The Lusk Herald
April 26, 1962
Eva Dunn, Sioux County Pioneer, Dies in Denver
Mrs. Eva Dunn, 84, pioneer of Sioux County, died at Saint Lukes Hospital in Denver April 19 following a stroke the previous week.
Requiem Mass was offered in the Church of the Nativity at Harrison at 10 a.m. on Tuesday with Rosary being recited at the Church the previous evening at 7:30 p.m. Burial was in the local Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers were Dick Dunn, Bill Dunn, Pat Dunn, Don Dunn, Harold Dunn, and Lloyd Dunn, all grandsons of the deceased.
Eva Marie (Sherrill) Dunn was born January 13, 1872 near Watseka, Ill. She married Richard M. Dunn February 22, 1891 and to them were born nine children, three of whom died in infancy.
The family came to Sioux County at Harrison in 1891. They moved to Colorado in 1892 to make their home for four years, but returned to Sioux County in 1896 and lived in this vicinity until 1948 when Mr. Dunn died. Mrs. Dunn has since made her home in Denver with her daughters.
She was a member of the Catholic Church being a member of the Church of the Nativity parish, Harrison, and Cathedral parish, Denver. She was an active member of the Altar and Rosary Societies and the League of the Sacred Heart.
She is survived by three sons: Lester, Arthur, and Vernon, all of Harrison; two daughters, Miss Merle Dunn and Mrs. Margaret Liggett, both of Denver; two sisters, Mrs. Edna Bradford, Englewood, Colo., and Mrs. Josephine Kennedy, Crawford; one brother Lew Sherrill, Harrison. There are 9 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. One son, Henry died in 1956.
Florence Ann Bannan (November 16, 1890 - September 29, 1973)Mary Bruner (1896 - 1973)Clarence Edward Dunn (May 19, 1901 - April 30, 1973)Joseph Francis Dunn (August 25, 1873 - May 17, 1963)Margaret Jane Dunn (March 24, 1881 - January 10, 1967)Merle Josephine Dunn (July 12, 1912 - August 4, 1978)Ralph Dunn (Date Unknown - June 9, 1976)Vernon Dunn (April 3, 1903 - November 1, 1998)Elizabeth Ellen Holland (May 6, 1898 - December 21, 1965)Iris R. Holland (October 5, 1922 - July 10, 1936)Emma Jane Porter (April 26, 1874 - April 27, 1951)Marie A. Porter (October 14, 1884 - December 25, 1968)Mary M. Porter (September 27, 1926 - January 31, 1993)Rolla Edgar Porter (November 30, 1884 - December 14, 1942)Roy Harrison Porter (July 17, 1889 - August 5, 1951)Roy Leslie Porter (September 12, 1929 - July 28, 2015)Sammy Main Porter (November 15, 1925 - September 30, 1991)Samuel Elmer Porter (April 17, 1863 - November 25, 1929)Louis E. Sherrill (April 9, 1890 - May 26, 1973)Manie Sherrill (July 20, 1889 - December 19, 1967)Noah Benjamin Sherrill (September 24, 1891 - November 25, 1969)
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