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-Tragity ​struck the Bokelo family on April 24, 1943.  On that day Henry Bokelo, age 30, his wife Hazel, and their five children were involved in an automobile crash with a Green Line bus driving on State Route 25 one mile north of Walton. ​ All five children, Patsy and Earl Klumper, age 12 and 10, (Mrs. Bokelo children from a previous marriage), Henry Jr., 3, Charles, 2, and John, 18 months were killed instantly. ​ Henry suffered from internal injuries and died two day after the accident. ​ Hazel survived with a broken arm and internal injuries.+Tragedy ​struck the Bokelo family on April 24, 1943.  On that day Henry Bokelo, age 30, his wife Hazel, and their five children were involved in an automobile crash with a Green Line bus driving on State Route 25 one mile north of Walton. ​ All five children, Patsy and Earl Klumper, age 12 and 10, (Mrs. Bokelo children from a previous marriage), Henry Jr., 3, Charles, 2, and John, 18 months were killed instantly. ​ Henry suffered from internal injuries and died two day after the accident. ​ Hazel survived with a broken arm and internal injuries.
  
 Henry Bokelo and all five children are buried next to each other in the [[florence_cemetery|Florence Cemetery]]. Henry Bokelo and all five children are buried next to each other in the [[florence_cemetery|Florence Cemetery]].
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