Deters, Otto 1871 – 1898
Posted By: Joy Moore (email)
Date: 11/6/2020 at 12:05:19
Source: Decorah Republican July 14, 1898 P 3 C 2
Killed by a Hay Fork.
Caledonia, Minn., July 11.—Otto Deters, aged 30 years, was killed at his farm home at Eitzen Saturday by the falling of a double harpoon hay fork a distance of twenty feet, entering his left breast six inches in the region of the heart. He died ten minutes after. He leaves a wife and two children.
Transcriber’s Note: Find a Grave shows he was born Oct. 8, 1871 and died July 9, 1898. He is buried in St. Luke’s Cemetery in Eitzen, MN.
Winneshiek Obituaries maintained by Bill Waters.
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