Obituary Details

Aaron Lincoln

(11/22/1900 - 11/21/1960)
Courtesy of Johnny & Margaret Thon Files, 11/24/1960

Aaron Lincoln Former Resident, Dies in Denver

Thon Book No. 1

Aaron Lincoln, 60, former Lusk resident, died unexpectedly in Denver Monday. He had moved to Denver about a months ago after spending the past 11 years in California.

Mr. Lincoln served one term as deputy County Treasurer and one term as treasurer.

He is survived by six children, three sons, Gerald of Cheyenne, Keith of Lander, and Larry of Lusk; three daughters, Mrs. Wm. Allen of Lusk, Mrs. Shirley Smith of Denver, and Linda who is attending business in Rapid City; three brothers, Alfred of Upton, Bob of Fallbrook, Calif. and Oscar of Hood River, Ore; one sister, Mrs. Laura McCreedey, Creston, Ia.

Funeral services will be held at the Peet Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Friday.

The Lusk Herald
December 1, 1960
Lincoln services Held Here Friday

Funeral services for Aaron Lincoln, former Lusk resident, who died in Denver November 21 were held at the Peet Chapel at 2:00 p.m. Friday.

The Rev. Roger B. Koen officiated. A quartet composed of Mrs. Robert Bramlet, Mrs. James Berry, Harry Lyon and Dr. Richard Collins sang "In the Cross" and "I Won't Have to Cross Jordan Alone," Mrs. J.P. Watson was organist. Pallbearers were: D.F. Wilson, Beryl Fullerton, Otto Klemke, F. Everette Brooks, Joe Jones and R.K. Grove. Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.

Aaron Lincoln, youngest child of James and Fannie Lincoln, was born near Gove City, Kan. November 22, 1900. The family moved to Jireh, Wyo. in 1918. He married Helen Trimmer of Torrington at Wheatland April 30, 1926 and they were the parents of seven children, one of whom died in infancy.

For many years he taught in rural schools and in 1939 the family moved to Lusk, where he served a four year term as deputy County treasurer and later was elected treasurer. For the past 11 years he resided in California, having moved to Denver six weeks before his death.

Survivors include six children, Mrs. Betty Allen, Larry and Linda of Lusk; Mrs. Shirley Smith, Denver; Gerald of Cheyenne and Keith of Lander; a sister, Mrs. Lura McCreedy of Creston, Ia.; three brothers, Oscar of Hood River, Ore., Robert of Fallbrook, Calif. and Alfred of Upton; and eight grandchildren.

Note: Although this obituary says that Aaron Lincoln was buried in the Lusk Cemetery, there is no record of that burial there. This gravestone in in the Jireh Cemetery, where there is a burial record for Aaron Lincoln.

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