Frank Frederick Beyers

Photo courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project
Photo courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project

(January 12, 1883 - December 20, 1958)

The Lusk Herald
December 25, 1958

Frank F. Beyers, Early Homesteader Here, Dies Saturday

Frank F. Beyers, 75, of south of Lusk, died Saturday evening in the Niobrara County Memorial Hospital following a lingering illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Peet Chapel with Richard Scott officiating. Burial was in the Lusk cemetery.

Mrs. Ramie Fosher, Mrs. Hobart Cockreham, E.E. Davenport and Dave Wood sang "Rock of Ages" and "Beautiful Isle". Mrs. J.P. Watson was organist.

Pallbearers were Harry Baars, Charles Canfield, Pete Germann, Menno Kaan, Herbert Sabin and Don Taylor.

Frank Frederick Beyers was born January 12, 1883 at Monroe, Wis., the son of Frederick and Wilimina Beyers.

He came to Wyoming in 1911 and homesteaded south of Lusk. During the years he accumulated more land and engaged in livestock raising until ill health forced his retirement a few months ago.

He married Miss Lulu Dean of Node in November 1927. They have one son, Lewis, who was recently returned from overseas armed forces duty.

Survivors include his wife and son; one brother, Gus, and four sisters, Martha, Elsie, and Pauline of Freeport, Ill., and Elsbeth of Fon du Lac, Wis. and four sisters.

The above obituary states the birth date as January 12, 1883. The gravestone says he was born in 1879. The Social Security Index lists his birthdate as January 12, 1882, and his US World War I Draft card lists his birth date as January 14, 1881.

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