Record Argus 8/16/1954 Jacob Diebold Drowns

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Record Argus 8/16/1954 Jacob Diebold Drowns - Conneaut Lake Mailman Drowned, Child Rescued f...
Conneaut Lake Mailman Drowned, Child Rescued f '.':•" -;-»•»• . . - '-.j. .' •'-. ' . v. Jacob 'Diebold, 54, Loses Life Yesterday in Effort to Save Etna 13-YearrOld From Same Fate Jacob L. Diebold, 54-year-old Conneaut Lake mailman and captain captain of the Conneaut Lake Volunteer Fire Department drowned Conneaut Lake about 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon in on apparent attempt attempt to save a 13-year-old girl who had fallen into tho lake from her ' father's speedboat. ....,. Diebold was a passenger In -the rear seat or the bpaV Bernard Gottschalk, Jr.; of Etna, with ntne-year-oid : "MMepa seated with jier,. father and 13-year-old Bernadette Gpttachalk sitting on the motor hatch. ' '.»•'• Bernadette evidently was thrown overboard between Midway and Oakland as the boat made a« sudden turn, and Diebold was believed believed to have jumped in to rescue rescue her. When Gottschalk looked around and found the two missing, he circled to where he saw them in the water. "I'm alright; get the kid," Die- K. OF C. STUDIES BUILDING PLANS - - ~ - Securing of a new home for the bold shouted. Gottschalk and Knights of Columbus In Greenville Marie got Bernadette into the was given preliminary approval of the membership at a special'meet boat and threw a life preserver to Diebold. Gottschalk said all ho saw of Diebold at that time was Ms hand in the air. Although the life preserver landed a foot aWay, Diebold never returned to the surface. surface. Dragging of the area of the lake soon recovered Diebold's body. Artificial resuscitation efforts efforts failed to revive him. A verdict verdict of accidental death by drowning drowning was Issued by Dr. J. A. Man- ^.uso, assistant county coroner. Diebold, a resident, of Conneaut Lake for the past 10 years, leaves two sisters and four brothers, all of Millvale. ing Sunday afternoon In the K. of C. rooms at 145V4 Main'Street. Following a discussion of various various proposals, the building com-, mitte was authorized to proceed* with negotiations for tho purchase of a property. An existing building may be purchased and remodeled to suit the needs of the organlza- tloij, or a site may be secured for the erection of a new building that plan is deemed more practical, practical, it was stated. Approximately 70 members attended attended yesterday's meeting of the 1909 Club, the social branch of the K. of C. council, with Grand

Clipped from The Record-Argus16 Aug 1954, MonPage 1

The Record-Argus (Greenville, Pennsylvania)16 Aug 1954, MonPage 1
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