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"Obituary - Charles "Carl" Reich"

Name: Charles "Carl" Reich

Birth date: November 24, 1869

Birth location: Gross Leistenau, Westpreussen, Preussen.

Father: Carl Reich  (a/k/a - Karl Reich)

Mother: M. Eva Koepke  (a/k/a - Eva Roepke)

Spouse: Minnie "Mimi" Hanke  (a/k/a - Minnie "Mimi" Hanks)

Death date: November 07, 1913

Death location: Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Cause of death: Coalmine Accident

Burial date: November 9, 1913

Burial location: Nanticoke Cemetery, Nanticoke, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA.

Newspaper publication: Philadelphia Inquirer, Page 3, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date published: November 08, 1913

"Transcript of the above obituary"


Special to the Inquirer - WILKES-BARRE, Pa., Nov. 7 - Two men were instantly killed and two others injured today when a piece of concrete broke loose in the Auchisloss shaft of the D., L. & W. Company at Nanticoke today and crashed upon a carriage containing four men. The dead are Charles Reich, aged 43 years, and John Englehart, aged 37. Those who escaped with slight injuries are Fritz Felker and John Hughes.

The four were inspecting the shaft and making repairs. They were midway in the shaft when the concrete, weighing several tons, broke loose and crashed down upon the carriage.

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