The Lusk Herald
November 24, 1977
Former resident Schuricht dies
A former homesteader on Little Lightning at Lance Creek died recently at his home north of Moorcroft.
John E. Schuricht, 88, who worked in the Lance Creek oil fields in 1915, was born April 9, 1889 at St. Paul, Ill., to John and Minnie Schuricht. He moved to Wyoming when he was 25. He was discharged from the Army in 1919 and returned to Niobrara County.
May 22, 1922, he married Alice A. Brahms in Lusk. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in May 1972.
In the spring of 1937 the family purchased the Flying E Ranch on the Belle Fourche River north of Moorcroft. Schuricht spent the remainder of his life maintaining and developing his ranching operations.
Survivors include his widow, Alice; a son, Bernard, Moorcroft; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a son, three brothers and a sister.
John Jacob Brahms (February 6, 1869 - July 4, 1926)Lawrence Henry Brahms (July 18, 1910 - July 22, 1929)Louise Lisabeth D.M. Brahms (April 29, 1876 - April 8, 1945)Amanda Joanne Bringham (August 29, 1968 - August 29, 1968)Emma Margaret Carey (March 23, 1900 - April 14, 1949)Irene S. Curtin (October 20, 1926 - December 12, 2000)Jimmy Charles Leeling (December 27, 1956 - December 27, 1956)Samuel Allen Leeling (October 28, 1923 - June 18, 1992)Agnes Marie Christina Lincoln (March 6, 1898 - August 17, 1991)Alfred Lewis Lincoln (August 29, 1895 - July 11, 1974)Dora Lena Lincoln (October 27, 1901 - December 30, 2002)Alice Augusta Schuricht (July 16, 1904 - February 28, 1998)Ernest Criss Schuricht (May 1, 1891 - March 11, 1961)Hattie Fay Schuricht (Date Unknown - January 28, 1947)Rachel Schuricht (December 10, 1897 - January 27, 1990)Thomas Alvin Schuricht (1929 - July 16, 1929)John Peter Siemsen (August 18, 1888 - February 11, 1976)Nyal Siemsen (April 25, 1916 - June 15, 1989)Sarah Belle Siemsen (October 10, 1896 - March 21, 1993)Wyoma Ione Siemsen (January 5, 1923 - September 27, 2015)
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