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  • 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: 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. ...
  • Lt. David Allison memorial window will be dedicated
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 1     A memorial window honoring Lt. David R. Allison will be dedicated at the Wilmette Baptist church on January 19. The members of the congregation have contributed the funds to make this possible. While at New Trier High School, Lieutenant Allison was an honor student and a track staff. He continued ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1947, p. 1   A memorial window honoring Lt. David R. Allison will be dedicated at the Wilmette Baptist church on January 19. The members of the congregation have contributed the funds to make ...
  • 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 ...
  • [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. ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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...
  • 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 ...
  • "Hillville" once as noted as Wilmette
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 19     Hillville was as well known in the 1870s as Wilmette. This area situated in the locality of Fifth street and Maple Avenue retained its identity as a neighborhood long after it was incorporated into Wilmette in 1906. It was named for the family of an early pioneer, Arunah Hill, whose ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 19   Hillville was as well known in the 1870s as Wilmette. This area situated in the locality of Fifth street and Maple Avenue retained its identity as a neighborhood long after ...
  • Huerter Legion Post takes name from home boy
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 76     Peter J. Huerter Post, 669, the American Legion, was organized on June 17, 1920. Huerter was a victim of the flu epidemic of 1918 and died on October 4, of that year en route to France during WWI. Photograph Peter J. Huerter...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 76   Peter J. Huerter Post, 669, the American Legion, was organized on June 17, 1920. Huerter was a victim of the flu epidemic of 1918 and died on October 4, of ...
  • Priest's life one of service to church and communities,
Included in Wilmette Life's Special 75th Anniversary Issue.  Digital copy available within the library. Paper can be found in Vertical File-
Wilmette's 75th Anniversary.
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48     Photograph The Rev. William Netstraeter...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48   Photograph The Rev. William Netstraeter...
  • Msgr. Vattman served Wilmette and nation in brilliant career
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48     Photograph Msgr. Edward J. Vattman...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Sep 1947, p. 48   Photograph Msgr. Edward J. Vattman...
  • 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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