Lusk Free Lance
March 15, 1956
Dean B. Leach, Former Local Man Passes Away in San Diego, California, Saturday, March 10; Services Tuesday
Dean B. Leach, former local man, and brother-in-law of Mrs. Robert B. Taylor and Mrs. Jennie Held, passed away suddenly Saturday afternoon, March 10, at his San Diego, California home. Cause of death was given as a coronary attack.
Mr. Leach will be remembered in this community, having homesteaded on the Silver Springs ranch, south of Lusk, and, following the death of his father, operated the ranch for many years.
During the early days of the oil boom the deceased was postmaster of Lusk, when the post office was on the site of the present Baptist Church. He was also at one time employed by the Snyder Mercantile store.
Concluding rites were conducted in San Diego on Tuesday afternoon, March 13th.
Survivors include his wife, Selma; one son, Carl Leach, of Alma, Neb.; one daughter, Mrs. Chester Hodap of San Diego, Calif., another daughter, Marjory, preceded him in death.
Anna Karina Carlson (October 26, 1864 - February 22, 1936)Conrad Carlson (February 28, 1905 - March 17, 1984)Conrad A. Carlson (September 8, 1885 - January 15, 1956)Carol Jean Chenoweth (October 23, 1929 - February 19, 2008)Edgar Alva Chenoweth (August 2, 1923 - January 11, 2011)Jennie May Held (February 7, 1893 - April 25, 1968)Ruth Genevieve Hibbard (April 15, 1933 - August 4, 2004)Charles Vincent Lee (June 17, 1923 - April 21, 2009)Marsha Kay Lee (July 13, 1953 - July 13, 1953)Mary Lee Lee (June 8, 1926 - June 25, 2003)Barbara Joy Sorenson (January 14, 1931 - February 10, 1994)David Lee Sorenson (January 18, 1955 - April 7, 1956)Thomas Lance Sorenson (July 13, 1958 - November 29, 1958)Agnes Marie Taylor (November 18, 1890 - November 14, 1958)Neoma J. Taylor (September 9, 1926 - January 20, 1994)Robert Benjamine Taylor (December 4, 1890 - January 30, 1965)
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