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Obituary of Orville Gagon - May 24, 1956

Green Bay Gazette


Thursday, May 24, 1956

Orville Gagon Has Fatal Heart Attack at Work

Orville Gagnon, 48, 241 N. Broadway, died of a heart attack while working at the Krueger Metal Products Co., 1056 W. Mason St., shortly after 9:30 Wednesday night.

Mr. Gagnon, a shearing machine helper, was discovered slumped over in a chair behind the machine by fellow workers after sheared metal began to pile up.

The Fire Department rescue unit was called at 9:45 p.m. but was unable to revive him after administering 200 pounds of oxygen.

Mr. Gagnon was a veteran of World War II, a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and St. Patrick\rquote s Holy Name Socie ty. Surviving are his wife, the former Mildred Agamaite; his mother Mrs. Madelyn Gagnon, and a brother Effie Gagnon, both of Green Bay.

Friends may call at the Blaney Funeral Home after 1 o'clock Friday afternoon, Msgr. Henry Head will recite the Rosary at 8 o'clock Friday evening. Funeral services will be held at 11 o'clock, Saturday morning in St. Patrick's Church.


Submitted by: Jan R Dorn