Obit: Beck, Lyle F. (1909? - 1931)
Contact: Marsha Hosfeld
----Source: ABBOTSFORD TRIBUNE (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI) 25 June 1931
Beck, Lyle F. (1909? - June 1931)
BITE OF INSECT KILLS SOLDIER
Private Lyle F. Beck, Battery "E" 120th Field Artillery, Wisconsin Guard, from Wisconsin Rapids was bitten on the chin by an unidentified insect resulting in edema of the glottis. Immediate evacuation was made to St. Mary’s Hospital, Sparta, Wisconsin where a tracheotomy was immediately performed by the medical staff of that hospital.
The death of Private Beck occurred the same day he was evacuated.
*Transcriber note: 1920 Census, Grand Rapids WI, shows Lyle F. Beck, age 10, son of Emil W. and Isabelle C. Beck. 1930 census - US Naval Station, Submarine Base, Groton CT
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