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  • 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: Florence Isabelle Bockius
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Apr 1945, p. 59     Miss Florence I. Bockius, a member of one of Wilmette's pioneer families, died Monday afternoon, April 2 in her home at 1035 Central avenue. She is survived by two sisters, the Misses Mary L. and Hallie Bockius of the Central avenue address, and a brother, W. Allan Bockius of Glenview. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Apr 1945, p. 59   Miss Florence I. Bockius, a member of one of Wilmette's pioneer families, died Monday afternoon, April 2 in her home at 1035 Central avenue. She is survived by two sisters, ...
  • Advertisement for Beyrer Electric and Radio Shop, 1147 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 8     Advertisement features hearing aids ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 8   Advertisement features hearing aids ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. Walter Ballard
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 51     Mrs. Walter Ballard died December 31 in her home in Syracuse, Indiana. She is survived by an aunt, Mrs. Edward [aka Susan] Kaumeyer, 601 Laurel Avenue, Wilmette, in addition to her son, Charles McSherry and a daughter, Mrs. Day McSherry Benjamin of Los Angeles, California. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 51   Mrs. Walter Ballard died December 31 in her home in Syracuse, Indiana. She is survived by an aunt, Mrs. Edward [aka Susan] Kaumeyer, 601 Laurel Avenue, Wilmette, in addition to ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Maj. Henry Dalton dies from wounds served in Europe
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 1945, ?     Photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 May 1945, ?   Photo...
  • Obituary: John Uttenreuther Sr.
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, Section Obituaries, p. 55     John Uttenreuther, Sr., 1844 Forest Avenue, Wilmette, died suddenly January 10 at home. Mr. Uttenreuther is survived by his wife, Mrs. Martha Severt Uttenreuther and 6 daughters, Mrs. Anna Miller of 1538 Walnut Street, Wilmette, Mrs. Elizabeth Allen of Oakland, California, Mrs. Katherine Salmen of Los Angeles, Mrs. Helen Heinzen, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, Section Obituaries, p. 55   John Uttenreuther, Sr., 1844 Forest Avenue, Wilmette, died suddenly January 10 at home. Mr. Uttenreuther is survived by his wife, Mrs. Martha Severt Uttenreuther and 6 daughters, Mrs. Anna Miller ...
  • Robert J. Uttenreuther arrives home this week
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 16     Robert J. Uttenreuther, son of Mr. and Mrs. John N. Uttenreuther, 307 Ridge Road, Kenilworth, received his silver aerial gunner's wings and has been promoted to the grade of corporal. He will arrive home on furlough this week. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 16   Robert J. Uttenreuther, son of Mr. and Mrs. John N. Uttenreuther, 307 Ridge Road, Kenilworth, received his silver aerial gunner's wings and has been promoted to the grade of corporal. ...
  • Births: Douglas Pence Reinhold
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 10     ... the birth of a son, Douglas Pence born on Monday January 8 [1945]. The baby has...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, p. 10   ... the birth of a son, Douglas Pence born on Monday January 8 [1945]. The baby has...
  • Obituary: William M. Bauer
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55     William M. Bauer of 1000 Sheridan road, Wilmette died Saturday, January 13. Husband of Mrs. Emma Eagle Bauer, and brother of Richard Bauer, the late Julius Bauer II, and Mrs. Anna Bauer Behrmann, he was buried Monday in Graceland cemetery. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55   William M. Bauer of 1000 Sheridan road, Wilmette died Saturday, January 13. Husband of Mrs. Emma Eagle Bauer, and brother of Richard Bauer, the late Julius Bauer II, and Mrs. ...
  • Obituary: Millicent Burgoyne
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55     Miss Millicent Burgoyne, close friend of Mrs. Sarah King and Mrs. Joseph Lyman, 1817 Walnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 12 at Henrotin hospital. Miss Burgoyne, was buried Monday from Alten's chapel to Memorial Park cemetery. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55   Miss Millicent Burgoyne, close friend of Mrs. Sarah King and Mrs. Joseph Lyman, 1817 Walnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 12 at Henrotin hospital. Miss Burgoyne, was buried Monday from Alten's ...
  • Obituary: Mary E. Graham
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55     Mrs. Mary E. Graham, wife of the late Dr. William B. Graham, died on Friday, January 5, in her home at 514 Birch street, Winnetka. She is survived by her sister, Ida H. Morrill; two daughters, Margery and Mary Nancy, and a son, Richard M., all of Winnetka; two granddaughters, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55   Mrs. Mary E. Graham, wife of the late Dr. William B. Graham, died on Friday, January 5, in her home at 514 Birch street, Winnetka. She is survived by her ...
  • Obituary: Peter Joseph Keil
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55     Peter Joseph Keil of 1131 Ridge road, Wilmette, died January 12 at home. In addition to his mother, Mrs. Mary Keil, and sister, Mrs. Marie Steinhoff, he is survived by 2 brothers, Math J. Keil, 1618 Spencer avenue, and Anthony W. Keil, 1931 Schiller avenue; and 2 other sisters, Mrs. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55   Peter Joseph Keil of 1131 Ridge road, Wilmette, died January 12 at home. In addition to his mother, Mrs. Mary Keil, and sister, Mrs. Marie Steinhoff, he is survived by ...
  • Obituary: Helga C. Nord
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55     Mrs. Helga Caroline Nord, 1152 Central avenue, Wilmette, died Friday morning, January 12, at St. Francis hospital, Evanston. Interment was in Memorial Park. In addition to her husband, David E. Nord, she is survived by her daughter, Mrs. James R. Bush of Park Ridge, and an adopted daughter, Elsie May ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1945, p. 55   Mrs. Helga Caroline Nord, 1152 Central avenue, Wilmette, died Friday morning, January 12, at St. Francis hospital, Evanston. Interment was in Memorial Park. In addition to her husband, David E. ...
  • Lt. Niggemeyer Killed in Action
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 6     Lt. Donald H. Niggemeyer, whose wife, the former Frances Wagner, has been making her home with her sister, Mrs. W. P. Maher, 2315 Greenwood avenue, Wilmette, was killed on October 26 [1944] in Germany. Ths was the first word Mrs. Niggemeyer had received since the War Department announced last December ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 6   Lt. Donald H. Niggemeyer, whose wife, the former Frances Wagner, has been making her home with her sister, Mrs. W. P. Maher, 2315 Greenwood avenue, Wilmette, was killed on October ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Naval Lieutenant [William H. Bowen] Describes Sinking of Famed Bismark Sea [aircraft carrier]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 8     ... by Lt. William H. Bowen, USNR, in a letter, dated April 14 [1945] to his...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 8   ... by Lt. William H. Bowen, USNR, in a letter, dated April 14 [1945] to his...
  • 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 ...
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