Obituary Details

Norma Myrtle Dunham

(12-14-1910 - 01/02/1936)
Courtesy of Online Sources, 02/06/1936

Young Bride Dies of Injuries

Fall From Horse Fatal to Mrs. Dunham

Mrs. Earl Dunham of near Keeline, died at her home Saturday morning from injuries received two days earlier. Mrs. Dunham was riding with her husband, herding cattle, when her horse fell with her. She was severely bruised, but her injuries did not seem serious, Saturday morning she awakened in great pain and a physician was hurriedly sent for,  but she died a half hour after the attack, before the doctor arrived.

Mrs. Dunham was born Norma York, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas York of Shawnee, Wyoming on December 14, 1910. She was married to Earl Dunham at Lusk, Wyoming on January 23, 1936. They made their home on the Lloyd Smith ranch near Keeline.

Besides her husband she is survived by her parents; two brothers, Jesse and Robert York; two grandfathers, Charles E. Elgin of Douglas and J.A. York of Oklahoma.

Funeral services were held at the Baptist church in Douglas on Monday, conducted by Rev. J.M. Falconer. Burial was in Douglas cemetery.

Some information was also obtained from mortuary records. 

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