The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, August 21, 1964
Little Teresa Sigman  died early today of injuries she received yesterday.  She was attacked by 5 dogs while playing with her siblings at home.
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.
The 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 Vance Glover
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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