Dan Van Buskirk

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DAN VAN BUSKIRK

FORMER IDAHOAN BURIED AT ARLINGTON CEMETERY

Former Idahoan Dan Van Buskirk, member of the International Cooperative Corps., (world peace), was buried in Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors on Feb. 13, according to word received this week by relatives and friends.
Mr. Van Buskirk died on Monday, February 10, of a heart attack. He was a native of Colorado and with his wife, the former Helen Hamilton, a native of Malad and former Downey and Lava Hot Springs resident, were University of Idaho graduates.

Friends, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Woozley and Mrs. Ardelle Parry Thomas, who informed relatives of the procedure of the funeral, wrote that the military service vas most impressive with its horse-drawn caisson, military escort, three-gun salute and taps. A letter from J. Edgar Hoover, praising Mr. Van Buskirk’s outstanding work for the government, was also included in the tributes.

Surviving are his widow and daughters Kathryn 15, and Joan 11.

Mrs. Van Buskirk will be remembered as the daughter of Villa Evans Miller, and the granddaughter of Charles R. Evans of Malad and Downey. Mr. and Mrs. Miller, who now reside in Los Angeles, California, had just returned from visiting with their daughter, son-in-law and granddaughters in Washington, D. C, a few days before his sudden death.

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