The Lusk Herald
December 4, 1969
Ben Sherrill, 78, Dies At Casper
Ben Sherrill, 78, a resident of Wyoming for over 50 years, died at Casper Hospital on November 25, one week after surgery.
Noah Benjamin Sherrill was born at Battle Creek, Iowa on September 24, 1891, to William and Elizabeth Jane DeWeese Sherrill, the youngest of 13 children and the only son to grow to manhood. When two years of age he came with his parents to Harrison where his mother died the following year. He returned to Iowa with his father and lived with various families. He went to Kansas with one family and when 16 he joined his father at Noonan, N.D. raised wheat and worked in the coal mines.
In the spring of 1919 after his father's death he went to the Douglas, Wyo. area and worked on ranches for sometime. He ran a second hand store in Lusk for a few years then returned to Douglas and worked for the city until 1946 when he went to Casper and worked at the Saddle Rock Cafe.
He married Theresa Meehl at Douglas. She died in 1942. Survivors include a son Marvin Sherrill of Lawrenceville, Ill., a granddaughter, Theresa; several nieces and nephews among who are Mrs. Ferris Bruner and Clarence Dunn of Douglas and Edith Holden of Casper.
Services were held Nov. 28 at Bustard's Funeral Chapel in Casper and interment was at Douglas Park Cemetery beside his wife.
Mr. Sherrill was a cousin of Sam Thomas Sr. of Lusk, L. E. Sherrill of Harrison, Josie Kennedy of Crawford and Ben Radford of Torrington.
Florence Ann Bannan (November 16, 1890 - September 29, 1973)Mary Bruner (1896 - 1973)Clarence Edward Dunn (May 19, 1901 - April 30, 1973)Eva Marie Dunn (January 13, 1872 - April 19, 1962)Joseph Francis Dunn (August 25, 1873 - May 17, 1963)Margaret Jane Dunn (March 24, 1881 - January 10, 1967)Merle Josephine Dunn (July 12, 1912 - August 4, 1978)Ralph Dunn (Date Unknown - June 9, 1976)Vernon Dunn (April 3, 1903 - November 1, 1998)Emma Jane Porter (April 26, 1874 - April 27, 1951)Marie A. Porter (October 14, 1884 - December 25, 1968)Mary M. Porter (September 27, 1926 - January 31, 1993)Rolla Edgar Porter (November 30, 1884 - December 14, 1942)Roy Harrison Porter (July 17, 1889 - August 5, 1951)Roy Leslie Porter (September 12, 1929 - July 28, 2015)Sammy Main Porter (November 15, 1925 - September 30, 1991)Samuel Elmer Porter (April 17, 1863 - November 25, 1929)Louis E. Sherrill (April 9, 1890 - May 26, 1973)Manie Sherrill (July 20, 1889 - December 19, 1967)
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