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  • Captain Retires [Capt. James Brady]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1950, p. 6     photograph Capt. James Brady...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1950, p. 6   photograph Capt. James Brady...
  • Lt. Ellis is Killed in Korea; Second North Shore Casualty
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1950, 3, 6     photograph...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Oct 1950, 3, 6   photograph...
  • Obituary: George F. Scherzer
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1958, p. 57     George F. Scherzer, 61, of 2017 Highland Avenue, Wilmette, died on Christmas Day in St. Francis Hospital. Born in St. Joseph, Missouri. Surviving are his widow, Margaret H.; his parents, William F. and Georgiana Scherzer of Kansas City, Kansas; two sons, C. Ted of Lake Zurich and George F. Jr. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jan 1958, p. 57   George F. Scherzer, 61, of 2017 Highland Avenue, Wilmette, died on Christmas Day in St. Francis Hospital. Born in St. Joseph, Missouri. Surviving are his widow, Margaret H.; his parents, ...
  • Obituary: Elizabeth E. Packer
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1952, p. 71     Died April 23 in Upper Montclair, New Jersey; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 May 1952, p. 71   Died April 23 in Upper Montclair, New Jersey; photo...
  • Obituary: Charles Herbert Kraft
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Apr 1952, p. 71     Charles Herbert Kraft, 71, passed away March 25 at his home, 1236 Greenwood Avenue, Wilmette, after a long illness. He was born on October 17, in Ontario, Canada. Charles H. Kraft was fifth in the family of 11 children, eight boys and three girls. He is survived by his widow, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Apr 1952, p. 71   Charles Herbert Kraft, 71, passed away March 25 at his home, 1236 Greenwood Avenue, Wilmette, after a long illness. He was born on October 17, in Ontario, Canada. Charles H. ...
  • Obituary: Arthur James (Dad) Elliott
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Mar 1952, p. 59     Died February 23 in San Jose, California; burial in Kankakee, Illinois; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Mar 1952, p. 59   Died February 23 in San Jose, California; burial in Kankakee, Illinois; photo...
  • Obituary: George Esau White
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1952, p. 51     Died February 10 in Wilmette; burial St. Joseph's Cemetery; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1952, p. 51   Died February 10 in Wilmette; burial St. Joseph's Cemetery; photo...
  • Executive dies [R. Flake Baity]
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Oct 1951, p. 64     Died September 30 in Kenilworth; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Oct 1951, p. 64   Died September 30 in Kenilworth; photo...
  • Obituary: Martin Kalmes
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1951, p. 87     Martin Kalmes, 76, of 602 Ridge Road, Wilmette, former captain in the Wilmette Fire Department died December 5 in St. Francis Hospital, Evanston. Previous to becoming a regular fireman, Mr. Kalmes was employed by the former J. A. Hoth Ice Company in Wilmette. Born in Niles Center (now Skokie), he ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1951, p. 87   Martin Kalmes, 76, of 602 Ridge Road, Wilmette, former captain in the Wilmette Fire Department died December 5 in St. Francis Hospital, Evanston. Previous to becoming a regular fireman, Mr. ...
  • Obituary: Lucille E. Brady
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Sep 1951, p. 59     Died September 17 at Wesley Memorial Hospital, Chicago; burial Rosehill Cemetery; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Sep 1951, p. 59   Died September 17 at Wesley Memorial Hospital, Chicago; burial Rosehill Cemetery; photo...
  • Obituary: Jens Jensen
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Oct 1951, p. 63     Jens Jensen, 91, died October 1 [1951] at his home in Ellison Bay, Wis., following a lingering illness. Mr. Jensen was prominent for the development of the Chicago park system and as the landscape architect for the estates of National figures and well known North Shore residents. He emmigrated from ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Oct 1951, p. 63   Jens Jensen, 91, died October 1 [1951] at his home in Ellison Bay, Wis., following a lingering illness. Mr. Jensen was prominent for the development of the Chicago park system ...
  • Obituary: Emma P. Cutler
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Feb 1951, p. 63     Died in Wilmette; burial in Abingdon, Illinois; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Feb 1951, p. 63   Died in Wilmette; burial in Abingdon, Illinois; photo...
  • Obituary: Carl Lester Braun
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Mar 1951, p. 63     Carl Lester Braun, 66, of 2236 Birchwood Avenue, Wilmette, died February 27, 1951 at St. Francis Hospital. His wife, Carrie, died in July 1949. Born in Fulton, Ill., he moved with his parents from Aurora to Wilmette in 1894. He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Mildred Kiesgen of Deerfield; ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Mar 1951, p. 63   Carl Lester Braun, 66, of 2236 Birchwood Avenue, Wilmette, died February 27, 1951 at St. Francis Hospital. His wife, Carrie, died in July 1949. Born in Fulton, Ill., he moved ...
  • Obituary: Robert Holmes Seashore
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 1951, 55, 56     Died in Wesley Memorial Hospital, Chicago; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Aug 1951, 55, 56   Died in Wesley Memorial Hospital, Chicago; photo...
  • Obituary: Claude Seymour Reebie
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Apr 1951, p. 67     2nd Lt. Claude Seymour Reebie,28, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Reebie of 66 Fox Lane, Winnetka, died in Japan March 25th. Besides his parents, he is survived by his sister, Anne, and his brother, Robert S. Reebie of Evanston, and he was a brother of the late S/ ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Apr 1951, p. 67   2nd Lt. Claude Seymour Reebie,28, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Reebie of 66 Fox Lane, Winnetka, died in Japan March 25th. Besides his parents, he is survived by ...
  • Obituary: Henry Brautigam
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Apr 1951, p. 63     Died April 13 at Evanston Hospital; photo...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Apr 1951, p. 63   Died April 13 at Evanston Hospital; photo...
  • Obituary: Albert H. Ullrich
    NewspaperImageGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1951, 67, 68     Continued on p.68....
    NewspaperImageGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1951, 67, 68   Continued on p.68....
  • Villagers are Invited to Visit New Parish House at St. John's
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Sep 1951, p. 5     Tours of the new parish house will be conducted for guests on Sunday. Photograph Rev. J. H. Gockel...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Sep 1951, p. 5   Tours of the new parish house will be conducted for guests on Sunday. Photograph Rev. J. H. Gockel...
  • Versino Brothers' Store is Fascination for Youngsters
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Sep 1951, p. 64     James and John Versino stated their bicycle shop in 1932 reparing bicycles in the garage back of their house. They wre born in Italy, John in 1914 and Jim in 1916. They came to the United States in 1928. John and his wife, Isabelle, have two children, Alan, aged 5, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Sep 1951, p. 64   James and John Versino stated their bicycle shop in 1932 reparing bicycles in the garage back of their house. They wre born in Italy, John in 1914 and Jim in ...
  • Wilmette's Myron West Lifted Chicago Shore Out of Water
    Newspaper  Marjorie Bruce, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Sep 1951, 5, 64     Interview with Myron Howard West, landscape architect of Wilmette, who came to the Chicago area in 1906. Describes the development of the Chicago lakefront from a swampy city dump into parklands and business property. ...
    Newspaper  Marjorie Bruce, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Sep 1951, 5, 64   Interview with Myron Howard West, landscape architect of Wilmette, who came to the Chicago area in 1906. Describes the development of the Chicago lakefront from a swampy city dump into ...
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