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Niobrara County Library - Grant "Kid" Outhouse (April 7, 1890 - December 10, 1954)

Grant "Kid" Outhouse (April 7, 1890 - December 10, 1954)

The Lusk Herald
December 16, 1954

Funeral Held Tues. Grant Outhouse Dies Dec. 10

Grant Outhouse, 64, a former resident of Lusk and Niobrara County, died at his home in Springview, Neb. Dec. 10.

Services were held Dec. 13 at 2:00 p.m. in the Springview Auditorium. The remains were brought to Lusk where funeral services were held in the Peet Chapel Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. Rev. Jacob Nein officiated.

A male quartet composed of Donald Unruh, Danny Daniels, L. E. Johnsonbaugh and Rex Yocum sang "Silent Night" and "Beyond the Sunset" accompanied by Mrs. J. P. Watson, organist.

Pallbearers were John Mudra, Martin Mudra, Dave Wilson, James Hoblit, James Mudra and Lee Penn. Interment was in the Lusk cemetery with the Peet Mortuary in charge.

Grant Outhouse was born April 7, 1890, son of Alma J. and Mary Hutcheson Outhouse. He died December 10, 1954, at he age of 64 years, eight months and three days.

He grew to manhood on a ranch near Burton, Neb. On April 8, 1914 he married Maude Runyan. they moved to a homestead near Flattop, Niobrara County, immediately after the ceremony and lived there until 1941 when they moved to Lusk. In 1946 they returned to Springview.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Maude Outhouse of Springview. Also surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Mary Lucille Hytrek; two sons, Delbert Grant and Fay Runyan; one grandson, Tony Lee Outhouse; two granddaughters, Mrs. Patricia Mundschenk and Delberta Outhouse, and one great grandson, Robert Grant Mundschenk, all of Lusk.

Two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Hollenbeck of Twin Falls, Ida., and Mrs. Bertha Sheppard of Springview and a brother, William J. of Allen, S. D. also survive.

Out of town relatives here for the funeral were: Mrs. Gertrude Hollenbeck of twin Falls; W. J. Outhouse of Allen; Mrs. Bertha Sylvester of Mills, Neb.; Bill Sylvester of Bassett, Neb.; and Mrs. Bernice Kabler, Miss Mazie Hollenbeck, Marvin Don Hollenbeck and Gordon Dean Hollenbeck, all of Casper.

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