Obituary Details

Louis L. Lee

(07/04/1888 - 06/12/1963)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 06/20/1963

Louis Lee Dies in Thermopolis June 12

Louis L. Lee, 75, formerly of Lusk, died last Wednesday morning at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Leo Dietchler of Thermopolis, of a heart attack.

Funeral services were held Saturday at Riverton at the Davis Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. Burial was in the Mountain View Cemetery at Riverton.

Louis L. Lee was born July 4, 1888 at Mills, Neb. He was married to Gladys Wiley in 1912 at Burton, Neb. They settled on a homestead north of Keeline in 1913 later moved to Keeline and then to Lusk where he was a stock buyer and auctioneer. He worked with George Siebken of Van Tassell auctioneering for several years. In December 1959 they moved to Hudson, Wyo. where they resided until the death of his wife in May 1962.

Survivors include six children, Norma Dietchler of Thermopolis, Gene and Doug of Riverton. Jack of Sheridan, Maxine Antich of Aberdeen, Wash., and Bob of Park Jefferson, S. Dak.; five brothers, Clair and Legrand of Lusk, Hardy of Casper, Tom of Olympia, Wash., Enos of Manville; four sisters, Winnie Hampton of Twin Falls, Ida., Nellie Jardine of Calif., Roma Burd of Elma, Wash. and Ethel Morton of Powder River, Wyo.; 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Attending the services from here were Mr. and Mrs. Dick Lee and Steve, Mr. and Mrs. Enos Lee, Manville, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hoblit, Mrs. Clara Dietchler, Lusk, and Mrs. Jim Smith, Keeline.

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