Johnny & Margaret Thon Files
Peter Brown Dies Thurs.; Services Held Saturday
Thon Book No. 1
Peter Paul Brown, 79, died in the Spencer Hospital early Thursday morning after suffering a stroke, Mr. Brown had been ill and confined to his home for some time., he was admitted to the hospital Tuesday.
Funeral services were held at the Peet Mortuary at 2:00 p.m. Saturday with the Rev. Frank Bozart officiating. Mrs. Emerson Bonner and Mrs. Ab DeCastro sang, "Beyond the Sunset" and "Rock of Ages." Mrs. J. P. Watson was organist.
C. E. Marvin presided over the Masonic portion of the services.
Pall bearers were: John Lorenzen, Menno Kaan, Lafe Culver, Don C. Taylor, Roscoe Kilmer and Hans Gautschi.
Burial was in the Lusk Cemetery.
Peter Paul Brown was born in Winthrop, Ia. June 29, 1880. He moved with his family to Nebraska where he attended school. After graduating from high school he became a railway engineer. He came to Lusk in 1918. March 23, 1919 he married Miss Carrie Larson. For many years they operated both the Silver Cliff and Henry (now the Spencer Hospital) hotels. After retiring from the hotel business he served as clerk of the Selective Service Board. Two years ago he retired from that position because of ill health.
Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Ann Miller of Denver; three brothers, John, St. Paul, Minn., James and Martin, Lambert, Mont. and two grandchildren.
Out-of-town relatives and friends here for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. George Miller and Sharon, Denver; Mr. and Mrs. Hank Cocking , Mrs. Katherine Wood and Janice, Casper; Mrs. Gertrude Wilson, Albuquerque, New Mex., Mrs. Betty Mater, Crawford; Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Berry, Newcastle; Mr. and Mrs. Glen Cates and Mr. and Mrs. Scotrty Jack, Cheyenne.
Wilna Alta Adams (May 11, 1915 - January 12, 2004)Lyle S. Berry (December 12, 1892 - September 10, 1994)Carrie Brown (November 21, 1886 - August 31, 1971)Agnes Burge (August 23, 1896 - September 29, 1981)Bryan Dewey Burge (April 26, 1899 - April 10, 1959)Glen Lewis Cates (March 13, 1897 - November 24, 1974)Louise Cates (September 25, 1900 - November 22, 1990)Anthon Hansen (April 10, 1888 - November 25, 1967)Bertha Christina Hansen (August 13, 1918 - June 26, 2002)Carl Christian Hansen (February 17, 1916 - August 31, 2001)Gertrude Hansen (July 11, 1888 - September 20, 1966)Glen Arthur Hansen (May 4, 1918 - January 1, 1976)H. E. Hansen (July 31, 1911 - April 22, 2005)Harry Charles Hansen (July 16, 1939 - June 10, 1960)Helen Hansen (August 24, 1913 - December 14, 2000)Lena Henry (August 13, 1857 - March 15, 1945)Peggy Joyce Horn (September 5, 1938 - February 5, 1994)Andrew E. Johnson (January 4, 1864 - 1960)Conrad Larsen (May 13, 1890 - September 28, 1951)August Larson (August, 1888 - June 1, 1953)Bendikte L. Larson (December 8, 1864 - June 5, 1939)Harry Larson (September 3, 1905 - January 22, 1929)Louis Theodore Larson (July 2, 1867 - February 11, 1947)William Henry Larson (August 29, 1902 - November 9, 1917)Donna Joan Miller (February 11, 1934 - January 4, 1956)Douglas Charles Miller (November 9, 1953 - November 10, 1953)Clarence Schroeder (August 17, 1894 - February 29, 1964)Clara L. Shindoll (October 21, 1894 - October 9, 1991)Katherine E. Wood (October 4, 1913 - March 17, 2006)Solomon Lorenzo Wood (September 27, 1900 - May 17, 1950)
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