Darwin Dee Hank



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

(September 30, 1947 - April 1, 1991)


The Lusk Herald
April 3, 1991


Darwin D. Hank

Services for Darwin D. Hank, formerly of Lusk, who died in Illinois March 31, are tentatively set for Friday, April 5 at 2 p.m. at Peet Mortuary.

He was the son of Vivian and Van Hank of Lusk and brother of Janet Ash of Casper and LeaAnn Bonner of Lusk.


Lusk Herald
April 10, 1991
Darwin Dee Hank

Funeral services for Darwin Dee Hank, age 43, were held Friday, April 5, at 2 p.m. in the Peet Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Mark Lohr officiating. Burial followed in the Lusk Cemetery.

Hank died Monday, April 1, 1991, near Marshfield, Wisc., from complications of an asthmatic condition. He was born Sept. 30, 1947, in Lusk, the son of Van H. and Vivian E. Hank. He attended schools in Lusk and later served in the Wyoming National Guard.

He began his lifelong truck-driving career with Cliff Mangus in Lusk. While working for Dresser Megabar in Casper he met and married Donna Anderson on June 5, 1970. They had one son, Scotty Lee.

In 1979 he moved to Rock Springs and worked for Consolidated Freightways. On May 16, 1980, he married Jacque Rushing and they had one son, Casey Alexander.

From 1983-1984 Darwin and his family lived in Lusk where he worked for Neosho Construction. In 1984, the family moved to LaSalle, Ill., where he again worked for Consolidated Freightways until the time of his death.

He was preceded in death by his father, Van Hank and his grandparents.

Survivors include his mother, Vivian Hank of Lusk; his wife, Jacque and son Casey, stepchildren Michelle and Jerry Rushing all of LaSalle, Ill., a son Scotty Lee Hank of Casper; two sisters, LeaAnn Bonner of Lusk and Janet Ash of Casper; several nieces and nephews including one great-nephew.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the family.

Peet Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.




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