Clinton Ernie Dern

Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project
Photo courtesy of Joshua Brackett's Eagle Scout Project

(November 30, 1882 - December 25, 1960)


From the Tom Weigand Genealogy Collection
October 17, 2006


Clinton Dern Dies in Lusk Christmas Day

Clinton E. Dern, 78, area pioneer stockman, died peacefully at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Arthur Keller, Christmas. He had been visiting with the family and was apparently in good health. He was sitting on a chair and at first was though he was napping.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Peet Chapel with the Rev. Frank Bozart officiating. Mrs. Lyle Eddy sang "Rock of Ages". Mrs. A.F. DeCastro was organist. Pallbearers were A.F. DeCastro,Harry Frau, Sr., Orval Allen, Ray Baughn, Roy Turnbull and Everette Brooks. Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.

Clinton Ernie Dern was born Nov.30, 1882 in Madison County, Ohio, the son of John and Sarah Dern. He came to Wyoming in 1904, homesteading on 20 Mile creek 40 miles northwest of Lusk. He became interested in cattle and was engaged in the cattle business at the time of his death. In 1910 he married Miss Ethel Hitshew and they were the parents of two children, Mrs. Donna Keller and a son Oliver who died at the age of 13. Mr. Dern was counted among the most substantial people in this part of Wyoming.




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