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San Rafael Independent
Wednesday, May 25, 1932
San Anselmo Man Killed In North
Michael Ertman, 1405 Red Hill Ave., San Anselmo, died from injuries received while on vacation with his family in the state of Washington. They had gone north by automobile and were on a ferry when Ertman fell through a hatch which had been left open without any warning light. He suffered fractures of ten ribs and a fractured skull and died shortly afterward.
The body is being brought back and will be at Gantner Maison, San Francisco. A military funeral will be held Friday at the Presidio as Ertman was a Spanish-American War veteran. He was a member of the John H. Harris Camp, U.S.W.V. which will conduct the funeral services.
Thursday, May 26, 1932
Michael Ertman Funeral Saturday
Funeral services for Michael Ertman, who died as a result of injuries received in an accident in Washington, while vacationing with his family, will be held Saturday. The funeral will be at 9:45 a.m. at the chapel of Gantor and Maison, San Francisco. Interment will be in the National Cemetery, Presidio. Ertman will be buried with military honors as he was a Spanish American War Veteran. Services will be conducted by the John H. Harris Camp U.S.W.V. of which he was a member. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Louise Ertman, his sons, Fred H., George M., Wilbur Ertman, and his daughters, Mrs. D. Dinsmore, Mrs. H. Lagerblade, Mrs. Viola Steele. He was a native of Connecticut.
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