Name Age Place of Birth > Place of Death Newspaper Publication Date Submitter
KAMPWERTH, Alan George 14  Clinton Co IL  CarlyleUB  22 Sep 1960  Linda Holthaus 

Alan Kampwerth Dies in Tractor Mishap Tuesday

Alan George Kampwerth, 14 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Al B. Kampwerth of Route 3, Carlyle was killed around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 20 in a tractor accident. The accident occurred 3 ½ miles South of Bartelso in Santa Fe Township.

After he had left a field where silage was being cut, he preceded to cross a bridge pulling a load of silage behind a tractor. The bridge breaking loose from one bank caused the tractor and wagon to fold, pinning him on the tractor.

He died of a fractured skull and internal injuries.

Alan, a first year student at Mater Dei High School, Breese, was the son of Al B. and Dorothy M. Kinder Kampwerth. He was born in Breese, June 14, 1946.

Alan was a member of the Star 4-H Club in Bartelso.

Surviving besides his parents are three sisters, Marabeth, Mrs. Richard Petermeyer of Germantown, Postulant Virginia Jane Kampwerth of Donaldson, Ind., and Kathleen Ann Kampwerth, at home; and his grandmother, Mrs. Alvina Kinder of Beckemeyer.

Funeral services will be held at St. Anthony’s Church in Beckemeyer, Saturday, September 24 at 9 a.m. with interment in St. Anthony’s Cemetery. Rev. Julius Schoen will officiate.

Friends may call at the Frerker Funeral Home in Beckemeyer after 7 p.m. Thursday. 

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