WILLIAM RUNDEL DIES OF INJURIES SUSTAINED LAST JULY
Wm. Rundel, who made his home on a farm at Davis Crossing, but
who had been employed at No. 6 mine of the Desloge Consolidated Lead Co., died Thursday
morning, February 14, at Bonne Terre hospital of injuries received in a mine accident in
July of last year. His back was broken in this accident and his lower limbs were
paralyzed. He was placed in the hospital immediately after his injury, where he remained
until the time of his death. He was 45 years of age.
The body was taken to the Boyer undertaking establishment in Desloge
and prepared for burial, after which it was taken to the Rundel home. The funeral service
was held at the home Saturday afternoon and was conducted by Rev. J. C. McDaniel, pastor
of the Desloge Methodist church. The remains were interred at Woodlawn cemetery.
Wm. Rundel was united in marriage November 17, 1899 to Miss Cassy
Laird, who survives him. To this union 11 children were born, 9 of whom survive. All these
children are at home except one who is married. The eldest at home, a daughter of 18
years, has been totally blind from birth.
LEAD BELT NEWS, Flat River, St. Francois Co. MO, Fri.
Feb. 22, 1924