The Lusk Herald
November 15, 1917
Death of William Larson
William Henry Larson succumbed to his injuries Friday and passed away deeply mourned. He was born at Fosston, Minnesota, August 29th, 1902, and at the time of his demise was 15 years, 2 months and 11 days old.
He is survived by his father and mother, three sisters, Lillian, Louise and Gertrude, and two brothers, Oscar and Henry.
The funeral service was held Saturday at the Congregational Church and was largely attended. Rev. Blenkarn read the lesson and four of William's schoolmates acted as pall-bearers: George Fernau, Lloyd Holsapple, Donald Miller and Charles Giinther. Interment was in Lusk cemetery.
Card of Thanks
We wish to express to our friends and neighbors, our deepest appreciation and sincere thanks, for the many acts of kindness and beautiful floral tributes, extended us during our recent bereavement.
L.T. Larson and Family
The Lusk Herald
November 8, 1917
Injured at Railway Crossing
Yesterday afternoon while William Larson was on his way home to the country, driving a team to a light wagon, either the team became unmanageable or they ran away, the consequence being that he was caught on the crossing east of the stock yards by the eastbound passenger train and hurled a distance of twenty feet, the rig being totally demolished and the boy thought to be fatally injured.
The train was brought to a stop and was about to return to Lusk with the lad when Arthur Thompson drove up in his car and took him to town where Dr. Dale rendered first aid. A hurried examination revealed the fact that his head was badly cut and bruised and his skull thought to be fractured. He was unconscious most of the time until he was removed to the Northwestern hotel when he showed signed of rallying.
This morning he is reported as being somewhat improved and resting easy. All hope for a speedy recovery for William, who is a fine, bright boy, and his loss would be a terrible blow to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Larson, and his other relatives.
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)Peter Paul Brown (June 29, 1880 - November 26, 1959)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)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)
Related Birth Records:
Related Historical Entries:
No related entries available.
Type your search terms into the box below and his 'Search!' to begin searching the
The Niobrara County Library Foundation, Inc. accepts online donations. Click to contribute via PayPal or credit/debit card.
Peruse our extensive genealogical archives, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
We are currently adding birth record information to the website, with entries sorted alphabetical by first and last name.
This resource provides an alphabetical listing of names, broken down by cemetery, of
those buried in area cemeteries. This resource can assist you in locating the exact location of these grave