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ENGER Melvin (1915-1935)


Posted By: Betsy Monson (email)
Date: 4/4/2022 at 11:59:19

Melvin Enger, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Berghefer was killed instantly early Monday morning by a bolt of lightning.

He was employed on the farm of Mrs. Clara Hartman who lives east of Dows. The bolt struck him while he was crossing the road on his return from taking the cattle to pasture.

He is survived by his mother; three sisters: Mrs. Eddie Anderson of Dows; Mrs. Henry Christie of Lee Summit, Missouri and Alma Enger of Dows and a half-sister, Laura May Berghefer of Dows.

Funeral services of Melvin Enger were held from the Methodist church Wednesday afternoon. Burial was in the Mount Hope Cemetery.

Wright County Monitor 26 Sep 1935 (Thu)


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