— The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana) 16 May 1943 Sunday, p. 36
Kendallville, Indiana, May 15, 1943
Jack Wilstach, 13 years old, son of Mrs. Mary Jane Wilstach, was killed today when the bicycle he was riding collided with an eastbound New York Central passenger train. The body was carried about 180 feet. Dr. J.D. Hall, Noble County Coroner, returned a verdict of accidental death.