Carl Fedderson, 1882-1945
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 7/23/2009 at 08:32:34
Carl Fedderson Killed in Accident
Car and Truck Collide East of Estherville
Woman Passenger Also Is Injured
Carl Fedderson, 63, of Dolliver died this morning at Holy Family hospital from injuries suffered in an accident which occurred at 12:20 a. m. Sunday.
His housekeeper, Alma Peterson, 50, of Wallingford, who was riding with him in the car, also suffered injuries in the accident but after receiving medical attention was released from the hospital.
The accident occurred ten miles east of Estherville on highway No. 9. Fedderson was driving his car west on the highway and a truck owned by A. F. Hardecopf of Dolliver, was traveling east. The two vehicles collided.
Fedderson's housekeeper received cuts and bruises on the head and was taken by passing motorists to Holy Family hospital, where she received medical care. She was released from the hospital Sunday and returned home.
Fedderson never regained consciousness and died at 6 a. m. today from head, arm, and body injuries.
Lane, driver of the truck, escaped injury.
The Fedderson car is a total wreck and the box and left front end of truck were badly damaged.
Eight Children Survive
No funeral arrangements have been made for Fedderson who lived on a farm west Of Dolliver. He has lived in the Dolliver vicinity for a number of years and was preceded in death by one son, Vertis, who died several years ago.
Survivors include two daughters, Emma, who is employed in Minneapolis, and Mrs. Monroe Rankin; six sons, Ernest, Henry, Elmer, who has been discharged from service, Carl, Jr., who is in the service, Lewis and John who inducted into the service a few days ago. Mr. Fedderson has attended the Methodist church in Dolliver for a number of years.
Hardecopf, mayor of the town of Dolliver, has been operating a fleet of trucks and a general trucking establishment for the past several years and Lane is employed as a driver of a truck for Hardecopf.
Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa; May 28, 1945.
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