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  • Father of Paul Soule dies at Winnetka home [Charles P. Soule]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Mar 1924, p. 2     Charles P. Soule, 555 Cherry street, Winnetka, father of Paul R. Soule of 807 Forest avenue, passed away Friday night, March 7, the victim of a paralytic stroke. Masonic services were held at Rosehill on Monday, March 10.

    Mr. Soule was a pioneer resident of Winnetka and a member of the ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Mar 1924, p. 2   Charles P. Soule, 555 Cherry street, Winnetka, father of Paul R. Soule of 807 Forest avenue, passed away Friday night, March 7, the victim of a paralytic stroke. Masonic services ...
  • Noted horticulturist is summoned by death [Mrs. Beele M. Grayson]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Mar 1924, p. 5     Mrs. Beele M. Grayson, mother of Mrs. S. H. Berringer, of the Wilmette Inn, passed away February 10. Burial was at Milwaukee.

    Mrs. Grayson lived in Wilmette during the past four years and was a well known horticulturist, furnishing many of the flowers for Wilmette churches. Her last illness ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Mar 1924, p. 5   Mrs. Beele M. Grayson, mother of Mrs. S. H. Berringer, of the Wilmette Inn, passed away February 10. Burial was at Milwaukee.

    Mrs. Grayson lived in Wilmette during the past four ...
  • Victim of pneumonia [Jean Slayton]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Mar 1924, p. 6     Jean Slayton, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Collin H. Slayton, 611 Lake avenue, passed away Sunday morning, March 9 at the Evanston hospital, a victim of pneumonia. The child had been ill about one week. Service were held from the residence on Tuesday and burial was at Rosehill....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Mar 1924, p. 6   Jean Slayton, small daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Collin H. Slayton, 611 Lake avenue, passed away Sunday morning, March 9 at the Evanston hospital, a victim of pneumonia. The child ...
  • Loses mother by death [death of Mrs. Augustus F. Marquardt]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Mar 1924, p. 8     Mrs. Augustus F. Marquardt of Downers Grove, mother of Roy R. Marquardt, 218 Woodbine avenue, passed away suddenly at her home Friday, February 29. Mrs. Marquardt was a resident of Chicago for nearly 57 years and had many friends on the north shore....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Mar 1924, p. 8   Mrs. Augustus F. Marquardt of Downers Grove, mother of Roy R. Marquardt, 218 Woodbine avenue, passed away suddenly at her home Friday, February 29. Mrs. Marquardt was a resident of ...
  • H. F. Thurston taken by death: former prominent leader in Winnetka succumbs to long illness, well known writer, formerly associated with many magazines
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Mar 1924, p. 6     Henry Franklin Thurston, a resident of Winnetka for 30 years and formerly prominently identified with the official and civic life of the community, passed away Wednesday, March 19. Services were conducted from the home at 882 Oak street Winnetka, Friday afternoon of this week. Rev. James Austin ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Mar 1924, p. 6   Henry Franklin Thurston, a resident of Winnetka for 30 years and formerly prominently identified with the official and civic life of the community, passed away Wednesday, March 19. Services were ...
  • Emma W. Kempe called by death on Thursday
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Mar 1924, p. 6     Emma W. Kempe, wife of Otto L. Kempe, 418 Ridge avenue, passed away Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, 1315 Ashland avenue. She had been in failing health for five years.

    Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from St. John's Lutheran ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Mar 1924, p. 6   Emma W. Kempe, wife of Otto L. Kempe, 418 Ridge avenue, passed away Thursday morning at 9:30 o'clock at the home of her daughter, 1315 Ashland avenue. She had been ...
  • Mrs. Norton, W. C. T. U. leader, called by death
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1924, p. 7     Evalyn S. Norton, president of the north shore branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union for many years and a leader in that work for half a century, passed away at her home in Arlington Heights, Wednesday, March 26, a victim of double pneumonia. Mrs. Norton had been a resident ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1924, p. 7   Evalyn S. Norton, president of the north shore branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union for many years and a leader in that work for half a century, passed away ...
  • Pneumonia proves fatal to Halfton Emil Holmes
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1924, p. 7     Halfton Emil Holmes, 915 Lake Avenue, passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 26, at his home, a victim, of pneumonia. Services will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the home, Rev. George P. Magill, officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park. Mr. Holmes has been a resident of the ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1924, p. 7   Halfton Emil Holmes, 915 Lake Avenue, passed away suddenly Wednesday, March 26, at his home, a victim, of pneumonia. Services will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the ...
  • Mrs. Martha Skinner dies at Clearwater, Florida
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1924, p. 7     Mrs. Martha Skinner, mother of Mrs. Fred Gardner White, 715 Washington avenue, and Edward Skinner of Chicago, died Monday night in Clearwater, Florida, where she has been residing for the last two years. Details of the funeral arrangements have not been received, but members of the family stated ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Mar 1924, p. 7   Mrs. Martha Skinner, mother of Mrs. Fred Gardner White, 715 Washington avenue, and Edward Skinner of Chicago, died Monday night in Clearwater, Florida, where she has been residing for the ...
  • William H. MacLean summoned by death
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1924, p. 1     Masonic funeral services for William H. MacLean, who died Tuesday night at North Shore hotel, Evanston, will be held this afternoon at 4:00 of the Rosehill chapel. Mr. McLean, who was serving his second term as county commissioner, was one of Wilmette's pioneers. He came to Wilmette in the early ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Aug 1924, p. 1   Masonic funeral services for William H. MacLean, who died Tuesday night at North Shore hotel, Evanston, will be held this afternoon at 4:00 of the Rosehill chapel. Mr. McLean, who ...
  • W. I. Woodward dies
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 May 1924, p. 1     W. I. Woodward, 537 Abbottsford road, Kenilwroth [sic], passed away Wednesday, April 30. Burial was at Richmond, Ind., on Saturday. Mr. Woodward is survived by his widow, Catherine M. Woodwar, and daughter, Mrs. Ruth Woodward Blocher....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 May 1924, p. 1   W. I. Woodward, 537 Abbottsford road, Kenilwroth [sic], passed away Wednesday, April 30. Burial was at Richmond, Ind., on Saturday. Mr. Woodward is survived by his widow, Catherine M. Woodwar, ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. John E. Davis
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Bulletin of Woman's Club of Wilmette, 15 Sep 1929, 33, 35     Mrs. John E. Davis, who was our club president in 1901, passed away last May at her home in Minneapolis. It must be twenty-five years since Mrs. Davis moved away from Wilmette and I have not kept in touch with her since, but I still have a pleasant memory of ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Bulletin of Woman's Club of Wilmette, 15 Sep 1929, 33, 35   Mrs. John E. Davis, who was our club president in 1901, passed away last May at her home in Minneapolis. It must be twenty-five years since Mrs. Davis moved away ...
  • Mrs. C. E. Renneckar summoned by death after long illness
    NewspaperImageGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Sep 1927, p. 9     Funeral services for Mrs. Flora Louise Renneckar, wife of C. E. Renneckar, local pharmacist, who passed away last Monday at her home 935 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, following a long period of illness, were held from the home Wednesday afternoon. Interment was at Memorial Park. Mrs. Rennecker [sic] is ...
    NewspaperImageGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Sep 1927, p. 9   Funeral services for Mrs. Flora Louise Renneckar, wife of C. E. Renneckar, local pharmacist, who passed away last Monday at her home 935 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, following a long period ...
  • Mrs. Maurice Kent dies [nee Margaret Blodgett]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Dec 1927, p. 52     Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Blodgett Kent, wife of Maurice Kent of the Northwestern university coaching staff, were held Monday afternoon at the chapel at 703 Washington street, Evanston. Mrs. Kent died Sunday fol-ago. [sic]...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Dec 1927, p. 52   Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Blodgett Kent, wife of Maurice Kent of the Northwestern university coaching staff, were held Monday afternoon at the chapel at 703 Washington street, Evanston. Mrs. ...
  • 80 year resident of village passes away: hold funeral rites for Christian W. Braun; born in village 80 years ago
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53     Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably the oldest resident born here, passed quietly away following a two weeks' period of declining health at the age of 80 years at his home, 2135 Lake avenue, on Monday of this week. Simple and impressive rites were ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Oct 1927, p. 53   Christian W. Braun, one of the oldest residents of Wilmette and probably the oldest resident born here, passed quietly away following a two weeks' period of declining health at the ...
  • 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. ...
  • Former resident buried at Memorial Park Monday [Frank Cook Mowatt]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 1926, p. 59     Frank Cook Mowatt, a resident of Wilmette for 30 years, died at the home of a daughter in Appleton, Wis., last Friday morning. Funeral services were held Monday of this week from the Memorial Park chapel and burial was in the Memorial Park cemetery. The services were in charge of ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Apr 1926, p. 59   Frank Cook Mowatt, a resident of Wilmette for 30 years, died at the home of a daughter in Appleton, Wis., last Friday morning. Funeral services were held Monday of this ...
  • C. Percy Skillin called by death Monday night
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Apr 1924, p. 6     Clarence Percy Skillen...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Apr 1924, p. 6   Clarence Percy Skillen...
  • Anthony May, pioneer, dead: came to Wilmette as a child 72 years ago
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4     When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home at 1461 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, the north shore lost one of its earliest settlers.

    Anthony F. May, 78 years old, who was a resident of Wilmette for 72 years, passed away at his home, 1461 Wilmette avenue, Thursday, ...
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 18 Jan 1924, p. 4   When Anthony F. May passed away Thursday, January 10, at his home at 1461 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, the north shore lost one of its earliest settlers.

    Anthony F. May, 78 ...
  • Called by death [Lucinda A. Rice]
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 4     Mrs. Lucinda A. Rice, 1423 Gregory avenue, aged 79 years, 5 months and 23 days, passed away Tuesday, January 8. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Edward P. Jones, a son, Elliott C. Jones, and a sister, Mrs. Ellen M. Reeder....
    NewspaperTextGenealogical Resource  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1924, p. 4   Mrs. Lucinda A. Rice, 1423 Gregory avenue, aged 79 years, 5 months and 23 days, passed away Tuesday, January 8. Mrs. Jones is survived by her husband, Edward P. Jones, ...
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