Jun. 2, 1892 La Veta Huerfano County Colorado, USA
Ira Alphonso Arnold - - Newspaper Unknown - June 1892 - Ira Alphonso Arnold, born June 17, 1873, Bijou Basin, Elbert County, Colorado; died June 2, 1892, La Veta, Colorado and was buried in the La Veta Cemetery. His parents were John Stewart Arnold and Mary Catherine (Smith). The following is his obituary that appeared in a newspaper. The name of the newspaper is unknown. La Veta - A sad and fatal accident occurred a few miles west of town which threw a gloom over the whole community. Ira Arnold, aged twenty, was endeavoring to train a bronco when he was thrown violently to the ground, the animal falling upon him, causing instant death. The body was brought to town and the funeral held on Sunday afternoon, Rev. J.F. Magee officiating. Ira was a young man much respected, a member of the Christian church, and _________ death is deeply mourned by _________ family, and his associates.