The Lusk Herald
April 27, 1994
Harrison W. Coen
Harrison W. Coen, age 82, died Wednesday, April 20, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Cheyenne, Wyo.
Graveside services were held Saturday, April 23 at the Lusk Cemetery.
He was born July 22, 1911 and was raised in Morristown, S.D. Harrison recalled his father working as a black smith making freight wagons and the Indians when they would visit the camp and trade their wares. When he was 14, Harrison caught a ride from the skating rink with Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson. He left home at that same time and worked on a dairy for the Younger Brothers' mother in Nevada, Mo. While there, he would talk to "Ma" Perkins and Bonnie and Clyde. He was present and witnessed the shooting of Bonnie and Clyde.
He moved to the Lusk area in 1936. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II in the infantry. Harrison also worked for the Chicago North Western for 31 years.
Coen is survived by a brother, Richard Coen and an aunt, Edith Coen, both of Lusk.
Bader Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Edith P. Coen (April 27, 1892 - March 10, 1995)Florence Irene Coen (February 25, 1918 - October 2, 1988)Garold Gibson Coen (December 22, 1913 - September 13, 1986)Glen A. Coen (October 16, 1911 - November 4, 1936)Hanna Minerva Coen (September 14, 1855 - January 2, 1935)Nellie Charlotte Coen (January 13, 1919 - September 2, 1937)Sam A. Coen (March 5, 1931 - November 29, 1980)Samuel Arthur Coen (March 11, 1891 - February 4, 1973)Sheryl Irene Coen (April 23, 1957 - April 23, 1957)William Walter Gilson (March 25, 1858 - March 20, 1933)Kenneth Scott McAllister (May 9, 1912 - April 23, 1963)Pauline McAllister (April 26, 1919 - January 20, 1938)Edna Ethel Nowlin (September 21, 1890 - October 2, 1970)
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