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  • 80 year resident of village passes away: hold funeral rites for Christian W. Braun; born in village 80 years ago
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53     Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably the oldest resident born here, passed quietly away following a two weeks' period of declining health at the age of 80 years at his home, 2135 Lake avenue, on Monday of this week. Simple and impressive rites were ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53   Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably the oldest resident born here, passed quietly away following a two weeks' period of declining health at the ...
  • Abraham Feldman, former North Shore resident, dies
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1975, p. 40     Abraham Feldman, 72, died January 25 at his residence in Pompano Beach, Fla. He had lived in Glenview and Wilmette before moving to Glencoe at 25 Aspen Ln. Mr. Feldman is survived by his wife, Minnie; a son, Morris; a daughter, Rebecca Conviser; two brothers, William and David; and two ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1975, p. 40   Abraham Feldman, 72, died January 25 at his residence in Pompano Beach, Fla. He had lived in Glenview and Wilmette before moving to Glencoe at 25 Aspen Ln. Mr. Feldman ...
  • Accident fatal to Peter J. Schaefer, Wilmette pioneer
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49     Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49   Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
  • Aged Wilmette Woman is Taken By Death
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16     ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16   ...
  • Aged Wilmette Woman Is Taken by Death in East [Mary McClymont Scott]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16     Mrs. Mary McClymont Scott, 530 [unclear] Laurel avenue, Wilmette, passed away on Saturday at Stratford, Conn. She was 80 years of age. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Helen Mathot of Evanston; by a brother, James McClymont of Holdridge, Neb., and by a niece, Mrs. Charles R. Shabino, with ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16   Mrs. Mary McClymont Scott, 530 [unclear] Laurel avenue, Wilmette, passed away on Saturday at Stratford, Conn. She was 80 years of age. She is survived by a sister, Mrs. Helen ...
  • Albert F. Robinson dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12     Albert F. Robinson, father of Donald Robinson of 112 Woodbine avenue, Wilmette, passed away at his home in Oak Park Sunday. Mr. Robinson graduated from the University of Illinois in the class of 1880, and was bridge engineer for the Santa Fe raiilroad [sic]. All of the bridges along the ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12   Albert F. Robinson, father of Donald Robinson of 112 Woodbine avenue, Wilmette, passed away at his home in Oak Park Sunday. Mr. Robinson graduated from the University of Illinois in ...
  • Alice Blackburn Dungan, former "Mitzi" columnist, dies at 78
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Mar 1976, p. 76     Alice Blackburn Dungan, 78, died Feb. 26 at Evanston Hospital following a long illness. Her obituary was reported in last week's issue, but her daughter, Patricia D. Hitchock of Oshkosh, Wis., expanded upon that brief report. She is survived by her daughter; a sister, Helen B. Carter; and five grandchildren. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Mar 1976, p. 76   Alice Blackburn Dungan, 78, died Feb. 26 at Evanston Hospital following a long illness. Her obituary was reported in last week's issue, but her daughter, Patricia D. Hitchock of Oshkosh, ...
  • Alice E. Wheelock is taken by death
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1923, p. 1     Correction from 19 October 1923: The Travel Club, of which Alice was a member, is not "interested in the distribution of various publications."...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1923, p. 1   Correction from 19 October 1923: The Travel Club, of which Alice was a member, is not "interested in the distribution of various publications."...
  • Alice Holmes James Is Taken by Death Sunday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1935, p. 63     Mrs. Alice Holmes James died suddenly Sunday morning at her home 1304 Forest avenue, at the age of 62 years. She is survived by her husband, Evan R. James, and three children, Alice Holmes James of Wilmette; Robert E. James of Evanston and Mrs. Robert Perry of Williamsburg, Iowa. Burial ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1935, p. 63   Mrs. Alice Holmes James died suddenly Sunday morning at her home 1304 Forest avenue, at the age of 62 years. She is survived by her husband, Evan R. James, and ...
  • Anthony May, pioneer, dead: came to Wilmette as a child 72 years ago
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4     When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home at 1461 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, the north shore lost one of its earliest settlers.

    Anthony F. May, 78 years old, who was a resident of Wilmette for 72 years, passed away at his home, 1461 Wilmette avenue, Thursday, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4   When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home at 1461 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, the north shore lost one of its earliest settlers.

    Anthony F. May, 78 ...
  • Attend Funeral of Edward C. [Carpenter] Hildreth
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Feb 1935, p. 15     Recent guests of Mrs. Edward C. Hildreth, 2006 Beechwood avenue, who came to attend the funeral of her husband last week were Mrs. P. C. Hildreth of Fairfield, Iowa, mother of the late Mr. Hildreth, Mrs. C. H. Heer of Fairfield, Iowa, Mrs. Paul Terry of Tuscaloosa, Ala., sister of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Feb 1935, p. 15   Recent guests of Mrs. Edward C. Hildreth, 2006 Beechwood avenue, who came to attend the funeral of her husband last week were Mrs. P. C. Hildreth of Fairfield, Iowa, mother ...
  • Attends Double Funeral [Dr. and Mrs. Horatio N. Boshell]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1933, p. 46     Mrs. C. J. [Carl J.] Nylund [aka Helena], 1634 Forest avenue, Wilmette, returned on Tuesday of last week from Melvin, Ill., where she had attended the double funeral on May 29, of Dr. and Mrs. Horatio N. Boshell who were killed in a tragic auto accident Thursday night, May 25, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1933, p. 46   Mrs. C. J. [Carl J.] Nylund [aka Helena], 1634 Forest avenue, Wilmette, returned on Tuesday of last week from Melvin, Ill., where she had attended the double funeral on May ...
  • Baker, former school custodian, dies
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jan 1974, p. 40     Jacob Jake Baker, 86,died Jan. 7 in his home at 538 Melrose Ave. Baker was born July 30, 1886 in a farm house on lakeside property owned by Kenilworth founder, Joseph Sears. Survivors include sons Russell and Marvin of Northbrook, a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy Meier of Morton Grove, six grandchildren ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Jan 1974, p. 40   Jacob Jake Baker, 86,died Jan. 7 in his home at 538 Melrose Ave. Baker was born July 30, 1886 in a farm house on lakeside property owned by Kenilworth founder, ...
  • Baptist Miller, former resident, taken by death
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Feb 1924, p. 4     Baptist Miller passed away Friday, February 15, at his home in Los Angeles, Cal. ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Feb 1924, p. 4   Baptist Miller passed away Friday, February 15, at his home in Los Angeles, Cal. ...
  • Births: Thomas James Rankin
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Dec 1975, p. 59     A son, Thomas James, was born Nov. 13 at Evanston Hospital to Donna Lee Carpenter Rankin and James W. Rankin of Wilmette. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Carpenter of Pittsfield, Mass., and Mr. and Mrs. Winton B. Rankin of Zebulon, N.C. Great-grandparents are Mrs. Stafford M. Carpenter of ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Dec 1975, p. 59   A son, Thomas James, was born Nov. 13 at Evanston Hospital to Donna Lee Carpenter Rankin and James W. Rankin of Wilmette. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Carpenter ...
  • Blackhawks owner Wirtz called Shore home [William Wirtz]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Oct 2007, 25, 26     Chicago Blackhawks' owner William "Bill" Wirtz, 77, a long-time resident of Winnetka, died of cancer Sept. 26 at an Evanston Hospital. Wirtz raised his family in Winnetka-- sons Rocky and Peter; daughters, Gail, Kary and Alyson; and seven grandchildren. Wirtz was born Oct. 5, 1929. Survivors include his second wife ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Oct 2007, 25, 26   Chicago Blackhawks' owner William "Bill" Wirtz, 77, a long-time resident of Winnetka, died of cancer Sept. 26 at an Evanston Hospital. Wirtz raised his family in Winnetka-- sons Rocky and ...
  • Breeder of prize beef cattle, Marshall L. Magee, dies at 70
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1975, p. 40     Marshall L. Magee, 70, of 918 Shabona Lane in Wilmette died Dec. 27 at his home. Mr. Magee was born in Gentry, Mo. Mr. Magee is survived by his wife, Mary Verena; a daughter, Diane (Laurence) Barkley of Wilmette; and two grandchildren, Brittany and Ryan Barkley. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1975, p. 40   Marshall L. Magee, 70, of 918 Shabona Lane in Wilmette died Dec. 27 at his home. Mr. Magee was born in Gentry, Mo. Mr. Magee is survived by his wife, ...
  • C. F. [Charles Francis] Henning Fatally Injured in Accident
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1936, p. 28     Charles Francis Henning, 55 years old, 909 Sheridan road, Glencoe, was fatally injured in an automobile accident Thursday evening of last week. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Oct 1936, p. 28   Charles Francis Henning, 55 years old, 909 Sheridan road, Glencoe, was fatally injured in an automobile accident Thursday evening of last week. ...
  • C. Percy Skillin called by death Monday night
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Apr 1924, p. 6     Clarence Percy Skillen...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Apr 1924, p. 6   Clarence Percy Skillen...
  • Called by death [Lucinda A. Rice]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 4     Mrs. Lucinda A. Rice, 1423 Gregory avenue, aged 79 years, 5 months and 23 days, passed away Tuesday, January 8. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Edward P. Jones, a son, Elliott C. Jones, and a sister, Mrs. Ellen M. Reeder....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 4   Mrs. Lucinda A. Rice, 1423 Gregory avenue, aged 79 years, 5 months and 23 days, passed away Tuesday, January 8. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Edward P. Jones, ...
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