Bulger, Arthur "Bud" C. (Unknown - September 7, 1969)
BUD BULGER DIES FROM INJURIES IN
Douglas Budget - October 2, 1969Arthur C. Bulger, brother of Mrs. Lucille Bowers of Douglas, died September 7 from injuries suffered in an unusual accident while cutting trees on his sister-in-law's farm at Meade, Nebr.
Mr. Bulger died in the Fremont, Nebr. hospital several hours after the accident. He was 69 years of age.
According to his wife, Helen, he was sawing trees with a power saw when the saw lodged in the tree. Bulger was running from the falling tree when a limb struck him in the groin and the tree fell on him.
Funeral services were held September 11 in Nebraska City, with the Rev. Faust A. Matthews, pastor of the First Christian Church of Walnut Grove officiating.
Acting pallbearers were I.B. Rupe, T.N. Rupe, Wasley Stapleton, Allen Wilson, and Rodger Wilson.
Mr. Bulger and his wife have been frequent visitors to Douglas and were well known here. They visited here just a week before the accident.
Formerly of Reno, Nevada, Mr. Bulger went to Mountain View, Nebr., 12 years ago and purchase a 2400-acre ranch. He retired four years ago, moving to Walnut Grove, and later moving to Springfield almost two years ago.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, Masonic Lodge, Zabur Council No. 25, Springfield Chapter No. 15, Scottish Rite of Joplin, Eastern Star No. 226, White Shrine, True Kindred, and Abou Ben Adhem of Springfield.