Obituary Details

Myrtle E. Hamilton

(05/08/1889 - 08/22/1953)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 09/03/1953

Sister of Local Women Dies in Denver Aug. 22

Mrs. Myrtle E. Hamilton, pioneer resident of Edgemont. S. D., and sister of Mrs. Albert DeGering of Hat Creek and Harry Boner of Lusk, died in a Denver hospital Aug. 22.

Burial was made in the Lusk Cemetery in the family lot following funeral services which were conducted in the Congregational Church of Edgemont Aug. 25. Rev. Dale K. Eden, pastor of the Edgemont Assembly of God Church, of which Mrs. Hamilton was a member, officiated at the funeral.

The Lusk Herald
September 10, 1953
Funeral Services Held For Myrtle Hamilton

Funeral services were conducted at Edgement, S. D. and burial was made in the Lusk Cemetery Aug. 25 for Mrs. Myrtle Hamilton, who died Aug. 22 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Denver.

Mrs. Hamilton was a sister of Mrs. Ethel Degering of Hat Creek and Harry Boner of Lusk.

Myrtle Boner was born May 8, 1889 at Chadron, Nebr., the daughter of Francis M. and Susan Ellen Boner. With her parents, she moved to Wyoming in 1902. (She has been a resident in the) Edgemont area since 1911. Dec. 24, 1923 she was married to James Walter Hamilton of Edgemont.

Mrs. Hamilton was a member of the Assembly of God Church of Edgemont. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary, Veterans Association of the Burlington Railroad, the American Legion Auxiliary, the Rebekah Lodge of Edgemont and the Patrick Vervel (VFW) Auxiliary of Igloo, S. D.

Her father, mother and three brothers, John, Miles and Jess Boner, preceded her in death. Survivors include: her husband, James Walter Hamilton; two nieces, Dona Ray and Virginia Boner, who have made their home with her since babyhood; three sisters, Nellie Miller, Petrolia, Calif., Nora Beago, Houston, Tex., Ethel DeGering, Hat Creek; six brothers, Frank and Roy Boner, Edgemont, Harry Boner, Lusk, Harvey Boner, Guernsey, Joseph Boner, Billings, Mont., and Walter Boner.

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