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  • Vennema, Sybell S. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 8 Jul 1939     Mrs. Sybell S. Vennema passed away last Saturday at the Evanston hospital, following an illness of about a year. Mrs. Vennema, 58 years old, was the wife of John Vennema, Netherlands counsul-general in Chicago, and a resident at 849 Willow road, Winnetka. She was well known as a painter and ...
    Genealogical ResourceNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 8 Jul 1939   Mrs. Sybell S. Vennema passed away last Saturday at the Evanston hospital, following an illness of about a year. Mrs. Vennema, 58 years old, was the wife of John Vennema, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Holg, Charles Mrs. (née Margaret KayMcCormick) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 40. Date of Event: 4 Aug 1939     It was erroneously stated in last week's issue that Mrs. Charles Holg, who died on August 4, is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Holg Moore of Philadelphia. Mrs. Hold is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Charlotte Holg Moore of Wilmette and June Holg, and by a son, Charles Holg, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 40. Date of Event: 4 Aug 1939   It was erroneously stated in last week's issue that Mrs. Charles Holg, who died on August 4, is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Margaret Holg Moore of Philadelphia. Mrs. Hold ...
  • Duncan, Donald, Sr. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 2 Aug 1939     Donald Duncan, Sr., for forty years a resident of Winnetka, passed away at the home of his son, Francis, 1040 Oak street, at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning. For the past four years he had been in failing health, and divided his time between Winnetka and Gulfport, Mississippi. Survivors are the ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 2 Aug 1939   Donald Duncan, Sr., for forty years a resident of Winnetka, passed away at the home of his son, Francis, 1040 Oak street, at 8 o'clock Wednesday morning. For the past ...
  • Chambers, Mrs. C.D. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 27 Jul 1939     Mrs. C. D. Chambers, who moved to Detroit two years ago from 1138 Scott avenue, Hubbard Woods, passed away there Thursday, July 27. Her death followed an illness of several months. She had lived in Winnetka for about four years before moving to Detroit. Mrs. Chambers is survived by her ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 27 Jul 1939   Mrs. C. D. Chambers, who moved to Detroit two years ago from 1138 Scott avenue, Hubbard Woods, passed away there Thursday, July 27. Her death followed an illness of several ...
  • Gilhofer, Henry F. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 31 Jul 1939     Henry F. Gilhofer, 59 years old, died of a heart attack at his home, 347 Washington avenue, Wilmette, on Monday. He was vice-president and general manager of the National Outdoor Advertising bureau. Mr. Gilhofer is survived by his widow, Lina, his daughter, Martha, and a brother, Charles. ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 31 Jul 1939   Henry F. Gilhofer, 59 years old, died of a heart attack at his home, 347 Washington avenue, Wilmette, on Monday. He was vice-president and general manager of the National Outdoor ...
  • May, Evelyn Heymann (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 28 Jul 1939     Mrs. Evelyn Heymann May died early Friday morning at her summer home, 765 Willow road, Winnetka, of injuries received in an accident some time ago. Mrs. May, 33 years old, leaves a small daughter, Barbara, her husband, Robert, and her mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Heymann, of New ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 28 Jul 1939   Mrs. Evelyn Heymann May died early Friday morning at her summer home, 765 Willow road, Winnetka, of injuries received in an accident some time ago. Mrs. May, 33 years old, ...
  • Jenkins, Carl Huber (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 29 Jul 1939     Last rites were held on Tuesday at Graceland cemetery for Carl Huber Jenkins, who died at his home, 630 Lake avenue, Wilmette, on Satuday night. Mr. Jenkins, who had been ill with a heart ailment during his entire 13 years of residence in Wilmette, had been confined to his room ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 3 Aug 1939, p. 43. Date of Event: 29 Jul 1939   Last rites were held on Tuesday at Graceland cemetery for Carl Huber Jenkins, who died at his home, 630 Lake avenue, Wilmette, on Satuday night. Mr. Jenkins, who had been ...
  • Spaids, Susan (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 40. Date of Event: 15 Aug 1939     Miss Susan Spaids whose home for several years has been at 519 Greenleaf avenue Wilmette, passed away Tuesday morning at the Evanston hospital afer an illness of several weeks. Services were held at Jordan's in Chicago this Thursday, with interment at Rosehill. Miss Spaids was the sister of the ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 40. Date of Event: 15 Aug 1939   Miss Susan Spaids whose home for several years has been at 519 Greenleaf avenue Wilmette, passed away Tuesday morning at the Evanston hospital afer an illness of several weeks. Services ...
  • Low, James (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 40. Date of Event: 13 Aug 1939     James Low, 996 Linden avenue, Hubbard Woods, passed away at his home Sunday evening, August 13, after a long illness. He is survived by his widow; by three sisters, Mrs. Charles W. Alcock, Mrs. E. G. Griffigh, and Mrs. John Gardner, all of Chicago; and by two brothers, George Low ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 40. Date of Event: 13 Aug 1939   James Low, 996 Linden avenue, Hubbard Woods, passed away at his home Sunday evening, August 13, after a long illness. He is survived by his widow; by three sisters, Mrs. ...
  • Schenk, Robert Edgar (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 40. Date of Event: 10 Aug 1939     Robert Edgar Schenk, 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Schenk, 1601 Central avenue, Wilmette, was killed in an automobile accident last Thursday evening near Murdo, S. D. as he was returning home from an eight week's motor tour of the west. His companion, Dick Penberthy, son of Dr. ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 17 Aug 1939, p. 40. Date of Event: 10 Aug 1939   Robert Edgar Schenk, 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Schenk, 1601 Central avenue, Wilmette, was killed in an automobile accident last Thursday evening near Murdo, S. D. as ...
  • Noerenberg, Dorothy (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51     Mrs. Dorothy Noerenberg, 29 years old, of 1730 Walnut avenue, Wilmette, died in the Evanston hospital after a week's illness. She is survived by her husband, Gerard S., chemist in the Wilmette water plant; by three small children, Gerard Jr., Shirley Ann, and Jacqueline; by her parents, Mr. and ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51   Mrs. Dorothy Noerenberg, 29 years old, of 1730 Walnut avenue, Wilmette, died in the Evanston hospital after a week's illness. She is survived by her husband, Gerard S., chemist in ...
  • Caldwell, Lucille S. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 23 Aug 1939     Mrs. Lucille S. Caldwell, 930 Linden avenue, Wilmette, passed away Wednesday afternoon at her home after a long illness. She had been a resident of the community since 1910 , and was formerly active in the Wilmette Congregational church and in the Woman's club. She is survived by her husband, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 23 Aug 1939   Mrs. Lucille S. Caldwell, 930 Linden avenue, Wilmette, passed away Wednesday afternoon at her home after a long illness. She had been a resident of the community since 1910 , ...
  • Roper, Fidelia R. (née Richards) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 18 Aug 1939     Mrs. Fidelia Richards Roper, wife of William Winston Roper, Jr., and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marcus D. Richards of the Homestead hotel, Evanston, died Friday in the Pennsylvania Lying-In hospital at Philadelphia. Her home was at 8011 Ardlet road, Chestnut Hill, Pa. Mrs. Richards and her daughter, ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 18 Aug 1939   Mrs. Fidelia Richards Roper, wife of William Winston Roper, Jr., and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marcus D. Richards of the Homestead hotel, Evanston, died Friday in the Pennsylvania Lying-In ...
  • Wieland, William (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 21 Aug 1939     William Wieland, born in Germany 51 years ago, passed away at his home, 144 Woodstock avenue, Kenilworth, last Monday following a very brief illness. Mr. Wieland, the son of the late Jacob and Gottlieben Wieland was one of six brothers who for many years operated the Wieland Dairy company, which ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 21 Aug 1939   William Wieland, born in Germany 51 years ago, passed away at his home, 144 Woodstock avenue, Kenilworth, last Monday following a very brief illness. Mr. Wieland, the son of the ...
  • Hitchcock, Rollin, Mrs. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 18 Aug 1939     Mrs. Rollin Hitchcock, 906 Greenleaf avenue, Wilmette, a resident of Wilmette for twenty years, passed away suddenly while vacationing in Gloucester, Mass. She arrived in Gloucester last Thursday evening and died Friday night. She is survived by her husband and a daughter, Mrs. James McGrath (Betty ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 18 Aug 1939   Mrs. Rollin Hitchcock, 906 Greenleaf avenue, Wilmette, a resident of Wilmette for twenty years, passed away suddenly while vacationing in Gloucester, Mass. She arrived in Gloucester last Thursday evening and ...
  • Miller, David Sears (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 18 Aug 1939     David Sears Miller, 21 years old, 106 Sixth street, Wilmette, was killed in an automobile accident just outside of Marshalltown, Iowa, last Friday morning about 8:30 o'clock. He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Lenoir Hood Miller, two brothers, John, 18, and Robert, 14, and a sister, Mrs. L. H. ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 24 Aug 1939, p. 51. Date of Event: 18 Aug 1939   David Sears Miller, 21 years old, 106 Sixth street, Wilmette, was killed in an automobile accident just outside of Marshalltown, Iowa, last Friday morning about 8:30 o'clock. He is survived ...
  • Ragsdale, Virginia M. (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 5 Jul 1939     Last rites were held in Billings, Mont., last Friday for Miss Virginia MacDonald Ragsdale who died of a fractured skull there on Wednesday, suffered in a fall from a horse. Miss Ragsdale was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Ragsdale, 1609 Spencer avenue, Wilmette. The accident occurred ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 5 Jul 1939   Last rites were held in Billings, Mont., last Friday for Miss Virginia MacDonald Ragsdale who died of a fractured skull there on Wednesday, suffered in a fall from a horse. ...
  • Maas, Elizabeth (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 9 Jul 1939     Mrs. Elizabeth Maas, 91 years old, passed away last Sunday noon in the Evanston Nursing home, following a brief illness. She was the grandmother of Miss Clara Maas, who lives at 2204 Thornwood avenue, Wilmette. Mrs. Maas, born in Bohemia, came to Chicago in 1855 and had resided there until ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 9 Jul 1939   Mrs. Elizabeth Maas, 91 years old, passed away last Sunday noon in the Evanston Nursing home, following a brief illness. She was the grandmother of Miss Clara Maas, who lives ...
  • Russell, Mabel (née Holthoff) (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 29 Jun 1939     Mrs. James A. Russell, a resident at 589 Drexel avenue, Glencoe, for more than 20 years, died Thursday, June 29, in Pasadena, Calif., where she had been for several months. Funeral services and interment were at Sunnyside Mausoleum in Long Beach, Calif., on July 1. Mrs. Russell, who was born ...
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Jul 1939, p. 47. Date of Event: 29 Jun 1939   Mrs. James A. Russell, a resident at 589 Drexel avenue, Glencoe, for more than 20 years, died Thursday, June 29, in Pasadena, Calif., where she had been for several months. ...
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