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Specht, Ruth Esther (Died)
appeared in Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1918, p. 1
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Funeral services for Ruth Esther Specht, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Specht of 1136 Greenleaf avenue who died suddenly on Monday, March 25, following a brief illness brought on by a nervous breakdown, were conducted from the family residence, Wednesday afternoon, at 2 o'clock. The services were in charge of the Eastern Star, of which she was a member, assisted by the Reverend Roy E. Bowers.

Miss Specht was an accomplished musician and was in attendance at the American Conservatory of Music in Chicago where she was an apt pupil of the violin. She had become well known in norh shore and Chicago musical circles and was organist of the Eastern Star in 1917.

Her devotion to the study of music was said to have been responsible for the breakdown which resulted in her death.

She was born in Wilmette on February 15, 1898 and had lived here all her life.

She is survived by the parents, six sisters, Mrs. Etta Fischer, Mrs. Josephine Remington, Marguerite, Isabel, Viola and Laura and one brother, Henry.

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28 Mar 1918
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25 Mar 1918
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Specht, Ruth Esther (Died)