Last Rites for Henry and Ed Eggerth Sept 1962

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Last Rites for Henry and Ed Eggerth Sept 1962 - All that remained of plane after crash ONLY THE...
All that remained of plane after crash ONLY THE steel frame work and motor remained of a light 2-place Piper airplane Sunday when it crashed and carried two brothers, one from Swea City, to their deaths northeast of the Kossuth community. The plane crashed in a soybean field on the Don Geiken farm and despite the fact the Geikens saw the crash and rushed to the scene, were unable to free the men because of the intense, heat. Bodies of the men had been removed'h when this picture was taken by Sheriff Ralph, Lindhorst. Charges filed in three auto accidents Charges were filed by highway patrolmen in three different accidents the past week. There were no personal injuries in any of the trio. A Fenton motorist was charged with improper passing following an accident which occurred at 2:45 p.m. Monday two miles south and five west of Swea City on a county blacktop road. , Charged is Oscar Olson, 67, driver of a pickup truck that struck, according to Highway Patrolman Charles Bird, a cement mix truck driven by Richard Larson, 27, Armstrong. Larson was going south and attempting a left turn and was struck by the Olson pickup. The impact threw the Olson machine into the 5 (ditch," howev- erlit remained, upright, i About r»~ i*!*n«nr ^.'..<•«*. 75 discovered roMuette. Must find color and style i« natural, and thorough* through and through, Robinette fashion is not just sensational to but satisfying to wear. highly fashionable bucklea straps for the strictly Robinette Touch. - AT NEW LOWER PRICES — LENGTHS; 4 TO 11 IOWA $200 damage was reported to the pickup and about $50 to the other truck. ; CHARGES of failing to signal and improper passing on a bridge were filed against Vernon Johnson, Armstrong, after a truck he was driving and a car driven by Paul Morrow of Boone collided at the bridge one-half mile south of Algona last Thursday afternoon about 5 p.m. There was considerable damage to the truck and car, .according to Patrolman Bill Tordoff. In another mishap last Friday at 1:25 p.m., cars driven by Sarah Opheim, Sexton, and Meta Christensen, Woden, collided one-half mile east of Titonka. Charges of failing to stop at a stop sign were filed, against the Sexton, woman by Patrolman Tordoff. There was only about $100 total damage. Mary Garman passes Monday at hospital Mrs Mary S. Garman, 78-year old Kossuth county resident for many years, died Monday morning at St. Ann hospital after an illness of three months. Funeral services will be held for her this morning (Thursday) at St. Cecelia's Catholic church with a requiem high mass. Msgr. P. P. Gearen will be celebrant and burial will be made in St. Joseph's cemetery at Wesley. Hamilton's is in charge. Six grandsons will serve as pallbearers. She was born at Cassville, Wis., on Oct. 8, 1883, the daughter of William and Lena Kirschbaum. When six years old, she came to Kossuth county and lived the remainder of her life in the area. She was married to Richard Garman at Wesley on Nov. 19, 1902. They farmed for many years before retiring to Algona. Mr Garman died in March, 1950. Seven sons and two daughters survive. They are William, Gerald and Leo Garman of Algona; Stanley and Arthur of Corwith; Victor, of Burt; and Robert, Lakefieid, Minn,; Caroline, Mrs Adolph Killian, Milford, and Leona, Mrs William Erpelding, Algona. Also surviving are four brothers: Robert Kirschbaum, Garner; Peter of Ayrshire; August of Sexton; and Ollie of Mason City, plug one sister, Pauline, Mrs Henry Meleney, Mason City. There are '45 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren. Rites Tuisday (or Swea Oily man Charles H. Blair, 83 year old resident of Swea City, died Friday night at the Estherville hospital. Rites were held Tuesday afternoon at the Open Bible church at Swea City with Rev David Frank, former pastor at Swes City, and present pajs, tPT'Bev Martin, officiating. Burial was in the Harrison town shjp, cemetery. CROWN -™ : Rpb QartPil of Charitpn was recently named as the nation's best and the tftter- RatiojQiaJL champion; speaker of the Toastmasters Clubs In.tern.a- Uonal. This group has an 8,0, 000-memb,er organization. # # Rites yesterday for brothers killed in crash Two brothers, the fathers of 11 children, were killed about 6:17 p.m. Sunday evening near dusk when their light plane crashed in a soybean field three miles north and IVz miles east of Swea City. They were Henry M. Eg- garth, 35, Swea City farmer, and his brother Charles Ei Eggerth, 39, of Stewartville, Minn., and an employee of the Rochester Dairy Inc. He was visiting his Swea City! brother. The plane crashed about 20C yards from the farm home pi Mr and Mrs Donald Geiken, who witnessed the crash while working in their yard. They rushed to the scene but the plane^cau ght fire^Yn^tely^^ crash and was a burning inferno when they got there. Both men were burned be yond recognition. It is thought they were knocked unconscious by the_force of the crash. The scene of the crash is just two. miles northwest of the Henry Eggerth farm in Harrison township. According to witnesses, the pilot was making a slow turn at a low level and the plane didn't come out of it. The plane nosed into the ground in the soybean, field. The brothers had taken off from an alfalfa field only three mile distant and were apparently heading toward the Eggerth farm for a landing. ~ The entire plane was burned and damage was estimated at $1,500. Henry Eggerth had just recently purchased the plane He was flying on a student li cense. Sheriff Ralph Lindhorst and Dr. R. F. Snyder, Kossuth Medical Examiner of Swea City investigated. Representatives of the Fed 'era! Aviation Agency of Des. Moines conducted an investigation earlier this week, FUNERAL SERVICES for Henry Eggerth, 35, and Charles Eggerth, 39, were both held Wednesday afternoon at the Immanuel Lutheran church at Swea City with private services in 'the Methodist church at 1 p.m. Rev. Maus of Swea City and Rev. George St. Lawrence of Stewartville, Minn, oficiated. The Barnes funeral home was in charge of arrangements. Burial was made in the Harrison cemetery at Swea City with military rites conducted by the V, F. W. and American Legion posts of Swea City. Charles Eggerth was born on Feb. 23, 1923 at Renwick and educated at Swea City. He is survived by his wife Esther and seven small children, all at home. Henry Eggerth was born Nov. 23, 1926 at Mallard and was also educated at Swea City. He farmed in Harrison township and was an active member of the NFO group. His wife, Beverly, survives as do four daughters: Carol, Peggy, Ponna and Patti, jail at home. Other survivors of the two men are a brother, Robert of Argyje, jo W 3; | WQ sisters, Mrs Harlan Peterson, Ringsted and Mrs MaynarcJ Coppen of Fort Podge,

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  1. Kossuth County Advance,
  2. 20 Sep 1962, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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