glen and Sally Gregory; sister Erin; brother Jason and his family Jessie, Juston and Eden; brother Glen and his family Millie, Holly and Colton, all of Riverton; brother Jeremy and his family Rachel, Mark and Jared of Pinedale; and her dog, Paco her Little Man.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.
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