Mason Allen Keele was born to Samantha Renea Keele on December 5th, 2002 in Powell Wyoming with Nannie, Aunt Suzie, Uncle Josh and the man who would become Mason’s Dad, Michael Henley by her side until they took Mom for a c-section delivery. Sam and Michael were later married March 6th 2004. And even though the marriage wouldn’t last Michael’s love for Mason will never end.
Mason enjoyed Cub Scouts, Little League Baseball and middle school football and basketball. In 2018 Mason went to Charles Campbell Children’s Camp where he helped disabled children. He attended school in Lovell starting with Heastart and spent the rest of his scholastic years with the class of 2022. In high school Mason found his talents for welding, woodworking and auto mechanics.
Mason loved fishing, hunting, camping, loud music, loud cars, driving too fast and spending time with his family and friends And Mason loved Charles Campbell Children’s Camp.
Mason left us far too early on August 7th, 2021 after a tragic pickup accident. He was doing what he loved, helping out a friend.
Mason is preceded in death by his biological father Keith Allen Schmidt, Step-grandparents Doris and Monty Rossenberg and Donnie Brinklow Sr. and great-uncle and aunts John Kobielusz, Sharon Keele and Deanna Keele.
He is survived by his parents Samantha and Donnie Brinklow and Michael and Kristine Henley, sisters Kadence Henley, Marin and Alexis Brinklow, and Riley Henley and brothers Adin Brinklow and Garrett, JC and Corbin Henley. Grandparents Dave and Debbi Keele and Roy and Jaci Hooper, Jeff Henley, Todd and Robin Baxendale and Elaine Brinklow. Aunt Suzie (Josh) Dannar and cousins Seth, Andrew, Falcon, Xander and Quentin. Aunt Dawn (Vernon) Allphin and cousins Tanner Brinklow, Taylor and Dalton Wolsey and Gemma Allphin and Uncle Joey Brinklow.
Uncle Tony (Louise) Henley and cousins Lewis, Olivia, William, Charlie, Isabella and Eliza. Aunt Samantha (Marvin) Wight and cousins Joseph, Joshua, Kaydee, Jeremiah, Hannah, Sarah, Emilee, Jaede and Brynlee. Aunt Beckie (Martin) Bates and cousins Sariah, Valerie, Johannes, Micah, Bonnie, Benjamin, Timothy, Megan, Lauren, Liberty, Jared, Schyler and McKenna. Aunt Emma (Christopher) Allred and cousins Laura, Kaitlyn, Ryan, Shaun, Rory, Lily, Jase, Saige, and Connor.
Uncle Joe (Kacee) Hooper and cousins Kaeden, Kaybree, Jaxon and Zoie. Uncle Dan (Elena) Hooper and cousins Duncan and Felicity. Aunt Maddie (Tate) Stinson and cousin Lennon. Uncle James (Alex) Hooper-Lopez, Uncle Nick Henley and Uncle Samuel Hooper.
Great aunts and uncles Janet Kobielusz, Kathi (Dennis) Pittman and Carl Hopkin. Joe Keele and Norman Keele and their children.
He is also survived by Christie Marcus, William Brown and Shanaya Salmon, along with many other friends to numerous to mention. All who were extremely important in Mason’s life
Mason never left us without telling us he loved us, even if we weren’t necessarily happy with one another at the time, so Love you too, Buddy!
Per Mason’s wishes he has been cremated. Funeral services were Saturday August 14, 2021. Interment of cremains was in the Lovell Cemetery.
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