Mrs. W. E. Adolf -- Margaret BAUER (1946)
The Burlington Records August 29
1946 (front page, lower right corner)
Former Bethune Resident Killed
Mrs. W. E. Adolf of Newberg, Ore., a
former Bethune resident, passed away Thursday, Aug. 15, in Butte, Mont.
She died of injured received in an automobile accident. Mr. Adolf was
critically injured, but is out of danger. It is expected that he will be
in St. James hospital in Butte for some time.
The couple was enroute to visit their daughter, Alma,
and son-in-law, in Java, S.D., when their automobile collided with a five-ton
truck at an intersection. Upon hearing of the accident, their son Rinehart
left immediately by place for Butte.
Services for Mrs. Adolf were held last Thursday at the
Lutheran church at 2:30 p.m., the Rev. Otto Keller conducting. Burial was
at the Friends cemetery.
The deceased was born Sept. 11, 1895, in Bethune,
Colorado, the daughter of Andrew and Katherine Bauer. She is survived by her
husband, a daughter, Mrs. Alma Brandt, of Java, S.D., a son, Rinehart, of
Newberg, Ore., and Mrs. Mae Kellas of Portland, Ore., one brother, one sister,
four [sic] half brothers and two half sisters.