Bonnie Tousley passed away June 13, 2023, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming with her family by her side.
Bonnie Louise (Williams) Tousley was born in Almy, Wyoming on Feb 15, 1943, to John Wesley and Minerva (Peg) Mary (Carpenter) Williams, fourth and final child of the couple.
In 1945 after the coal mines closed, they moved to Evanston where she was reared and educated. Earning her GED in 1980 so she could go to work at the Wyoming Women’s Center.
Bonnie married Morgan Jackson on June 8, 1963, in Evanston, Wyoming to which they shared 5 children. Later divorcing. On May 8, 1976, she married Donald Tousley, remaining lifelong friends after their divorce.
In 1984 She moved to Lusk, Wyoming when the new Wyoming Women’s Center was built and opened. In 1988 she went back to her true passion and calling in life of dispatching. She went to work for the Niobrara County Sheriff’s Office, becoming supervisor in 1991 and holding that position until she retired in 2005.
In 2005 she moved to Douglas taking a job at the Broken Wheel Truck stop as a waitress before going to work at Douglas Grocery where she spent the next 13 years before finally retiring on Feb 14, 2020, one day shy of her 77th birthday.
Bonnie loved the outdoors and enjoyed spending many summers around her children and grandchildren camping. She also was an avid baker and talented with a crochet or sewing needle. Most importantly she loved being around her family, she loved spoiling her grandkids, and making memories.
Bonnie is preceded in death by both of her parents and three older siblings, Joseph Dale Williams, Robert John Williams, and Shirley Ruth (Williams) Jackson. As well as her youngest son Kenneth Wayne Jackson. Both of her previous husbands. Best friend and adopted sister Mary Grace Bowman. Son in law Daniel Eldon Britsch.
Bonnie is survived by sons Robert William Jackson, and Randy (Jesse) Jackson. Twin daughters Wendy Jackson (Hill), and Wanda Britsch. Granddaughters Tiana (Anthony) Gifford, Michaela Hill, Abbigail Jackson, Mary Britsch. Grandsons Tyler Jackson, Trent Jackson, Kenny Hill, Jonathon Britsch, Robert Britsch, Trystan Jackson. She also has eight beloved great grandkids. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and many friends who loved her and will miss her.
Memorial services will held Saturday, July 15, 11:00 am at Crandall Funeral Home, 800 Uinta Street, Evanston, Wyoming.