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  • 8-year old John Meyers dies of pneumonia Sunday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 10     John Walter Meyers, eight years old, only child of Mr. and Mrs. August H. W. Meyers, 1721 Highland avenue, Wilmette, died Sunday night at this home after an illness of nine days. Pneumonia was said to have been the cause of his death. John was a pupil in the third ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 10   John Walter Meyers, eight years old, only child of Mr. and Mrs. August H. W. Meyers, 1721 Highland avenue, Wilmette, died Sunday night at this home after an illness of ...
  • Advertisement for West End Florist, Math  Hoffman, prop.
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 8     Directions provided: First greenhouse on Glenview road, west of Ridge.; drawing of a box of roses...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 8   Directions provided: First greenhouse on Glenview road, west of Ridge.; drawing of a box of roses...
  • Albert Darwin Langworthy
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Oct 1928, p. 64     Albert Darwin Langworthy, one of the oldest alumni of Northwestern university, died Sunday at Cape Cod, Mass., where he and his wife went a few weeks ago. Mr. Langworthy lived in Glencoe. He was born in Charlotte Center, N. Y., and came to Evanston with his parents when a boy. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Oct 1928, p. 64   Albert Darwin Langworthy, one of the oldest alumni of Northwestern university, died Sunday at Cape Cod, Mass., where he and his wife went a few weeks ago. Mr. Langworthy lived ...
  • Albert Ransom, 82 years, dies at residence here
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Oct 1928, p. 39     Albert Ransom, grandfather of Mrs. J. W. Bottomley, 1325 Gregory avenue, died Thursday, September 27, at the Bottomley residence at the age of 82 years. Mr. Ransom had come to Wilmette a few months ago from Chicago. His death came after an illness of several days.

    Surviving him are his ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Oct 1928, p. 39   Albert Ransom, grandfather of Mrs. J. W. Bottomley, 1325 Gregory avenue, died Thursday, September 27, at the Bottomley residence at the age of 82 years. Mr. Ransom had come to ...
  • Allen, Zoe (née Ford) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 26 May 1928, p. 23. Date of Event: 19 May 1928     Funeral services for Mrs. Zoe Ford Allen, wife of Otis D. Allen, 544 Woodlawn avenue, Glencoe, were held Monday afternoon of this week from the Scott Funeral Home in Wilmette. Burial was in Kansas City on Tuesday.

    Mrs. Allen passed away Saturday May 19.

    She is survived by her ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 26 May 1928, p. 23. Date of Event: 19 May 1928   Funeral services for Mrs. Zoe Ford Allen, wife of Otis D. Allen, 544 Woodlawn avenue, Glencoe, were held Monday afternoon of this week from the Scott Funeral Home in Wilmette. ...
  • Ancestral house provides stones for new mansion
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Oct 1928, p. 30     Mr. and Mrs. Roy F. Best, 1121 Lake Avenue, Wilmette, to use stones from wall and flour mill on Pike County, Ohio ancestral farm in construction of house on Romona Road in Indian Hill Estates ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Oct 1928, p. 30   Mr. and Mrs. Roy F. Best, 1121 Lake Avenue, Wilmette, to use stones from wall and flour mill on Pike County, Ohio ancestral farm in construction of house on Romona ...
  • Anderson, Sarah (née Baron) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 27 Apr 1928, p. 5. Date of Event: 22 Apr 1928     Mrs. Sarah Baron Anderson, mother of Mrs. Ernest Fleishman of Leicester road, Kenilworth, died Sunday, April 22. Mrs. Anderson had been in failing health for the past year. In her earlier years Mrs. Anderson was a widely known musician and singer. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Fleishman ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 27 Apr 1928, p. 5. Date of Event: 22 Apr 1928   Mrs. Sarah Baron Anderson, mother of Mrs. Ernest Fleishman of Leicester road, Kenilworth, died Sunday, April 22. Mrs. Anderson had been in failing health for the past year. In her ...
  • Andrew Lynn, pioneer resident, dies Tuesday
    NewspaperGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Feb 1928, p. 39     Andrew Lynn, father of Harry Lynn, proprietor of the Kenilworth Grocery store, passed away at the home of his son with whom he has been residing, last Tuesday at the advanced age of 89 years. Funeral services were conducted from the residence, 635 Pleasant avenue, Kenilworth, on Thursday, Rev. ...
    NewspaperGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Feb 1928, p. 39   Andrew Lynn, father of Harry Lynn, proprietor of the Kenilworth Grocery store, passed away at the home of his son with whom he has been residing, last Tuesday at the ...
  • Arns, Helen C. (née Ohlendorf) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Dec 1928, p. 7. Date of Event: 22 Dec 1928     Mrs. Helen C. Arns, wife of George P. Arns, of 325 Park avenue, Wilmette, died of pneumonia last Saturday, December 22, at her home after an illness of eleven days. Mrs. Arns was 34 years old, and was the mother of four young children, George Jr., 8, Mary Helen, 6, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 28 Dec 1928, p. 7. Date of Event: 22 Dec 1928   Mrs. Helen C. Arns, wife of George P. Arns, of 325 Park avenue, Wilmette, died of pneumonia last Saturday, December 22, at her home after an illness of eleven days. ...
  • Asher, Mrs. Earl (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 14 Dec 1928, p. 8. Date of Event: 8 Dec 1928     Mrs. Earl Asher, of Evanston, sister of Mrs. Henry J. Koll, of 1412 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, died Saturday morning at St. Francis hospital. The funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Wheadon M. E. church in Evanston, with the Rev. Joseph Burrows officiating. Mrs. Asher ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 14 Dec 1928, p. 8. Date of Event: 8 Dec 1928   Mrs. Earl Asher, of Evanston, sister of Mrs. Henry J. Koll, of 1412 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, died Saturday morning at St. Francis hospital. The funeral services were held Tuesday afternoon ...
  • Austrian, Delia (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 2 Nov 1928, p. 6. Date of Event: 27 Oct 1928     Miss Delia Austrian, a sister of Mrs. J. Harry Selz, 740 Sheridan road, Glencoe, died Friday, October 27, in New York City at the home of her mother, Mrs. Julia R. Austrian. Miss Austrian was a well-known magazine writer and poet and for some years a member of the Tribune ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 2 Nov 1928, p. 6. Date of Event: 27 Oct 1928   Miss Delia Austrian, a sister of Mrs. J. Harry Selz, 740 Sheridan road, Glencoe, died Friday, October 27, in New York City at the home of her mother, Mrs. Julia ...
  • Barker Vincent dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Apr 1928, p. 47     Barker Vincent, 16 year old grandson of Dr. and Mrs. M. R. Barker, 730 Central avenue, passed away Sunday, April 1, at his home in Sacramento, Cal. He was in Wilmette for several weeks last summer at a reunion of the Barker family....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Apr 1928, p. 47   Barker Vincent, 16 year old grandson of Dr. and Mrs. M. R. Barker, 730 Central avenue, passed away Sunday, April 1, at his home in Sacramento, Cal. He was in ...
  • Bartlett, Celia P. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 May 1928, p. 10. Date of Event: 3 May 1928     Mrs. Celia P. Bartlett, mother of Mrs. R. J. Wig, formerly Anna May Bartlett, of 1515 Spruce street, South Pasadena, Cal., died in the Victoria Hospital in Palestine on May 3, while on a tour of the Holy Land with a party from the Pasadena Presbyterian church. Memorial services were ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 18 May 1928, p. 10. Date of Event: 3 May 1928   Mrs. Celia P. Bartlett, mother of Mrs. R. J. Wig, formerly Anna May Bartlett, of 1515 Spruce street, South Pasadena, Cal., died in the Victoria Hospital in Palestine on May ...
  • Becker, Elizabeth (née Kummer) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 27 Apr 1928, p. 8. Date of Event: 25 Apr 1928     Mrs. Elizabeth Becker, 816 16th [Sixteenth] street, passed away Wednesday morning, April 25, at the St. Francis hospital in Evanston, following a brief illness. She was 66 years of age.

    Requiem high mass will be held this morning at 10 o'clock at St. Joseph's church. Burial will be at St. ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 27 Apr 1928, p. 8. Date of Event: 25 Apr 1928   Mrs. Elizabeth Becker, 816 16th [Sixteenth] street, passed away Wednesday morning, April 25, at the St. Francis hospital in Evanston, following a brief illness. She was 66 years of age.

    Requiem ...
  • Best, Mrs. Charles (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1928, p. 12     Friends of Mrs. William Kies, formerly of Kenilworth, will be sorry to learn of the death of Mrs. Kies' mother, Mrs. Charles Best, of Chicago. Mrs. Best died at the home of her daughter which is in Scarborough-on-the-Hudson, New York....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 16 Mar 1928, p. 12   Friends of Mrs. William Kies, formerly of Kenilworth, will be sorry to learn of the death of Mrs. Kies' mother, Mrs. Charles Best, of Chicago. Mrs. Best died at the ...
  • Blair, Joseph (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 9 Mar 1928, p. 49. Date of Event: 4 Mar 1928     At Grand Rapids, Mich., on March 4, Joseph Blair passed away. Private services were held Wednesday afternoon at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Madeline Porter, 1221 Greenwood avenue, Wilmette. Besides Mrs. Porter, Mr. Blair is survived by his widow, Anna Blair....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 9 Mar 1928, p. 49. Date of Event: 4 Mar 1928   At Grand Rapids, Mich., on March 4, Joseph Blair passed away. Private services were held Wednesday afternoon at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Madeline Porter, 1221 Greenwood avenue, Wilmette. ...
  • Bobbie Ives dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 12     Bobbie Ives, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford E. Ives, 1630 Washington avenue, Wilmette, died Thursday at the age of one year and seven months, at his home, after a brief illness.

    Services will be held tomorrow at 2:30 o'clock at the Ives' residence with the Rev. Horace G. Smith of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 12   Bobbie Ives, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford E. Ives, 1630 Washington avenue, Wilmette, died Thursday at the age of one year and seven months, at his home, after a ...
  • Borgfeldt, Henry G. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 1 Jun 1928, p. 49     Funeral services for Henry G. Borgfeldt, long time resident and photographer of Wilmette, who passed away suddenly last Tuesday morning, were conducted from the Frederick E. Lewis funeral parlors Wednesday afternoon. Burial was at Graceland cemetery.

    Mr. Borgfeldt's lifeless body was found ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 1 Jun 1928, p. 49   Funeral services for Henry G. Borgfeldt, long time resident and photographer of Wilmette, who passed away suddenly last Tuesday morning, were conducted from the Frederick E. Lewis funeral parlors Wednesday ...
  • Born, Philip A. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 50     Philip A. Born, 46, of 810 Forest avenue, Wilmette, shot himself with a pistol Monday in the bathroom of his home. His wife, Marian, and a maid heard the shot and found him dead with the gun in his right hand and a wound in his temple.

    Mr. Born was founder ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 50   Philip A. Born, 46, of 810 Forest avenue, Wilmette, shot himself with a pistol Monday in the bathroom of his home. His wife, Marian, and a maid heard the shot ...
  • Borre, Louis (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 47     Louis Borre died last Thursday afternoon at St. Francis hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held at St. John's church, Wilmette, Tuesday morning, and burial was at Memorial Park cemetery. Mr. Borre was 33 years old. Surviving him are his widow, Mrs. Emma Borre; two children, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 23 Nov 1928, p. 47   Louis Borre died last Thursday afternoon at St. Francis hospital after a lingering illness. Funeral services were held at St. John's church, Wilmette, Tuesday morning, and burial was at Memorial ...
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