Obituary Details

Moritz Nigel Wilhermsdorfer

(11/30/-0001 - 07/05/1975)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 07/10/1975

M. N. Wilhermsdorfer dies in Arizona

Word has been received by relatives and friends in Lusk of the death of Moritz Wilhermsdorfer on July 5, after a lengthy illness.

Funeral service was conducted Monday at the Chapel at Lake Montezuma. He is survived by his wife, Oreatha.

Mr. and Mrs. Wilhermsdorfer came to Lusk from Harrison, Neb., and lived here for 16 years. Wilhermsdorfer was superintendent of the Lusk light and power plant. From Lusk they moved to Guernsey, where he was superintendent of the Bureau of Reclamation irrigation project at the lake.

The couple resided at Lake Guernsey for seven years before being transferred to Casper where Wilhermsdorfer was head of the Bureau of Reclamation offices. In 1968 he retired from the Bureau and in 1970 they moved to Lake Montezuma where they have since resided.

Wilhermsdorfer was a veteran of World War I, and after his release from the army, he returned to Harrison and became a member of the Sioux Lodge No. 277 A.F. & A.M., in 1919 and has had a continuous membership since that time. He was a 33rd Degree Mason.

The Harrison Sun
July 10, 1975
Moritz Wilhermsdorfer dies in Arizona

Word has been received of the death of Moritz Wilhermsdorfer of Lake Montezuma, Ariz. He died on July 5, and his funeral was held on Monday. He has four nieces living in this area - Lela Locker and Marcella Zimmerman from Harrison, Maybelle Wasserburger of Lusk and Evelyn Dunn of Mitchell. A complete obituary appears in the Herald section.

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