Obituary Details

Hannah Jane Pfister

(01/25/1839 - 06/01/1919)
Courtesy of The Lusk Standard, 06/06/1919

Obituary

Mrs. H. Jane Pfister, one of the oldest and best known residents of Lusk, passed away at her home Sunday morning June 1st, 1919 at 4:15 A. M., at the ripe age of 70 years 4 months and 6 days.

Mrs. Pfister who has suffered from Paralysis for a number of years and has been confined to her bed, suffered a stroke early Sunday morning and this in addition to her age was responsible for her demise.

Mrs. Pfister came to Wyoming with her husband Valentine Pfister and two sons John and Richard in the year of 1887 and took up ranching, and had been a resident of this state until her death. She mourned the loss of her husband about 5 1/2 years ago, when he passed away at the same home November 24, 1914.

She is survived by two sons, John and Richard and a number of grand children.

The funeral was held Tuesday at St. Leo's Church and the body was laid to rest in the Lusk cemetery.

Notes: The cemetery records for Valentine Pfister indicate the date of death as November 24, 1913. The dates used here have been verified by the gravestone and family members.

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Valentine, John and Hannah Pfister (Photo courtesy of S. Randall Brown)
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