Date of Death: 30 Aug 1903 
Subject: William E. Burtch
Source: Holt County Sentinel, 4 Sep 1903, p. 8

Dr. W. E. Burtch, who has been practicing medicine in Southeastern Holt for over a quarter of a century, while out, on his way to answer a sick call, was found dead in his buggy in Nodaway on Sunday last, August 30, 1903.  No inquest was deemed necessary as his death was believed to have been from natural causes.  He was 61 years of age and was a graduate of the Canada School of Medicine.  He leaves a wife and five children. He was buried at Fillmore on Tuesday, September 1st.