Horatio L. Schertzer © Cheyenne Star 25 Apr 1974 Submitted by: Wanda Purcell
Horatio L. Schertzer, 83, a long-time Rawlins resident, died Tuesday afternoon in Park Manor Nursing Home.
Born February 10, 1891, in Kansas, Schertzer attended schools in Kansas and Oklahoma and married Dora Malone in 1916 in Strong City, Oklahoma. The Schertzers lived in Cleveland, Oklahoma before moving to Rawlins.
Schertzer worked for the Sinclair refinery until his retirement in 1956.
He and his wife were caretakers at the local Masonic Temple for several years.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Rawlins, Rawlins Lodge No. 5 A F & M the Chapter, the Commandery and Korein Shrine.
Survivors include his wife, Dora Schertzer of Rawlins; two sons, H. N. Schertzer of Saudia Arabia; and Douglas Schertzer of California; three daughters, Millie Ternasky of Fontana, California; Bertha Clow of Mena, Arkansas; and Doris Washbourne of Lawton, Oklahoma; eighteen grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; a sister, Medah Miller of Enid, Oklahoma; one brother, Silas Schertzer of Kewanee, Illinois; and other relatives and numerous friends.
Burial in Rawlins cemetery, Rawlins, Wyoming.
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