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Niles Jacklin

October 29, 1936 ~ November 3, 2017 (age 81)

Born on October 29, 1936 in Lindon, Utah by the parents of George J. Jacklin and Mae Thorne Jacklin.

Deceased on November 3, 2017 after losing his battle with pancreatic cancer.

He is survived by five brothers; Harold, LeRoy, Ray, Eldon (deceased), and Milton. His first wife Shirley Olson Jacklin Burke and their three children Steven Niles, Dennis Carl, and Sherry Lynn Jacklin along with three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

He grew up in Lindon, Utah. Niles was honorably discharged from the Army and then worked for the Boeing Minuteman Missile Program until his retirement. One of his proudest life achievements was serving the Santa Maria Elks Lodge as Traveleers Wagon Master, Exalted Ruler (1986-1987), as well as achieving the first award for Elks All American Lodge, and head of Elks Rodeo ticket sales for many years.

He retired in Santa Maria, CA then moving to Southern Utah spending the last years doing what he loved golfing, fishing, camping (RV style) and hunting making his home in Toquerville and Antimony, Utah with his second wife Elsie Bowman who had three grown boys and two grandchildren. He was widowed in 2009 and continued to live in the home he and Elsie built in Toquerville, Utah. While rebuilding his home after a fire Niles passed away on November 3, 2017.

He is loved and will be missed by many therefore a Celebration of Life for Niles will be held at his nearly finished home at 73 S. Ashcreek Dr., Touquerville, Utah on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00 PM for those who would like to attend.  Condolences may be shared at


 Service Information

Celebration of Life
November 11, 2017

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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