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  • Fischer, John Henry (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 7 Jul 1939     Funeral services were held last Monday at St. Joseph's Church, Wilmette, for John Henry Fischer, who died at his home, 1929 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, on Friday, July 7. Mr. Fischer, 46 years old, had been ill since March. He is survived by his widow, and by six children, Harold, Richard, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 7 Jul 1939   Funeral services were held last Monday at St. Joseph's Church, Wilmette, for John Henry Fischer, who died at his home, 1929 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, on Friday, July 7. Mr. Fischer, ...
  • Allen, Joan (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 26 Mar 1939     Miss Joan Allen, Illinois registered nurse and an Evanston resident for the last 10 years, who lived at the Evanston hotel, was killed when the Douglas airliner on which she was a passenger crashed near Oklahoma City early Sunday Morning. Miss Allen was en route to Fort Worth, where she ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 26 Mar 1939   Miss Joan Allen, Illinois registered nurse and an Evanston resident for the last 10 years, who lived at the Evanston hotel, was killed when the Douglas airliner on which she ...
  • White, Ernest (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 24 Mar 1939     Caption: The flag on the Village hall lawn was at half staff early this week in tribute to the memory of Ernest White, 78, of 410 Park avenue, superintendent of streets for 32 years, until his retirement in 1935. Mr. White passed away Friday, March 24, and funeral services were ...
    Genealogical ResourceImageTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 24 Mar 1939   Caption: The flag on the Village hall lawn was at half staff early this week in tribute to the memory of Ernest White, 78, of 410 Park avenue, superintendent of ...
  • Drewes, Edward W. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 43     Word was received on the North Shore this week of the death in Cincinnati of Edward W. Drewes, 80 years old, father of Edward Drewes, member of the engineering staff of the Wilmette public schools and comander of the Wilmette post of the American Legion. Funeral services were held in ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 43   Word was received on the North Shore this week of the death in Cincinnati of Edward W. Drewes, 80 years old, father of Edward Drewes, member of the engineering staff ...
  • Hinkly, Elizabeth Burtner (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 26 Mar 1939     Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Burtner Hinkley of San Benito, Tex, the daughter of Mrs. R. D. Burtner, 3219 Lake avenue, Wilmette, were held on Tuesday morning at the Scott chapel in Wilmette. Mrs. Hinkly perished in an airplane crash at Oklahoma City on Sunday. She was a gradute of ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 26 Mar 1939   Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Burtner Hinkley of San Benito, Tex, the daughter of Mrs. R. D. Burtner, 3219 Lake avenue, Wilmette, were held on Tuesday morning at the Scott ...
  • Mattingly, Laura Smith (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 28 Mar 1939     Mrs. Laura Smith Mattingly, 1326 Washington Avenue , Wilmette, passed away at her home on Tuesday morning of this week after a six weeks' illness. An executive of the Wahl-Eversharp company in Chicago, she was 65 years of age and had lived in the village for about 14 years. Funeral ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 28 Mar 1939   Mrs. Laura Smith Mattingly, 1326 Washington Avenue , Wilmette, passed away at her home on Tuesday morning of this week after a six weeks' illness. An executive of the Wahl-Eversharp ...
  • Kriete, George H (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 24 Mar 1939     George H. Kriete, 325 Oxford Road, Kenilworth passed away suddenly of a heart attack at his home early last Friday morning. He was 66 years old and had been a resident of the community for almost 17 years. Funeral services were conducted on Monday afternoon at the Scott chapel in ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 24 Mar 1939   George H. Kriete, 325 Oxford Road, Kenilworth passed away suddenly of a heart attack at his home early last Friday morning. He was 66 years old and had been a ...
  • Smoot, Harry E., Mrs. (née Bradford) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 22 Mar 2008     Mrs. Harry E. Smoot. 610 Maple avenue Wilmette, passed away suddenly Wednesday evening of last week from a throat infection. She is survived by her husband: by two daughters, Miss Dorothy Meyer, and Miss Betty Smoot; by three sisters: Mrs. Howard Osburn, Hanford, Calif., Mrs. Eugene Steinheimer, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 30 Mar 1939, p. 21. Date of Event: 22 Mar 2008   Mrs. Harry E. Smoot. 610 Maple avenue Wilmette, passed away suddenly Wednesday evening of last week from a throat infection. She is survived by her husband: by two daughters, Miss ...
  • Krafthefer, James M. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 21 Mar 1939     James M. Krafthefer, 63, of 901 Oakwood avenue, died Tuesday at Leesburg, Fla., where he had been with his wife since February 10. When his illness became serious his son James went to Leesburg to be with his parents. Survivors are his widow, Marguerite; two sons, James and David, both ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 21 Mar 1939   James M. Krafthefer, 63, of 901 Oakwood avenue, died Tuesday at Leesburg, Fla., where he had been with his wife since February 10. When his illness became serious his son ...
  • Joyce, Patrick Joseph (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 20 Mar 1939     Patrick Joseph Joyce, 8647 Trumbell avenue, Niles Center, died Monday after a brief illness. Surviving are the widow and one son, James. Funeral services were held Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier church, conducted by Rev. John O'Meara. Interment was in All Saint's cemetery. Mr. Joyce was a former ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 20 Mar 1939   Patrick Joseph Joyce, 8647 Trumbell avenue, Niles Center, died Monday after a brief illness. Surviving are the widow and one son, James. Funeral services were held Tuesday at St. Francis ...
  • Brown, Clara T. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 21 Mar 1939     ... on Tuesday [21 march 1939] morning in Michigan City, where she has made her home...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 21 Mar 1939   ... on Tuesday [21 march 1939] morning in Michigan City, where she has made her home...
  • Hicks, E. John (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 18 Mar 1939     Funeral services for E. John Hicks, 241 Melrose avenue, Kenilworth, were held on Tuesday at the chapel at Graceland cemetery. Mr. Hicks, president of the Merchants Steel and Supply company, died on Saturday at the Henrotin hospital in Chicago, after an illness of six months. He was 57 yearsof age ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 18 Mar 1939   Funeral services for E. John Hicks, 241 Melrose avenue, Kenilworth, were held on Tuesday at the chapel at Graceland cemetery. Mr. Hicks, president of the Merchants Steel and Supply company, ...
  • Keck, James E. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 16 Mar 1939     James E. Keck, 908 Central avenue, Wilmette, passed away suddenly on Thursday of last week. He had been ill for some time. Funeral services were held at the Scott chapel in Evanston on Saturday, with burial at Memorial Park cemetery. A member of a pioneer Iowa family, he was 72 ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 16 Mar 1939   James E. Keck, 908 Central avenue, Wilmette, passed away suddenly on Thursday of last week. He had been ill for some time. Funeral services were held at the Scott chapel ...
  • McCurdy, Helen (née Casey) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 19 Mar 1939     Mrs. Helen Casey McCurdy, 615 Warwick road, Kenilworth, passed away in Miami, Fla., Saturday after a long illness. A former resident of Wilmette, she had lived in Kenilworth for the past year. Funeral services were held on Tuesday morning at St. Francis-Xavier church, with burial at Memorial Park ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Mar 1939, p. 84. Date of Event: 19 Mar 1939   Mrs. Helen Casey McCurdy, 615 Warwick road, Kenilworth, passed away in Miami, Fla., Saturday after a long illness. A former resident of Wilmette, she had lived in Kenilworth for the ...
  • Ricketts, Hettie (née Merriam) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1939, p. 72. Date of Event: 9 Mar 1939     Funeral services for Hettie Merriam Ricketts, 807 Ashland avenue, Wilmette, were held Thursday of last week at her home. Mrs. Ricketts died on Wednesday of last week at the Evanston hospital of injuries sustained on February 1 in a fall at her home. A descendant of an old American family ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1939, p. 72. Date of Event: 9 Mar 1939   Funeral services for Hettie Merriam Ricketts, 807 Ashland avenue, Wilmette, were held Thursday of last week at her home. Mrs. Ricketts died on Wednesday of last week at the Evanston ...
  • Grauer, Jacob J. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1939, p. 72. Date of Event: 9 Mar 1939     Funeral services for Jacob J. Grauer, 1347 Scott avenue, Hubbard Woods, retired Chicago fire department battalion chief, were held on Monday afternoon in Chicago with burial at Memorial Park cemetery. Chief Grauer, who retired from active duty at the end of 1917, died at St. Frances hospital in ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1939, p. 72. Date of Event: 9 Mar 1939   Funeral services for Jacob J. Grauer, 1347 Scott avenue, Hubbard Woods, retired Chicago fire department battalion chief, were held on Monday afternoon in Chicago with burial at Memorial Park cemetery. ...
  • Washburne, Anne Clarke (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1939, p. 72. Date of Event: 10 Mar 1939     Mrs. Anne Clarke Washburne, 88 widow of Hempstead Washburne, who served as mayor of Chicago from 1891 to 1893, died of a heart attack Friday at her home, 608 Arbor Vitae road, Winnetka. Funeral services were held on Monday morning at the Sacred Heart church in Hubbard Woods with interment ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1939, p. 72. Date of Event: 10 Mar 1939   Mrs. Anne Clarke Washburne, 88 widow of Hempstead Washburne, who served as mayor of Chicago from 1891 to 1893, died of a heart attack Friday at her home, 608 Arbor ...
  • Albright, John W. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1939, p. 72. Date of Event: 14 Mar 1939     John W. Albright died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles R. Sutherland, 305 Poplar street, Winnetka on Monday. Mr. Albright was born in Fort Madison, Ia. February 12, 1843 and celebrated his 96th birthday anniversary. He had been in the employ of Marshall Fiald and company two years ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1939, p. 72. Date of Event: 14 Mar 1939   John W. Albright died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles R. Sutherland, 305 Poplar street, Winnetka on Monday. Mr. Albright was born in Fort Madison, Ia. February 12, ...
  • Attends funeral
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Mar 1939, p. 64     Mrs. Henry J. Miller attended funeral ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Mar 1939, p. 64   Mrs. Henry J. Miller attended funeral ...
  • Martin, Benjamin Alvin (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 9 Mar 1939, p. 64. Date of Event: 25 Feb 1939     Benjamin Alvin Martin who made his home with his grandson-in-law and granddaughter. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Neal of 1016 Ashland avenue, Wilmette, passed away in the Ravenswood hospital Febuary 25, in his ninety-fifth year. Services were held in historic North Swansea Baptist church in Massachusetts ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 9 Mar 1939, p. 64. Date of Event: 25 Feb 1939   Benjamin Alvin Martin who made his home with his grandson-in-law and granddaughter. Mr. and Mrs. John A. Neal of 1016 Ashland avenue, Wilmette, passed away in the Ravenswood hospital Febuary ...
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