The Lusk Herald
July 8, 1982
Charlie Edwin Humphrey
Memorial service was held last Thursday, July 1, for Charlie Humphrey, long-time area resident. Mr. Humphrey died June 27 at the family ranch near Node.
Charlie Edwin Humphrey was born Dec. 10, 1900, in Burton, Neb. He came to Wyoming in 1920 when his parents moved to a ranch northwest of Shawnee.
During his early years he rode and also broke horses for several ranches in eastern Wyoming. He met and then married Verna Baars on Jan. 7, 1927. In 1945 the family purchased their present ranch near Node and he resided there until his death.
Mr. Humphrey was a baptized and communicant member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Lusk.
The Rev. Beauferd Anderson officiated at the memorial service. Music was provided by Ruth Hahn, organist and Debra Doctor, Jocelyn Stoldt and Susan Tucker who sang "Abide With Me" and "I'm But A Stranger Here."
Pallbearers were Jimmy Shane, Noal Larson, Malter Larson, Paul Pfister, Rex Shoults, Pete Germann, Bill Bredthauer and Martin Glandt. Interment was in the Lusk Cemetery.
Memorials have been established to St. Paul's Lutheran Church.
Mr. Humphrey was preceded in death by his wife Verna, three brothers and three sisters; and one grandson, Douglas Mahnke. He is survived by a brother Oliver of Madras, Ore.; sisters, Fern Curtis of Douglas and Louise Hogmire of Madras; daughters, Dorthy Porter of Hanson, Idaho and Ruth Mahnke of Keeline; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Bessie Nance Baars (September 17, 1918 - February 8, 2008)Charlotte Elaine Baars (March 19, 1934 - March 26, 1980)Dorothea C.W. Baars (December 6, 1885 - September 12, 1926)Fritz Carl Johann Baars (February 12, 1880 - September 2, 1943)Harry John Baars (May 1, 1915 - October 18, 1996)Twinkle Louvain Baars (January 20, 1917 - November 24, 2006)Wilmer Christian Baars (August 20, 1909 - October 8, 1986)Lawrence Oscar Butler (March 10, 1884 - June 11, 1951)Minnie Butler (April 2, 1905 - July 10, 1992)Amanda Humphrey (February 18, 1873 - May 31, 1951)Verna Hulda Humphrey (January 14, 1907 - July 31, 1981)Alpha Donald Paisley (September 7, 1895 - May 12, 1968)Carlton Adolph Paisley (1861 - March 7, 1947)Clara Katherine Pedley Paisley (May 17, 1903 - October 30, 1998)Don Richard Paisley (September 22, 1917 - September 19, 1983)Douglas Paisley (September 13, 1942 - September 13, 1942)Elsie Edith Paisley (January 6, 1896 - September 24, 1953)Garry Douglas Paisley (July 10, 1920 - March 3, 2007)Hattie Harriet Updike Paisley (May 20, 1877 - February 25, 1961)Karen Paisley (November 28, 1945 - July 14, 2005)William Calvin Paisley (June 30, 1924 - October 29, 1994)Nyal Siemsen (April 25, 1916 - June 15, 1989)Wyoma Ione Siemsen (January 5, 1923 - September 27, 2015)
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