Fuller & Wanat 11/26/1965

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Fuller & Wanat 11/26/1965
 - 4— Icmesville Daily Gazette, Friday, Nov. 26,...
4— Icmesville Daily Gazette, Friday, Nov. 26, 1965 Head-on Crash Orphans Eight By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Eight children were orphaned when their paraits and grandmother were killed in a grinding traffic collision shortly after the family had celebrated a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. The triple - fatality crash Thursday night drove Wisconsin's highway toll for the long Thank^ving weekend to seven dead. ITie year's count reached 917, conipared with 973 one year ago. Killed in a head-on collision near Kenosha were Joseph F. Fuller Jr.. 44; IJIS wife, Ruth, 33, and his motiier, Mrs. Gertrude Fuller, about 72, all of Burlington. Six Injured Six persons, including Fuller's father, sister and brother - in law, were injured. The father, J. Frank Fuller, 77, was listed in very serious condition at a Kenosha hospital early today. The six adults were driving to Kenosha after 17 members spanning three generations of the family had gathered at the Fuller home on the American Motors Corp. proving grounds for Thanksgiving. Fuller was caretaker for the grounds where Rambler automobiles are tested. The family was en route to a funeral home in Kenosha where the sister of the elder Mrs. Fuller was lying in state. The sis- tier, Mi^, Louise Hackbarth, 80, - bad died Monday. The orphaned Fuller children range in age from 1 to 16 years. There are five girls and three boys. Kenosha County Coroner Edward Wavro said the Fuller station wagon and a car collided luad - on on a sharp curve on Highway 43 about three miles northwest of Kenosha. The curve was slightly damp with mist. The injured included Fuller's sister, Mrs. Almira Wanat, 42, and her husband, Joseph, 45, of Burlington. The Wanats and their three children had spent Thanksgiving with the Fullers. Three occupants of the other vehicle were also hurt. They were Jose Guzman, 31; his brother, Luis, 22, and Joaquin Olivares, 18, all of Kenosha. Teen Ager Killed The 102 - hour Thanksgiving we^end continues through midnight Sunday. A teen ager was killed earlier Thursday and three persons died at the start of the holiday span Wednesday night. Steven Behrend, 18, Milwaukee, died Thursday when his car knifed through a guard rail at the cloverleaf intersection of Highways 141 and 57 three miles south of Port Washington. Killed Wednesday ni?ht were Benjamin Jones, 46, Rockland; Garry D. Hicki, 30, Milwaukee, and James M. Olsen, 81, La Crosse. Actor Is Linda Bird's William governor was found Chicago last His Luci Earl III. in

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  1. Janesville Daily Gazette,
  2. 26 Nov 1965, Fri,
  3. Page 4

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