Branch, Lem (August 2, 1872 - February 12, 1959)
LEM BRANCH DIED IN
Douglas Enterprise - February 17, 1959Word has been received here of the death of Lem Branch on Feb. 12, in Thermopolis. He has lived in Thermopolis since Dec. 12, 1958, with his daughter, Mrs. Bertha Scheerer.
Mr. Branch was a resident of Douglas 35 years. He was born in Missouri Aug. 2, 1872. As a young man he went to South Dakota where he ranched, until he came to Douglas and Wyoming in 1924. He ranched and did construction work in the Douglas area for 20 years, then moved to town and did odd carpentry work.
He is survived by three other daughters, Mrs. Laura Aga, Sturgis, S.D., Mrs. Grace Greene, Tacoma, Wash., and Mrs. Esther Sedberry of San Diego, Calif. There are ten grandchildren.
Funeral service and burial was held in Thermopolis last Saturday.