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  • Obituary: John B. and Dorothea O'Connor
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1956, p. 77     John B., age 60, and Dorothea O'Connor, age 59, of 769 Michigan Avenue, Wilmette, were killed Saturday night in an automobile accident on Edens Expressway one mile south of Dundee Road in Northfield Township. Mr. and Mrs. O'Connor, Wilmette residents since 1934 leave a son, John B. Jr. of 1250 ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1956, p. 77   John B., age 60, and Dorothea O'Connor, age 59, of 769 Michigan Avenue, Wilmette, were killed Saturday night in an automobile accident on Edens Expressway one mile south of Dundee ...
  • Dr. A.S. Childs, Old Resident, Died Monday
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1915, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jun 1915, p. 1   ...
  • Jan Borja, former New Trier principal, dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Feb 2012, p. 14     Less than a year after she retired as principal of New Trier Township High School's Northfield campus, Jan Borja died of cancer on Saturday. She is survived by her husband, Jesus, daughter Kristin (Michael) Endre, son James, and her mother Edith Harris Johnson. She is also survived by her brother ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Feb 2012, p. 14   Less than a year after she retired as principal of New Trier Township High School's Northfield campus, Jan Borja died of cancer on Saturday. She is survived by her husband, ...
  • Obituary: Ralph E. Davis
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, B36     Ralph E. Davis, 90, of Evanston, formerly of Wilmette, passed away August 11, 2010. He was the husband of Evelyn, nee Henne; father of Richard, and his wife Dickie, Davis and Judith, and her husband Morton, Pomeranz; brother of Marilyn (the late Elmer) Langford. A celebration of the life of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, B36   Ralph E. Davis, 90, of Evanston, formerly of Wilmette, passed away August 11, 2010. He was the husband of Evelyn, nee Henne; father of Richard, and his wife Dickie, Davis ...
  • Obituary:  Elizabeth Brown Brooks
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Dec 1994, p. 137     Elizabeth B. Brooks, 93, died Dec. 21 at the Normandy House, Wilmette. Survivors include a son, James Oliver Brooks Jr.; and grandchildren, James Stanley Brooks, Carol Elizabeth Juna and Paul Arthur Brooks. Mrs. Brooks was preceded in death by her husband, James Oliver Brooks, Sr., and a son, David Melville ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Dec 1994, p. 137   Elizabeth B. Brooks, 93, died Dec. 21 at the Normandy House, Wilmette. Survivors include a son, James Oliver Brooks Jr.; and grandchildren, James Stanley Brooks, Carol Elizabeth Juna and Paul ...
  • Obituary: Milton Cushing Springer
    NewspaperImageGenealogical Resource  Evanston Press, 27 Dec 1890, p. 4     Portrait courtesy of Wilmette Historical Museum...
    NewspaperImageGenealogical Resource  Evanston Press, 27 Dec 1890, p. 4   Portrait courtesy of Wilmette Historical Museum...
  • Fire Marshal Hovey
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Sep 1999, p. 24     Robert E. Hovey, 55, died at home in Northbrook on Sept. 5. A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11. and St. Phillip the Apostle Church, 1962 Old Willow Road, Northfield. Mr. Hovey was fire marshal for the Wilmette Fire Department. Surviors include his wife, Nancy (nee ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Sep 1999, p. 24   Robert E. Hovey, 55, died at home in Northbrook on Sept. 5. A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 11. and St. Phillip the Apostle Church, 1962 ...
  • Department remembers former fire chief [Robert H. Brady]
    NewspaperImageText  Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jan 2009, p. 5     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    NewspaperImageText  Ken Goze, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Jan 2009, p. 5   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Family, frends remember U.N. worker as "human saint"
    NewspaperImageText  Abdon M. Pallasch, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Mar 2010, p. 12     Andrew Grene, 44, died in the United Nations building in Haiti during the earthquake. Grene is survived by his wife, Jennifer; son Patrick; son Alex; daughter, Rosamund; mother, Ethel; sister, Ruth; and brother, Nicholas. Alex and Patrick Grene are students at the University of Chicago. Grene's father is David Grene. ...
    NewspaperImageText  Abdon M. Pallasch, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Mar 2010, p. 12   Andrew Grene, 44, died in the United Nations building in Haiti during the earthquake. Grene is survived by his wife, Jennifer; son Patrick; son Alex; daughter, Rosamund; mother, Ethel; sister, ...
  • Hold services for prominent architect: George W. Maher, planner of Kenilworth, buried at Rosehill cemetery Tuesday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 4     Funeral services for George W. Maher, for 32 years a resident of Kenilworth, were held from the chapel at Rosehill cemetery Tuesday of this week. Burial was at Rosehill. Mr. Maher died at his summer home in Ganges, Mich., last Saturday.

    Mr. Maher was a prominent architect and specialized in ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 4   Funeral services for George W. Maher, for 32 years a resident of Kenilworth, were held from the chapel at Rosehill cemetery Tuesday of this week. Burial was at Rosehill. Mr. ...
  • Mary E. Springer summoned by death: widely known north shore leader succumbs, July 30; oldest N. U. alumna
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Aug 1927, p. 45     Mrs. Mary E. Springer, widow of the late Milton C. Springer, for many years chief deputy collector of the Internal Revenue department in Chicago and mother of former State Representative Lewis B. Springer, passed away Saturday morning, July 30, at her residence, 707 Central avenue, Wilmette. She ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Aug 1927, p. 45   Mrs. Mary E. Springer, widow of the late Milton C. Springer, for many years chief deputy collector of the Internal Revenue department in Chicago and mother of former State Representative ...
  • Plan memorial services for Lt. A. B. Abeles
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31     2nd Lt. Alfred B. [Beecher] Abeles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth Street, Wilmette, who was previously listed as missing in action over Germany on January 23, is now reported to have been killed in action at that time, according to a telegram from the ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31   2nd Lt. Alfred B. [Beecher] Abeles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth Street, Wilmette, who was previously listed as missing in action over Germany on ...
  • Wilmette man found shot to death near home
    NewspaperImageText  Lynn's Photo, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 1965, p. 3     Continued p.120. Photograph Detective Donald Sternberg near the victim's car.
    NewspaperImageText  Lynn's Photo, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 1965, p. 3   Continued p.120. Photograph Detective Donald Sternberg near the victim's car.
  • Wilmette resident trained thousands of artists
    NewspaperImageText  O'Connell, Maureen, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jan 2011, p. 24     Wade Ray died Saturday at his Wilmette home at the age of 83. He was president from 1969-95 of an art school run by his family, known as Ray-Vogue School of Design, and later, Ray College of Design. His parents, Ruth Wade and William F. Ray, founded it in 1916. ...
    NewspaperImageText  O'Connell, Maureen, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Jan 2011, p. 24   Wade Ray died Saturday at his Wilmette home at the age of 83. He was president from 1969-95 of an art school run by his family, known as Ray-Vogue School ...
  • Former Congressman Robert Hanrahan, 76, dies
    NewspaperImageText  Blaser, Linda, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jan 2011, p. 7     A former U.S. Congressman, deputy assistant secretary of education for President Gerald Ford and Lake County Board member, the Hon. Robert Paul Hanrahan died Jan. 7. He was 76. Survivors include his wife Barbara; his sons Kevin, Brian and Greg; and nine grandchildren. ...
    NewspaperImageText  Blaser, Linda, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jan 2011, p. 7   A former U.S. Congressman, deputy assistant secretary of education for President Gerald Ford and Lake County Board member, the Hon. Robert Paul Hanrahan died Jan. 7. He was 76. Survivors ...
  • Obituary: Constance Miles Greison Anderson
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, B35     Anderson, Constance Miles Greison 1925-2010 Constance (Connie) Miles Greison Anderson (84) died in her home on October 31, 2010. She was born on December 6, 1925, in Clinton, Iowa. She was the youngest daughter of Hans Peter Greison and Louise Judson Miles Greison and sister to Jeanne and Susan, all ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, B35   Anderson, Constance Miles Greison 1925-2010 Constance (Connie) Miles Greison Anderson (84) died in her home on October 31, 2010. She was born on December 6, 1925, in Clinton, Iowa. She ...
  • Obituary: Stanley T. Bristol
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, B35     Stanley T. Bristol, 82, of Northbrook, formerly of Northfield, passed away November 4th. He is survived by his wife, Vernelle, sons Mark (Dianne) Bristol of Omaha, NE and Kent Bristol of Lakewood, CO and a daughter, Kelley (Timothy) Carlson of Arvada, CO. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Tyler, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, B35   Stanley T. Bristol, 82, of Northbrook, formerly of Northfield, passed away November 4th. He is survived by his wife, Vernelle, sons Mark (Dianne) Bristol of Omaha, NE and Kent Bristol ...
  • Reports Burial of Sgt. Rice at Bladel, Holland
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 40     Mrs. Elson G. Rice of 627 Eleventh street, Wilmette, received a letter from J.A. Verhoven of Bladel, Holland, informing her that he had buried her son, S/Sgt. James B. Rice, in a Catholic cemetery in Bladel after Sergeant Rice's plane was downed over Eindhoven, Holland, on September 17, 1944. He ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 40   Mrs. Elson G. Rice of 627 Eleventh street, Wilmette, received a letter from J.A. Verhoven of Bladel, Holland, informing her that he had buried her son, S/Sgt. James B. Rice, ...
  • Counterculture Chicago journalist [death of Marshall Rosenthal]
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  O'Donnell, Maureen, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Jan 2012, p. 13     Journalist Marshall Rosenthal died Monday at his Evanston home at the age of 71. He is survived by his daughter, Alisa; his son, Daniel, and his brothr, Jerome....
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  O'Donnell, Maureen, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Jan 2012, p. 13   Journalist Marshall Rosenthal died Monday at his Evanston home at the age of 71. He is survived by his daughter, Alisa; his son, Daniel, and his brothr, Jerome....
  • Memorial for Andrew Courtney Campbell, Jr.
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Feb 1918, p. 1     A hospital will be established in France in honor of Kenilworth aviator, Andrew Courtney Campbell, Jr., who was killed in an engagement with three German airplanes on the western front during the first week of October 1917. Extracts of a letter praising Campbell written by Highland Park aviator, Dumaresq Spencer, ...
    NewspaperImageTextGenealogical Resource  Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Feb 1918, p. 1   A hospital will be established in France in honor of Kenilworth aviator, Andrew Courtney Campbell, Jr., who was killed in an engagement with three German airplanes on the western front ...
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