From the Tom Weigand Genealogy Collection
October 12, 2006
John Bare, Well-Known Former Resident of Lusk, Passes Away at California Home
Word was received in Lusk on Tuesday morning of the death of John Bare, well-known former resident of Lusk, at Bell, California, of heart trouble, Monday March 16.
So far no particulars of his death have been received by relatives here, and funeral arrangements have not been announced yet.
John R. Bare was born at Boulder, Colo. on November 27, 1886, being 49 years, 3 months and 19 days of age at the time of death. He was the son of Abraham and Mary Howie Bare. At the age of 8 years he moved with his parents from Colorado to Wyoming, settling on what was afterward known as the 1B ranch, about 12 miles south of Lusk. The greater part of his life was spent on this ranch, where he became a competent handler of stock.
On March 7, 1911 he was united in marriage to Miss Gertrude Schaefer of Highland Park, Chicago. To this union three children were born--Robert, Betty and Jane.
On account of failing health he with his family moved to Florida in 1925. After two years spent in Florida they traveled to eastern Pennsylvania, in search of a climate to benefit Mr. Bare's health.
In the fall of 1930 he with his two daughters moved to California, where he has since resided. Here he enjoyed fairly good health until the last three months, when his condition became steadily worse.
Besides his wife and three children he leaves to mourn four sisters, Mrs. Grace Mashek, Mrs. Mamie Root, and Miss Flora Bare, all of Lusk, and Mrs. Lugena Baughn of Manville and two brothers Frank Rider of Lusk and Charles A. Rider of California.
The Lusk Herald
April 2, 1936
Last Rites For John Bare Here Friday
Funeral services were held here Friday afternoon for John Bare, old-time resident of Niobrara County, who died in Bell, California.
Services were held from the Baptist Church, Rev. Evans officiating, with the Peet Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were Harry Boner, Jess Boner, Wm. Mill, Floyd McLain, Bill Miller and Albion Lind.
A mixed quartet composed of J. M. Hungate, Wm. Sherk, Mrs. H. J. Templeton and Mrs. Ab DeCastro, accompanied by Mrs. Vogel, rendered "Abide With Me," "The Old Rugged Cross" and "Nearer, My God to Thee."
The remains were accompanied from California here by Al Rider, brother of the deceased. Interment was made in the Lusk Cemetery, a large crowd attending last rites for deceased.
Flora B. Bare (June 27, 1888 - August 22, 1949)Mary Rider Bare (October 20, 1858 - December 10, 1930)Polly A. Bare (April 30, 1895 - June 18, 1913)Harry Clayton Baughn (January 9, 1920 - July 16, 2011)Lugena Baughn (April 13, 1893 - June 22, 1940)Ray J. Baughn (March 9, 1890 - April 14, 1971)Charles Erwin Blagg (May 20, 1893 - October 25, 1965)Vernice Renetta Blagg (July 24, 1901 - May 31, 1988)Sandra Lee Bressie (September 21, 1938 - August 10, 1975)Mary Grace Fredrickson (December 8, 1903 - October 1, 1963)Dorothy M. Hill (May 1, 1910 - October 19, 1994)Lena Belle Jones (April 22, 1878 - September 13, 1926)Bertha May Krekeler (October 24, 1917 - December 19, 2013)Otto Herman Krekeler (April 8, 1913 - October 3, 1988)Alex Joseph Mashek (August 25, 1899 - February 26, 1964)Alexander Arthur Mashek (March 8, 1868 - February 23, 1940)Arthur James Mashek (May 13, 1908 - August 22, 1984)Donald Arthur Mashek (November 26, 1939 - February 26, 1940)Grace Clara Mashek (June 25, 1880 - April 3, 1962)Anna Marcella McMichael (January 14, 1898 - March 12, 1926)Estella Mary Peet (April 8, 1913 - March 26, 1990)Melvin Edward Peet (February 4, 1910 - July 25, 1989)Charles Alfred Rider (October 27, 1881 - January 18, 1958)Emma Barbara Rider (December 6, 1881 - July 10, 1959)Florence May Rider (November 19, 1904 - November 22, 1904)James Franklin Rider (February 26, 1883 - September 15, 1985)Nora Adeline Rider (September 2, 1896 - June 9, 1977)Arthur Hart Root (October 29, 1880 - October 8, 1956)Benjamin A. Root (April 23, 1842 - May 23, 1918)Fred A. Root (September 24, 1885 - June 10, 1949)Fred Keith Root (May 27, 1905 - April 9, 1969)Lyle Delmar Root (March 25, 1919 - April 28, 1935)Mamie D. Root (February 2, 1885 - February 26, 1977)Sarah J. Root (September 23, 1842 - January 25, 1929)Sarah Mary Root (May 1, 1907 - March 15, 1911)Edward M. Ryder (December 20, 1910 - June 9, 1994)George M. Smith (February 10, 1897 - March 21, 1971)
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