Indpls. Star, 5/2/1911, p. 6

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Th» KOOI] name enjoyment t h n properly i f e bn Monument of permitted. who William Somietield Succumbs toSH.eart Disease After Greeting Family at Home Celebration. Just thirty-two years ago, to an a f t e r he was married, William fleld, 59 y.earsL-uld. a veteran locomotive englneman on t h e Vincennes division the .Vandalta line, walked "to his 232 Jefferson avenue, . at ' 12:'30. o'clock yesterday afternoon, and after greeting members of his family who planned- a -wedding anniversary cerebra-- tion, sank into a chair and ten minutes minutes later died of heart disease. Mr. Sonnefleld had 'looked forward w i t h ' much pleasure to his wedding anniversary. He had been granted a vacation .yesterday to be with family. He had been In unusually good health. Just before the -noon hour Mr. Sonnefield "Tirentioned that . he. would have to report for work this morning went to the Vandalla roundhouse to inform officials that he would be-^oh duty. After chatting with friends at-the roundhouse, he returned home. While greeting his daughters who were at home for noon, hour, he appeared to be -In-pertect health. Suddenly he turned about and an instant later sank Into a chair. slclan was"called, but---h1s efforts, were.'of- no avail. Coroner Durnam was called and pronounced death due to heart disease. - - . « . . - · THIRTY YEARS AN ENGINEER., - / M r . ' Sorirfefield had served for thirty years on the Vandalia line. During his entire service .he worked an engineman. In recent years he had a passenger "run." Mr. Sonnefleld had the reputation of being, a careful and trustworthy employe, and probably had fewer accidents on run than any other man In. the Vandalla service. He was born and reared In Indianapolis. He had been Identified prominently for years with the Brotherhood Brotherhood of Locomotive Enginemen, which will -have charge of the fnneral services. Besides his widow, Mrs. Emma fleld, five daughters survive. All live at the' North Jeffersc-n . a'venue homo. They are Mae, Letta, Edna, Wilma- Grace-Sonnefleld; --

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 02 May 1911, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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