DALE CHARLES LONGMAN
Farm Injuries Are Fatal To Dale C. Longman, 8,
Walnut: - Funeral services for Dale Charles
Longman, eight-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Longman, Rt 2, who died
from head injuries received in a farm accident on Saturday afternoon, were
held Monday at 1:30 p.m. in the United Brethren Church with the Rev. Steven
Joos officiating. Burial was in the Manlius Cemetery.
Dale Longman, while holding a gate open for an
approaching tractor, was crushed between the gate and the tractor. A
coroner's inquest conducted by Bureau County Coroner Joseph Riva ruled that
death resulted from accidental head injuries.
Dale Longman was born Sept. 25, 1956, the son of
Alvin C. and Margaret Heller Longman, in Princeton.
Surviving are his parents, one brother, Douglas,
and one sister, Diana, at home; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Winifred Longman,
Manlius, and a maternal grandmother, Mrs. Earl Heller, and a number of
aunts, uncles and cousins.
Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of
arrangements. A memorial is being established for the United Brethren
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, March 29, 1965 - Monday, pg 2, submitted by Melva Taylor)