The Lusk Herald
March 5, 1981
Oliver E. (Hokey) Holcomb
Service for Oliver E. (Hokey) Holcomb, former Lusk resident, was held February 20 at the Barrick Chapel in Salem, Ore. Interment was in the Belcrest Memorial Park. He died Feb. 16 from a heart condition.
Hokey, as he was known in Lusk, was employed at the Midwest Hardware and was a charter member of the Lusk Volunteer Fire Department until he and his wife, the former Lillian Deetjen moved to Salem, Ore., soon after the start of World War II.
He is survived by his widow Lillian E. Holcomb, Salem; daughters, Betty Johnson, Kalua Kona, Hawaii; Mary Dubois, Salem; Linda Atkinson, Aloha, Ore.; son O.E. (Butch) Holcomb, Jr., Salem; sister, Maxine Erickson, Denver, Colo.; ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Holcomb resides at 3887 Homestead Rd. S., Salem, Ore. 97302.
Charles Arthur Deetjen (July 13, 1915 - March 17, 1961)George Aubrey Deetjen (February 17, 1918 - January 13, 1973)Gerhard Donald Deetjen (June 15, 1928 - January 3, 1929)Henry John Deetjen (January 28, 1920 - January 8, 1949)John Henry Deetjen (August 30, 1875 - February 23, 1947)Grace Olive Johnson (July 13, 1916 - October 17, 1975)Dorothy Marie Kleiber (April 27, 1925 - April 8, 2003)Emily Marie Massie (October 19, 1885 - January 27, 1964)Minnie P. Massie (January 5, 1868 - June 30, 1950)Robert L. Massie (September 1, 1888 - May 25, 1968)Charles Washington Sullivan (Date Unknown - October 15, 1952)
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