Obituary Details

Huett Rayfield Crelly

(01/11/1902 - 12/25/1918)
Courtesy of Wyoming Newspaper Project, 01/02/1919

Passing of Hewitt Crelly

The following articles are courtesy of the Wyoming Newspaper project. The first is from The Lusk Herald, and the second from The Lusk Standard.

The Van Tassell friends of Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Crelly sympathize most deeply with them over the loss of their son Hewitt who passd away on Christmas Day, his death being the result of an attack of influenza.

He was born in Benton County, Ia., and came here with his parents in March, 1911; at the time of his death he was aged 16 years, 11 months and 14 days. Besides his parents he is survived by three brothers and three sisters who mourn his early demise.

The remains were laid to rest in the Van Tassell cemetery.

Card of Thanks
Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Crelly take this opportunity of returning thanks for themselves and family to their many friends for love and sympathy extended them in their time of sorrow.

The Lusk Standard
January 3, 1919

Huett Rayfield Crelly, who resided with his parents southeast of Node, died of the "flu" Xmas day about 6 p.m. He was the younget son of Nick Crelly and was born in Benton county, Iowa, January 11, 1901, and came to Niobrara county in March, 1911. He was buried at Van Tassell last Friday afternoon.

Card of Thanks
We wish to thank our many friends for their kindness during the illness and death of our son, Huett Rayfield Crelly.

Mr. and Mrs. Nick Crelly,
Van Tassell, Wyo

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