On Christmas Eve 1945 the Sodder home went up in flames.
By the time the firefighters arrived, which was 7 hours after the fire started, the house was rubble.
Italian Immigrants George Sodder voiced opinions on Musollini 12:30am Jennie Sodder answered a phone call to an unfamiliar voice. The lights were on and the curtains drawn 1:00am Jennie woke up to a thud and rolling on a roof 1:30am She woke up to smoke Jennie and George escaped the burning building with 4of their 9 children They couldn't go up the stairs Their phone wasn't working Tried to find a ladder Tried to drive truck
Maurice Martha Lee Louis Jennie Irene Betty Dolly 14 12 9 8 5 Sodder Children W A N T E D $ 5000.00 Missing Persons Missing since December 24th 1945 FIVE CHILDREN - Brothers and Sisters