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Calvin Elias Dillon
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1906
Death: Mar. 1, 1991

Son of Washington "Wash" S. Dillon and Cora Virginia Andrews Dillon.
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SPRINGVIEW HERALD
Thursday
March 14, 1991
Springview
Keya Paha County
Nebraska
Graveside Services
Graveside services for Calvin Dillon, 84, Glen Rock, Wyoming will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Springview, Nebraska, Friday, March 14, at 2:00 p. m.
Survivors include 3 daughters, Coleen Siebken and Shirley Langer of Lusk, Wyoming, and Lucille Williams of Worland, Wyoming; a son Joseph, Glen Rock; a sister, Dica Carr, Bassett, Nebraska and a brother, Jake Dillion, Hollister, Idaho.

SPRINGVIEW HERALD
March 21, 1991
Page 03
Springview
keya Paha County
Nebraska
CALVIN E. DILLON
Graveside services and interment for Calvin Elias Dillon, 84, were held Friday, march 15, 1991 at 2:00 p. m. at the Mount Hope Cemetery in Springview, Nebraska.
He was born November 15, 1906 in Springview, Nebraska, the son of Washington and Cora Virginia (Andrews) Dillon. He was reared and educated in Springview.
He came to Wyoming and homesteaded north of Lance Creek. He was involved in the cattle trucking business in the Manville and Lusk, Wyoming area. He was married to Rinnie Brewer in Manville, Wyoming. He returned to Nebraska where he was engaged in the farming and ranching business. He then entered into the trucking business, being an independent trucker, in the Ainsworth and Springview, Nebraska area.
He retired in 1970 and moved to Lusk, and in may, 1990 he moved to Glenrock.
He was active in the Senior Citizens Centers in Ainsworth and Glenrock. He was a member of the International Order of Odd Fellows and the Masonic Lodge. He was interested in and helped many different people.
He is survived by his children, Coleen Siebken, and Shirley Langer of Lusk, Lucille Williams of Worland, Wyoming and Joseph Dillon of Glenrock; one sister, Dica Carr of Bassett, Nebraska; and a brother, Jake Dillon of Hollister, Idaho; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and two sons, Frank Dillon and Calvin Dillon.
Mr. Dillon disappeared on Friday, March 1, 1991 and was found Saturday, march 9, 1991 deceased, near Glenrock. The time of death is undetermined at this time.

SPRINGVIEW HERALD
Thursday
April 18, 1991
Springview
Keya Paha County
Nebraska
Juvenile Arrested In Dillon Murder Case
According to an announcement by Sheriff John Bey in a Glenrock, Wyo. area newspaper, a Glenrock area juvenile has been arrested in connection with the murder of Calvin E. Dillon, 84, following a three week investigation.
Bey said strick laws protecting juveniles prohibit the release of informtion concerning the suspect's name, age, sex, or circumstances leading to the arrest.
Bey said the arrest followed many, many interviews with many, many people.
Dillon's body was discovered on Saturday, March 9 a week after he was reported missing from his Lounsberry Road home, following a massive land and air search. The body was reportedly hidden at a point 1 1/2 miles from his home.
The cause of death, determined by an autopsy, was multiple gunshot wounds. The sheriff's office has not disclosed the estimated time of death.
Dillon's white 1979 Ford Courier pickup, which was also the object of a nationwide search, was found on Tuesday, Mar. 12 following a door-to-door search of unoccupied dwellings in western converse County. The pickup was found in the garage of an unoccupied home on Dunham Road.
Bey said two Division of Criminal Investigation agents were assigned full-time to assist the sheriff's office with the investigation.
Bey said the investigation is continueing.
Dillon was a resident of Keya Paha and Brown Counties prior to moving to Wyoming.

NOTE: Calvin Elias Dillon was murdered and a jury found Jonathon Lee Roderick guilty of first degree for the murder of Calvin Elias Dillon. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Washington Stallcup Dillon (1861 - 1940)
  Cora Virginia Andrews Dillon (1869 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Rinnie Brewer Dillon (1913 - 1983)
 
 Children:
  Calvin Dillon (1946 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ruth Jochabed Dillon (____ - 1888)*
  Clayton Simeon Dillon (1888 - 1957)*
  Elijah Reed Dillon (1891 - 1951)*
  Lenora L. Dillon Chval (1894 - 1960)*
  Dica Isabelle Dillon Carr (1900 - 1996)*
  Josephine Victoria Dillon Carr (1902 - 1963)*
  Calvin Elias Dillon (1906 - 1991)
  Jonas J. Dillon, SR. (1912 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Hope Cemetery
Springview
Keya Paha County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Piper
Record added: Dec 09, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32065458
Calvin Elias Dillon
Added by: Sandi McCoy
 
Calvin Elias Dillon
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Added by: Bessie McDowell (maintained by daughter)
 
 
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You played cribbage with Ellie & I remember playing cribbage with you, too, when you came to visit. Miss you....
- Donna Allen
 Added: Oct. 25, 2012

- Ellie Zahradnicek
 Added: Mar. 29, 2011
DEAR UNCLE CAL, THINK OF YOU OFTEN AND HOW WE USE TO PLAY CRIBBAGE WHEN YOU CAME TO VISIT, MISS YOU A LOT.
- Ellie Zahradnicek
 Added: May. 19, 2010
 
 
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