Mrs. Ida B. Gillson dies; resident of Wilmette 26 years
- Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Jun 1929, p. 8
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Mrs. Ida B. Gillson, 75, of 706 Forest avenue, Wilmette, a resident of Chicago and the north shore suburbs since 1879, died Saturday at her home. During her residence in Wilmette, beginning in 1903, Mrs. Gillson had been connected with the Wilmette Woman's club, and prior to that time was a member of the Evanston Woman's club. She had been an active member of the First Baptist church, Evanston, since 1881.
For many years Mrs. Gillson was identified with the Mothers Congress movement, serving in official capacities in both the national and state chapters. She was a member of the Fort Dearborn chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Surviving her are: her husband, Louis K. Gillson; a son, Joseph L. Gillson, assocate [sic] professor of geology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; a daughter, Mrs. Frank I. Cordo, of Deerfield; a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Charles B. Gillson, of Evanston; seven grandchildren, three brothers and one sister.
Funeral services were held from the Gillson home, 706 Forest avenue, Wilmette, Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with the Rev. James M. Stifler, pastor of the First Baptist church, Evanston, officiating. Dr. Stifler also will conduct the memorial service to be held in Mrs. Gillson's honor at the church this Sunday afternoon, June 23, at 3 o'clock. Burial took place at Rosehill.
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- 21 Jun 1929
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- Gillson, Louis K., Mrs. (Ida Bartholomew) 1854-1929.
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