Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, April 24, 1969
PAOLI YOUNGSTER DIES IN TRUCK DOOR ACCIDENT
Funeral services were held from the United Methodist Church in Haxtun last Saturday afternoon for Allen Ray Harms, 6-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Harms of Paoli. Allen was killed underneath the wheels of his parents’ semi-trailer truck late last Thursday afternoon.
He and a younger brother, Damon, were riding in the truck with their mother when the truck door was accidentally opened and the youngster toppled out on the right side of truck and bounced under the dual rear wheels. The accident occurred about a half mile east of Haxtun on Highway 6 at about 4:30 o’clock in the afternoon.
Allen was a kindergarten student at the Haxtun school. He was born September 17, 1962 at Holyoke to Virgil and Eloise Lundberg Harms. He spent all his life on the Harms farm home near Paoli. He was a member of the Methodist church.
He is survived by his parents; two brothers, Duane, a student at Colorado State University and Damon; a sister, Linda, a beauty operator in Holyoke; his paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Harms of Paoli, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lundberg of Sedgwick.
ALLEN RAY HARMS
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