Miles City trucker killed
Charles (Larry) Antram, 31, of Broadus Stage died Saturday night of injuries suffered when the cab of a truck he was working on fell and crushed him.
The accident occurred on the Lynn McFarland Ranch five miles south of Miles City. According to police, the City - County ambulance was called to the ranch but Antram was dead on arrival at a local hospital. Antram was working on a cab-over-truck which lost its hydraulic pressure. Police said there were no witnesses to the accident.
Antram was born in Alliance, Ohio, April 15, 1937, and attended grade and high school there. After high school he worked for a supermarket for seven years.
At the age of 23 he joined the Air Force and received his basic training in Texas. He was then station in Minnesota and Kansas before moving to Montana in 1962 where he was stationed with the 902nd Radar Squadron.
After his discharge he married Marilyn McFarland of Miles City in Belle Fourche, S.D., on Aug, 1, 1964. They moved back to Alliance where he worked in a supermarket for nine months. In March, 1965, they returned to Montana where he engaged in ranching with his father-in-law, Lynn McFarland.
He began a trucking business in September, 1966, along with his ranching.
He was a member of the Town and Country Club.
Surviving are his wife Marilyn; a son, Lawrence Lynn Antram; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Antram of Alliance; and two brothers, Wayne Antram of Alliance, Ohio, and Jerry Antram of Canal Fulton, Ohio.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Graves Funeral Home with the Rev. John B. Fitz of the First Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will be in the Custer County Cemetery.
The family has established a memorial to the Carnegie Public Library and contributions may be left there or at Graves Funeral Home.