Mrs. Van Schaack, patroness of arts, taken by death
- Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 29 Jun 1928, p. 4
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Mrs. Beatrice Harding Van Schaack, wife of Cornelius P. Van Schaack of the wholesale drug concern of Peter Van Schaack & Sons, died Tuesday, June 26, at her home, 614 Linden avenue, Wilmette, after an illness of several weeks. She was fifty-four years old.
Surviving her are her husband and two sons, Harding, who attends Cornell university, and Cornelius Jr., a student at the University of Illinois. Attorney Victor Harding, of 789 Burr avenue, Winnetka, and George F. Harding, treasurer of Cook county, are her brothers. Two sisters also survive her. The one, Mrs. Bruce Palmer, lives in Washington, D. C., and the other is Mrs. Adelaide Harding Vincent, of Chicago.
Funeral services were held at the residence at 9 o’clock Wednesday morning, and burial was at Monmouth, Ill. Henry Van Schaack, of Denver, Colo., a nephew of Mrs. Schaack, came to Wilmette for her funeral.
Mrs. Van Schaack was the daughter of George F. Harding, well known Chicago capitalist of a generation ago. For years she had been a patroness of music and art in Chicago. She was a member of the Fortnightly club and the Arts club there, and of the Evanston French club. She was a zealous worker and was at one time chairman of the committee in Wilmette which helped in establishing the Ravinia opera.
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- Mrs. Beatrice Harding Van Schaack, wife of Cornelius P. Van Schaack, died Tuesday, June 26, at her home, 614 Linden avenue, Wilmette, after an illness of several weeks. She was fifty-four years old.
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- 29 Jun 1928
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- Harding, George ; Palmer, Bruce ; Van Schaack, Beatrice ; Van Schaack, Cornelius ; Van Schaack, Harding ; Van Schaack, Henry ; Vincent, Adelaide
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