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  • Tar and Feathers
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 May 1912, Section 1, p. 1, column 2     Mrs. H.A. [Hugo Aloysius] Pape, 822 Mulford St., lost some young chickens that died after being trapped in sticky tar running out of a barrel owned by George Michels.
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 22 May 1912, Section 1, p. 1, column 2   Mrs. H.A. [Hugo Aloysius] Pape, 822 Mulford St., lost some young chickens ...
  • Benefit Performance for a Heroine
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1912, p. 16     A benefit performance to fund the burial of a Norwegian nurse, Miss Joran Letmolee, will be given on the lawn of the Lake Shore Sanitarium on the evening of Aug. 3. Due to a fire accident in Irving Park on June 21st, Miss Joran Letmolee was fatally burned while attending ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Aug 1912, p. 16   A benefit performance to fund the burial of a Norwegian nurse, Miss ...
  • Ward's Millions to Widow and Daughter
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jan 1914, p. 1     A. Montgomery Ward, Highland Park founder of vast mail order house, died December 7, 1913; names widow as trustee. ...
    Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Jan 1914, p. 1   A. Montgomery Ward, Highland Park founder of vast mail order house, died ...
  • Advertisement for Dr. William J. Wood, Optometrist
    Local News, 11 Mar 1916, p. 4     drawing of eyes and glasses...
    Local News, 11 Mar 1916, p. 4   drawing of eyes and glasses...
  • Father Vattmann Dies; Veteran Army Chaplain
    Chicago Tribune ( Tribune Company), 30 Sep 1919, p. 21     Father Edward J. Vattman [sic] died in St. Francis' hospital yesterday [29 September 1919], after an illness that had lasted a year. ...
    Chicago Tribune ( Tribune Company), 30 Sep 1919, p. 21   Father Edward J. Vattman [sic] died in St. Francis' hospital yesterday [29 ...
  • Ogden Cook has guild play part: prominent Kenilworth resident will have leading role in "March Hares"
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Oct 1923, p. 1     Play to be presented at the Assembly Hall in Kenilworth; others in cast include William Ziegler Nourse, Mrs. Ralph Heilman of Evanson, Mrs. Kent Chandler of Winnetka, Mrs. E.V.L. Brown of Winnetka; members wishing to appear with the Guild apply to Percy Eckhart of Kenilworth; applications for membership should be ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Oct 1923, p. 1   Play to be presented at the Assembly Hall in Kenilworth; others in ...
  • Funeral services held for Mrs. Gertrude Johnston
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Apr 1927, p. 4     Funeral services for Gertrude Johnston, who passed away on Monday, April 4, after an illness of only ten days, were held at Forest Home on Tuesday, April 5, Dr. Hubert Carleton of the St. Augustine's Episcopal church officiating.Mrs. Johnston was the wife of William A. Johnston, to whom she ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Apr 1927, p. 4   Funeral services for Gertrude Johnston, who passed away on Monday, April 4, ...
  • Seize Beer and Mash in Raid; Six are Arrested
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1931, p. 5     One hundred and four quarts of beer and twenty-two gallons of mash were seized by three Wilmette police officers Sunday, Aug. 2, in a raid at the residence of John Meyer, 1218 Wilmette Ave. Names mentioned include Henry Brautigam, John Meyer, J.J. Peters, Joseph Steffens and Herman Vance. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1931, p. 5   One hundred and four quarts of beer and twenty-two gallons of mash ...
  • David S. Betts Dies at Age of 92; Old Resident
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Mar 1932, p. 7     David S. Betts, a permanent resident of Wilmette since 1901, died Tuesday, March 15, at his home, 1025 Thirteenth [13th] street, at the age of 92 years. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Mar 1932, p. 7   David S. Betts, a permanent resident of Wilmette since 1901, died Tuesday, ...
  • Obituary: Evelyn Heymann May
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Aug 1939, p. 43     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 ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Aug 1939, p. 43   Mrs. Evelyn Heymann May died early Friday morning at her summer home, ...
  • Obituary: Anna Marie Muller
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 1951, p. 67     Mrs. Anna Marie Muller, 65, of 2009 Birchwood Avenue, Wilmette, died April 5 at the Evanston Hospital, one week after she suffered a stroke. Mrs. Muller was born in that part of Gross Point which later became annexed to Wilmette. She was the widow of William John Muller. She is ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 12 Apr 1951, p. 67   Mrs. Anna Marie Muller, 65, of 2009 Birchwood Avenue, Wilmette, died April ...
  • Obituary: Jens Jensen
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Oct 1951, p. 63     Jens Jensen, 91, died October 1 [1951] at his home in Ellison Bay, Wis., following a lingering illness. Mr. Jensen was prominent for the development of the Chicago park system and as the landscape architect for the estates of National figures and well known North Shore residents. He emmigrated from ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 4 Oct 1951, p. 63   Jens Jensen, 91, died October 1 [1951] at his home in Ellison ...
  • Obituary: Karl J. Pape
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1958, p. 85     Karl J. Pape, 804 Ridge road, Wilmette, died last Saturday [26 Jun 1958] at the St. Francis Hospital. Mr. Pape, 69, came to Wilmette 40 years ago from Deusseldorf, Germany. He is survived by his widow, Catherine Schwall Pape, four children, Mrs. Evelyn J. Hentrichs, 1829 Holly avenue, Northbrook, Mrs. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 Jul 1958, p. 85   Karl J. Pape, 804 Ridge road, Wilmette, died last Saturday [26 Jun ...
  • Obituary: Myron Howard West
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Oct 1960, p. 141     Myron H. West, 916 Greenleaf avenue, Wilmette, died in Evanston Hospital on Saturday. He was 80. A resident of Wilmette for 49 years, Mr. West leaves his widow, Rachel; a son, M. Howard West Jr. of Lake Bluff; and two grandchildren. The Rev. Joseph O. Purdue of the First Congregational ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Oct 1960, p. 141   Myron H. West, 916 Greenleaf avenue, Wilmette, died in Evanston Hospital on ...
  • Obituary: John Beck
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1966, p. 123     John Beck, 39, of 812 Prairie Av., Wilmette, died May 25 in St. Francis Hospital, Evanston. Born in Carbondale, he lived in Wilmette 32 years. Survivors include his widow, Betty, two daughters, Jo Anne and Julie, and two sons, Jack and Jim, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Francis Beck, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Jun 1966, p. 123   John Beck, 39, of 812 Prairie Av., Wilmette, died May 25 in ...
  • Obituary: Ulises Armand Sanabria
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1969, p. 116     Ulises A. [Armand] Sanabria, 62, of 1825 Milton Av., Northbrook, formerly of Wilmette, died January 6 at Highland Park Hospital. He is survived by three daughters, Pamela, Penelope, and Patricia Lee; three sons, Robert, Armand, and Quentin; and two brothers, John and Hewitt. Services were held last Thursday by Burton ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Jan 1969, p. 116   Ulises A. [Armand] Sanabria, 62, of 1825 Milton Av., Northbrook, formerly of ...
  • Obituary:  Helen B. O'Connell
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Sep 1970, p. 126     Mrs. Helen B. O'Connell, 73, of Long Island, N.Y., died Aug. 31 at her residence. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Nancy Jackman of Rockville Center, N.Y.; one son, John, of Evanston; and seven grandchildren. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 10 Sep 1970, p. 126   Mrs. Helen B. O'Connell, 73, of Long Island, N.Y., died Aug. 31 ...
  • Obituary: Frank V. Zeman
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Jun 1971, p. 109     Frank V. Zeman, 76, of 1050 Tower Rd., Winnetka, died June 18 in his home. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Dorothy A. Godlewski of Kenosha, Wis. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 24 Jun 1971, p. 109   Frank V. Zeman, 76, of 1050 Tower Rd., Winnetka, died June 18 ...
  • Carnig A. Minasian, long-time Evanston business leader, dies
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Dec 1974, p. 40     Carnig Minasian, 62, of 2130 Central Park in Evanston died Dec. 8 in Evanston. He was born in Sivri Hisar, Armenia, and came to this country in 1925. On Dec. 2, Mr. Minasian and his wife, Araxie, celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary. He is survived by his wife; two sons, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 19 Dec 1974, p. 40   Carnig Minasian, 62, of 2130 Central Park in Evanston died Dec. 8 ...
  • Obituary: James S. Sutton
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Aug 1975, 42D     James S. Sutton, 26, a 1967 New Trier East graduate died July 21 in Boulder, Colo. He was born in Chicago and had lived at 830 Lake Av., Wilmette. Mr. Sutton, who was unmarried, is survived by his mother, Helen Sutton, and a brother, Michael B. Sutton of Aspen, Colo. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 Aug 1975, 42D   James S. Sutton, 26, a 1967 New Trier East graduate died July ...
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