Albert Fadenholz , 18, Killed on Highway 65

 

Returning from picking up a pair of shoes he had left in a boat after a session of water skiing on the Wabash river, proved a final automobile ride for Albert Fadenholz, 18, son of Mr. And Mrs. Elmer Fadenholz, 618 Cleveland Ave., Princeton.  He died after a one-car accident which occurred about 8 p.m. Monday evening, June 27, 1966, on old Indiana highway 65, 5 miles north of Owensville.
Fadenholz died at Gibson hospital about
10:45 p.m.  He had hit the roof of the car and received a broken neck and was paralyzed from the neck down.
Three other youths were in the car and were treated and released from the hospital.  There were Jesse Larkins, 26, driver of the car, of Owensville; Michael Woods, 19,
Princeton; and Dale Johnson, 17, Francisco.
 The accident occurred after the water skiing and the decision to return for the shoes left in the boat which had been removed to the Owensville home of the driver, Jess Larkins.
 According to State trooper Jack VanMeter, Larkins was southbound on the highway, ran off the road on the right side into a four-foot ditch, traveled 240 feet, came back onto the highway traveled an additional 100 feet before leaving the road and hitting a tree.
 Larkins told the trooper he was driving 30 miles an hour.  An investigation of the accident is underway by authorities.
Survivors of Albert Fadenholz include his parents, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.  He was scheduled to leave for the Navy July 5.
Services will be held at
2 p.m. Thursday at Kendall funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Princeton I.O.O.F. Cemetery
Friends may call at the funeral home after
3 p.m. Wednesday.