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1926
  
  • Aged man killed when struck by C. N. W. flyer [Edward Farmer]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1926, p. 1     Apparently failing to realize the speed of a fast train, Edward Farmer, 65 years old, of Highland Park, was struck and instantly killed when he attempted to cross in front of it at the Kenilworth station of the Chicago and North Western railroad last Wednesday afternoon.The train was No. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1926, p. 1   Apparently failing to realize the speed of a fast train, Edward Farmer, ...
  • Attends funeral in east [death of Mrs. Charles H. Duncan]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Mar 1926, p. 34     Mrs. Roger E. Williams, 410 Forrest avenue, was called to Oil City, Pa., this week because of death of her grandmother, Mrs. Charles H. Duncan, who passed away in Orlando, Fla., Friday, March 12. Services were held Tuesday in the Pennsylvania city. Mrs. Duncan had been a frequent visitor in ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Mar 1926, p. 34   Mrs. Roger E. Williams, 410 Forrest avenue, was called to Oil City, ...
  • Board passes resolution on George Porter's death
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Dec 1926, p. 60     Resolution of sympathy passed by Village board; George Hull Porter was to have been inqugurated member of Sanitary board last Tuesday ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Dec 1926, p. 60   Resolution of sympathy passed by Village board; George Hull Porter was to ...
  • Brother of local woman dies in St. Louis fire [Wallace P. Calvin]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Mar 1926, p. 46     Funeral services for Wallace P. Calvin, brother of Mrs. W. R. Blake, 1712 Highland avenue, were held from the church of St. Paul by the Lake, in Chicago, last Wednesday. Burial was at the Graceland cemetery. Mr. Wallace died last week as the result of injuries received in a fire ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Mar 1926, p. 46   Funeral services for Wallace P. Calvin, brother of Mrs. W. R. Blake, ...
  • Buried at Elgin [Sarah E. Hardiman]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 May 1926, p. 41     Mrs. Sarah E. Hardiman, mother of Mrs. Walter D. Launder, 230 Oxford road, Kenilworth, died last Saturday, May 1, after a long illness. The funeral services were held at the home of Mrs. Launder Monday evening of this week and the body was taken to Elgin, Ill., for burial...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 May 1926, p. 41   Mrs. Sarah E. Hardiman, mother of Mrs. Walter D. Launder, 230 Oxford ...
  • Called  by brother's death [death of Elmer Cope]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Mar 1926, p. 46     Mrs. Mark Cresap, 239 Essex road, left Wednesday for Omaha where she was called to the deathbed of her brother, Elmer Cope, who passed away Friday, February 19. He was buried at Streator, Ill. His mother, Mrs. I. C. Cope, was called from Florida...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Mar 1926, p. 46   Mrs. Mark Cresap, 239 Essex road, left Wednesday for Omaha where she ...
  • Called by father's death [death of R. A. Henderson]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jan 1926, p. 3     Dr. R. H. Henderson, whose offices are at 1137 Central avenue, left the village today to attend services for his father, R. A. Henderson, who passed away at his home in Clearfield, Iowa, Wednesday morning of this week...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jan 1926, p. 3   Dr. R. H. Henderson, whose offices are at 1137 Central avenue, left ...
  • Charles R. Erwin of Kenilworth is summoned by death
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 64     Charles R. Erwin, of Kenilworth, president of the board of Erwin Wasey and company, of Chicago, one of the outstanding advertising agencies of the world, passed away Tuesday, afternoon, December 14, at his winter home in Winter Haven, Fla. For some weeks he had been suffering from an acute ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Dec 1926, p. 64   Charles R. Erwin, of Kenilworth, president of the board of Erwin Wasey ...
  • Charles R. Pickard summoned by death in Wilmette home
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1926, p. 40     Photo of Charles Robert Pickard...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1926, p. 40   Photo of Charles Robert Pickard...
  • Chicago man commits suicide in lake here [John E. Murphy]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1926, p. 18     John E. Murphy, 53 years old, 1718 Juneway terrace, Chicago, was found dead in the lake a short distance north of the boundary between Wilmette and Evanston last Sunday morning. The condition of the body indicated that the man had attempted to cut his throat, but because of the fact ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1926, p. 18   John E. Murphy, 53 years old, 1718 Juneway terrace, Chicago, was found ...
  • Child dies suddenly [Charles Nash]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Jan 1926, p. 9     Funeral services were held Tuesday of this week for Charles Nash, 3 year old son of Charles A. Nash, 222 Tenth street. The little boy died suddenly at his home late Sunday night. Rev. Bernard Brady of St. Francis Xavier's church officiated at the services and burial was at All ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Jan 1926, p. 9   Funeral services were held Tuesday of this week for Charles Nash, 3 ...
  • Child passes away [Eugene Hamilton]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Mar 1926, p. 15     Eugene Hamilton, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene H. Hamilton, 1326 Forest avenue, passed away Wednesday, March 17, a victim of pneumonia. Services were from the St. Francis Xavier church and burial was at Techny...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Mar 1926, p. 15   Eugene Hamilton, small son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene H. Hamilton, 1326 ...
  • Conduct service Friday for Miss Mabel Feltmann
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Dec 1926, p. 54     Funeral services for Miss Mabel Feltmann, who died Wednesday morning, November 24, were held Friday morning from St. Joseph's church. Burial was in Memorial ark cemetery. The Ouilmette court of the Catholic Daughters of America led the funeral procession.Miss Feltmann, who was the 20-year ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Dec 1926, p. 54   Funeral services for Miss Mabel Feltmann, who died Wednesday morning, November 24, ...
  • Death summons father [death of Mr. Burnham]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Jan 1926, p. 19     Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Burnham are expected to return to their home at 536 Roslyn road, Kenilworth, the end of this week, after a short trip to New York. They were called to St. Paul Monday, January 11, on account of the sudden death of Mr. Burnham's father...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 Jan 1926, p. 19   Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Burnham are expected to return to their ...
  • Death takes aged father of Dr. H. G. Walton-Ball [death of Albert N. Ball]
    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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Sep 1926, p. 42   Dr. H. G. Walton-Ball of 1609 Central avenue and with offices at ...
  • Death takes father [death of Mr. Hicks]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jan 1926, p. 23     John F. Hicks of 241 Melrose avenue, Kenilworth, was called to Ironton, Ohio, this week because of the death of his father. The elder Mr. Hicks was taken ill Christmas Eve and passed away Sunday, December 27...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jan 1926, p. 23   John F. Hicks of 241 Melrose avenue, Kenilworth, was called to Ironton, ...
  • Death takes father [father of Mrs. Harry W. Mons]
    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...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Aug 1926, p. 13   Mr. and Mrs. Harry W. Mens [Mons] of 157 Woodstock avenue, Kenilworth, ...
  • Death takes mother [death of Mrs. M. T. Gapen]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Sep 1926, p. 1     J. C. Gapen of 919 Elmwood avenue was called to his home in Monroe, Wis. by the death of his mother, Mrs. M. T. Gapen, Saturday, September 4...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Sep 1926, p. 1   J. C. Gapen of 919 Elmwood avenue was called to his home ...
  • Death takes pioneer: Edward A. Burge, resident of Wilmette forty years, dies at advanced age of 87 years
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Oct 1926, p. 8     Edward A. Burge, a well known resident of Wilmette for nearly forty years, passed away at the home of his son Edward H. Burge, 924 Forest avenue, Friday, October 8.Coming to Wilmette in 1887, Mr. Burge found a village of a few hundred people which he prophesied would once become ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Oct 1926, p. 8   Edward A. Burge, a well known resident of Wilmette for nearly forty ...
  • Death takes pioneer: Elizabeth Fischer, resident of Wilmette for 73 years, summoned last week at age of 90 years
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jan 1926, p. 3     Elizabeth Fischer, resident of the north shore for 73 years, passed away Thursday, January 21, at her home, 1600 Wilmette avenue, after an illness of about a week. Mrs. Fischer who has more than 100 descendants in this vicinity, recently attended the Golden Wedding anniversary of her neighbors and ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jan 1926, p. 3   Elizabeth Fischer, resident of the north shore for 73 years, passed away ...
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