Death of Ed and Henry Eggerth 1962

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Death of Ed and Henry Eggerth 1962 - •leven Children Fatherless After Crash of Plane...
•leven Children Fatherless After Crash of Plane Victory In Sight: Staley CORNING (/P) — The National farmers Organization says this week should mark the beginning of victory In Its drive to keep livestock off the markets until processors agree to contracts calling calling for higher prices. Packing plant and stockyard officials contend, however, that their will be plenty of antmala available for slaughter. "If our members can' hang on for a few more days we'll be on the road to victory/' Oren Lee Btaley, president of the NFO, said over the weekend. * • * Staley said he expects'large receipts receipts of cattle, hogs and sheep Monday and Tuesday. Then the supply not held by NFO memlbers will be about exhausted, he said. • "We knew ibefore we started that It would take two to two and a half weeks until the cattle held under contract and in commercial feed lots are drained off," he mid. "I am still confident that prediction was right." However, Herbert M. Wdggs, manager of the Swift & Co. plant at Kansas City, said "there are cattle coming' out of plaices the NPO doesn't even know about." *. * • Wlggs said Swift has no intention intention of curtailing' operations. He •aid he expects a normal run of livestock this week. Packing plant officials at Ot- turivwa, Dubuque, Mason. City and Gohimbus Junction have announced Brothers Killed At Swea City SWEA CUTY — Eleven children are fatherless today as a result of an airplane crash in which two 'brothers were killed Sunday. The victims wore Henry Eggerth, Eggerth, 36, of Swea City, and Edward Edward Eggerth, 39, of Stewartvillc, Minn. Their light plane crashed and burned in a farm field r,N>ut five miles northeast of hero. Officers said the plane apparently stalled during a turn. Swea City fire department department was at the site of the crash until 9:30 last night. * * * Officers said Henry Eggerth wa^ piloting the plane which he had purchased recently. He had a student's student's license. The plane had taken taken off from Bancroft and the brothers were out for a ride, officers officers said. Henry Eggerth, who farms about two miles south of where the plane went down, is survived by his wife, the former Beverly Lunn of Swea City, and four daughters, Carol, Peggy, Donna, and Pattl, all at home. • * * Edward Eggerth, who was employed employed as a milk Inspector for the Rochester Dairy of Rochester, Minn., Is survived by his wife, the former Bather Lavone Swanson Swanson of Swea City, and three daughters, daughters, Shelley, Sheila, Elaine, and four sons, Charles Jr., Darrel, Richard, and Leonard, all at home. The two brothers are also survived survived by another brother, Robert Eggerth, Argyle, and two sisters, Mrs. Harlan Peterson, Ringsted, and Mrs. Maynard Ooppen, Fort Dodge. They were preceded In death by their parents. Funeral arrangements arrangements ore pending at the Barnes Funeral Home at Swea City.

Clipped from Estherville Daily News17 Sep 1962, MonPage 1

Estherville Daily News (Estherville, Iowa)17 Sep 1962, MonPage 1
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