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MARVIN GARRETr ALVIN FOWLKES High School wrestlers, both from Alvin Fowlkes, 145 pounds, is a senior at Hulett in state wrestling competition High School. He placed third in both the regional and state meets. He is the son of W'flfreda Fowlkes, 105 pounds, took first in regional Aladdin, and Robert Fowlkes, Douglas. going on to win his division at Five boys from Hulett reached state competition. ~eet pinning his opponent in the near Their coach, Steve Bollenbach, was himself a state e of 13 seconds. The son of Mr. and Mrs. champion. Marvin is a sophomore. held Nitcy for Susie Nitchy, 89, P.m., May 3 at the Church at Hu- Was in the New Haven Under the direction of Northeastern Wy- Chapel of Sun- died at Lookout in Spearfish, Jan. 21. 1891, at to Aaron and Wiebe. She North Dakota married to Paul ;Burke, N.D. to a ranch west of Hulett. husband worked for in the early 1920's, a at Haven and Hulett. she hauled Flour Mill the ranchers in the and New Haven a member of the Church of Jesus Day Saints in survived by four Gray of Alva, of Gillette, Mae Baker of Osh- Gerhard Wiebe City, Utah; one Corona, Ca. ; 23 great a; and two great-- He was born Feb. 15, 1917, at the Wood homestead northwest of Hulett to. Charlie and Alta {Wallace) Wood. He attended the Elkhorn school. On Nov. 14, 1941 he married Evelyn Howard. In February, 1945, he entered the Armed Ser- vices and served in the Asiatic Pacific Theatre. He was dis- charged in February, 1946. For 24 years, until his retire- ment in 1978, he was custodian at the Hulett School. He was a member of Roy Montgomery Legion Post No. 80 at Hulett, the Odd Fellows Lodge, and the Community Bap- tist Church where he served as deacon. He was an honorary member of Devils Tower FFA Chapter. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, of Hulett; one daughter, Mrs. Leonard {Carolyn) Hook; two brothers, Kicker and John Wood, all of Hulett; seven sisters, Grace Kendall, Ina Lawrence, Myrtle Hewer, Mona Waugh, all of Hulett, Elsie Chesier of Hot Springs, SD, Mary Jones of Eng- lewood, Calif., and Audry Perkins of Phoenix, Ariz. ; and two grand- children. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. A memorial has been estab- fished for the Hulett Ambulance Fund. Charles Kokesh rites held Mass of the Christian burial for Charles H. Kokesh, 63, lifelong resident of the Sundance area, was held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Catholic Church in Sun- dance. He died April 29 at Regional Rapid City Hospital. Burial was in the Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis, SD, with full military honors. A memorial has been estab- fished for the Sundance Ambu- lance Fund. He was born June 9, 1916, to Hugh and Louise Moiler Kokesh at their ranch home nine miles east of Sundance. He attended Crook County rural schools and worked on the ranch until he entered the Army Air Corps in February, 1942. He served in the Burma India Theatre as a Master Sergeant aircraft mechanic serv- icing aircraft flying over the "hump." He was discharged November, 1945, and returned to his ranch at Sundance where he lived until the time of his death He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church which he helped to build in the early 1950's, the Crook County Farm Bureau, the National Cattlemen's Associ- ation, The Wyoming Cattlemen's Association, the National Rifle Association and the VFW. He is survived by one daugh- ter, Patricia Kokesh, Denver, Colo.; three sons, Charles, San Mate