Black, Jacob "Jake" Edward (February 14, 1875 - March 9, 1968)

Jacob Edward Black

Unknown - March 14, 1968

Funeral services were held Wednesday, March 13, 1968, at 11:00 a.m. at Schrader Chapel in Wheatland for Jacob Edward Black, former Douglas resident, who died at Evanston March 9 following a long illness. Graveside services at 2:30 p.m. were held in Douglas and interment was in Douglas Park cemetery. Rev. W. Dan Rushing officiated.

Mr. Black was born in Kansas February 14, 1875. He and his wife, Louisa, came to Wyoming in 1930 and homesteaded near Esterbrook. They moved to town in 1940. Mrs. Black died in 1944. Mr. Black left Douglas in 1962 and went to Wheatland to be near a son and a daughter.

Survivors include 3 sons, Cyrus of Wheatland, Archie of Tucson, Ariz., and Leonard of Corvallis, Oregon; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Sater of Wheatland and Mrs. Atha Carter of Corvallis, Ore.; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

One daughter preceded him in death.

Pallbearers were James Black, Allen Black, Roger Sater, Bud McCartney, LeRoy McCartney and Huey Dawson.

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