The Lusk Herald
July 3, 1975
Joe Kane dies Mass celebrated in Edgemont
Jerome "Joe" A. Kane, 63, resident of northern Niobrara County, died at the Weston County Hospital in Newcastle June 26 following a lengthy illness. Kane is well-known in both Lusk and Edgemont where he did business. The Kane ranch is located in Niobrara County near the South Dakota border west of Edgemont, and annually was the site of a barbecue hosted by Kane for friends and neighbors.
Mass and service was celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the St. James Catholic Church in Edgemont with the Rev. James Tunnissen officiating.
Elizabeth Standen played the organ and sang "Ave Maria," "The Rosary," and "A Perfect Day."
Burial was in the Lusk cemetery. Pallbearers were Wrey Martinson, Jack Standen, Bill Glasby, Sam Rennard, Lawrence Danks and Richard G. Pfister.
Rosary service was at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the Vande Bossche Chapel.
Jerome A. Kane was born February 13, 1912 at Wisner, Neb., to John J. and Margaret L. Kane. The family moved to the vicinity of Edgemont in 1926. Here Mr. Kane spent his formative years in preparation for his vocation in the livestock business as a rancher. He was employed by Richard Pfister, Sr. for 13 years and by the sale barn in Lusk three years.
April 13, 1935, Mr. Kane and Marie A. Marking, daughter of William and Patricia Marking of Edgemont, were married. In 1942 they purchased the ranch 26 miles west of Edgemont in Niobrara County, which became their permanent home.
Mr. Kane was a member of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association and was recognized as a prominent and progressive rancher throughout the area.
He is survived by six sons, Kasper Jerome, Edgemont, John G., Thermopolis, William L., Atwood, Kans., Donald E., Newcastle, Richard T., Edgemont, and Gerald M., Kansas City, Mo.; three sisters Mrs. Adeline M. Jackson, Costa Mesa, Calif., Mrs. Genevera Gustafson, Wellimina, Ore., Mrs. Elizabeth O'Brien, Long Beach, Calif.; one brother, Jack J. Kane, Edgemont; and 13 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Marie, March 24, 1962, a son, Charles O., July 11, 1965, in the service, five brothers, Michael, John, Leo, Normile and Cyril.
Agnes Andrews (July 21, 1888 - June 2, 1969)William Francis Andrews (December 8, 1931 - January 10, 1954)Marjorie A. Blackmore (December 15, 1927 - January 16, 2012)Charles Owen Kane (April 16, 1943 - July 11, 1965)John James Kane (December 23, 1917 - December 22, 1993)Marie A. Kane (November 8, 1911 - March 26, 1962)Ronald Eugene Kane (October 6, 1939 - November 29, 2010)Joe Marking (1874 - November 28, 1945)John Marking (December 20, 1879 - September 4, 1968)William Marking (Date Unknown - July 13, 1951)Nettie E. Pfister (September 16, 1883 - November 10, 1950)Dora Blanche Schaefer (February 6, 1908 - February 7, 1978)Lloyd Frederick Schaefer (May 22, 1912 - December 1, 1959)Della Benn Spencer (July 9, 1890 - September 13, 1954)Anna Josephine Wasserburger (October 27, 1900 - August 9, 1977)Anna Catherine Wasserburger (April 24, 1873 - November 27, 1952)Dennis Wasserburger (May 21, 1964 - November 17, 2001)Henry Louis Wasserburger (August 16, 1895 - May 9, 1982)Jacob Wasserburger (October 25, 1866 - June 30, 1964)John Jacob Wasserburger (October 25, 1896 - October 29, 1967)John William Wasserburger (1906 - March 6, 1966)Katherine A. Wasserburger (February 4, 1909 - December 26, 1988)Lorraine Opal Wasserburger (November 2, 1931 - January 4, 1999)
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