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  • 80 year resident of village passes away: hold funeral rites for Christian W. Braun; born in village 80 years ago
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53     Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably the oldest resident born here, passed quietly away following a two weeks' period of declining health at the age of 80 years at his home, 2135 Lake avenue, on Monday of this week. Simple and impressive rites were ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53   Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably ...
  • Accident fatal to Peter J. Schaefer, Wilmette pioneer
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49     Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49   Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
  • Albert F. Robinson dies
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12     Albert F. Robinson, father of Donald Robinson of 112 Woodbine avenue, Wilmette, passed away at his home in Oak Park Sunday. Mr. Robinson graduated from the University of Illinois in the class of 1880, and was bridge engineer for the Santa Fe raiilroad [sic]. All of the bridges along the ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12   Albert F. Robinson, father of Donald Robinson of 112 Woodbine avenue, Wilmette, ...
  • Alice E. Wheelock is taken by death
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1923, p. 1     Correction from 19 October 1923: The Travel Club, of which Alice was a member, is not "interested in the distribution of various publications."...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1923, p. 1   Correction from 19 October 1923: The Travel Club, of which Alice was ...
  • Anthony May, pioneer, dead: came to Wilmette as a child 72 years ago
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4     When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home at 1461 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, the north shore lost one of its earliest settlers. Anthony F. May, 78 years old, who was a resident of Wilmette for 72 years, passed away at his home, 1461 Wilmette avenue, Thursday, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4   When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home ...
  • Baptist Miller, former resident, taken by death
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Feb 1924, p. 4     Baptist Miller passed away Friday, February 15, at his home in Los Angeles, Cal. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Feb 1924, p. 4   Baptist Miller passed away Friday, February 15, at his home in Los ...
  • Body of drowned youth recovered at Wilmette
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 1921, p. 1     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Jun 1921, p. 1   ...
  • C. Percy Skillin called by death Monday night
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Apr 1924, p. 6     Clarence Percy Skillen...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Apr 1924, p. 6   Clarence Percy Skillen...
  • Called by death [Lucinda A. Rice]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 4     Mrs. Lucinda A. Rice, 1423 Gregory avenue, aged 79 years, 5 months and 23 days, passed away Tuesday, January 8. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Edward P. Jones, a son, Elliott C. Jones, and a sister, Mrs. Ellen M. Reeder...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 4   Mrs. Lucinda A. Rice, 1423 Gregory avenue, aged 79 years, 5 months ...
  • Carl Hugo Linn dies after brief illness
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1928, p. 6     Carl Hugo Linn, of 214 Fifth street, Wilmette, died Tuesday at the Evanston hospital after an illness of three weeks. Mr. Linn was 45 years old at the time of his death and is survived by his widow, Mrs. Martha Linn, and two children.As vice-president of the Mitchell-Faust Advertising ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1928, p. 6   Carl Hugo Linn, of 214 Fifth street, Wilmette, died Tuesday at the ...
  • Charles J. Field dies at Wilmette residence
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12     Charles J. Field, 61, of 1331 Maple avenue, Wilmette, died suddenly at his home last Friday afternoon. Mr. Field, who was a representative of the Georgia Marble company, with offices in Chicago, moved to Wilmette ten years ago. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jennie R. Field; one son, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12   Charles J. Field, 61, of 1331 Maple avenue, Wilmette, died suddenly at ...
  • Charles L. Johnson, crash victim, buried October 19
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1929, p. 34     Charles L. Johnson, 60, of 1616 Highland avenue, Wilmette, was injured in an automobile accident October 15, and died shortly after being taken to the North Shore Health resort. He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Joanna Johnson of Wilmette, and one daughter, Mrs. Paul C. L'Amoreaux of Winnetka. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1929, p. 34   Charles L. Johnson, 60, of 1616 Highland avenue, Wilmette, was injured in ...
  • Civil War Hero Dies at Wilmette Residence [John Murray Vernon]
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Nov 1921, p. 1     John Murray Vernon, 339 Maple avenue, passed away Sunday, November 20, at his home, at the age of 80 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Nov 1921, p. 1   John Murray Vernon, 339 Maple avenue, passed away Sunday, November 20, at ...
  • Conduct funeral services for Mrs. Fannie Fridman
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jun 1928, p. 10     Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie H. Fridman, widow of the late George R. Fridman, were held from the residence, 242 Greenleaf avenue, last Sunday evening, following which the remains were taken to New Richmond, Ohio, for services and burial. Mrs. Fridman is survived by three sons, Frank R., Harry, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jun 1928, p. 10   Funeral services for Mrs. Fannie H. Fridman, widow of the late George ...
  • C.W. Lasher Stricken While Leaving a Train
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Dec 1921, p. 1     Funeral services for Charles W. Lasher, 76, 124 Laurel avenue, were held from the residence Tuesday afternoon. He died suddenly on Saturday, November 26, shortly after leaving the elevated train at the LInden Avenue terminal station. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Dec 1921, p. 1   Funeral services for Charles W. Lasher, 76, 124 Laurel avenue, were held ...
  • Death claims brother of Mrs. R. C. Pearson [death of Frank J. Desmond]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1928, p. 67     Mr. and Mrs. Ray C. Pearson and daughters Marian and Catherine Rae were called to Galena, Ill., last Thursday by the death of Mrs. Pearson's brother Frank J. Desmond. Mr. Desmond died suddenly last Wednesday night, having been ill only a few hours. Death was due to heart failure.Mr. Desmond ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1928, p. 67   Mr. and Mrs. Ray C. Pearson and daughters Marian and Catherine Rae ...
  • Death comes suddenly to Mrs. A. [Ashley] McDonald
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4     Funeral services for Mrs. Ashley McDonald, nee Ida Bersback, of Kenilworth, were held from the Kenilworth Union church last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. McDonald's death came with shocking suddenness, following a two day's illness at Evanston hospital. On Tuesday morning, January 8, while under ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4   Funeral services for Mrs. Ashley McDonald, nee Ida Bersback, of Kenilworth, were ...
  • Death summons veteran priest: Rev. William Netstraeter
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1924, 1, 6     Rev. William Netstraeter of St. Joseph's Parish dies at age of 83, pioneer churchman, was pastor of St. Joseph's for 54 years Photo of Rev. William Netstraeter...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1924, 1, 6   Rev. William Netstraeter of St. Joseph's Parish dies at age of 83, ...
  • Death takes Lena Butts, Wilmette school teacher
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1929, p. 4     Mrs. Lena A. Butts, for seventeen years a teacher in the Wilmette public schools, passed away at her home in Evanston, Thursday evening, January 10.Mrs. Butts taught for a number of years at the Central school, then, following the erection of the Laurel school, went there as the third grade ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1929, p. 4   Mrs. Lena A. Butts, for seventeen years a teacher in the Wilmette ...
  • Death takes Mrs. Sparr
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Feb 1924, p. 7     Mr. M. L. Sparr [aka Myron Leslie Sparr]...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Feb 1924, p. 7   Mr. M. L. Sparr [aka Myron Leslie Sparr]...
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