Waterloo, IA Drowning, May 1945


WATERLOO, Ia., (UP)--Coroner Sidney Smith of Black Bawk county says Earl Henry Rethamel came to his death by drowning. Rethamel's body was recovered yesterday from the Cedar river at Waterloo. It was believed he had drowned on April 28. He was about 55 years old.

Ames Daily Tribune, Ames, IA 21 May 1945