Photo courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project
(April 13, 1893 - June 22, 1940)
The Lusk Herald
June 27, 1940
Mrs. Ray J. Baughn Well Known Local Woman, Died Saturday
Friends and the community in general were shocked Saturday evening to learn of the passing of Mrs. Lugena Baughn, wife of Ray J. Baughn, a resident of this city and Manville for many years.Mrs. Baughn had been ill the past three weeks and was taken to the hospital where she received medical treatment until a week ago when she was removed from that institution and taken to the home of Mrs. Grace Mashek, a half-sister. She failed to rally and in spite of every care that kind and loving hands could give, she gradually failed and passed away peacefully. She was 47 years and two months of age at the time of her death.
Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon, June 25th, at 2:30 o'clock at the Peet Mortuary with R3ev. Meyers of Douglas officiating. Burial was in the Lusk cemetery.
Pall bearers were Clint Dern, Jack McFarlane, Wm. D. Miller, Thomas O. Miller, John W. Wolfe and Leo Deuel. A mixed quartet composed of Mrs. Abdon DeCastro, Mrs. Joe Danaher, O.P. Harnagel and J. M. Hungate sang, "Just As I am Without One Plea," and "Day Is Dying In the West". Mrs. Otto Koeberlin accompanied at the piano.
Lugena Bare was born April 13, 1893 about 12 miles north of Lusk, the daughter of Abraham and Mary Bare. She moved to Lusk with her mother in 1902, where she completed her education. Early in life she became a member of the Episcopal church in which church she remained faithful until her death. Her desire was to live on a ranch, and in accordance with her wishes she spent nearly her entire life on ranches in the immediate vicinity of Lusk.
She was united in marriage with Ray J. Baughn on May 19, 1911, at Harrison, Nebraska. To this union was born two daughters, Estella and Bertha and one son, Clayton.
She was preceded in death by her father and mother, two brothers, George and John, and one sister, Polly. She is survived by her husband, Ray J. Baughn, her son Clayton; two daughters, Mrs. Melvin Peet and Miss Bertha; one sister, Flora Bare; two half-sisters, Mrs. Grace Mashek and Mrs. Arthur Root; two half-brothers, Al and ---- Rider and three grandchildren, Dolly, Gloria and Sharey Peet.
Related Genealogy Entries: 'Lugena (Bare) Baughn'
Flora B. Bare (June 27, 1888 - August 22, 1949)John Robert Bare (November 27, 1886 - March 16, 1936)Mary Rider Bare (October 20, 1858 - December 10, 1930)Polly A. Bare (April 30, 1895 - June 18, 1913)Harry Clayton Baughn (January 9, 1920 - July 16, 2011)Ray J. Baughn (March 9, 1890 - April 14, 1971)Charles Erwin Blagg (May 20, 1893 - October 25, 1965)Vernice Renetta Blagg (July 24, 1901 - May 31, 1988)Sandra Lee Bressie (September 21, 1938 - August 10, 1975)Mary Grace Fredrickson (December 8, 1903 - October 1, 1963)Dorothy M. Hill (May 1, 1910 - October 19, 1994)Bertha May Krekeler (October 24, 1917 - December 19, 2013)Otto Herman Krekeler (April 8, 1913 - October 3, 1988)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)Donald Arthur Mashek (November 26, 1939 - February 26, 1940)Grace Clara Mashek (June 25, 1880 - April 3, 1962)Anna Marcella McMichael (January 14, 1898 - March 12, 1926)Estella Mary Peet (April 8, 1913 - March 26, 1990)Melvin Edward Peet (February 4, 1910 - July 25, 1989)Charles Alfred Rider (October 27, 1881 - January 18, 1958)Emma Barbara Rider (December 6, 1881 - July 10, 1959)Florence May Rider (November 19, 1904 - November 22, 1904)James Franklin Rider (February 26, 1883 - September 15, 1985)Nora Adeline Rider (September 2, 1896 - June 9, 1977)Arthur Hart Root (October 29, 1880 - October 8, 1956)Fred Keith Root (May 27, 1905 - April 9, 1969)Lyle Delmar Root (March 25, 1919 - April 28, 1935)Mamie D. Root (February 2, 1885 - February 26, 1977)Edward M. Ryder (December 20, 1910 - June 9, 1994)George M. Smith (February 10, 1897 - March 21, 1971)
Related Historical Entries: 'Lugena (Bare) Baughn'
No related entries available.
Type your search terms into the box below and his 'Search!' to begin searching the
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