Fergus Falls, MN Tornado, June 1919 - Burial

Catholic Church and Parsonage after the Fergus Falls, Minnesota Tornado, Jun 1919.jpg Grand Hotel, Fergus Falls, Minnesota Tornado, Jun 1919.jpg Lincoln School House after the Fergus Falls, MNTornado, Jun 1919 4.jpg Vernon Avenue, Fergus Falls, Minnesota Tornado, Jun 1919.jpg


The burial of the city’s dead commenced this morning, the first funeral being that of Sissenine June Slettede, the four year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Slettede. She was killed in the ruins of the family home.

Another death occurred this morning when Baby Fennock, colored, died of injuries at the Wright hospital. Father and mother of the child are injured and are in the same hospital where the child died.

.....With the death this morning of A. L. Zulauf, the number of dead in the tornado that struck Fergus Falls Sunday was today increased to fifty identified and one unidentified with three persons still unaccounted for. The missing are Mrs. Emil Hauge and child, and A. E. Brandenberg, president of the First State bank.

The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI 24 Jun 1919