The Lusk Herald
July 13, 1961
Louie Vierk Dies in Evanston Thursday
Louie Vierk, 82, father of Mrs. Viola Penfield and Mrs. Ambrose Kinney of Lusk, died in Evanston last Thursday. He worked many years for the Town of Lusk as garbage collector.
Mr. Vierk was born in Chicago October 6, 1878. He married Miss Grace Siverly in 1904 and they were the parents of four children. Mrs. Vierk died in 1924. He came to Lusk for his health in 1935, since he suffered with asthma. After retiring as garbage collector, he was employed at the various billiard parlors in Lusk. He went to Evanston in February.
Survivors include a son, Arthur L. Vierk, Cairo, Nebr.; three daughters, Mrs. Glen Ummel of Cairo, Mrs. Penfield, and Mrs. Kinney; a sister, Mrs. George Myers, and three brothers, Ed, Fred, and Albert. all of Cairo; 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Penfield, Mrs. Glen Parmely and daughters, Mrs. Phil Fraser and son, Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Kinney, Patricia, Janice and Gene attended the funeral which was held in Cairo Monday.
Reason John Barnes (September 5, 1880 - February 25, 1954)Ambrose Martin Kinney (September 18, 1916 - February 6, 2000)Esther Amanda Kinney (August 17, 1919 - January 8, 2012)John Martin Kinney (May 20, 1879 - February 1, 1952)Doris Agnes Lewis (January 22, 1920 - May 11, 1977)Henry Wilton Lewis (November 19, 1917 - July 3, 1994)Bonnita Cecelia McFarlane (December 30, 1930 - April 1, 1931)Mary Ina McFarlane (May 10, 1907 - July 14, 1975)Ralph Hugh McFarlane (May 8, 1903 - December 16, 1960)Robert Eugene McFarlane (December 8, 1944 - January 6, 2012)Glen Eugene Parmely (September 12, 1928 - September 16, 2007)Leonard Ozro Penfield (November 8, 1900 - October 31, 1954)Viola P. Penfield (October 17, 1904 - February 11, 1989)Donald Harry Pluntz (June 1, 1925 - July 7, 1970)Karen Kay Pluntz (October 15, 1940 - June 15, 2009)Arthur L. Vierk (September 10, 1906 - October 26, 1988)
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