Event Date : Saturday, November 30, 1963
Event Type : Death
Description : Albert Biemold, 77, of R.R. 2, Newmarket, one of the first and best known settlers on the Holland Marsh in 1934, passed away in York County Hospital, Newmarket, on Friday following an accident in which he was struck by a car on the 3rd
Concession of King Township, in the vicinity of the Ansnorveld store, shortly after 5:30 p.m. December 24.Mr. Biemold had gone to the store to do some shopping and, after coming out of the store he was walking along the road, because the sidewalk was slippery, when, the police said, he was struck by a car driven by Alexander Bruder, 58, of R.R. 2, Newmarket, who said he did not see the man. Vandorf O.P.P., who investigated, said Mr. Biemold was wearing dark clothing when he was struck. He sustained two broken legs as well as severe shock. He was taken to York County Hospital, Newmarket, where he never regained consciousness. Mr. Biemold, who was predeceased by his wife, the late Harmke vander Hede, is survived by two sons and three daughters, Eise of Holland Marsh, Henry of California, Gertie, Katrina and Hilda, all of Ansnorveld, Holland Marsh. Funeral services were held at the Christian Reformed Church, Holland Marsh, on Monday at 2:30 p.m., with interment Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Bradford.