Frank Thallas Jr.

Frank Thallas Jr., 63, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Campbell County Health of heart-related symptoms.

Funeral services for Mr. Thallas begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Holy Resurrection Church with the Rev. Joseph Longofono officiating. Burial will be at Black Hills National Cemetery.

Visitation is from 3-5 p.m. Thursday at Gillette Memorial Chapel. Trisagion prayer service begins at 5.

He was a proud Marine and volunteer firefighter, and a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. His grandchildren were his joy. He loved serving his family, church and community, traveling, working with his hands, the great outdoors and animals of every kind.

He is survived by his wife, Tracy; daughter, Theresa; son, John; six grandchildren; his mother; three sisters; and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his father; and one sister.

He will be missed deeply and remembered fondly by everyone who knew him. Semper Fi, Marine. Memory Eternal.

Memorials and condolences may be sent in care of Gillette Memorial Chapel, 210 W. Fifth St., Gillette, WY 82716.

Condolences also may be expressed at or attached to the obituary at

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.