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  • 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: J. Lee Rosberg
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 1945, p. 67     J. Lee Rosberg, 47, died Sunday in his home at 446 Provident avenue, Winnetka. He was the son of Mrs. Anna Rosberg and the late John Rosberg. Mr. Rosberg is survived, in addition to his mother, by his wife, Betty; two sons, Donald J. Rosberg and Robert R. Rosberg; and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 1945, p. 67   J. Lee Rosberg, 47, died Sunday in his home at 446 Provident avenue, Winnetka. He was the son of Mrs. Anna Rosberg and the late John Rosberg. Mr. Rosberg is ...
  • North Shore Men Are Among War Prisoners Released by Allies
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 9     Among the men released from Moosberg prison camp, north of Munich, was Lt. Robert H. Ehrler, son of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Ehrler, 807 Rosewood avenue, Winnetka; F/O Gordon Lane, Jr. of Wilmette, son of the senior Gordon D. Lanes of 2228 Greenwood avenue; Lt. Robert E. Davis of ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 9   Among the men released from Moosberg prison camp, north of Munich, was Lt. Robert H. Ehrler, son of Mr. and Mrs. William F. Ehrler, 807 Rosewood avenue, Winnetka; F/O Gordon ...
  • Orchestra Will Pay Tribute to Robert Mestjian
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 7     The North Side Symphony Orchestra will pay tribute next Sunday to the memory of Pfc. Robert Mestjian, former member, who was killed in action in Germany last November 29. Private Mestjian, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aram K. Mestjian, 511 Green Bay road, Wilmette, played French horn with the orchestra ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 7   The North Side Symphony Orchestra will pay tribute next Sunday to the memory of Pfc. Robert Mestjian, former member, who was killed in action in Germany last November 29. Private ...
  • Plan memorial service May 7 for Pfc. Steffens
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 7     A memorial mass for Pfc. Thomas J. Steffens, 20, who was reported by the War Department as killed in action in Germany on February 8, will be said in St. Joseph's church, Wilmette. Private Steffens was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Steffens of 2147 Wilmette avenue In addition ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 7   A memorial mass for Pfc. Thomas J. Steffens, 20, who was reported by the War Department as killed in action in Germany on February 8, will be said in St. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Major [Henry William] Dalton, now missing, mans tank to thwart Nazi push
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Feb 1945, ?     Maj. Henry William Dalton of Wilmette, is executive officer in the headquarters company of the Ninth Armored Division, fighting in Luxembourg, The War Department has notified his wife who lives in Clinton, Iowa, that he has been missing in action since December 18 [1944]. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Feb 1945, ?   Maj. Henry William Dalton of Wilmette, is executive officer in the headquarters company of the Ninth Armored Division, fighting in Luxembourg, The War Department has notified his wife who lives ...
  • Dr. Norman Watson Will Address PTA Gathering
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Mar 1945, p. 1     Howard school Parent-Teacher association will have Open House for its March meeting, March 27. The speaker at the meeting will be Dr. Norman E. Watson, who is superintendent of schools in Northbrook. Photograph Dr. Norman E. Watson...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Mar 1945, p. 1   Howard school Parent-Teacher association will have Open House for its March meeting, March 27. The speaker at the meeting will be Dr. Norman E. Watson, who is superintendent of schools ...
  • Lt. Charles Hall,
Pilot in Italy,
Killed in Action
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Mar 1945, p. 7     Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Hall of 22710 Blackhawk road, Wilmette, were informed by the War Department last Wednesday that their son, 2nd Lt. Charles David Hall, 23,was killed in action in Italy on March 2. In addition to his mother and father he is survived by his wife, the ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Mar 1945, p. 7   Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Hall of 22710 Blackhawk road, Wilmette, were informed by the War Department last Wednesday that their son, 2nd Lt. Charles David Hall, 23,was killed in ...
  • Obituary: R. Ward Starrett
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jun 1945, p. 58     R. Ward Starrett of 221 Woodstock avenue, Kenilworth, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 21, at the age of 49 years. Surviving him are his wife, Olive Bulley Starrett; three children, Ralph Ward Starrett, Jr., Miss Nancy Starrett, and William F. Starrett; his mother, Mrs. Ralph Starrett of Kenilworth, and two brothers, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jun 1945, p. 58   R. Ward Starrett of 221 Woodstock avenue, Kenilworth, died unexpectedly Thursday, June 21, at the age of 49 years. Surviving him are his wife, Olive Bulley Starrett; three children, Ralph ...
  • Lt. Scribner Dies From Wounds; Plan Memorial Service
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 6     Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Scribner, 812 Ash street, Winnetka, were notified last week that their son, 1st Lt. William Van Dyke Scribner, died April 13 in Germany from wounds incurred in action. A memorial service for Lieutenant Scribner, who was born in Milwaukee, December 3, 1919, will be held ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 6   Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Scribner, 812 Ash street, Winnetka, were notified last week that their son, 1st Lt. William Van Dyke Scribner, died April 13 in Germany from wounds ...
  • 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 ...
  • Lt. Alfred Abeles of Air Force is Reported Missing
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3     2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been missing in action over Germany since January 23, his wife, the former Shirley Elling, was notified by offical telegram Sunday night. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth street, Wilmette. Entering service in 1943, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3   2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been missing in action over Germany since January 23, his wife, the former Shirley Elling, was notified by offical ...
  • Memorial Fund Pays Tribute to Capt. R.W. [Robert William] Kaye
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 53     ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 53   ...
  • Capt. [Grover M.] Hermann [Jr.] is Killed in Action on German Front
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 7     Capt. Grover M. Hermann, Jr., 29, who lived at 82 Essex road, Winnetka, was killed in action in Germany on January 26. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; a daughter, Marta, 2 months old; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover M. Hermann; a sister, Shirley; and a brother, Robert, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 7   Capt. Grover M. Hermann, Jr., 29, who lived at 82 Essex road, Winnetka, was killed in action in Germany on January 26. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; a ...
  • Reports Burial of Sgt. Rice at Bladel, Holland
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 40     Mrs. Elson G. Rice of 627 Eleventh street, Wilmette, received a letter from J.A. Verhoven of Bladel, Holland, informing her that he had buried her son, S/Sgt. James B. Rice, in a Catholic cemetery in Bladel after Sergeant Rice's plane was downed over Eindhoven, Holland, on September 17, 1944. He ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 40   Mrs. Elson G. Rice of 627 Eleventh street, Wilmette, received a letter from J.A. Verhoven of Bladel, Holland, informing her that he had buried her son, S/Sgt. James B. Rice, ...
  • Plan memorial services for Lt. A. B. Abeles
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31     2nd Lt. Alfred B. [Beecher] Abeles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth Street, Wilmette, who was previously listed as missing in action over Germany on January 23, is now reported to have been killed in action at that time, according to a telegram from the ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31   2nd Lt. Alfred B. [Beecher] Abeles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth Street, Wilmette, who was previously listed as missing in action over Germany on ...
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