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  • Engels, Joseph (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 27 Jun 1940, p. 63. Date of Event: 26 Jun 1940     ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 27 Jun 1940, p. 63. Date of Event: 26 Jun 1940   ...
  • Miller, Fre Alexander (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Jul 1940, p. 47. Date of Event: 14 Jul 1940     ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Jul 1940, p. 47. Date of Event: 14 Jul 1940   ...
  • Alles, Frank Alson (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Jul 1940, p. 47. Date of Event: 30 Jul 1940     Frank Alles, 93, 1614 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, died Jul 30 at his home. Services will be held August 2 from St. Joseph's church. He had been ill for 14 years before his death. Mr. Alles, last surviving member of the Grand Army of the Republic in Wilmette, was born and ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 31 Jul 1940, p. 47. Date of Event: 30 Jul 1940   Frank Alles, 93, 1614 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette, died Jul 30 at his home. Services will be held August 2 from St. Joseph's church. He had been ill for 14 years ...
  • Edward Zipf Dies; Wilmette Ex-President
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1940, p. 3     Edward Zipf died at the Evanston hospital on Monday of this week. Mr. Zipf, who was 76 years old, was stricken with a heart attack Thursday of last week at the golf course of the Westmoreland Country Club. He was a native of Kankakee. He served as president of the ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Aug 1940, p. 3   Edward Zipf died at the Evanston hospital on Monday of this week. Mr. Zipf, who was 76 years old, was stricken with a heart attack Thursday of last week at ...
  • New Westmoreland Swimming Pool
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Jul 1941, p. 47     Swimming pool is part of a recently-completed $70,000 building program at the Westmoreland Country Club. photograph Trescott Ripley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Ripley of the Edgewater Beach hotel....
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Jul 1941, p. 47   Swimming pool is part of a recently-completed $70,000 building program at the Westmoreland Country Club. photograph Trescott Ripley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Ripley of the Edgewater Beach ...
  • Obituary: Charles Edwin Thompson
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Jul 1941, p. 47     Services for Charles Edwin Thompson, 62 years old, of 961 Bluff road, Glencoe, who died July 24 were held Saturday afternoon at the Wilmette Baptist Church. Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Thompson was a native of Indiana. He is survived by his widow, Hallie; two sons, Willard C. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 31 Jul 1941, p. 47   Services for Charles Edwin Thompson, 62 years old, of 961 Bluff road, Glencoe, who died July 24 were held Saturday afternoon at the Wilmette Baptist Church. Burial was in Memorial ...
  • To Study Photography at Lowry Field, Col. [Pvt. Hermi Birlauf]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Dec 1941, p. 83     Pvt. Hermi Birlauf, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Birlauf, of 913 Thirteenth Street, Wilmette, has left Chanute Field near Rantoul, Ill., and is now at Lowry Field at Denver, Col., where he will study photography. Last week as their houseguest, the Birlaufs entertained Corp. Eugene Tracy Hysunt of ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Dec 1941, p. 83   Pvt. Hermi Birlauf, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Birlauf, of 913 Thirteenth Street, Wilmette, has left Chanute Field near Rantoul, Ill., and is now at Lowry Field at ...
  • Obituary: Dr. Carey Culbertson
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Oct 1942, p. 63     Dr. Carey Culbertson, 71 years old, died last Friday in the North Shore Veterans' hospital, Lake Forest. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Piper City, Ill., Dr. Culbertson's birthplace. Dr. and Mrs. Culbertson had been residents of Winnetka about a year and had lived in Wilmette for two years ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Oct 1942, p. 63   Dr. Carey Culbertson, 71 years old, died last Friday in the North Shore Veterans' hospital, Lake Forest. Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at Piper City, Ill., Dr. Culbertson's birthplace. ...
  • Stack Up Key Kollection
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Oct 1942, p. 67     Photo Dick Grater and Raymond H olstead, presidents of the 8th grade assemblies at Howard and Stolp Schools. Schools participated in the Key Kollection Kampaign from October 2 to 15. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Oct 1942, p. 67   Photo Dick Grater and Raymond H olstead, presidents of the 8th grade assemblies at Howard and Stolp Schools. Schools participated in the Key Kollection Kampaign from October 2 to 15. ...
  • Lt. John R. Sawyer, Liberator Pilot, Killed in Action
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1944, p. 3     Mrs. John R. Sawyer has received word from the War Department that her husband, Lt. John R. Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. Mrs. Sawyer is the former Elsie von der Lippen, daughter of Mr. and Mr. Fred von der Lippen of 1220 Lake Avenue, Wilmette. ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jul 1944, p. 3   Mrs. John R. Sawyer has received word from the War Department that her husband, Lt. John R. Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. Mrs. Sawyer is ...
  • Walter Campana Loses Life in Plane Crash Near Malden
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944     Pvt. Walter Campana, age 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic M. Campana, 251 Linden avenue, Wilmette, lost his life September 21 in a plane crash near Malden, Mo.Funeral services were held Saturday morning at St. Francis Xavier church, with burial in Calvary. Besides his parents, Private Campana is survived ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944   Pvt. Walter Campana, age 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dominic M. Campana, 251 Linden avenue, Wilmette, lost his life September 21 in a plane crash near Malden, Mo.Funeral services ...
  • S-Sgt. Hoffmeyer Killed in Action Sept. 8 in India
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7     S/Sgt. Henry G. Hoffmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hoffmeyer, 1418 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, was killed in action September 8 in India, according to a notification from the War Department received Thursday of last week by his wife, Judith, of Lake Villa. Sergeant Hoffmeyer, who was 29 years ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, p. 7   S/Sgt. Henry G. Hoffmeyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Albert H. Hoffmeyer, 1418 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, was killed in action September 8 in India, according to a notification from the ...
  • News-magazine copy tells service men 'tis a small world
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, Section News, p. 7     Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles, 726 Ninth street, Wilmette, wrote a letter to his parents dated September 20. The soldier mentioned receiving a letter from John Boyle who had heard about Abeles marriage in May to the former Shirley Elling of 610 Fourth ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Sep 1944, Section News, p. 7   Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles, 726 Ninth street, Wilmette, wrote a letter to his parents dated September 20. The soldier mentioned receiving a ...
  • Obituary: Robert A. Mestjian
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1944     Mr. and Mrs. Aram K. Mestjian, 511 Green Bay road, Wilmette, have been notified that their son, Pfc. Robert A. Mestjian was killed in action in Germany November 29. Survivors are his brother, Charles T. Mestjian, his sister, Mrs. Charles Pear, and his parents. photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1944   Mr. and Mrs. Aram K. Mestjian, 511 Green Bay road, Wilmette, have been notified that their son, Pfc. Robert A. Mestjian was killed in action in Germany November 29. Survivors ...
  • Obituary: Robert A. Mestjian
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jan 1945     A service in memory of Pfc. Robert A. Mestjian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aram K. Mestjian, 511 Green Bay road, Wilmette, who was killed in action in Germany on November 29 [1944], will be held January 7, in the First Congregational church of Wilmette. photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jan 1945   A service in memory of Pfc. Robert A. Mestjian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aram K. Mestjian, 511 Green Bay road, Wilmette, who was killed in action in Germany on ...
  • Feted on ninetieth birthday: Anna Brosius
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 20     December 27, [1854] Anna Brosius was born in Trier, Germany. She lives in the Chestnut Court building (formerly the Smith Building) in Winnetka. Those who came to congratulate Miss Brosius on her 90th birthday were Mrs. Christ Christiansen, Mrs. Eric Nelson, Mrs. Andrew Park, Mrs. B. E. Buckman, Mrs. Edward ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 20   December 27, [1854] Anna Brosius was born in Trier, Germany. She lives in the Chestnut Court building (formerly the Smith Building) in Winnetka. Those who came to congratulate Miss Brosius ...
  • Obituary: John A. Hoffmann
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, Section Obituaries, p. 51     Services for John A. Hoffmann, 79, pioneer resident of Wilmette, who died suddenly January 4 in his home at 1922 Wilmette Avenue, were held Monday morning in St. Joseph's church, with burial following in Memorial Park. He was the son of the late John and Margaret Hoffmann. John A. and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, Section Obituaries, p. 51   Services for John A. Hoffmann, 79, pioneer resident of Wilmette, who died suddenly January 4 in his home at 1922 Wilmette Avenue, were held Monday morning in St. Joseph's church, ...
  • Obituary: John Millen
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, Section Obituaries, p. 51     John Millen, 78, died Monday, January 8, in St. Francis Hospital, Evanston and was buried in All Saints' cemetery, Des Plaines. Mr. Millen's home was at 1128 Greenleaf Avenue. He was a native of Bristol, Wisconsin. He opened his own business, the Millen Hardware company, 1219 Wilmette Avenue, in 1908, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, Section Obituaries, p. 51   John Millen, 78, died Monday, January 8, in St. Francis Hospital, Evanston and was buried in All Saints' cemetery, Des Plaines. Mr. Millen's home was at 1128 Greenleaf Avenue. He ...
  • Wife receives medal won by Lt. John Sawyer
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5     Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to award the Air medal with one silver oak cluster to Mrs. John R. Sawyer, the former Elsie von der Lippen, whose husband, Lieutanant Sawyer, was killed in action over Truk on June 2. In a small family ceremony, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 5   Two officers from the sixth Service command came to Wilmette recently to award the Air medal with one silver oak cluster to Mrs. John R. Sawyer, the former Elsie von ...
  • John Bradstreet Dies from Wounds at Belgian Front
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 27     Mr.and Mrs. J. Endicott Bradstreet of Evanston, formerly of Winnetka, learned Monday that their son, Pvt. John Endicott Bradstreet, Jr., 21 previously reported seriously wounded in action in Belgium, December 20, died the following day in a base hospital. He was born in Winnetka on December 15, 1923. His sister, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 27   Mr.and Mrs. J. Endicott Bradstreet of Evanston, formerly of Winnetka, learned Monday that their son, Pvt. John Endicott Bradstreet, Jr., 21 previously reported seriously wounded in action in Belgium, December ...
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