The Lusk Herald
July 17, 1958
Memorial Services for Mrs. Britton Held Friday
Memorial services were held Friday afternoon in the United Presbyterian Church in Torrington for Mrs. Helena C. Britton, pioneer resident of Goshen County who died July 8 in DePaul Hospital in Cheyenne. Dr. Robert O. McCaslin officiated. Burial was made in Portland, Ore.
Helena C. Britton was born June 12, 1887 in Crawford the daughter of Anna Fischer and Bernhard Seikert and in April of 1909 she was married to Howard C. Britton at Crawford. They came to Goshen County and established residence in the Prairie Center community where they have since lived.
She was baptized in the Lutheran Church and was affiliated with the Royal Neighbor Lodge and the Prairie Center Homemakers Club. She had been in ill health for the past nine years.
Survivors include her husband, Howard; two daughters, Mrs. Alice Podolak, Lusk, and Mrs. Ruth Brinkel of Laurel, Mont.; three sons, Lester of Portland, Ore., Royce of Littleton, Colo., and Charles of Baker, Ore.; one brother, Otto of Omaha and 14 grandchildren. Four brothers and two sisters previously died.
A memorial to Heart, Cancer, Crippled Children and Mental Health has been set up by the family.
Ruth Brinkel (Date Unknown - May 14, 1982)Adele S. Britton (June 26, 1924 - November 18, 1991)Howard Chester Britton (December 24, 1883 - October 21, 1959)Vivian Valentine Britton (June 13, 1920 - October 21, 1988)Fay Brunckhorst (February 15, 1891 - May 11, 1976)William F. Brunckhorst (January 4, 1885 - January 11, 1965)Breyden Emilia Hales (March 3, 1995 - August 31, 1996)William Sanford Hales (December 29, 1921 - March 31, 2014)Wyoma Fay Hales (February 15, 1924 - April 27, 2002)Bertha Parker (April 17, 1896 - July 15, 1968)Alice Marie Podolak (December 11, 1911 - February 21, 1994)Charles Podolak (Date Unknown - June 20, 1965)Frank Charles Podolak (December 8, 1912 - December 11, 1993)Nettie Podolak (April 14, 1893 - August 8, 1976)Annie Amelia Porter (May 22, 1863 - January 13, 1940)Ford Earl Porter (November 24, 1921 - June 23, 1996)Glen Wilson Porter (March 26, 1924 - August 5, 1949)Ivah Hurt Porter (January 20, 1916 - January 12, 2004)John Bernard Porter (April 23, 1939 - December 23, 2008)Wallace Ford Porter (July 4, 1897 - September 8, 1971)Harry Allen Sides (September 17, 1915 - September 27, 1972)Bernhard Anton Siekert (January 17, 1889 - March 28, 1958)Gerald Lee Sturman (June 20, 1935 - November 6, 1984)Janice Lorraine Sturman (March 31, 1939 - March 5, 2015)Alice Joan Wendt (December 14, 1934 - April 12, 1935)
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