Obituary: Robert Edgar Schenk
Publication:
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 17 Aug 1939, p. 40


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Newspaper
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Item Type:
Articles
Notes:
Robert Edgar Schenk, 18-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Schenk, 1601 Central avenue, Wilmette, was killed in an automobile accident last Thursday evening near Murdo, S. D. as he was returning home from a motor tour of the west. His companion, Dick Penberthy, son of Dr. and Mrs. L. E. Penberthy, 1524 Wilmette avenue, Wilmette, suffered severe injuries. He was reported to be recovering. Robert is survived by four grandparents in addition to his mother and father. These are Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Tatro of Chicago, and Mr. and Mrs. Christ Schenk of Anaheim, Cal. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Wilmette Parish Methodist church, and interment was at Memorial Park.

Date of Publication:
17 Aug 1939
Personal Name(s):
Penberthy, Richard ; Schenk, Robert
Local identifier:
Wilmette.News.281952
Language of Item:
English
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Obituary: Robert Edgar Schenk