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William Ernest "Buster" Austin
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1916
Brainerd
Crow Wing County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1962
Revere
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

"Local Firefighter Stricken at Fire Succumbs Sunday

William E. Austin, 46 year old firefighter, who was confined to the Grover Manor Hospital after being stricken with a heart attack following the fighting of a fire that destroyed Mede's Log Cabin, on Saturday, July 21, died early Sunday morning.

Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church on Beach St. Rev. John A. Bailey, pastor, officiated at the services. Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.

A large number of off duty firefighters attended the services and six fellow firefighters acted as honorary pall bearers. The uniformed men marched with the funeral cortege to the Central Fire Station where all the city's fire apparatus was parked with the working shift standing at attention. The fire horn was sounded as the procession passed the station."

The obituary continues for several more paragraphs. I don't know where or when it was published. My copy of Buster's obituary comes from a collection of family obituaries and correspondence saved by my grandmother, William's sister. 
 
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 Parents:
  Harry Adelbert Austin (1884 - 1951)
  Martha Pearl Petry Austin (1891 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Olive Eleanor Lindquist Austin (1910 - 1976)*
 
 Siblings:
  Oscar Adelbert Austin (1910 - 1981)*
  Loretta May Austin Ringwelski (1911 - 1998)*
  Harry Adelbert Austin (1913 - 1918)*
  William Ernest Austin (1916 - 1962)
  Hazel Viola Austin (1917 - 1987)*
  Allison Lee Austin (1920 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Everett
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Originally Created by: drbuck
Record added: Aug 20, 2008
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William Ernest Buster Austin
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- Evette Dingle-Smith
 Added: Feb. 10, 2015
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- kjc1971
 Added: Dec. 16, 2012
 
 
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