The Lusk Herald
December 25, 1958
Frank F. Beyers, Early Homesteader Here, Dies Saturday
Frank F. Beyers, 75, of south of Lusk, died Saturday evening in the Niobrara County Memorial Hospital following a lingering illness. Funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon in Peet Chapel with Richard Scott officiating. Burial was in the Lusk cemetery.
Mrs. Ramie Fosher, Mrs. Hobart Cockreham, E.E. Davenport and Dave Wood sang "Rock of Ages" and "Beautiful Isle". Mrs. J.P. Watson was organist.
Pallbearers were Harry Baars, Charles Canfield, Pete Germann, Menno Kaan, Herbert Sabin and Don Taylor.
Frank Frederick Beyers was born January 12, 1883 at Monroe, Wis., the son of Frederick and Wilimina Beyers.
He came to Wyoming in 1911 and homesteaded south of Lusk. During the years he accumulated more land and engaged in livestock raising until ill health forced his retirement a few months ago.
He married Miss Lulu Dean of Node in November 1927. They have one son, Lewis, who was recently returned from overseas armed forces duty.
Survivors include his wife and son; one brother, Gus, and four sisters, Martha, Elsie, and Pauline of Freeport, Ill., and Elsbeth of Fon du Lac, Wis. and four sisters.
The above obituary states the birth date as January 12, 1883. The gravestone says he was born in 1879. The Social Security Index lists his birthdate as January 12, 1882, and his US World War I Draft card lists his birth date as January 14, 1881.
Florence Anna Beyers (February 12, 1914 - November 24, 1990)Lulu Grace Beyers (June 4, 1889 - December 14, 1959)Carl William Dean (March 8, 1937 - November 19, 1950)Carl Worthington Dean (December 20, 1885 - October 28, 1947)Columbus Martin Dean (October 4, 1859 - August 19, 1933)Ellen Elizabeth Dean (October 12, 1893 - May 9, 1963)Estella A. Dean (July 2, 1904 - March 21, 1992)Fred Homer Dean (November 16, 1899 - October 24, 1965)Sarah Ellen Dean (January 12, 1861 - March 15, 1941)Raleigh Washington Reed (January 28, 1893 - March 13, 1968)Verna May Reed (March 6, 1898 - December 30, 1973)
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