Gage County, NE Tornado, Jun 1912

WOMAN LOSES LIFE IN GAGE COUNTY TORNADO

Dead Body of Farmer's Wife Found in Water Tank Southwest of Cortland, and Several Other Persons Injured.

BEATRICE, Neb., June 13 --Mrs. John Ideus of Hanover township, living southwest of Cortland was killed by the tornado which swept Gage county at 6 o'clock last evening. The body of the woman was found in a water tank. Mrs. Ideus was carried a considerable distance and badly bruised and several children of the family were injured. Mrs. Ideus was about thirty years of age.

After passing Cortland to the south the storm lifted at intervals and finally appeared for the last time near Lewiston in Pawnee county. Many [illegible] and farm buildings were destroyed in this county.

Lincoln Daily News, Lincoln, NE 15 Jun 1912