Obituary Details

Harry William Brott

(02/20/1944 - 06/12/1973)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 06/21/1973

Harry Brott Funeral Thursday, Graveside Service in Lusk

Funeral service for Harry William Brott was held Thursday at Zobels Mortuary in Craig, Colo., with Rev. Mervin Johnson officiating. Organist, Ruth Johnson, accompanied J. W. Castine as he sang "In the Garden" and "Beyond the Sunset." Interment was held on Friday at 4:00 p.m. at the Lusk Cemetery.

Mr. Brott was killed in an auto accident about 5:40 a.m. June 12, about 29 miles north of Craig when he was thrown from his 1961 Pontiac, which was traveling northbound on Colorado No. 13 when the vehicle went off the road to the right, traveled 411 feet through the barrow pit and then crossed back over the highway and rolled 1 1/2 times. He was thrown from the car when it rolled. He was dead on arrival at the hospital having received severe head injuries. There were no passengers with him as had been earlier reported.

Harry William Brott was born February 20, 1944, in Lusk the eldest son of Judson and Lillian Munsinger Brott. He received his education in Lance Creek and Lusk and worked in the oil fields for several years, which he was doing yet at the time of his death.

He is survived by his wife, Claudette; two daughters, Tina and Toni; one son, Paul, all of the family home at Craig; two sisters, Mrs. Rex (Francis) Bell and Bonnie Brott of Cotter, Ark.; nine brothers, Jake of Sioux City, Iowa; Frank of Newcastle, Ed and Sam of Lance Creek, David, Rusty and Bobby of Gillette and Tom and Randy of Cotter, Ark. His maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Munsinger of Modesto, Calif. and his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brott of Iowa Park, Texas.

All of the brothers and sisters were here for the service as were Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brott of Iowa Park, Texas; Rufus Brott, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Brott of Torrington, Kenneth Pavalacky of Guernsey and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Bosco.

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