Obituary Details

John "Jim" James Pfister

(12/13/1917 - 09/19/1993)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 09/22/1993

John James Pfister

Funeral services for John James (Jim) Pfister, 75, will be held Thursday, Sept. 23, 1993, at 2 p.m. in the Bader-Peet Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow in the Lusk Cemetery.

Mr. Pfister, a lifelong citizen of Niobrara County, passed away Sunday, Sept. 19, 1993, at United Medical East Hospital in Cheyenne following a long illness.

He was born Dec. 13, 1917, in Douglas, the son of Edwin and Martha (Huey) Pfister. He received his grade school education at the Jones school and the Booster school north of Lusk where his mother was his teacher. He graduated from Lusk High School in 1935 and attended the University of Wyoming in Laramie.

His life was devoted to heavy construction and he owned and operated the Jim Pfister Construction Company. He worked in the oil fields as a young man and was a Landman for oil companies and himself. He was also a rancher.

He was a member of the Lusk Elks Lodge #1797.

Survivors include his son, James and daughter-in-law, Roberta, granddaughter, Kimberly, Lincoln; sister, Mildred McGee, Cheyenne; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.

For those who wish, memorials to the Lusk Ambulance Service will be appreciated by the family

Bader-Peet Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

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