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  • Winnetka woman killed by taxi last Thursday [Josephine Salmen]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 1926, p. 12     Miss Josephine Salmen, a sister of Mrs. Seibert Dietz, of 688 Center street, Winnetka, was struck by a taxicab at Chicago avenue and South boulevard, Evanston, Thursday evening of last week, sustaining injuries from which she died ten minutes later. She was dragged 30 feet, and in addition to a ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 1926, p. 12   Miss Josephine Salmen, a sister of Mrs. Seibert Dietz, of 688 Center street, Winnetka, was struck by a taxicab at Chicago avenue and South boulevard, Evanston, Thursday evening of last ...
  • Hold funeral services for Alice A. Butterfield
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 1926, p. 9     Mrs. Alice M. Butterfield, 155 West Elm street, Chicago, died of pneumonia at her home on Monday of this week. She was a sister of Mrs. Harriet L. Fitch, of 1033 Elmwood avenue. Mrs. Butterfield was 83 years old and had been prominent in philanthropic work in Chicago for many ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 30 Apr 1926, p. 9   Mrs. Alice M. Butterfield, 155 West Elm street, Chicago, died of pneumonia at her home on Monday of this week. She was a sister of Mrs. Harriet L. Fitch, of ...
  • Funeral services for E. D. Scott held Tuesday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Apr 1926, p. 46     Funeral services for E. D. Scott, 72 years old, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles F. Roberts, 1033 Greenwood avenue, last Saturday, were held Tuesday from a chapel in Evanston. Dr. Stephen A. Lloyd of the First Congregational church officiated. The body was sent to Sheboygan ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Apr 1926, p. 46   Funeral services for E. D. Scott, 72 years old, who died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles F. Roberts, 1033 Greenwood avenue, last Saturday, were held Tuesday from ...
  • Hold funeral services for aged resident here
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Apr 1926, p. 12     Mrs. Addie Hughes, 78 years old, widow of the late George C. Hughes, 1006 Central avenue, died at her home last Saturday, April 17. Funeral services were held Monday of this week from the First Congregational church, of which she was a member. Dr. Stephen A. Lloyd officiating, and burial ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Apr 1926, p. 12   Mrs. Addie Hughes, 78 years old, widow of the late George C. Hughes, 1006 Central avenue, died at her home last Saturday, April 17. Funeral services were held Monday of ...
  • Loses kin by death [Katherine Brandon Seaver]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 40     Mrs. E. M. Simonds, 834 16th street, Wilmette, has just returned from her mother's home in Madison, Wis., where she was called by the serious illness and death of her grandmother, Mrs. Katherine Brandon Seaver, a pioneer of Jefferson, Wis....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 40   Mrs. E. M. Simonds, 834 16th street, Wilmette, has just returned from her mother's home in Madison, Wis., where she was called by the serious illness and death of her ...
  • Ellis C. Latham, former resident, dies at Brooklyn
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 18     The older residents of Wilmette were grieved this week to learn of the death, Friday, April 9, of Ellis C. Latham, for many years a resident of the village, at Brooklyn, N. Y. Death was due to and [sic] attack of pneumonia.

    Services for Mr. Latham were held Monday, afternoon, April ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 18   The older residents of Wilmette were grieved this week to learn of the death, Friday, April 9, of Ellis C. Latham, for many years a resident of the village, at ...
  • James Evans dies at home of son, Dr. R. M. Evans
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 18     James Evans, father of Dr. Ralph M. Evans, of 2746 Reese avenue, Evanston, with offices at 1150 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, died at the home of his son, Tuesday evening, April 13, at 9:30 o'clock. His health had been failing for the past two months, death being due to a complication ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 18   James Evans, father of Dr. Ralph M. Evans, of 2746 Reese avenue, Evanston, with offices at 1150 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, died at the home of his son, Tuesday evening, April ...
  • Killed as he leaves train on wrong side [George Schager]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 1     George Schager, of 5407 South Avers avenue, Chicago, jumped off the west side of a northbound Milwaukee limited train on the North Shore Electric line, Tuesday evening, as it was passing through Wilmette, and was struck by another train approaching from the opposite direction, sustaining injuries ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 1   George Schager, of 5407 South Avers avenue, Chicago, jumped off the west side of a northbound Milwaukee limited train on the North Shore Electric line, Tuesday evening, as it was ...
  • Mrs. B. F. Clifford summoned by death: leader in Congregational church passes away at residence here April 11
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 16     The unexpected death Saturday afternoon, April 10, of Mrs. Florence (Woollen) Clifford, wife of Benjamin F. Clifford, 803 Lake avenue, brought deep sadness to a wide circle of friends in Wilmette and throughout the Chicago region. The winter had been a hard one for her and she had not been ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Apr 1926, p. 16   The unexpected death Saturday afternoon, April 10, of Mrs. Florence (Woollen) Clifford, wife of Benjamin F. Clifford, 803 Lake avenue, brought deep sadness to a wide circle of friends in ...
  • Former resident dies [Lillian McLaughlin]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1926, p. 14     Miss Lillian McLaughlin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. McLaughlin, formerly of Kenilworth and now of Detroit, passed away Saturday, June 19, it was learned this week....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jul 1926, p. 14   Miss Lillian McLaughlin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. McLaughlin, formerly of Kenilworth and now of Detroit, passed away Saturday, June 19, it was learned this week....
  • Infant son dies [Charles Kieser]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 66     Charles Kieser, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kieser, died at the home of his parents, 302 Greenwood avenue, Glencoe, last Saturday night. Funeral services were held from the Sacred Heart church, Hubbard Woods, at 2 o'clock, Tuesday. Burial in the Hubbard Woods cemetery....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 66   Charles Kieser, infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kieser, died at the home of his parents, 302 Greenwood avenue, Glencoe, last Saturday night. Funeral services were held from the ...
  • Miss Marie Hopp taken by death on December 6
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 23     Funeral services for Miss Marie Hopp, a resident of Wilmette for twelve years, who passed away Monday, December 6, were held from the residence at 1630 Lake avenue, Saturday, December 11. The services were delayed awaiting the arrival of Miss Hopp's sister, Mrs. John F. Fuhrmann of Miami, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 23   Funeral services for Miss Marie Hopp, a resident of Wilmette for twelve years, who passed away Monday, December 6, were held from the residence at 1630 Lake avenue, Saturday, December ...
  • F. H. Stanwood dies
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Dec 1926, p. 60     Frank H. Stanwood, 1411 Forest avenue, died at his home on Monday, November 30. He is survived by his wife, Dala Stanwood, and three daughters, Ruth Hagen Stanwood, Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Thompson of Boston. The remains were taken to Lowell, Mass., for burial....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Dec 1926, p. 60   Frank H. Stanwood, 1411 Forest avenue, died at his home on Monday, November 30. He is survived by his wife, Dala Stanwood, and three daughters, Ruth Hagen Stanwood, Mrs. Smith ...
  • Former Wilmette resident dies after long illness [Elizabeth Adams Meginnis]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Oct 1926, p. 6     Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Adams Meginnis, formerly of Wilmette, were held from St. Luke's church, Evanston, last Monday, Dr. George Craig Stewart officiating. The body was taken to Graceland chapel for cremation. Mrs. Meginnis died at her home, 2323 Harrison street, Evanston, last ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Oct 1926, p. 6   Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Adams Meginnis, formerly of Wilmette, were held from St. Luke's church, Evanston, last Monday, Dr. George Craig Stewart officiating. The body was taken to Graceland ...
  • Frederick H. Haines taken by death Tuesday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Oct 1926, p. 6     Following an illness of more than a year, Frederick H. Haines, 823 Greenleaf avenue, died last Tuesday evening at his home. Services will be held this afternoon from the Church of The Atonement in Rogers Park, and burial will be at the Rosehill cemetery. Mr. Haines had been connected with ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Oct 1926, p. 6   Following an illness of more than a year, Frederick H. Haines, 823 Greenleaf avenue, died last Tuesday evening at his home. Services will be held this afternoon from the Church ...
  • Hold funeral services for Edward Struggles
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Sep 1926, p. 3     Edward Struggles, 86 years old, who lived with his daughter, Lillian, at 1620 Spencer avenue, Wilmette, died last Tuesday morning after an illness of two years. Funeral services were held Thursday afternoon from the home, Rev. James Austin Richards of the Winnetka Congregational church officiating, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Sep 1926, p. 3   Edward Struggles, 86 years old, who lived with his daughter, Lillian, at 1620 Spencer avenue, Wilmette, died last Tuesday morning after an illness of two years. Funeral services were held ...
  • Death takes father [father of Mrs. Harry W. Mons]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1926, p. 13     Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Mens [Mons] of 157 Woodstock avenue, Kenilworth, were called to Barnes City, Ia., Sunday morning, August 1, because of the death of Mrs. Mons' father....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1926, p. 13   Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Mens [Mons] of 157 Woodstock avenue, Kenilworth, were called to Barnes City, Ia., Sunday morning, August 1, because of the death of Mrs. Mons' father....
  • Veteran newspaper man buried in Chicago Monday [Frank M. Lester]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 47     Funeral services for Frank M. Lester 71, editor of the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois News, who died Saturday, September 11, at his home in Chicago, were held Monday afternoon.

    Mr. Lester was very well known throughout northern Illinois, particularly in newspaper circles. For ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 47   Funeral services for Frank M. Lester 71, editor of the Public Service Company of Northern Illinois News, who died Saturday, September 11, at his home in Chicago, were held Monday ...
  • Hold funeral services for Mrs. L. A. Bower [nee Mildred Mason]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 42     Maiden name supplied from other sources...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 42   Maiden name supplied from other sources...
  • Death takes aged father of Dr. H. G. Walton-Ball [death of Albert N. Ball]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 42     Dr. H. G. Walton-Ball of 1609 Central avenue and with offices at 1209 Wilmette avenue, left Monday for Toronto, Canada, to attend the funeral of his aged father, Albert N. Ball, whose death occurred very suddenly Sunday night. He was 95 years old. Dr. Walton-Ball's mother, who is 80 years ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 42   Dr. H. G. Walton-Ball of 1609 Central avenue and with offices at 1209 Wilmette avenue, left Monday for Toronto, Canada, to attend the funeral of his aged father, Albert N. ...
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