BEIDLER, Marion obit.
Suf- G32S PCS:. . Marlon ;Beidler. Fatally Burned When Gasoline Torch , Exploded at ; : v A Auburn Last" Week -. FOHEQAL HELD C.1 Deceased Spent Boyhood Days In Wa-terloo- Parents .; and"-, Grandpar . -. :W. enta c Both Dead Leaves v' - ; - -' '-'." '" Wife and One Son .' v" - The funeral ' service tor - the late ; Marlon Beidler was ' held ' In Auburn last Saturday afternoon under auspic- es of the American Legion, of which he was a membel. The deceased was 29 years of age, He.leaves 'a ' wife .-and one son, Wayie Marion, aged six; v Mr. Beidler met a tragic death. , He had been employed, at the Gladiator Manfg. Co. plant In Auburn operating , a stamping press. . In order to make the stamping easier a gasoline torch was being used to heat the steeL In some manner an explosion occurred i -Wednesday - forenoon and the burning liquid was; thrown . over"; Mr.- Beidler. and ' two ' other . workmen, the -latter two less serious.;. Beidler rushed out of doors and across the street on a lawn vhere he rolled in the grass in ' order to extinguish the flames.' Blank-. etS?-were thrown over him'; and " the flames' were finally extinguished." ' He was burned in a terrible, manner and , practically all of . his clothing, was burned off of the body He was rush ed to the Souder hospital in ' Auburn where he died Thursday afternoon. , ' The deceased" was a son of the late Carey: Beidler, -and a grandson of the latei Mr. and Mrs.. Frank' N.; Beidler. with whom , the deceased made his home the greater part of his life,, at their home in Waterloo. The deceased was born in Brimfield, Ind, and was 29. years of age on June "16 lasL He was " in the Mexican i border T service and also in the World war. On his ' return from the service he was united in marriage' to .'Flossie Grate of Au-' burn, where he" has resided for the' v past six years. ; . He also leaves three uncles,; Bert W. Beidler of Auburn.' Arthur , Beidler of Toledo and . Fred Beidler of Marion, Oho. - ; . ... . '"v ' i1,. '. - .r,- ' ; -r:: !'