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  • Gross Point Girl is Saved by Lung Motor
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1913, p. 1     Eighteen-year-old Susanna Meyer, of Gross Point, attempted suicide by inhaling gas, but was revived by the Public Service Company's pulmotor. Joyhn Leyner of the company notified police Lieutenant Hoffstetter. The girl refused to give any reason for thi attempt to end her life. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 9 Oct 1913, p. 1   Eighteen-year-old Susanna Meyer, of Gross Point, attempted suicide by inhaling gas, but ...
  • The Suicide Bureau [editorial]
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Aug 1914, p. 4     The Salvation Army Suicide Bureau offers a valuable service ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Aug 1914, p. 4   The Salvation Army Suicide Bureau offers a valuable service ...
  • Winnetka girl found hanged in forest area
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Jul 1979, 11, 14     The body of a 19-year-old Winnetka woman was found hanged Tuesday morning in Harms Woods in unincorporated Glenview. Police say she died at about 10 p.m. Monday evening. There was no evidence of foul play. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Jul 1979, 11, 14   The body of a 19-year-old Winnetka woman was found hanged Tuesday morning ...
  • Hanging victim ruled suicide
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jan 1994, p. 11     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jan 1994, p. 11   ...
  • Suicide victim found at Gillson
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Aug 1994, p. 10     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Aug 1994, p. 10   ...
  • Fatality was suicide
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1991, p. 7     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Nov 1991, p. 7   ...
  • Hanging victim ruled suicide
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jan 1994, p. 11     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Jan 1994, p. 11   ...
  • Suicide victim found at Gillson
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Aug 1994, p. 10     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Aug 1994, p. 10   ...
  • Foundation, Stephen T. Sexton Crisis Education Center in Desplaines,IL, takes aim at suicide
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jan 1996, p. 23     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jan 1996, p. 23   ...
  • Despondent, Takes Life
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Dec 1912, p. 7     Helen Uecker of Evanston, 20, took her life on Tuesday afternoon. She was the daughter of John Uecker. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Dec 1912, p. 7   Helen Uecker of Evanston, 20, took her life on Tuesday afternoon. She ...
  • Kills Woman and Himself
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jul 1912, p. 1     Joseph Kratochvil shot and killed his former fiancee, Mary Vik, and then himself in the Glencoe home of her employer, Mrs. F. H. Trude, Wednesday, July 24, 1912. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Jul 1912, p. 1   Joseph Kratochvil shot and killed his former fiancee, Mary Vik, and then ...
  • Short in Accounts; Takes His Own Life
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jul 1912, p. 11     Poor legibility from microfilm...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Jul 1912, p. 11   Poor legibility from microfilm...
  • Case of Suicide
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1913, p. 3     Fred Buhrs, who has been living at the home of Mrs. Sophia Pruter, 1912 Lake Street, Evanston, committed suicide Sunday night while on duty at the Public Service company's plant on Grove street by taking carbolic acid. His body was discovered by Charles Holtz, 1726 Central st., another employee of ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1913, p. 3   Fred Buhrs, who has been living at the home of Mrs. Sophia ...
  • Case Of Suicide
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1913, p. 3     Fred Buhrs, employee of Public Service Company committed suicide Sun. night. He had been living at the home of Mrs. Sophia Pruter, 1912 Lake St., Evanston. Early this morning, his body was found by another company employee, Charles Holtz, of 1726 Central St., Evanston. Buhrs was a widower and is ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1913, p. 3   Fred Buhrs, employee of Public Service Company committed suicide Sun. night. He ...
  • Man's death on tracks ruled a suicide
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Mar 2011, p. 9     A fatality on the Metra tracks Friday, was declared a suicide. THe victim was identified as Richard Thomas, 76, of Evanston according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Mar 2011, p. 9   A fatality on the Metra tracks Friday, was declared a suicide. THe ...
  • Train death ruled a suicide
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, p. 6     Jerome Cetnar, 66, of 1325 Ashland Ave., Wilmette, died of injuries from being struck by a Metra commuter train on Friday evening near a station in Kenilworth. The death was ruled a suicide.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 2010, p. 6   Jerome Cetnar, 66, of 1325 Ashland Ave., Wilmette, died of injuries from ...
  • Suicide ruled in Metra train death
    Krochmal, Pat, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, p. 10     The man who committed suicide when he was struck by a Metra train Friday in Wilmette has been identified as James Sweeney, 59. His home address was not immediately known...
    Krochmal, Pat, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Jul 2011, p. 10   The man who committed suicide when he was struck by a Metra ...
  • Family tragedy
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Mar 2009, Section Cover, p. 1     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Mar 2009, Section Cover, p. 1   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Community stunned by family deaths
    Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Mar 2009, p. 5     Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
    Kimberly Fornek, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Mar 2009, p. 5   Full article available at Wilmette Public Library.
  • Right place, right time: Wilmette officers rescue man from Edens overpass
    Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Aug 2007, 5, 14     The officers captured a man about to jumb from the Edens Expressway bridge Aug. 16. Police also saved a 17-year old Wilmette youth last Friday who jumped onto the Linden Avenue el tracks, and a 35-year-old Korean woman, who tried to drown herself. Photographs officers Diane Grassi and Steve Eder...
    Irv Leavitt, Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 23 Aug 2007, 5, 14   The officers captured a man about to jumb from the Edens Expressway ...
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