Minnie Ethel (Hitshew) Dern

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

(September 19, 1889 - April 28, 1964)


Johnny & Margaret Thon Files
April 30, 1964


Mrs. Dern Dies In Douglas Tues.

Mrs. Ethel Dern, 75, died Tuesday afternoon in Converse County Memorial Hospital in Douglas following a lingering illness.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Dona Keller; one brother, Charles Hitchew of Lusk; and one sister, Mrs. Hazel Milhoan of Bosier City, La.

At the Herald's press time arrangements were pending.


The Tom Weigand Collection
October 6, 2006
Dern Services Held Here Friday


Funeral services were held Friday from the Peet Chapel for Mrs. Ethel Dern, 75, who died April 28 in the Converse Memorial Hospital in Douglas following a lingering illness.

Rev. Frank Bozart of the open Bible Church officiated. Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.

Mrs. Lavonne Pfeifer and Mrs. R.C. Bafford sang, "Beyond The Sunset" and "Whispering Hope". Mrs. J.P. Watson was the organist. Pallbearers were: J.G. Randolph, C.E. Marvin, Ambrose Kinney, Carl Briscoe, Floyd Fraser, and Joe McConaughey.

Ethel Hitchew was born September 19, 1889 the daughter of George and Mattie Hitchew on a ranch north of Keeline. In 1910 she and Clinton Dern were married. They had two children, Mrs. Donna Keller and a son Oliver who died when 13. Mr. Dern died in 1960.

She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Keller of Lusk; one brother, Charles Hitchew of Lusk; and one sister Mrs. Hazel Milhoan of Bossier City La.




Related Genealogy Entries: 'Minnie Ethel (Hitshew) Dern'

Charles Erwin Blagg (May 20, 1893 - October 25, 1965)

Vernice Renetta Blagg (July 24, 1901 - May 31, 1988)

Betty Boston (September 6, 1927 - September 5, 2004)

Bernice A. Bozanich (April 27, 1923 - April 1, 1969)

Sandra Lee Bressie (September 21, 1938 - August 10, 1975)

Charles LeRoy Christian (July 14, 1927 - February 22, 2000)

Ruby Ellen Christian (May 21, 1927 - May 16, 2013)

Clinton Ernie Dern (November 30, 1882 - December 25, 1960)

Oliver Clinton Dern (February 12, 1915 - January 2, 1928)

Dorothy M. Hill (May 1, 1910 - October 19, 1994)

Carman Kay Hitshew (February 25, 1944 - February 26, 1944)

Catherine Hitshew (March 16, 1877 - July 22, 1959)

Catherine Emma Hitshew (June 1, 1832 - July 18, 1891)

George Washington Hitshew (1849 - December 30, 1927)

Harold Hitshew (August 27, 1917 - June 13, 1989)

Joe Colfax Hitshew (1872 - December 28, 1918)

John Wesley Hitshew (July 1, 1912 - January 4, 1982)

Kenneth Eugene Hitshew (August 27, 1945 - September 15, 2002)

Kirby Oliver Hitshew (1954 - October 29, 1972)

Mattie Hitshew (March 25, 1865 - April 10, 1943)

Oliver Hitshew (January 18, 1891 - September 18, 1945)

Ulyssis Grant Hitshew (March, 1867 - September 25, 1926)

William Sheridan Hitshew (October 6, 1864 - September 26, 1949)

William O. Hitshew (January 6, 1927 - June 19, 2002)

Leslie Nicole Jergenson (September 27, 1981 - September 27, 1998)

Alice F. Jones (August 14, 1912 - November 19, 1985)

Arthur Gerald Joss (July 20, 1906 - July 26, 1999)

Clara May Joss (December 26, 1882 - July 6, 1929)

George Samuel Joss (February 9, 1902 - October 29, 1953)

Leola Fern Joss (April 26, 1907 - August 14, 1944)

Phillip George Joss (October 28, 1937 - June 5, 2008)

Samuel Joss (December 21, 1872 - November 30, 1957)

Emma Jane Keithley (January 4, 1861 - April 27, 1933)

George Converse Keithley (Date Unknown - May 4, 1930)

Robert Keithley (June 2, 1902 - September 24, 1916)

Walter Keithley (1894 - February 1, 1897)

Arthur Keller (March 30, 1908 - December 5, 1961)

William Hubert Keller (August 29, 1904 - June 21, 1955)

Blanche Mattie Kirk (December 2, 1903 - October 26, 1937)

Edward Kirk (October 10, 1888 - October 26, 1937)

Leola Jean Krejci (February 1, 1928 - November 12, 2009)

Alex Joseph Mashek (August 25, 1899 - February 26, 1964)

Alexander Arthur Mashek (March 8, 1868 - February 23, 1940)

Arthur James Mashek (May 13, 1908 - August 22, 1984)

August Joseph Mashek (August 24, 1876 - November 18, 1931)

Donald Arthur Mashek (November 26, 1939 - February 26, 1940)

Dorothy Mashek (August 9, 1917 - October 16, 1972)

Ivy Mashek (June 13, 1888 - April 9, 1964)

Joseph Mashek (1835 - December 19, 1914)

Kenneth Lyle Mashek (July 21, 1924 - January 30, 1953)

Marian Faye Mashek (October 6, 1919 - June 14, 1980)

Raleigh Carl Mashek (December 6, 1907 - December 1, 1966)

Robert Theodore Mashek (June 26, 1920 - May 8, 1964)

Gordon Massek (October 18, 1921 - October 30, 1936)

Thomas P. McCullough (January 20, 1901 - July 19, 1997)

Ruth L. McGuire (July 11, 1914 - September 9, 1939)

Anna Marcella McMichael (January 14, 1898 - March 12, 1926)

Donna Keller Miller (November 17, 1913 - June 12, 1973)

Mary Spaeth Moore (July 25, 1904 - October 21, 1989)

Michael Edward Rarick (March 14, 1982 - November 17, 2004)

Ramona Ann Rarick (November 1, 1948 - March 29, 2011)

Emma Barbara Rider (December 6, 1881 - July 10, 1959)

Florence May Rider (November 19, 1904 - November 22, 1904)

Mary Minerva Hitshew Shippen (January 21, 1897 - March 3, 1977)

Ida Catherine Siegle (December 26, 1895 - March 5, 1982)

Edna Stallman (June 16, 1897 - July 17, 1989)

Theodore Jacob Stallman (May 3, 1891 - August 7, 1969)

Sandra Kay Thompson (March 8, 1944 - March 21, 2010)

Muriel M. Wiegand (February 9, 1911 - November 23, 1997)

James Monroe Woody (1876 - October 13, 1918)

Laura Blanche Woody (February 11, 1910 - September 18, 1910)

Retta Woody (March 5, 1884 - April 25, 1934)

Wilma Irene Wright (December 27, 1922 - April 9, 2001)

Myrtle Zimmerman (June 13, 1888 - June 4, 1952)


Related Historical Entries: 'Minnie Ethel (Hitshew) Dern'

No related entries available.






| A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z |


Genealogy Search

Type your search terms into the box below and his 'Search!' to begin searching the genealogy archives.




The Niobrara County Library Foundation, Inc. accepts online donations. Click to contribute via PayPal or credit/debit card.


Peruse our extensive genealogical archives, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
We are currently adding birth record information to the website, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
This resource provides an alphabetical listing of names, broken down by cemetery, of those buried in area cemeteries. This resource can assist you in locating the exact location of these grave sites.
Genealogy Links

Debbie Sturman, Director
425 South Main Street, P O Box 510
Lusk, WY 82225-0510
Phone: 307-334-3490
© 2014, Niobrara County Library