Attrill, Eva Marie 1920-1936
Posted By: Linda Ziemann (email)
Date: 7/29/2005 at 17:11:24
From the Hinton newspaper
Dated July 2, 1936
GIRL KILLED IN AUTO COLLISION
An automobile collision early Sunday evening, near Adaville was fatal to Eva Marie Attrill, 16, of Akron.
A car containing Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Attrill, the daughter, a son, Lloyd, the driver, and Miss Helen Richter, collided with a machine driven by Ed Fischer of Adaville. Miss Attrill, thrown through the windshield, died immediately. Mrs. Fischer, who was accompanying her husband, suffered three broken ribs. She was taken to a LeMars hospital. Mrs. Attrill, seriously injured, is in an Akron hospital. The others suffered minor injuries and bruises.
The Attrill family was returning to Akron after a visit with Fred Attrill, a brother of Ernest Attrill, at Adaville. Mr. and Mrs. Fischer, who live near Adaville, also were returning home at the time of the mishap. The two cars met at the top of a hill.
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Baack and baby of Hinton, were also occupants of the Fischer car but escaped serious injury, however, Louie was bruised to some extent.
LeMars Sentinel, Friday, July 3, 1936, Page 1, Column 4:
Final Rites Held For Eva Attrill Killed In Crash
Funeral Services For Accident Victim Are Attended By Large Number
Funeral services were held in the Methodist church at Akron, Wednesday, for Miss Eva Marie Attrill, who was instantly killed in an automobile accident near Adaville Sunday evening and were attended by a large number. Rev. J. F. Moore officiated. The interment was made in the cemetery at Adaville. The pallbearers were Alvin Attrill, Leonard Attrill, Harry Attrill, Lowell Betsworth, Wayne Betsworth and William McIntosh.
Born At Adaville
Eva Marie Attrill was born at Adaville in Plymouth county January 31, 1920. She lived on a farm until she was seven years of age when the family moved to Akron. She was graduated from the Akron high school with the class of 1936. When a child she attended the Christian church Sunday school. She was of a cheerful disposition, always ready to be helpful to others, courteous and obliging. She was well liked by her school mates and associates, and her tragic fate comes as a great shock to all who knew her well.
She leaves to mourn her death her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Attrill, two brothers, Orville and Lloyd Attrill, of Akron, two sisters, Mrs. Floyd Neal, of Sioux City, and Mrs. Carl Johnson, of Elk Point, S. D.
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