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  • Obituary: Olof Kleerup
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Olof Kleerup of Kenilworth died in St. Francis hospital, Evanston, Monday evening. He was 79 years old. Mr. Kleerup made his home with a son, Bertel Kleerup, at 847 McLean avenue. He was born in Sweden and came to this country when he was 21 years old. His wife, Anna ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Olof Kleerup of Kenilworth died in St. Francis hospital, Evanston, Monday evening. He was 79 years old. Mr. Kleerup made his home with a son, Bertel Kleerup, at 847 McLean ...
  • Wilmette man's tragic story at last has a happy end
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 20     Andrew Geavaras, of Wilmette rejoined his wife, Sophie, whom he had not seen for seven years, and son, Tommy, 6 years old, whom he had never seen. Mr. Gavaras, who lives at the Central Hotel in Wilmette, was caught during a visit to Greece when the war broke out and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 20   Andrew Geavaras, of Wilmette rejoined his wife, Sophie, whom he had not seen for seven years, and son, Tommy, 6 years old, whom he had never seen. Mr. Gavaras, who ...
  • Obituary: Arthur Edward Andersen
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Arthur Edward Andersen, resident at 44 Locust road, Winnetka, died Friday noon in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Emma Arnold Andersen; a son, Arthur E. Anderson, Jr., of Crystal Lake; two daughters, Mrs. Vilas Johnson of Wilmette and Mrs. Robert E. Hornberger of Evanston and ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Arthur Edward Andersen, resident at 44 Locust road, Winnetka, died Friday noon in St. Luke's hospital, Chicago. He is survived by his wife, Emma Arnold Andersen; a son, Arthur E. ...
  • Obituary: Mildred Wiley
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55     Miss Mildred Wiley passed away January 7 in the Presbyterian hospital in Chicago. She was born in McComb, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William R. Wiley. Miss Wiley spent her summers with her sister, Mrs. Walter N. Sutherland of 617 Brier street, Kenilworth. Also surviving are a ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 55   Miss Mildred Wiley passed away January 7 in the Presbyterian hospital in Chicago. She was born in McComb, Ill., the daughter of the Rev. and Mrs. William R. Wiley. Miss ...
  • Obituary: Mathias Borre
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     ... 14 [1947] of a heart attack in his home. He and his wife, Frieda, lived...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   ... 14 [1947] of a heart attack in his home. He and his wife, Frieda, lived...
  • Obituary: Bernard Brady
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Bernard Brady, 46, who was born in Wilmette, died last Saturday night in Winchendon Mass., as the result of a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Rhea Garneau Brady, three daughters, Margaret, Barbara and Helen, and a son Terrence. Brothers and sisters who survive include John Brady of Waukegan, Thomas ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Bernard Brady, 46, who was born in Wilmette, died last Saturday night in Winchendon Mass., as the result of a heart attack. Surviving are his wife, Rhea Garneau Brady, three ...
  • Obituary: Henry G. Dalton
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 14 of a heart attack in the home of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cavanagh, 43 Crescent drive, Glencoe. Mr. Dalton was born in Aurora 69 years ago. Surviving are his wife, Florence, and a son, John, who was married to ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Henry G. Dalton, 1029 Chestnut avenue, Wilmette, died January 14 of a heart attack in the home of friends, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cavanagh, 43 Crescent drive, Glencoe. Mr. Dalton ...
  • Obituary: Harry Hemb
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Harry Hemb, 515 Linden avenue, Willmette, died Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 79 years old and was born in Norway. Survivors are a daughter, Mary, and three sons, Harold, Thorvald and Donald. Mr. Hemb was husband of the late Stella Hemb. Interment was at Memorial Park Cemetery. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Harry Hemb, 515 Linden avenue, Willmette, died Friday in St. Petersburg, Fla. He was 79 years old and was born in Norway. Survivors are a daughter, Mary, and three sons, ...
  • Obituary: John J. Moore
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     John J. Moore, formerly of 325 Maple avenue, Wilmette, passed away in Milwaukee, Wis., on Monday evening January 6. Interment was at Richmond, Ill. Mr. Moore would have been 90 years old on the day following his death. Surviving are a son, John R. Moore of Washington D.C.; a brother, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   John J. Moore, formerly of 325 Maple avenue, Wilmette, passed away in Milwaukee, Wis., on Monday evening January 6. Interment was at Richmond, Ill. Mr. Moore would have been 90 ...
  • Obituary: Lee Smith
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Lee Smith, 811 Elm street, member of the Winnetka police force for 10 years, was killed January 15 when he fell from the Elm street railroad bridge in Winnetka. Mr. Smith, 32, was born in Winnetka. Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Catherine McCoy; a daughter, Sandra; a son, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Lee Smith, 811 Elm street, member of the Winnetka police force for 10 years, was killed January 15 when he fell from the Elm street railroad bridge in Winnetka. Mr. ...
  • Obituary: Gilbert F. Wagner
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Gilbert F. Wagner, age 59, 599 Greenleaf avenue, Glencoe, died suddenly Saturday in Miami, Fla., where he was vacationing. Mr. Wagner was born in Princeton, Ill. Surviving is his wife, the former Miss Frances Hurford; a daughter, Mrs. Jeanne Schulman of Akron; a son, Gilbert F. Wagner, Jr. and two ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Gilbert F. Wagner, age 59, 599 Greenleaf avenue, Glencoe, died suddenly Saturday in Miami, Fla., where he was vacationing. Mr. Wagner was born in Princeton, Ill. Surviving is his wife, ...
  • Obituary: Norman T. Hallanger
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Norman T. Hallanger died in Los Angeles January 12 of injuries received in an automobile accident there Christmas Eve. Mr. Hallanger was born in Lodi, Wis. Surviving is his wife, the former Cecelia Meyers, who is now living with her father, Herman Meyers, and a sister, Mrs. F. Turskay, at ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Norman T. Hallanger died in Los Angeles January 12 of injuries received in an automobile accident there Christmas Eve. Mr. Hallanger was born in Lodi, Wis. Surviving is his wife, ...
  • [Mrs. C.E. Fitch] Attends Funeral of Aunt [Elizabeth Merriam] in Framingham
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71     Mrs. C.E. Fitch returned to her home, 1033 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, on Sunday after attending the funeral of her aunt, Miss Elizabeth Merriman, 81, in Frramingham, Mass. on January 8th. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Jan 1947, p. 71   Mrs. C.E. Fitch returned to her home, 1033 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, on Sunday after attending the funeral of her aunt, Miss Elizabeth Merriman, 81, in Frramingham, Mass. on January 8th. ...
  • New Library is Sought in Village Plan
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1947     Wilmette's is smallest, busiest, of any in North Shore communities ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1947   Wilmette's is smallest, busiest, of any in North Shore communities ...
  • Mrs. Carl Hall is Library Director
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1947     Mrs. Carl Hall, 812 Greenwood avenue, has been appointed a director of the Wilmette Public Library to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mrs. Christian W. Schafer ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1947   Mrs. Carl Hall, 812 Greenwood avenue, has been appointed a director of the Wilmette Public Library to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mrs. Christian W. Schafer ...
  • Dibble, Harvey Montiville (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Chicago Tribune, 17 Mar 1947, p. 26     Middle name derived from marriage record...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Chicago Tribune, 17 Mar 1947, p. 26   Middle name derived from marriage record...
  • Holmes, Henry H. (née Herman  W.Mudgett)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70     Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the good old days. A thrilling event of 1893 is told by Mrs. L.A. (Esther Dunshee) Bower, 1216 Ashland avenue, in ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70   Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the ...
  • Bower, Lorin A., Mrs. (née EstherDunshee)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70     Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the good old days. A thrilling event of 1893 is told by Mrs. L.A. (Esther Dunshee) Bower, 1216 Ashland avenue, in ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 Sep 1947, p. 70   Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earler Times: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime [Heading]

    Excitement--there was plenty of that, too, in the ...
  • Maternus Schaefer Leading Citizen in Early Gross Point
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 92     President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its first village board, Maternus Schaefer also filled the offices of village collector and school director for a quarter of a century. Mr. Schaefer was a farmer, owning 35 acres of land on section 33 of New Trier township, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 92   President of Gross Point for 13 years and a member of its first village board, Maternus Schaefer also filled the offices of village collector and school director for a quarter ...
  • Fire! Murder! Was Grim Tale of Earlier Times [1893]: No solution but one suspect left town, another hanged for eastern crime
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 70     Extract from the reminiscences of Mrs. L. A. (nee Esther Dunshee) Bower [Mrs. Lorin A. Bower], 1216 Ashland Avenue, regarding a suspicious fire east of the alley between Ninth and Tenth Streets [in 1893]. The house was occupied by a family named Wheeler. Mr. Wheeler's mother-in-law had been murdered and ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, Section 75th anniversary supplement, p. 70   Extract from the reminiscences of Mrs. L. A. (nee Esther Dunshee) Bower [Mrs. Lorin A. Bower], 1216 Ashland Avenue, regarding a suspicious fire east of the alley between Ninth and ...
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