The Lusk Herald
October 30, 1952
Father of Mrs. Deetjen Dies in England Oct. 15
Mrs. Emily Deetjen learned Friday that her father, Charles Washington Sullivan, 87, had died at his home in Birmingham, England, on Oct. 15.
Mrs. Deetjen had visited her father just this summer and had a birthday party for him July 4. It was because he was born on July 4 that he was given the middle name of the first president of the United States.
Mr. Sullivan had sailed the oceans for 35 years, starting as a cabin boy and rising to the positioin of first class steward. He sailed on many famous ships, and though he was hired on the Lusitania, he missed sailing on its fateful voyage.
Besides Mrs. Deetjen, children surviving include Mrs. Tom Bristow of iverpool and Mrs. Bert Newham of Canyon City, Colo. Mrs. Newham flew to England in August to join the family for a visit.
Mrs. Deetjen went to Glenrock Sunday to spend a few days with her daughter, Mrs. Edwin Kleiber.
Charles Arthur Deetjen (July 13, 1915 - March 17, 1961)George Aubrey Deetjen (February 17, 1918 - January 13, 1973)Gerhard Donald Deetjen (June 15, 1928 - January 3, 1929)Henry John Deetjen (January 28, 1920 - January 8, 1949)John Henry Deetjen (August 30, 1875 - February 23, 1947)Oliver E. Holcomb (December 31, 1905 - February 16, 1981)Grace Olive Johnson (July 13, 1916 - October 17, 1975)Dorothy Marie Kleiber (April 27, 1925 - April 8, 2003)Emily Marie Massie (October 19, 1885 - January 27, 1964)Minnie P. Massie (January 5, 1868 - June 30, 1950)Robert L. Massie (September 1, 1888 - May 25, 1968)
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