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(September 15, 1856 - June 19, 1932)
The Lusk Herald
June 30, 1932
W. H. HUDSON PASSES AWAY AFTER STROKE
Funeral For Father of Lance Creek Residents Held in Lusk, With Interment at Alliance
Wiley H. Hudson, 75 years old, a pioneer of Nebraska, passed away at the Lusk Hospital early Sunday morning, following a stroke of apoplexy, from which he never recovered.
For more than 20 years he lived in Nebraska. Two years ago he came to Lance Creek, where he has been living with his two sons, Claude and Harry.
On Sunday, June 19, he was stricken with apoplexy and was brought to the Lusk Hospital, where he passed away Sunday morning. Up until the time of his death he was known to be in the best of health and this was the first stroke he had ever had.
Brief funeral services were held at the Peet Mortuary, which had charge of the arrangements, at 2:30 Monday afternoon, with Rev. Edwin F. Irwin officiating. Several duets were rendered by Mrs. Bob Taylor and Ford Kuns, accompanied by Miss Alice Fowler.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hudson, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hudson and a daughter, Mrs. Kelly Galusha of Lakeside, Nebr., were the only members of the family to attend the services here.
On Tuesday, George Earl Peet accompanied the body to Alliance, Neb., where last rites were given him at the Christian Church, of which he was a member. Burial was made in the Alliance Cemetery.
WILEY H. HUDSON
Wiley H. Hudson was born at Logansport, Ind., September 15, 1856. There he grew up and was united in marriage to Ella Hancock. To this union thirteen children were born - six boys and seven girls. From Indiana the family came to Archer, Neb., where they resided for 22 years, later moving to Lakeside, Neb., where they resided until two years ago, at which time Mrs. Hudson passed away. Since then Mr. Hudson has resided with his son, Claude, at Lance Creek. He was stricken with apoplexy on Sunday, June 19, and was brought to the Lusk Hospital, where he passed to his reward Sunday last, at the age of 75 years.
He was a lifelong member of the Christian Church and had been a member of the ancient Order of Workmen. He leaves to mourn his loss many relatives and friends, both in Wyoming and Nebraska.
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