Kossuth County Advance from Algona, Iowa on June 17, 1965 · Page 3
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 17, 1965
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t Algona woman killed in this crash school. LENORA JUNE was born .ttily 6, 1928 in Algona, the daughter of Edward and Velma Reed Hagg. She was married to Hugh M. Hlack July 7, 1956. Surviving besides her husband arc three children: Louise, 7, •lames, 5, and Carolyn, almost 7 months. Her parents and one sister, Dorothy, Mrs. Robert Tolsdorf, Now Haven, also survive. Funeral services were held VVcclncsday at 2:00 p.m. at the First Methodist church with Rev. Newton Coughcnour officiating. Willard Snustad was soloist and Mrs. Rex Taylor organist. Burial was in Riverview cemetery with McCullough's in charge. Pallbearers were Don ( Fredericks, E. 11. Hutchins, Rob- I art Dickman, Robert Skilling, Lorcn Johnson, and Lylc Rancy. Me was rushed lo the Blue Earth hospital by ambulance but died a short time later of head injuries. Deputy sheriff Don Wood investigated the crash. The car was a total loss. FUNERAL services for him will be held at the First Presbyterian church at Lakota at 2 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. John Rciners officiating. The Wicks Funeral Home of Elmorc is in charge of arrangements. He is survived by two sons, Donald of Keister, Minn., and Lawrence of Union Grove, Wis., and a daughter, Vclva of Hopkins, Minn. There arc also eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren surviving. Mr. Greenfield farmed in the Lakota area for 40 years. He moved there after farming near Vinjc and Keister, Minn, ALOONA (low*) AbVANCI-3 THURSDAY, JUNE 17, W5 THE BADLY DAMAGED station wagon in which Mrs. Hugh Black, 36, was killed Monday morning is being hoisted from its side shortly after the accident and is in mid-air when this picture was taken by Deputy Sheriff Larry Hudson, who helped with the investigation. Men at left are looking under * * * # * # Two more die on Kossuth highways A 36-year old Algona mother of three and a 79-year old retired Lakota farmer died within 20 minutes of each other on Kossuth county roads Monday morning. Their deaths brought to three the number of persons killed on Kossuth county roads during the past five days — all in separate accidents. Four fatalities in all have been reported in the county thus far in 1965. the car to make sure no one else was pinned underneath. A 7-month old baby was not injured in the fatal mishap, which occurred two miles east of Algona on the McGregor street blacktop. MRS. HUGH BLACK, 36 Lenora June Black, 36-year old wife of prominent Algona farmer Hugh Black, was killed almost instantly when her car went off the high-grade of the McGregor blacktop about two miles east of Algona Monday morning about 10:50 a.m. She_was traveling west on the road with her 7-month old daughter, Carolyn, who apparently suffered no injuries whatsoever. She met Bill Becker, also of Algona, who was operating a tank wagon truck and they exchanged waves. Becker saw the 1961 station wagon gradually edge closer to the shoulder of the road in his rear view mirror and then one of the tires went off the blacktop. Mrs. Black .attempted to get the machine back onto the road but it careened into the north ditch. Mrs. Black was thrown through the windshield and her body was found about five feet! from tho. car, which had rolled over twice. The baby was still in the car. She was rushed by ambulance to St. Ann hospital but was dead upon arrival. The car was a total loss. Mrs. Black was enroute to Algona to pick up her other two children, 7-year old Louise and 5-year old James, at the Methodist church HENRY GREENFIELD, 79 Henry Greenfield, 79, a well- known Lakota area farmer, became the county's fourth auto fatality Monday morning when he died of head injuries in a one-car crash just a little less than l'/ 2 miles north of the junction of highways 169 and 9 north of Lakota. Mr. Greenfield's 1962 car went out of control when a rear tire apparently blew out about 11:10 a.m. Monday. He was going north at the time of the crash. Mr. Greenfield lost control of the car, which went into the east ditch, rolled end-over-end and came down on a fence near a power pole. A witness, Gary Jones of Elmore, reported he was following the car at a distance of about one-half mile and said the machine swerved out of control. Mr. Greenfield was not Services held for father of two Algonans Funeral services for Phil Rocthlcr, 76, were held Friday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic church at New Hampton with burial at North Washington. Mr. Roethlcr was born August 11, 1888, at North Wash- nigton. He died June B at Frecl- ricksburg Rest Home after a Ingering illness. He is survived by five children: Harold Roethler, Livermore, Kenneth and Virgil Roeth- ef, Algona, Mrs. Irvin Kramer, Bancroft, and Mrs. Sylvester Arndorfer, Algona. Also surviving arc 22 grandchildren and two great grand- hildren. INJURED IN CRASH John Clark, son of the Homer Clarks, was in an automobile accident June 8 in Kenosha, Wis. Me was taken to the hospital and then released to the Great Lakes Naval hospital. At first it was thought he had a broken hip but found it was only bruised. The driver of the car with whom John was riding had minor injuries. They were struck by a car which ran through a stop light. spotlight on .. 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