The Shelbyville News
Little Teresa Sigman died early today of injuries she received yesterday.
She was attacked by 5 dogs while playing with her siblings at home.
Friday, August 21, 1964
CHILD DIES AFTER ATTACK BY DOGS
D/o Keith and Mary Aletha
(Eberhart) Sigman, 7 miles west of Shelbyville. Died at Riley
hospital in Indianapolis.
Her mother, Mary
Sigman, rushed her to Major Hospital after the attack. Remained in critical condition here during
the night; moved to the Indianapolis today. Severe lacerations of the head and back.
5 German Shepherd dogs, which the Sigmans raised, got out of their
kennel and attacked her. Mrs. Emerson Coy, was standing by a window
across the road and witnessed the attack. The dogs broke
out of the kennel and attacked the child.
child was born here Sept. 9, 1962.
Surviving: parents, 1 brother Timmy and 2 sisters
Tammy and Trudy Sigman; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William
Eberhart and Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Sigman, Columbus; and
the great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Cherry and Mrs. Vivian Eberhart, and
Mrs. Lillie Hawk, Tecumsch, Okla.
Ewing Mortuary, Rev. James Horner will officiate. Burial
will be in the Miller Cemetery.
Contributed by Nancy
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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