Name: Willard Henry Toben
From: The Times Record,
Troy New York
Date: Tuesday, February 18, 1947
Mr. Toben, a lifelong resident of Whitehall, was accompanied by George Fagan and Fred Braw, also of Whitehall, when he was stricken. The three were making a trip to witness the Mardi Gras. Ohio officials said coronary thrombosis caused Mr. Toben's death.
An employee of the Delaware & Hudson for the last 32 years, Mr. Toben held the position of chief crew dispatcher. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Phoenix Lodge, F&AM, the Brotherhood of Railroad Clerks and the Fish and Game Club.
Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn LeMay; a grandson, Joseph LeMay Jr.; his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Fred Toben; and two brothers, Clayton and George Toben.