The following is parts of the obit from Laramie, Wyoming for Stephen M. Lehmer.THE LARAMIE REPUBLICAN May 20, 1918. Man Furnished Ties for Union Pacific Across Mountain ASSISTED IN LAYING TRACK Stephen M. Lehmer Passes Away at His Home in Sherman After Long Connected with Great Road and as Pensioner of That Company. Stephen M. Lehmer of Sherman, Wyo. one of the earlier settlers of that section, and one of the best known citizens in the county, died at his home May 18, 1918 at 7:30 a.m. Of his family; Charles Lehmer, now with the colors in France, and Norman Lehmer. The daughters are Mrs Andrew Anderson of Lusk, Wyo. Mrs. J.D. Webster of Sherman, Mrs Charles T. Riggs of Wheatland, Mrs, R. J. Farrell of Bosler and Mrs. L. Bennett of Fort Duchesne, Utah. Helped Build U.P. Mr. Lehmer was born in Darke Co., Ohio March 26, 1846, and came west in time to take part in the building of the Union Pacific. He helped furnish the first ties for that line across the mountains and entered the employ of the train service on the road as a conductor in 1873. He married Miss Sarah Frances Smith at Cheyenne, Wyo. in 1873 and she came with him to the then frontier in Sherman where they reared their family. Beloved by a large circle of friends and respected by the whole community. Mr Lehmer ran the pumping plant at Buford for 31 years. THE DAILY REPUBLICAN Tuesday, May 21, 1918 Mr. Lehmer's funeral was held this afternoon at 2:o'clock at Stryker's undertaking rooms. The internment is in the city cemetery(Green Hill). the obsequies were attended by many friends with services by Rev. F. H. Essert pastor of the Methodist church. Mr. and Mrs. R. O. George of Tie Siding, who had known the family for many years, came on purpose to be present.