Hazel Luella (Sowders) Guber

(July 27, 1903 - November 20, 1934)

The Lusk Herald
November 15, 1934

Mrs. Sam Guber Dies Suddenly Monday Night

Wife of Van Tassell Station Agent Dies Following Birth of Son; Funeral Wednesday

Mrs. Hazel Guber, 31, wife of Samuel Guber, of Van Tassell, Wyo., died Monday night at the Lusk Hospital from complications following the birth of a son, who was born on November 7. The baby is still in a serious condition, but it is thought that he will live.

A blood transfusion was made on Monday in an effort to save Mrs. Guber's life, the donor of the blood being her husband. Many local young men volunteered to give blood, but Mr. Guber's was selected, as it matched that of the patient.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock at the Peet Mortuary, Mrs. J. H. Wilhermsdorfer, of Harrison, Neb., officiating at the brief but beautiful rites of the Christian Science faith.

Mrs. H. E. Zerbe, Mrs. J. Cowman and John Pendray, accompanied at the piano by Miss Alice Fowler, sang "The City Four Square."

Pallbearers were Harry and Jack Burnham, Ralph McKelvey, Alphonse Zielinski, John Pendray and Frank Martin.

Interment was made in the Harrison, Neb., cemetery.

Survivors are Samuel Guber, husband; Carol Joyce, 2-year-old daughter, and Samuel Keith, the infant son; Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Sowders of Natrona, Wyo., parents; Mrs. Thelma Boyd and Miss Vivian Sowders of Riverton, Wyo., sisters.


Hazel Luella Sowders was born on Ju1y 27, 1903, at Neligh, Neb., and departed life at Lusk, Wyo., on November 12, 1934, at the age of 31 years, 3 months and 16 days.

She was united in marriage to Samuel Guber on July 2, 1927. To this union were born three children, Beverly Lue, Carol Joyce and Samuel Keith.

She lived in Neligh, Neb., until in January, 1924, when she moved to Riverton, Wyo., afterward living at Crawford, Nebr., until November 1929, when she and her husband moved to Van Tassell, where she has since resided.

She was a devoted Christian all her life, and a loving and faithful wife, mother and friend.

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