Hattie Myrtle (Johnson) Cogdill

Photo courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project
Photo courtesy of the Joshua Brackett Eagle Scout Project

(November 3, 1891 - March 21, 1962)

The Lusk Herald
March 29, 1962

Last Rites Held for Mrs. Cogdill

Funeral services for Mrs. Hattie Cogdill were held at the Peet Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Roger Koen officiating. Mrs. Lyle Eddy and Mrs. Emerson Bonner sang "The Old Rugged Cross" and "When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder." with Mrs. J. P. Watson as organist. Pallbearers were: Johnnie A Thon, C. E. Marvin, Walter Schnorenberg, Jr., Art Mahnke, Jim McGinnis and A. F. DeCastro. Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.

Hattie Johnson was born at Smith Center, Kans., November 3, 1891. Early in life she united with the United Brethren Church near Reamsville, Kans. She married George Jacob Hunt in March 1913 and they were the parents of two sons, Delmar and Avery. She married Walter Cogdill in 1921 and also had two sons, Clarence and Richard. The family came to Lusk in 1933. She became a member of the First Baptist Church and although of limited means she faithfully supported the church.

Survivors include her four sons, Delmar Hunt of Palmdale, Calif., Avery of Lusk, Clarence Cogdill of Concord, Calif. and Richard Cogdill of Hayward, Calif.; a brother, George Johnson of Model, Colo.; three sisters, 19 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

Attending the services were: Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cogdill, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cogdill and George Johnson.

The Lusk Herald
March 22, 1962
Mrs. Cogdill Dies Here Tues.

Mrs. Hattie Cogdill, 70, a resident of this area for 29 years, died in the Spencer Hospital Tuesday morning of cancer. Mrs. Cogdill had been ill for a week and had undergone surgery Monday morning.

Survivors include four sons, Avery Hunt of Lusk, Delmar Hunt, Richard Cogdill and Clarence Cogdill of California; three sisters and one brother.

Funeral arrangements will not be completed until the arrival of the three sons from California.

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