The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 15, 1959 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 15, 1959
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<••*•'$$%„; "fr . !?<• >-?,<, I'i 1.1 Young Sf. Joe Man Killed In Crash Saturday Night The body of Cleius P. Slreii, 32, Si. Joe,.who becaihe Kossuih county's ninth auto fatality of 1959, 5s shown behind the steering wheel in the wreckage of his auto on the left in the above phdto. Streit's auto and a vehicle driven by James M. Doyle, 19: Bancroft, collided on highway 169 eight miles south of Algona. The mishap occurred at 6:15 p.m. Saturday. Funeral services for Cletus P Streit, 32, St. Joe farmer who was killed Saturday evening in a crash north of that community qn highway 169, were held at 9:30 a.m, Tuesday in St. Joseph's Catholic church at St Joe. ITr. L. C. Schumacher officiated at the rites and burial was in the St. Joe cemetery. Hamilton P u n e r a Home was in charge of i arrangements. t Pallbearers at the rites were Vernon Berte, Francis Erpelding, Joseph Berte, Jr., Danny Insko, Alfred Freilinger and lames Butler. Oletus Peter Streit, son ot George and Leona Fandel Streit was born. Dec. Si, 1926 at \Ves1 Bend. He-.married Anna. Marie Berte Feb. 1,\ 1949 at' Livermore • after serving the years 1945-46 in' the U.S. Navy. He 'farmed a mile east of St. Joe. • He is survived by his wife, five children, Ruth - Ann, P, Jeanj Marie, 8, Charles, 6, Linda, 4, and George, 2, all at home; seven brothers and sisters, Bernard, Ottosen; Mary (Mrs Marvin Erpelding), Edward, Gerald, Rita, Paul and Coletta; and his parents, all of Whittemore. Mr Streit died instantly of a fractured neck when an auto driven by him and another car, driven by- James M. Doyle, 19, Bancroft, collided eight miles south* of Algona on 169 at 6:15 p.«i. Saturday, Doyle received chest injuries and leg lacerations and Francis J. Berte, 26, Liyermore, a passenger in the Streit vehicle, received twb fractured legs and lacerations of the face and head. The Doyle auto, headed north, was passing a third machine, driven by Fred Jurgens, Mai- ard, when the'Streit and Doyle •nachines hit head-on in the west ane ,of the highway. According to witnesses', Mr and Mrs, Juur. gens'and Mr and Mrs Ed'Barber, West Bend, passengers in the Jurgens auto, the lights on the Stre'i*' luto, a 1953 Kaiser, were not urned on and the car could not bo seen by either of the other drivers until too late,to avoid the It was dark at the time of the crash and, according to witnesses, the lights on Streit's auto were not on.- Doyle, who was passing another auto at the time, reportedly didn't see the Streit car, 'Doyle and Francis J, Berte, 1 26, Livertnpre, a passenger with Streit, were rushed to St. Ann hospital and treated for injuries received. (UDM Flashfoto-Engraving), 8-Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines Thursday, Oct. 15, 1959* crash. Streits death was the ninth on county .highways and roads this •year. • Streit and Berte were reported^ on their way home from picking corn at the time of the mishap. Bath autos were total .wrecks. Sheriff Ra]ph Lindhorst and Pat- ro'lman 'Bill Tordoff were called to investigate .and the-injured were taken to St. Ann hospital by ambulance. ' Berte and Doyle were in good condition Wednesday according to hospital authorities. Algona C Y 4-3531 (Phone) Firestone WINTER TREADS Applied on Sound Tire Bodies or Your Own Tires One low Price... Tvbefess or Tube-Type Built with the same high quality tread materials as in new Firestone Town & Country tires. Firestone's exclusive Triple-Action Traction gives unsur- 6.70-15 Blackwall Pius tax and 2 recappable tiret passed pulling action, non-sHid action and self-cleaning action. Don't wait until the snow flies,.. come in today! .. .it's d man's world of NEW FALL FASHION Se.e [,$> ';J-"t ,. fcV" '"'i' v' f .>'Vv4-/ cl "-!, 14 i ,f»7 , < ( I _ . i iiV ii ' ALQQNA, ALSO AVAILABLE AT CHROME SERVICE - ALGONA HUTCHINS CHAMPLIN-ALaONA BANCROFT OIL CO.-BANCROFT =*?; SUITS Featuring Michael Stern Get suited for Fall in the right style . . . long, lean lines. The right quality*... ..finest woolens, arid best of all . . . the, right price! The right place is The Hub for all your suit v needs. -,., t 39.95 To 69.50 TOP COATS Featuring Alpagora .Get the jump on cold weather at The Hub ... in a man's world of distinctly new dress- up styles! Start the winter looking slimmer, trimmer and more distinguished. See Algona's finest selection at The Hub. .95 To 59.50 HATS By Dobbs & Lee t Truly impressive hats such as those you will see at The Hub will top off your Fall wardrobe with distinction. 6.95 To 15.00 SPORT COATS , i , .•'Featuring Country Casual Our sport coats give your .wardrobe variety as well as style . . . and are easy on the pocket book. This year's selection includes many fine wool tweeds, conservative plaids, and styles for all occasions, Priced From 24.95 SEE THEM ALL AT YOUR Headquarters HUB AtGQNAjlOWA 'sS/J/S/SS////Ss///h

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