Near Denio Junction in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills
In loving memory of three members of our organization who lost their lives on the Sheldon Refuge in working for the great cause of wildlife conservation.
Don Johnson July 11, 1953 Tony Sutich Oct. 16, 1950 Ray Meschkat July 11, 1953
Erected by Nevada Fish and Game Commissioners Personnel and Sportsmen.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is July 11, 1953.
Location. 41° 51.307′ N, 119° 35.737′ W. Marker is near Denio Junction, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on Cedarville Road, 25 miles west of Denio-Adel Oregon Road (State Route 140), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gerlach NV 89412, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Regarding I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills. Tony Sutich, a state big game technician, was engaged in trapping antelope for transplanting throughout the state when he was stricken with a heart ailment on October 16, 1950.
On 11 July 1953, Nevada Fish and Game wildlife technicians Don Johnson and
Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 16, 2021, by Brian Phelps of Carson City, Nevada. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 16, 2021, by Brian Phelps of Carson City, Nevada. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.