Information for Ernest William Gensler
16 February, 1910 –
From The Caldwell News-Tribune
Wednesday, 25 February, 1942
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
Many hours have been spent providing the
information you see on our website. Please
let us know, using the email address below,
if you have found useful information or
if you enjoyed the website. Thanks!
Note-Ernest is buried in the Wilder Cemetery.
Dies From Gun-
A gunshot wound was
reported today as the cause of death of Ernest William Gensler,
32 year old Homedale garage operator. The wound was
reported to have been self-inflicted.
Homedale sources said that Gensler returned home from
work about midnight and was in the living room alone when the
accident occurred. A note in which he said goodbye to
his wife and friends was found near the body.
Born February 16, 1910 at New Underwood, S. D., Gensler
had been employed as an operator and deliveryman for the
Westcott Oil Co., in Homedale and Marsing.
Survivors besides his wife, Mildred, who is employed as
a postal clerk at the Homedale post office are his parents.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest William Gensler Sr.; two brothers,
Clarence and Elmer Gensler, all of Homedale; a brother, Oscar
Gensler of Enning, S. D.; and a sister, Mrs. Dewey Hudelson of
The body is at the Peckham chapel in Caldwell where
funeral arrangements are pending work from relatives.