Obit: Molle, Elizabeth Jane (1961 - 1962)

Contact: Crystal Wendt 

Surnames: Molle, Sook, Schall

 

----Sources: Scrap book one: by Elsa Lange Hardrath & Dorthaleen Edwards Hardrath

 

Contributed by Halbert "Bud" Hardrath

Molle, Elizabeth Jane (6 Oct. 1961 - ? 6 Aug. 1962) ? Death date may be off. Used a date calculator to get death date.

Elizabeth Jane Molle, 10 month- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Molle, Livingston, Wis., granddaughter of Mrs. Donald Sook, Spencer, was killed in a car accident at Platteville, Wis., late yesterday afternoon.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Methodist Church at Spencer. The body will be taken to the church from Platteville at noon on Thursday to lie in state until the time of services. The Rev. Mr. Schall of the Livingston Methodist Church will conduct the services. Burial will be made in the West Spencer Cemetery.

The child was born Oct. 6, 1961.

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Children Add To Death Toll

Highway accidents in Wisconsin have taken the lives of two children, raising the state’s toll for 1962 to 505, compared with 484 on this date a year ago.

A dropped ice cream cone led to the death Monday of Elizabeth Molle, the 10-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Molle of Grant County community of Livingston, in a crash on Highway 80 just outside Platteville.

Police said the infant dropped an ice cream cone on the floor in the front part of the moving car, and as her mother, Mrs. Karen Molle, 20, attempted to find it, the auto went out of control and struck a trucked parked ** rest of the article is cut off. *** [see - Toll - Page 10]

 

 


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