Carlisle, Walter I. (Unknown - June 14, 1926)

Douglas Boy Is Killed In Fall

Douglas Budget - June 17, 1926

Walter, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.S. Carlisle of Douglas, was fatally injured in an accident which befell him while working near Camden, N.J. He was employed by the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company and while at work on a tank fell from a height of twenty feet, breaking both arms. Physicians who examined him believed this to be the extent of his injuries, but later blood poisoning developed in his leg and it had to be amputated. Despite the best of care he failed to rally and his death occurred Monday. The body is being shipped to Douglas for interment.

Walter Carlisle was 23 years of age and had lived here with his parents for several years. The tragic death of their son has been a severe blow to Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle and they have the sincere sympathy of the community in their great loss.

Walter Carlisle Funeral Sunday

Douglas Budget - June 24, 1926

Funeral services for Walter I. Carlisle were held Sunday from the Hofmann Chapel at 2 o'clock, Rev. Horace Mann officiating. The chapel was crowded with friends and many attended the service at the cemetery. The body arrived from Woodbury, N.J., Saturday evening.

Death came to him at Woodbury where he was fatally injured in an accident, falling from a tank causing his injuries. He was taken to a hospital, where the best of care was given, but blood poison set in and caused complications which he failed to survive.

For the services, beautiful and libera floral tributes were paid by his many friends here and his employer, the Chicago Bridge & Iron Works, also extended their tribute with a spread of white lilies.

Pall bearers were Clifford Powell, Ed Russel, Oscar Blaisdell, W.S. Hinton, Curtis Ellis and Gilbert Jacobs.


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