Obituary Details

Henry Mathias Tibbetts

(10/24/1915 - 12/15/1934)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 12/20/1934

Harry Tibbets, 19 Years Old, Student of lLsk High School, Dies After Brief Illness

Harry Tibbets*, 19 years old, a student at Lusk High School, and a member of the Tiger football team until he was forced to retire on account of illness, died at the home of his grandparents, at the Scace place, south of town, at 6:20 o'clock Saturday morning, December 15th.

Young Tibbets* suffered an attack of acute toxic renal inflammation about three weeks ago and was taken to the Lusk Hospital, where he underwent treatment. Both Dr. Reckling and Dr. Stenner treated Tibbets*, but little hope had been held out for him for several days. He grew suddenly worse Friday night, and passed away at 6:20 Saturday morning.

Funeral services were held Monday from the congregational Church with Rev. irwin officiationg. Interment was made in the Lusk Cemetery, the peet Mortuary having charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Carl Anderson, Lawrence Mostek, Frank Burnaugh, Kenneth Sturman, Ivan Fernau and Mick Coen.

Deceased was also a member of the national Guard unit, and was very popular among high school students.

Henry Mathias Tibbets* was born at Manville, Wyoming, October 24,. 1915, the son of Willie E. and Ora Mae Tibbets*. He grew up in Lusk, attending public schools here. For a period of nearly two years he lived in Idaho. He passed away on December 15, 1934, at the age of 19. At the time of his passing he was a student of Lusk High School and was a member of this years' football squad.

He leaves to mourn his going his mother and father, four brothers---Cecil, Orval, Francis and Frank, and one sister, Mae Louise. He also leaves his grandfather and grandmother, several uncles and aunts and a number of cousins.

Images & Attachments

There are no attachments for this record.

Related/Linked Records

There are no linked records.