Degilbert Obit 1

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Degilbert Obit 1 - • BROKEN HEART WM.DWERT FOLLOWS WIFE Automobile...
• BROKEN HEART WM.DWERT FOLLOWS WIFE Automobile Accident In Sonoma Has Its Second Victim WIFE'S BmiS HELD Delay Cremation To Allow Injured Mate To Be Present William D'Egilbert died late Friday in a Healdsburg hospital from injuries suffered in an automobile automobile accident two weeks ago that claimed the life of his wife, Mrs. Ida D'Egilbert, member of a pioneer Mendocino and Sonoma counties family. Ranked High In Work. Commissioner of the Redwood Empire for the 1939 World's Fair in San Francisco, Mr.'D'Egilbert was widely known throughout northern California, in addition to having gained national prominence prominence for his development activities. activities. Hoped For Recovery. Following the accident, in which Mr. and Mrs. D'Egilbert were pinned under their automobile automobile for an hour after it had plunged through a guard railing on the approach to the Alexander Alexander Valley bridge, five miles from Healdsburg, physicians expressed belief his injuries were not of a serious nature and his recovery was believed assured. Took A Relapse. Mr. D'Egilbert suffered a relapse, relapse, however, and died Friday Friday last shortly before five p. m. Died Of Grief. Grief over his wife's death was believed to have brought on a gradual weakening of the heart, resulting in his passing. Wife's Body Held. The body of his wife had re- (CuiitJiiucjl <in l*uKc li^lsrhO

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  1. Ukiah Republican Press,
  2. 28 Jul 1937, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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