Obituary Details

Jay J. Wolfe

(04/22/1875 - 05/30/1962)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 06/14/1962

Services for Jay Wolfe Held

Funeral services for Jay J. Wolfe of Jay Em were held in the Colyer Chapel in Torrington June 1 with the Rev. Alford Burk in charge. Graveside services in Lusk were in charge of the Lusk I.O.O.F. Lodge.

Mrs. Wolfe was born April 22, 1875 at Union, Nebr., the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wolfe. He came to Wyoming at the age of ten years and spent the remainder of his life in the Lusk and Rawhide Buttes area. He was a life member of the Lusk I.O.O.F. Lodge, having been a member for 59 years.

Mr. Wolfe who never married, is survived by two nephews, Robert E. Wolfe of Jay Em and John W. Wolfe of San Diego.

The Lusk Herald
May 31, 1962
Jay Wolfe Dies; Burial Here Fri.

Jay Wolfe, 88, pioneer of the Jay Em community, died in the Torrington Hospital early Wednesday. Mr. Wolfe had been in a rest home in Torrington for the past five years.

Funeral services will be held in Torrington at 2:00 p.m. Friday and burial will be in the Lusk Cemetery.

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