Daily Chief, Upper Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio
Monday, August 24, 1936
MRS. GRACE BAKIES
Carey Resident, Victim of Train Accident, Dies Sunday
Mrs. Grace Bakies, aged fifty years, wife of Charles Bakies, who suffered a broken back when she crawled under a train in Carey August 3, died at 9:50 o'clock Sunday evening from her injuries.
Mrs. Bakies had been waiting for the train to start when it did not, started to crawl under one of the cars. The train started up and it is estimated that twentyseven cars passed over Mrs. Bakies. She was taken to Findlay Home and Hospital and later returned home.
The daughter of the late William and Mary (Kimmel) Long, she was born in Wyandot county September 19, 1885. She had lived in the county all her life, spending many years in Carey. On April 15, 1900, she became the wife of Charles Bakies. Seven children were born and two preceded her in death. Those living are Mrs. Maurice Dempsey, of Los Angeles; Mrs. Ralph Myers, of Carey; Jean, Charles, and Maurice Bagies, all at home.
Brothers and sisters living are as follows: Charles, of Covington, Ind.; Clarence, of Mansfield; Clyde, of Upper Sandusky; Mrs. Nettie Watters, of Carey; Mrs. Emma Barr, of Vanlue; Mrs. Nora Mohn, and Miss Bessie Long, of Toledo. She was a member of the Evangelical church at Carey.
Funeral arrangements in charge of the Goff funeral home have not been completed. The body will be taken from the funeral home to the residence Tuesday afternoon.