The Lusk Herald
March 23, 1967
Early Resident Here Dies in Colorado
Abigal Stehr Orcutt, early resident of Sioux County, died February 28 in Melissa Memorial Hospital at Holyoke, Colo. Funeral services were held March 3 at the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, Grant, Nebr. and burial was in the cemetery there.
Abigal Orcutt was born in Nova Scotia to John W. and Margaret Hunter, Feb. 8, 1876. She moved with her parents in 1885 across the Dakotas by covered wagon to settle in the Hat Creek area bear Bodarc.
She married John T. Fitzgerald on Aug. 13, 1893. They had four children, John Fitzgerald of Ft. Collins, Colo.; Mary Margaret Lyon, James Edward Fitzgerald and William Hunter Fitzgerald of Grant, Nebr.; all are surviving
After the death of John T. Fitzgerald in 1905 she married Harry Stehr in 1909 and moved to Grant, Nebr., where they owned and operated the Grant Hotel for many years.
After the death of Mr. Stehr in 1948 she married Charles Orcutt. After his death she resided in Ft. Collins, Colo. and at the Sheridan Manor in Holyoke, Colo.
She is survived by two brothers, Jack Hunter of Ardmore, S.D.; Tom Hunter of Casper, Wyo.; sisters, Mabel Jordan of Miles City, Mont., and Myrtle Points of Rushville, Nebr.; seven grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
Margaret Chard (June 22, 1911 - March 4, 1997)Vernon R. Chard (November 2, 1910 - August 16, 1984)Joseph Francis Dunn (August 25, 1873 - May 17, 1963)Margaret Jane Dunn (March 24, 1881 - January 10, 1967)Sarah Elizabeth Hartman (August 6, 1906 - December 21, 1999)Carol Lee Holtz (December 16, 1938 - May 9, 1981)Durl Ray Holtz (September 14, 1932 - June 21, 1987)Darrell Hunter (February 9, 1931 - August 13, 2015)John Wyles Hunter (September 29, 1892 - September 13, 1968)John Wyles Hunter (June 17, 1922 - January 7, 2000)Charles Emmett Jordan (November 13, 1882 - May 1, 1969)Daniel E. Jordan (December 19, 1913 - December 21, 1997)Eldeene Kathleen Jordan (December 16, 1930 - October 30, 1993)Mabel Elvada Jordan (January 14, 1890 - November 11, 1969)Mary Jordan (September 2, 1905 - February 12, 1995)Neil John Jordan (August 6, 1974 - June 3, 1995)Oressa Mary Jordan (February 7, 1883 - July 9, 1964)Raymond Edwin Jordan (July 16, 1904 - March 18, 1963)Robert Emmett Jordan (1883 - December 16, 1928)Tonya Jordan (April 29, 1982 - June 13, 2005)Velma Jordan (November 26, 1914 - November 25, 2004)Frances Mary LaBree (December 2, 1910 - August 30, 1996)Bobbee A. Magan (September 28, 1933 - April 26, 1998)
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