Gerald A. Wasserburger



(February 25, 1927 - February 2, 1998)


The Lusk Herald
March, 1998


Gerald A. Wasserburger

Rosary services for Gerald A. Wasserburger, age 70, were held at 7:00 p.m. Friday at the Bader Funeral Home in Lusk. The Burial Mass was at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, 1998, at St. Leo's Catholic Church with Reverend Kevin Koch of Torrington officiating.

Burial followed in the Lusk Cemetery with graveside services conducted by Lusk Elks Lodge #1797.

Mr. Wasserburger died Monday, Feb. 2, 1998 at the Niobrara County Nursing Home in Lusk.

He was born Feb. 25, 1927 in Ardmore, S.D., the son of Wilfred and Frances (Konrath) Wasserburger.

He attended Sioux County High School in Harrison, Neb.

Jerry served in the Army Air Corps and was honorably discharged in 1946.

He then moved to Lusk and did carpentry work with his dad and later as an independent contractor. Jerry was active in the Lusk Elks Lodge #1797 and served as Past Exalted Ruler.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Murtal "Myrt" Overman and two infant sons, his second wife, MaeBelle Edgell Hanson; sisters, Midge Lawlor, Elaine Kuhn, and an infant Rozella, and three brothers, Leo, Ken and Ralph.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Connie and Jimmie Day; a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Kathy Wasserburger; three granddaughters, Wendy Wells and Tiffany and Hilary Wasserburger; two sisters, Doris Thornhill and Beth Sides; and a brother, Jim Wasserburger.

For those who wish memorials to Lusk Elks Lodge #1797 will be appreciated by the family.

Bader Funeral Home of Lusk was in charge of arrangements.




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