Madison, IN Fall Over Hotel Banister Fatal 15 June 1945

Madison Courier newspaper, Madison, IN
Friday 15 June 1945; Page 6, Column 2


Fall Over Hotel Banister Two Weeks Ago Results in Man's Death

Leo M. WOLF, 49, died at 5:30 a.m. today at King's Daughters Hospital of injuries sustained June 2, when he fell over the banister and down three flights of steps at Hotel Madison.

In the fall he suffered a skull fracture, four broken ribs, a lung puncture and bruises. Though he was in a serious condition, he improved some, then failed until yesterday when he became unconscious.

Mr. WOLF was a son of the late Frank and Elizabeth Wolf, and was a resident of the Manville community most of his life. For a short time he operated a laundry in Madison, later he managed a hotel in Louisville for 11 years, and more recently he was employed at Meese, Inc., and Ewing Von Allmen Dairy Co.

He was a member of the St. Anthony's Church, at China, but had attended St. Mary's Church while a resident of Madison. At the time of his fall, he had a room on the third floor at the hotel.

Surviving besides the wife, Mrs. Alberta Demaree Wolf, are two children; Mrs. Laura Jean Lloyd, Englewood, California, and Leroy M. Wolf, Hollywood, California, and two grandchildren, Robert and Nancy Jo Lloyd. He leaves also two sisters, Mrs. Rosa Scott, Freeport, Illinois and Mrs. Mamie Niesse, city, and two brothers, Albert Wolf, of this city, and Clarence Wolf, Indianapolis.

Funeral services will be held Monday morning at 9 o'clock at St. Mary's Church in charge of Rev. George Sebastian, and burial will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Gans Funeral Home after this evening.
Madison Courier newspaper, Madison, IN
Monday 4 June 1945; Page 3, Column 3

Fell Over Banister

Leo WOLF, 49, is receiving treatment in King's Daughters Hospital for head and body injuries received at 10:00 o'clock Saturday night when he fell over a banister at the Hotel Madison where he is registered. He was on his way to his room when he plunged two flights down through the stairway 'well' to a landing between the first floor and basement.

Leo M. Wolf - Find A Grave Memorial# 32228488