Clara Tracy (Schroefel) Lorenzen



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

(October 27, 1872 - October 28, 1960)


Johnny & Margaret Thon Files
October 28, 1960


Mrs. Lorenzen, Here Since '86, Dies Friday

Thon Book No. 1

Mrs. Clara Lorenzen, 88, a resident of this community for 74 years, died at the Memorial Hospital Friday evening. She had been hospitalized since June 27 when she fell, breaking a hip.

Funeral services were held at the Peet Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Frank Bozart officiating. Mrs. Bozart and Patty Bozart sang "In the Garden" and "In The Sweet By and By" accompanied by Mrs. J. P. Watson. Pallbearers were Tim Haley, Archie Huey, Rulo Roberts, John Goddard, Henry McGinnis and Verne Sowers of Cheyenne. Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.

Clara Tracy Schroefel, daughter of Clara Tracy and John Schroefel, was born October 27, 1872 at Tampaque, Pa. The family moved to Junction City, Kansas before coming to Wyoming. In 1886 to homestead north of Lusk. She married George John Lorenzen September 17, 1898, and they were the parents of four children.

The family lived on a ranch north of Lusk where Mr. Lorenzen died January 8, 1916. Mrs. Lorenzen moved her family to Lusk in 1922 where the children received their education. She was an active member of the Silver Cliff Chapter of The American War Mothers, the Divide Tumbleweed Extension Club and had been a member until recently of the Westside Hustlers. In her youth she was a member of the Episcopal Church in Kansas. When her health permitted, she was associated with the Open Bible Church in Lusk.

Survivors include her two daughters, Mrs. Emily Wood and Mrs. Effie Senters, both of Lusk, and two sons, John of Lusk and Jurdgen of Darrington, Wash.; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Out-of-town friends and relatives attending the services were: Mr. and Mrs. James Winfield and family, Casper; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lorenzen and family, Riverton; Mr. and Mrs. Jurdgen Lorenzen, Darrington, Wash. and Mr. and Mrs. Vern D. Sowers, Cheyenne.




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