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  • Obituary: John Millen
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, Section Obituaries, p. 51     John Millen, 78, died Monday, January 8, in St. Francis Hospital, Evanston and was buried in All Saints' cemetery, Des Plaines. Mr. Millen's home was at 1128 Greenleaf Avenue. He was a native of Bristol, Wisconsin. He opened his own business, the Millen Hardware company, 1219 Wilmette Avenue, in 1908, ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Jan 1945, Section Obituaries, p. 51   John Millen, 78, died Monday, January 8, in St. Francis Hospital, Evanston and was buried in All Saints' cemetery, Des Plaines. Mr. Millen's home was at 1128 Greenleaf Avenue. He ...
  • Plan memorial services for Lt. A. B. Abeles
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31     2nd Lt. Alfred B. [Beecher] Abeles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth Street, Wilmette, who was previously listed as missing in action over Germany on January 23, is now reported to have been killed in action at that time, according to a telegram from the ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31   2nd Lt. Alfred B. [Beecher] Abeles, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth Street, Wilmette, who was previously listed as missing in action over Germany on ...
  • Lt. Scribner Dies From Wounds; Plan Memorial Service
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 6     Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Scribner, 812 Ash street, Winnetka, were notified last week that their son, 1st Lt. William Van Dyke Scribner, died April 13 in Germany from wounds incurred in action. A memorial service for Lieutenant Scribner, who was born in Milwaukee, December 3, 1919, will be held ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 6   Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert H. Scribner, 812 Ash street, Winnetka, were notified last week that their son, 1st Lt. William Van Dyke Scribner, died April 13 in Germany from wounds ...
  • Obituary: Florence Isabelle Bockius
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Apr 1945, p. 59     Miss Florence I. Bockius, a member of one of Wilmette's pioneer families, died Monday afternoon, April 2 in her home at 1035 Central avenue. She is survived by two sisters, the Misses Mary L. and Hallie Bockius of the Central avenue address, and a brother, W. Allan Bockius of Glenview. ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Apr 1945, p. 59   Miss Florence I. Bockius, a member of one of Wilmette's pioneer families, died Monday afternoon, April 2 in her home at 1035 Central avenue. She is survived by two sisters, ...
  • Advertisement for Beyrer Electric and Radio Shop, 1147 Wilmette Avenue, Wilmette
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 8     Advertisement features hearing aids ...
    Newspaper  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 3 May 1945, p. 8   Advertisement features hearing aids ...
  • Obituary: Florence Isabelle Bockius
    Newspaper  Chicago Tribune ( Tribune Company), 3 Apr 1945, Section Death notices, p. 79     ...
    Newspaper  Chicago Tribune ( Tribune Company), 3 Apr 1945, Section Death notices, p. 79   ...
  • Reports Burial of Sgt. Rice at Bladel, Holland
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 40     Mrs. Elson G. Rice of 627 Eleventh street, Wilmette, received a letter from J.A. Verhoven of Bladel, Holland, informing her that he had buried her son, S/Sgt. James B. Rice, in a Catholic cemetery in Bladel after Sergeant Rice's plane was downed over Eindhoven, Holland, on September 17, 1944. He ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 40   Mrs. Elson G. Rice of 627 Eleventh street, Wilmette, received a letter from J.A. Verhoven of Bladel, Holland, informing her that he had buried her son, S/Sgt. James B. Rice, ...
  • One Killed, 4 Injured in Traffic Collision
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31     Miss Helen Chinn, of Chicago, was killed in a traffic accident October 21, at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Hibbard road in Wilmette. She was a passenger in a car driven by Bert Poy Nunn of New Castle, California. The car collided with the automobile driven by Edward C. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 31   Miss Helen Chinn, of Chicago, was killed in a traffic accident October 21, at the intersection of Skokie Boulevard and Hibbard road in Wilmette. She was a passenger in a ...
  • Capt. [Grover M.] Hermann [Jr.] is Killed in Action on German Front
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 7     Capt. Grover M. Hermann, Jr., 29, who lived at 82 Essex road, Winnetka, was killed in action in Germany on January 26. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; a daughter, Marta, 2 months old; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Grover M. Hermann; a sister, Shirley; and a brother, Robert, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 7   Capt. Grover M. Hermann, Jr., 29, who lived at 82 Essex road, Winnetka, was killed in action in Germany on January 26. He is survived by his widow, Barbara; a ...
  • Memorial Fund Pays Tribute to Capt. R.W. [Robert William] Kaye
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 53     ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Feb 1945, p. 53   ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. Luther W. Benson
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Mrs. Esther M. (Peggy) Benson, wife of Luther W. Benson of Evanston, formerly of Wilmette, died October 20. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Clarence H. Rowe, the former Janet Benson of Torrington, Conn.; her mother, Mrs. Margaret Mellin; and two grandchildren, Carolyn Anne ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Mrs. Esther M. (Peggy) Benson, wife of Luther W. Benson of Evanston, formerly of Wilmette, died October 20. In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Mrs. ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. Charles E. Bidamon
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Mrs. Rose Bidamon, wife of the late Charles Edward Bidamon, died October 19 at 238 Catalpa place, Wilmette, the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marshall V. Palm, with whom she had resided for 30 years. Mrs. Bidamon and her husband celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary ten years ago. She is ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Mrs. Rose Bidamon, wife of the late Charles Edward Bidamon, died October 19 at 238 Catalpa place, Wilmette, the home of her daughter, Mrs. Marshall V. Palm, with whom she ...
  • Obituary: Mrs. Henry Eberhardt
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Mrs. Maude Eberhardt, wife of Henry Eberhardt of 623 Prairie avenue, Wilmette, died October 20 at home. In addition to her husband, she leaves her mother, Mrs. William Atchison of Granite City, Ill., two brothers, Roger and Dale Atchison, also of Granite City, and two sisters, Mrs. Willard White of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Mrs. Maude Eberhardt, wife of Henry Eberhardt of 623 Prairie avenue, Wilmette, died October 20 at home. In addition to her husband, she leaves her mother, Mrs. William Atchison of ...
  • Lt. Alfred Abeles of Air Force is Reported Missing
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3     2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been missing in action over Germany since January 23, his wife, the former Shirley Elling, was notified by offical telegram Sunday night. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred T. Abeles of 726 Ninth street, Wilmette. Entering service in 1943, ...
    NewspaperImageText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 3   2nd Lt. Alfred Beecher Abeles of the Army Air forces has been missing in action over Germany since January 23, his wife, the former Shirley Elling, was notified by offical ...
  • Obituary: Sylvia Ann Gallie
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Sylvia Ann Gallie, 12, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Donald M. Gallie, Jr., 1450 Shermer avenue, Northbrook, formerly of Wilmette, died October 17. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery. She was the granddaughter of Dr. and Mrs. D. M. Gallie of 1115 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, and Mrs. Jack de Pass of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Sylvia Ann Gallie, 12, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Donald M. Gallie, Jr., 1450 Shermer avenue, Northbrook, formerly of Wilmette, died October 17. Burial in Memorial Park cemetery. She was ...
  • Obituary: Philip L. Hillinger
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Philip L. Hillinger, who had resided at 1520 Spencer avenue, Wilmette, for 33 years, died October 18, in St. Francis hospital, Evanston. Burial in All Saints cemetery. Mr. Hillinger is survived by three sons, the Rev. Raymond Hillinger of the Chicago Diocesan Mission band, William A. of Glenview, and Philip ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Philip L. Hillinger, who had resided at 1520 Spencer avenue, Wilmette, for 33 years, died October 18, in St. Francis hospital, Evanston. Burial in All Saints cemetery. Mr. Hillinger is ...
  • Obituary: Katherine McKimmon Sieber
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39     Mrs. Katherine McKimmon Sieber, wife of the late Edward G. Sieber, died October 17, at her home, 1118 Lake avenue. A pioneer resident of the North Shore, Mrs. Sieber was born in Montreal, Canada, and came to Evanston with her parents in 1863. At the time of her marriage in ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 25 Oct 1945, p. 39   Mrs. Katherine McKimmon Sieber, wife of the late Edward G. Sieber, died October 17, at her home, 1118 Lake avenue. A pioneer resident of the North Shore, Mrs. Sieber was ...
  • Obituary: George B. Bassler, Jr.
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55     A/C George B. Bassler, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bassler, Sr., of 301 Seventeenth street, Wilmette, died Thursday evening, February 6, in the Fitzimons Army General hospital, Denver, Colo., with burial following in Memorial Park. Cadet Bassler, who was born April 6, 1925, had been in the Army Air ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55   A/C George B. Bassler, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Bassler, Sr., of 301 Seventeenth street, Wilmette, died Thursday evening, February 6, in the Fitzimons Army General hospital, Denver, Colo., ...
  • Obituary: Miss Emma Donnersberger
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55     Miss Emma Donnersberger, died early Friday morning in her home at 305 Central avenue, Wilmette. Interment in All Saints cemetery. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Donnersberger and the late Wilhelmina. She is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Mary D. English, Mrs. Agnes D. Minogue, Mrs. Mary Eva ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55   Miss Emma Donnersberger, died early Friday morning in her home at 305 Central avenue, Wilmette. Interment in All Saints cemetery. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Donnersberger and ...
  • Obituary: Wilhelmina Koenig
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55     Mrs. Wilhelmina Koenig, 91, who for the past 19 years had made her home with her son, Edward L. Koenig, at 1028 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, died early Wednesday morning, February 7 at home. She is survived, in addition to her son, Edward, by four granddaughters, Mrs. Marjorie Pearson of Beverly ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 15 Feb 1945, p. 55   Mrs. Wilhelmina Koenig, 91, who for the past 19 years had made her home with her son, Edward L. Koenig, at 1028 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, died early Wednesday morning, February ...
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