The Lusk Herald
April 3, 1958
Clarence Simon Funeral Services Held Here Friday
Funeral services were held Friday afternoon from Peet Chapel for Clarence Simon, 65, of the Royal Valley community, who died March 25 at the Spencer Hospital following a lingering illness. Jack Miller, his nephew from Eugene, Ore. officiated at the services. He was assisted by Dallas Swisher, Congregation Servant of Jehovah Witnesses of Lusk. Burial was made in the Lusk Cemetery.
Mrs. Otha B. Holcomb and Mrs. A. F. DeCastro sang "Jehovah, God My Shepherd" and "Divine Pattern of Love." Mrs. J. P. Watson was organist.
Pallbearers were Roy McLain, Floyd McLain, Roger Cowell, Orval Allen, Clair Lee, Stanley Johnson, Charlie Canfield and C. E. Marvin.
Clarence LeRoy Simon, oldest son of Allison John Simon and Martha Alice Simon, was born August 10, 1892 in Mills County, Ia. He resided there until moving to Royal, Nebr. with his parents at the age of 14. They lived there for two years at which time they moved to Lusk locating on a homestead in Royal Valley where he has since resided.
He served in the Cavalry in World War I for two years being stationed at Douglas, Ariz. He was a member of the military band during that time. Following his release from the army he spent several months in the military hospital at Lyons, Colo. after which he made his home at the ranch with his mother where he was engaged in ranching.
He symbolized his dedication to Jehovah at a mass baptism at St. Louis, Mo. in July 1941 by water emersion together with his mother and several hundred others.
Survivors include his mother, Alice Simon, a brother Floyd of Lusk, one sister, Mrs. Joe Miller of Eugene, Ore.; three nephews, Joe Miller Jr., Portland, Ore., Jack Miller, Eugene and Russell Simon, Brooklyn, N.Y.; and one niece, Mrs. Floyd Fancher of Seattle, Wash.
His father previously died.
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