Charles Hepler died in fire 1942
Fire Kills 2 in Chase County Special to The Gazette: Cottonwood Falls, May 2—Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hepler. fawners living in the Forest Hill viclnlly 14 miles southwest of here, were burned to death in their beds early this morning. It was believed that a gas explosion caused the fire and that the couple may have been overcome by the gas before th e explosion explosion occurred. The home was equipped with n pressure gas system. system. Mr- Hepler was 48 years old and his wife Marie, was 38. No funeral arrangements have been made.