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 Artie DeJong Young

Artie DeJong Young

Birth
Netherlands
Death 2 Dec 1934 (aged 46)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Burial Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot 07 A 173 0
Memorial ID 127301 · View Source
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AUTO HURTS
PROVE FATAL
TO CYCLIST

Artie Dejoug Dies of Injuries
Received November
19 in Crash

Injuries suffered when struck by a hit-run automobile November 19, while riding his bicycle at Thirty-third South and Second East streets, caused the death Sunday at 6:45 a. m. in a local hospital of Artie DeJong, 46, 3612 South West Temple street.

Mr. DeJong, apparently riding his Bicycle west on Thirty-third South street, was struck by a machine coming from behind, Deputy Sheriff German Dean, who investigated the accident, reported.

W. R. Byer, 202 East Thirty-third South street, told Deputy Dean that he heard the crash, but, that when he reached the scene of the accident the automobile had vanished.

Mr. DeJong was taken to a hospital by a passing motorist. He suffered concussion of the brain and multiple lacerations and contusions.


Mr. DeJong was born in Holland, February 15, 1888, a son of Martin and Minnie DeJong. He had resided in Salt Lake City for the last 20 years and prior to his death was a janitor at the Granite high school.

Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Gertie S. DeJong; two daughters, Jane and Minnie DeJong; three sons, Martin S., Henry A. and Arthur J. DeJong, all of Salt Lake City, and his parents and two sisters and a brother,
residing in Holland.

Excerpt- THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 3, 1934


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  • Maintained by: Anne
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 127301
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Artie DeJong Young (15 Feb 1888–2 Dec 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 127301, citing Murray City Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Anne (contributor 46788213) .