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  • E. A. Pratt found dead in garage at residence
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1925, p. 1     Edward A. Pratt, 1224 Elmwood avenue, was found dead in his garage in the rear of 1223 Elmwood avenue Wednesday evening of this week by Ernest Parker, who lives at the Pratt home. Pratt had left for his business in Chicago about 10 o'clock in the morning, and when he ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1925, p. 1   Edward A. Pratt, 1224 Elmwood avenue, was found dead in his garage in the rear of 1223 Elmwood avenue Wednesday evening of this week by Ernest Parker, who lives at ...
  • Pratt burial here at Mount Carroll Saturday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1925, p. 47     Funeral services for Edward A. Pratt, 1224 Elmwood avenue, who died suddenly September 30, were held at the home last Saturday. Rev. Stephen A. Lloyd of the First Congregational church, officiating, followed by Masonic services. Burial was at Mount Carroll, Ill. Mr. Pratt is usrvived [sic] by his ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1925, p. 47   Funeral services for Edward A. Pratt, 1224 Elmwood avenue, who died suddenly September 30, were held at the home last Saturday. Rev. Stephen A. Lloyd of the First Congregational church, ...
  • Ira S. Fisher dies; well known leader in church activity
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1925, p. 41     A long life, filled with unselfish devotion to family and church, ended with the death of Ira S. Fisher at his home 638 Ash street, Winnetka, September 25.

    Mr. Fisher was born May 14, 1845 at Ben Millar, Ontario, Canada. He was married in 1870 to Mary A. Large and on ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1925, p. 41   A long life, filled with unselfish devotion to family and church, ended with the death of Ira S. Fisher at his home 638 Ash street, Winnetka, September 25.

    Mr. Fisher was ...
  • Heart failure victim [William A. Hoffman]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1925, p. 43     William A. Hoffman, 1701 Walnut avenue, a decorator, fell dead while working on a house in Kenilworth, Wednesday afternoon of this week. Death was thought to have been caused by heart disease. Mr. Hoffman had been a resident of the village for many years. Funeral arrangements will be announced ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1925, p. 43   William A. Hoffman, 1701 Walnut avenue, a decorator, fell dead while working on a house in Kenilworth, Wednesday afternoon of this week. Death was thought to have been caused by ...
  • Save two boys from lake; third drowns: motorcycle policeman George Schaefer leads heroic rescue crew in Sunday tragedy
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 3     Richard Brooks, 15, Chicago, died trying to swim to shore from overturned canoe; Edward Reder, 16, and James Minogue, 14, both of Chicago, rescued by Schaefer, Bennett, Salmis, and Mindly. Photograph Officer George Schaefer ...
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 3   Richard Brooks, 15, Chicago, died trying to swim to shore from overturned canoe; Edward Reder, 16, and James Minogue, 14, both of Chicago, rescued by Schaefer, Bennett, Salmis, and Mindly. ...
  • One dead, two hurt in Sunday collision: automobile and North Shore train crash at Greenleaf avenue and Eighth street [death of Mayme Franco]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 1     Mayme Franco, 16, 480 Rosewood avenue, Winnetka killed; Edna Franco, 18, and Joseph Flynn, 968 Spruce Street, injured when car driven by Paul Runnefeldt, 1037 Spruce Street, Winnetka was hit by train; Rev. James Austin Richards, Winnetka Congregational Church officiated at funeral services; burial at Memorial Park. ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 1   Mayme Franco, 16, 480 Rosewood avenue, Winnetka killed; Edna Franco, 18, and Joseph Flynn, 968 Spruce Street, injured when car driven by Paul Runnefeldt, 1037 Spruce Street, Winnetka was hit ...
  • Calvin M. Burghalter dies at northern camp
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 44     Calvin M. Burghalter, husband of Mrs. Beatrice Pease Burghalter, of Kenilworth, was drowned Monday morning of this week at Elbow lake, Wausaukee, Wis., when his canoe overturned a short distance from the shore. The couple had been married at the home of the bride, 320 Leicester road, Kenilworth, on ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 44   Calvin M. Burghalter, husband of Mrs. Beatrice Pease Burghalter, of Kenilworth, was drowned Monday morning of this week at Elbow lake, Wausaukee, Wis., when his canoe overturned a short distance ...
  • Aged resident dies [Jennie M. Burgess]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 41     Mrs. Jennie M. Burgess, mother of Charles E. Burgess, 1534 Highland avenue, passed away Wednesday, October 14, at the Burgess residence. Mrs. Burgess was 81 years of age and had been a resident of the village for 17 years, living with her son through all her years in Wilmette....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 41   Mrs. Jennie M. Burgess, mother of Charles E. Burgess, 1534 Highland avenue, passed away Wednesday, October 14, at the Burgess residence. Mrs. Burgess was 81 years of age and had ...
  • Father taken by death [death of Cassius M. Rouzer]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 38     Mrs. Burton S. Powell, 1226 Ashland avenue, was called to Fort Wayne, Ind., last week by the death of her father, Cassius M. Rouzer, 81 years of age and a veteran of the Civil war. Mr. Rouzer had been in a sanitarium in Fort Wayne. His home was at Dayton, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 38   Mrs. Burton S. Powell, 1226 Ashland avenue, was called to Fort Wayne, Ind., last week by the death of her father, Cassius M. Rouzer, 81 years of age and a ...
  • Summoned by death [Mrs. James M. Murray]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 31     Mrs. James M. Murray, mother of Mrs. Alfred J. Ruby, 237 Greenleaf avenue, passed away September 28 at her home in Scranton, Pa., after a brief illness. Mrs. Murray was 79 years of age....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 31   Mrs. James M. Murray, mother of Mrs. Alfred J. Ruby, 237 Greenleaf avenue, passed away September 28 at her home in Scranton, Pa., after a brief illness. Mrs. Murray was ...
  • Find body of youth near drowning scene [Richard Brooks]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Oct 1925, p. 39     Just one day short of a week after he had been drowned in an attempt to swim ashore from an overturned canoe off the southern limits of Kenilworth, the body of Richard Brooks, 15 years old, 669 Wrightwood avenue, Chicago, was found on the beach early last Saturday morning, a ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Oct 1925, p. 39   Just one day short of a week after he had been drowned in an attempt to swim ashore from an overturned canoe off the southern limits of Kenilworth, the body ...
  • Lorinda A. Grubb dies at home in Evanston
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Oct 1925, p. 41     Mrs. Lorinda A. Grubb, 1307 Oak avenue, Evanston, a former Wilmette resident, died at her home Tuesday, October 20. Services were held Thursday afternoon from the Memorial Park chapel. Dr. Stephen A. Lloyd of the Wilmette Congregational church officiating, and burial was at Memorial Park. Mrs. ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Oct 1925, p. 41   Mrs. Lorinda A. Grubb, 1307 Oak avenue, Evanston, a former Wilmette resident, died at her home Tuesday, October 20. Services were held Thursday afternoon from the Memorial Park chapel. Dr. ...
  • Mrs. Albertina Grabo is summoned by death
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Nov 1925, p. 6     Funeral services for Mrs. Albertina Rubach Grabo of 626 Pleasant road, Kenilworth, who passed away Tuesday, November 17, will be held from the residence Saturday at 1:30 o'clock and from St. John's Lutheran church at 2 o'clock. Burial will be at Memorial Park.

    Mrs. Grabo came to Wilmette in ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Nov 1925, p. 6   Funeral services for Mrs. Albertina Rubach Grabo of 626 Pleasant road, Kenilworth, who passed away Tuesday, November 17, will be held from the residence Saturday at 1:30 o'clock and from ...
  • Frederick J. McCann is taken by death Monday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Dec 1925, p. 4     Frederick J. McCann, 1617 Lake avenue, died suddenly at his office in Chicago Monday, November 30. Funeral services were held Thursday morning of this week, from St. Joseph church, Rev. J. A. Neumann officiating, and burial was at Calvary cemetery. Mr. McCann was 47 years old. He is survived by ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Dec 1925, p. 4   Frederick J. McCann, 1617 Lake avenue, died suddenly at his office in Chicago Monday, November 30. Funeral services were held Thursday morning of this week, from St. Joseph church, Rev. ...
  • Woman dies from injury received when hit by car [Martha R. Schooley]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Dec 1925, p. 51     Injuries received when she was struck by a Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee electric train at the Wilmette avenue crossing Wednesday afternoon, December 2, proved fatal to Mrs. Martha R. Schooley, 161 Prairie avenue, the following day, when she died at Evanston hospital where she was taken ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Dec 1925, p. 51   Injuries received when she was struck by a Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee electric train at the Wilmette avenue crossing Wednesday afternoon, December 2, proved fatal to Mrs. Martha R. ...
  • William A. Burgess while taking a walk suffers fatal stroke
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Dec 1925, p. 10     William A. Burgess, 1708 Highland avenue, was seized with a heart stroke while walking on Central avenue at Wilmette avenue last Saturday afternoon and died a short time later in the Snider-Cazel's drug store, where he had been taken. Ernest Cazel noticed Mr. Burgess stagger and nearly fall to the ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Dec 1925, p. 10   William A. Burgess, 1708 Highland avenue, was seized with a heart stroke while walking on Central avenue at Wilmette avenue last Saturday afternoon and died a short time later in ...
  • Mrs. Henry Hoth dies after lengthy illness
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Dec 1925, p. 6     Mrs. Henry Hoth, 61 years old, 1818 Wilmette avenue, died Tuesday morning of this week after a long illness. Funeral services will be held from the home to St. Joseph's church this morning at 9:30 o'clock, and burial will be at St. Joseph cemetery. Mrs. Hoth is survived by her ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Dec 1925, p. 6   Mrs. Henry Hoth, 61 years old, 1818 Wilmette avenue, died Tuesday morning of this week after a long illness. Funeral services will be held from the home to St. Joseph's ...
  • Joseph C. Wharton dies a victim of pneumonia
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Dec 1925, p. 55     Joseph C. Wharton, 49 years old, 1600 Washington avenue, died at the St. Francis hospital in Evanston Monday morning of this week. He had been taken to the hospital the previous Thursday, suffering from pneumonia. Funeral services were held from the home Tuesday afternoon and burial was at Memorial ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Dec 1925, p. 55   Joseph C. Wharton, 49 years old, 1600 Washington avenue, died at the St. Francis hospital in Evanston Monday morning of this week. He had been taken to the hospital the ...
  • Loses sister by death [death of Mrs. Frances Schroeder]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Dec 1925, p. 5     Mrs. Frances Schroeder, 2122 Kenilworth avenue, Rogers Park, sister of Mrs. Frank Venton, 243 Linden avenue, died Saturday morning of last week....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Dec 1925, p. 5   Mrs. Frances Schroeder, 2122 Kenilworth avenue, Rogers Park, sister of Mrs. Frank Venton, 243 Linden avenue, died Saturday morning of last week....
  • Frank G. Soule is summoned by death; prominent analysist
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Dec 1925, p. 5     Funeral services for Frank G. Soule, 1045 Michigan avenue, were held from the Scott chapel at 1022 Davis street, Evanston, Tuesday afternoon of this week. Mr. Soule, who had been a resident of Wilmette for the past three years, died last Saturday at the Evanston hospital where he had been ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Dec 1925, p. 5   Funeral services for Frank G. Soule, 1045 Michigan avenue, were held from the Scott chapel at 1022 Davis street, Evanston, Tuesday afternoon of this week. Mr. Soule, who had been ...
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