Friday, December 12, 2014

1925 :: Death of Frank Heider



Marlin, Texas, Dec. 11. -- Frank Heider Jr., 31 years old, was fatally wounded late Wednesday afternoon, and Jesse Ashley, 19 years old, is in custody of Sheriff Barton. The tragedy occurred on a farm close to the Brazos River, east of Rosebud. Heider is survived by his wife and a son, 3 years old. The funeral was held Thursday afternoon, with burial at Rockdale, to which point the body was taken by automobile. Dallas Morning News, December 12, 1925

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

1927 :: Death of Frank Dreher


Rockdale, Texas, Dec. 9. -- The body of Frank Dreher, who died in an army hospital in Arkansas, was brought to Rockdale and burial was made in the Sharp Cemetery, ten miles from here. Carlysle Post No. 358, American Legion, had charge of the services. Dreher was a World War veteran. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. W.J. Dreher; his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Cannon Dreher, and three small children. Dallas Morning News, December 10, 1927