Bio: Ogle, Dorothy L. (Auto Accident Death - 1967)
Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt
Surnames: Ogle, Ollhoff, Yonke
----Source: The Star News (Medford, WI) 6/14/1967
Mrs. D. L. Ogle Loses Life in Car Accident
Daughter Seriously Injured in Collision At Brantwood Monday
Mrs. Dorothy L. Ogle, 56, town of Jump River, died Monday at 1:58 p.m. at Sacred Heart hospital, Tomahawk, of injuries received in a head on collision at Brantwood that morning at 7 o’clock.
Her daughter Susan, 17, driver of the Ogle car, remained in serious condition Monday afternoon, suffering severe facial lacerations, a fractured collar bone and internal injuries.
Rodger Yonke, 24, Merrill, route 3, driver of the other car, and his passenger, John A. Ollhoff, 25, Merrill, route 3, also were injured. Yonke was being treated at the same hospital for severe bruises and Ollhoff suffered bruises and a brain concussion. Their conditions were described Monday as satisfactory.
Price county officers who investigated said the collision on highway 8 at its intersection with county trunk D occurred in dense fog and rain. Yonke was heading west, enroute to Park Falls where he and Ollhoff are employed in construction work at the new Flambeau papermill plant, and Mrs. Ogle and daughter were going east to Woodruff where they worked at Coon’s Franklin Lodge.
Both cars were extensively damaged. The accident causing Price county’s second fatality to date in 1967.
Funeral services for Mrs. Ogle will be held tomorrow afternoon.
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