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Ricquelle Katherine Giannino

Ricquelle Katherine Giannino passed away at her home on September 12, 2016 in Cheyenne Wyoming after a long battle with a rare disease thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) that lead to heart and kidney failure. 


Ricquelle (Rici) was born November 9, 1992 in Thermopolis, Wyoming to Richard Giannino and Pamela Nebel (formally Spatol- Giannino). 


The girl with the most infectious smile and personality that left a lasting impression on everyone she met. 


Born a free spirt she would never allowed any challenge of her illness to hold her back. Rici felt at home in the Wyoming Mountains with a love of the outdoors that was contagious. She was happy to share the beauty of the mountains with anyone. She enjoyed motorcycle riding, hunting, wake boarding, hiking, camping, rock climbing and fishing. 


She had a love of music all types and she shared it with everyone she loved. Yet her biggest love was her beloved dog Charlie. 


Rici attended Riverton High School graduating in May of 2011. She attended Casper College earning her Associates in Science working towards chemical & petroleum engineering degree. 


During high school she worked at Safeway as well as coached gymnastics at Kips N Flipz (Riverton Gymnastics). She worked at Sandfords in Casper and Cheyenne while attending college. She was also the voice introducing all the new rock on KTED in Casper and Gillette, KAZY in Cheyenne and The KROW in Cody.  


Ricquelle is survived by her mother, Pam and step father Brandon Nebel of Riverton, WY; father Rick Giannino and his girlfriend Kenna Manasco of Casper WY; boyfriend, Chris Bretas of Cheyenne, WY; brothers AJ and Jon Giannino; step-sisters, Tera (Christian) Smith and Lacey Nebel; step-brother, Brandon James Nebel all from Riverton WY; aunts, Krystal Spatol and Lisa (Brandon) Grimes; uncles, Brett Giannino, Tony (Stacy) Giannino, Michael Stafford and Ben Stafford; loving grandparents, Sharon Giannino, Kathy Spatol, Jack and Anna Maria Nebel and Pete and Patricia Stafford; plus many cousins and great aunts and uncles. 


In heaven she was greeted by her grandfathers, John Giannino and Ted Spatol. She may be gone but never will be forgotten.


A memory service was held on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Lighthouse Baptist Church. Schraders Funeral home was in charge of her services and condolences can be posted at http://www.schradercares.com