A 75-year-old man may have died as the result of an explosion at his Jamesport home late last Thursday afternoon, authorities said. The blast apparently was set off when the victim, Lemuel Woltje, attempted to light the furnace. He was taken to the KU Medical Center burn center where he died on Sunday. His wife suffered injuries in the incident.
The Jamesport residence of Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel Woltje was