Obituary Record

Jack W McDonnell
Died on 1/2/1952

McDonnell, Jack W. 1/2/1952

Note: Veteran (Wyoming Tec 4, 274 Infantry, World War II) according to his military tombstone. He is buried in the Vets section of the cemetery in Rock Springs.

Note: Jack’s father was known as Tom, but that was a nickname: his given name was Homer LeRoy McDonnell

Printed in the Jan. 3, 1952 Pilot-Tribune, Blair, Nebraska

Tom McDonnell’s Son Dies in Auto Crash

Tom McDonnell, electrician for the Vogel Electrical Service, and Miss Patricia McDonnell were called to Rock Springs, Wyo., New Year’s Day by word of the death of Mr. McDonnell’s son, Jack.

Jack McDonnell, it was reported, had been killed earlier in the same day in an automobile accident near Rock Springs. He was 38 years old.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

FindaGrave memorial # 75250954

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 1/3/1952