Name: Fred Eugene Springsteen
From: The Bainbridge News & Republican,
Bainbridge, New York
Date: Thursday, April 21, 1938
Fred Eugene Springsteen, 61, passed away suddenly Wednesday afternoon of heart trouble. He was found in the sugar house of Charles Latimore, by whom he was employed.
The deceased was born in the Town of Windsor [Broome Co., NY] on Aug. 5, 1877, and spent most of his life in this vicinity. In 1909, he was united in marriage to Elnora Clark of Bainbridge, who died last December.
Mr. Springsteen came to Bainbridge [Chenango Co., NY] around 1911. He was employed on the Beatty farm and by the American Separator Co., until 1930. Since then, he has lived in the vicinity of Afton [Chenango Co., NY].
There survive two children, a daughter, Mrs.
Henry Thurston, and a son, Wilford of Afton, and three sisters.
Services were held Saturday afternoon from Colwell Brothers' Funeral Parlor with the Rev. W.S. Jones of the Afton M.E Church officiating. Interment was in the Greenlawn Cemetery [Bainbridge, NY].