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January 17, 2024



From the Ipswich Tribune Thursday, June 10, 1930

Albert Jeschke Killed by Lightning Thursday

Albert Jeschke of near Roscoe met death early last Thursday morning during the electric storm which passed through the county. Mr. Jeschke was struck by lightning, the bolt penetrating from the shoulder to the hip, causing instant death.

The family has just returned from a birthday party at the home of Mr. Jeschke’s mother Mrs. Adolph Jeschke of Roscoe and was preparing to retire when the lightning struck the house. He was carrying an oil lamp and the contents were ignited and burned his body severely....



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