Obituary Details

Alice May Jenkins

(08/06/1897 - 03/12/1940)
Courtesy of Johnny & Margaret Thon Files, 03/14/1940

Death Claims Mrs. Ray A. Jenkins Following Operation; Body Taken to Minnesota Today for Interment

Thon Book 9

Funeral services for the late Mrs. Alice May Jenkins of this city, wife of Ray A. Jenkins, who passed away at the local hospital at 3:30 o'clock Tuesday afternoon, March 12th, were conducted from the chapel of the Peet mortuary this (Thursday) morning at 10 o'clock. The services were in charge of Ray Hauenstine. The remains of the deceased were then prepared for shipment to Worthington, Minn., where last rites will be conducted and interment made. The body left this (Thursday) afternoon, accompanied by Mr. Jenkins and son.

Mrs. Jenkins had been suffering from a gall bladder disturbance for some time and last Saturday was admitted to the hospital for surgical treatment. The operation was performed that day, but the patient failed to respond to treatment and her condition grew gradually worse until death claimed her. She had reached the age of 42 years, 7 months and 6 days.

Besides her husband, the deceased is survived by one daughter, Mary Ellen, and three sons, Robert, Donald and Raymond. She was born on August 6, 1897 at Allen, Nebr., where she grew to young woman hood. Following her marriage to Mr. Jenkins they moved to this county, locating in the Hat Creek vicinity about 18 years ago. It was about two years ago that they removed to this city, where they have since made their home.

The Lusk Herald
March 28, 1940
Last Rites For Mrs. Ray Jenkins Held At Round Lake, Minn.

Funeral rites for Mrs. Ray Jenkins was held on Monday, March 18th at the high school auditorium in Round Lake, Minnesota, this being the deceased's home.

Mr. Jenkins accompanied by the body arrived in the Minnesota city on Friday, March 15th. Mrs. Jenkins was very popular and was well known having graduated from the Worthington High School in Worthington, Minn. Interment was made in the Round Lake cemetery.

Alice May Ling was born August 6th, 1897 at Allen, Nebraska, daughter of Clifford and Ada Ling. At the age of 8 years the Ling family moved to Round Lake, Minnesota.

On June 18th, 1919 she was united in marriage to Ray A. Jenkins at Worthington, Minnesota, coming to Niobrara County, Wyoming to make their home. They located a homestead near Red Bird Post office in 1922 which was the family home until 1938 when they located in Lusk.

Mrs. Jenkins passed away in Lusk on Tuesday afternoon at the age of 42 years, 7 months and 6 days.

She is survived by her husband, three sons and one daughter, her father, two brothers, one sister and six half-brothers and sisters.

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