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  • 80 year resident of village passes away: hold funeral rites for Christian W. Braun; born in village 80 years ago
    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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53   Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably ...
  • Abraham Feldman, former North Shore resident, dies
    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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Jan 1975, p. 40   Abraham Feldman, 72, died January 25 at his residence in Pompano Beach, ...
  • Accident fatal to Peter J. Schaefer, Wilmette pioneer
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49     Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49   Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
  • Adelbert Shutts Dead
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1914, p. 2     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1914, p. 2   ...
  • Aged Gross Point Man Passes Away
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1914, p. 1     Thomas Bohnen, 83 years old, one of the oldest and best known farmers residing in Gross Point, died in the family home Friday after a lingering illness. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 May 1914, p. 1   Thomas Bohnen, 83 years old, one of the oldest and best known ...
  • Aged Wilmette Resident was Buried Here Tuesday [John Wesgforth, Sr.]
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 5     ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1918, p. 5   ...
  • Aged Wilmette Undertaker is Called by Death
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1913, p. 1     Mathias Blocks died in Evanston on Tuesday. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Oct 1913, p. 1   Mathias Blocks died in Evanston on Tuesday. ...
  • Aged Wilmette Woman is Taken By Death
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16   ...
  • Aged Wilmette Woman Is Taken by Death in East [Mary McClymont Scott]
    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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Feb 1938, p. 16   Mrs. Mary McClymont Scott, 530 [unclear] Laurel avenue, Wilmette, passed away on ...
  • Albert F. Robinson dies
    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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jan 1929, p. 12   Albert F. Robinson, father of Donald Robinson of 112 Woodbine avenue, Wilmette, ...
  • Alice Blackburn Dungan, former "Mitzi" columnist, dies at 78
    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. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Mar 1976, p. 76   Alice Blackburn Dungan, 78, died Feb. 26 at Evanston Hospital following a ...
  • Alice E. Wheelock is taken by death
    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."...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1923, p. 1   Correction from 19 October 1923: The Travel Club, of which Alice was ...
  • Alice Holmes James Is Taken by Death Sunday
    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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1935, p. 63   Mrs. Alice Holmes James died suddenly Sunday morning at her home 1304 ...
  • Anthony May, pioneer, dead: came to Wilmette as a child 72 years ago
    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, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4   When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home ...
  • Assistant Fire Chief Passes Away
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1913, p. 3     Evanston assistant Fire Marshall, John E. Sweeting, died on Dec. 25, 1912. He was born on August 4, 1860 in Acklain, Yorkshire, England. He leaves a widow and three children...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1913, p. 3   Evanston assistant Fire Marshall, John E. Sweeting, died on Dec. 25, 1912. ...
  • Attend Funeral of Edward C. [Carpenter] Hildreth
    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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Feb 1935, p. 15   Recent guests of Mrs. Edward C. Hildreth, 2006 Beechwood avenue, who came ...
  • Attends Double Funeral [Dr. and Mrs. Horatio N. Boshell]
    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, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jun 1933, p. 46   Mrs. C. J. [Carl J.] Nylund [aka Helena], 1634 Forest avenue, Wilmette, ...
  • Author Dies in Winnetka [Walter C. Larned]
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1914, p. 1     Walter C. Larned, a well known author and lecturer on art, died in his home in Winnetka, Friday, ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1914, p. 1   Walter C. Larned, a well known author and lecturer on art, died ...
  • Automobile Accident Fatal to Evanstonian [James A. Bingham]
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 May 1914, p. 6     James A. Bingham was struck by an automobile May 14 [unclear] at Adams street and La Salle street, died Sunday at the Washington Boulevard hospital ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 May 1914, p. 6   James A. Bingham was struck by an automobile May 14 [unclear] at ...
  • Aviator Tells How Lieut Jones Died [Lieutenant Eugene Blanchard Jones]
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1918, p. 8, column 2     Lieutenant Eugene Blanchard Jones killed in action photograph Eugene Blanchard Jones...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1918, p. 8, column 2   Lieutenant Eugene Blanchard Jones killed in action photograph Eugene Blanchard Jones...
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