Helen Margaret (Ring) Gunn

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

(November 2, 1904 - August 9, 1975)


The Lusk Herald
August 14, 1975


Service for Helen Gunn Tues.

Funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon for Mrs. "Alex" (Helen Margaret) Gunn who died August 9 after a lengthy illness. Service was at Peet Chapel with the Rev. Frank Bozart officiating.

Tim Johnson sang "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere" and "In the Garden" accompanied by Mrs. Edna DeCastro. Honorary pallbearers were James Krejci, Louie Krejci, Ed Hesco, Gaylord Anderson, Joe Jones, and Bob Scott. Casket bearers were Joe Leimser, Dale Leimser, Louie Landkamer, Donald E. Johnson and Speck Black. Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.

Helen Margaret Ring was born November 2, 1904, at Story, Neb., the daughter of August L. and Alice Ring.

She was educated in Sioux County rural schools and Harrison High School from which she graduated in 1922. Later she attended Chadron State College and Springfield, S. D. Normal College. She taught several years in rural schools in Nebraska and Wyoming prior to her marriage to Alex Gunn in 1928.

Mr. and Mrs. Gunn lived at Scotland, S.D. until March 1929 and on a ranch at Story, Nebr. for two years prior to moving to the ranch north of Hat Creek in 1932, where they were still residing at the time of Mrs. Gunn's death.

She was a member of the Methodist Church.

Mrs. Gunn is survived by her widower Alex, a son Dale of Hat Creek, a daughter Kathleen Turpin of Tucson, Ariz., six granddaughters Rhonda Hart of Gordon, Nebr., Shelly, Tammy, Carmen and Linda Gunn all of Hat Creek. Shannon Turpin of Tucson and a grandson Craig Turpin also of Tucson, a great grandson and many nieces and nephews.




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