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  • Obituary: Tom J. Brady
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93     Tom J. Brady, 46, of 1920 Schiller Avenue, Wilmette, died last Saturday in a Chicago hospital. He was a native of Wilmette. Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery. He leaves his widow, Mrs. Lorain Brady; two children, Lois, 17, and Terry, 14, a brother, John of Glenview; and six sisters, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93   Tom J. Brady, 46, of 1920 Schiller Avenue, Wilmette, died last Saturday ...
  • Obituary: Jesse R. Gathercoal, Jr.
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93     Jesse R. Gathercoal, Jr., 58, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse R. Gathercoal of 2424 Pomona Lane, Wilmette, died Monday in Santa Monica, Calif. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 o'clock Saturday morning at the Wilmette Baptist Church by the Rev. Milton R. Wilkes, pastor. Place of interment will ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93   Jesse R. Gathercoal, Jr., 58, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse R. ...
  • Obituary: Aeneas MacDonald
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93     ... on the Fox River, on Wedneday, November 28 [1956]. Surviving are his widow, Mrs...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93   ... on the Fox River, on Wedneday, November 28 [1956]. Surviving are ...
  • Mrs. Edna Fisch Killed in Crash near Elgin
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93     Mrs. Edna B. Fisch, who was employed as a domestic at 2245 Chestnut Avenue, Wilmette, was killed in an auto accident Saturday. Among Mrs. Fisch's survivors is a daughter, Mrs. Janice Washburn of Rockford. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93   Mrs. Edna B. Fisch, who was employed as a domestic at 2245 ...
  • Obituary: Mabel Craigue Pollock
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 197     Mrs. Mabel Craigue Pollock, 75, mother of Mrs. Elizabeth Keith of 546 Melrose Avenue, Kenilworth, died Sunday night at her home, 918 Madison Street, Evanston. Born in Allouez, Mich. Widow of the late John F. Pollock, she is survived, in addition to Mrs. Keith, by two other daughters, Marianne and ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Dec 1956, p. 197   Mrs. Mabel Craigue Pollock, 75, mother of Mrs. Elizabeth Keith of 546 ...
  • Multiplication Tables are Set to Music by Wilmette Ad man [A.J. Bremner]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93     A.J. Bremner, 2100 Chestnut Avenue, has set the multiplication tables to music as an aid to memorization. The multiplication tables and music are avilable through Bremner Multiplication Records, 1109 Central Avenue. An earlier production was "The Sound Way to Easy Reading" developed with Chicago teacher Mrs. Josephine Davis. Digital scan...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93   A.J. Bremner, 2100 Chestnut Avenue, has set the multiplication tables to music ...
  • Advertisement for Chrisman Flowers of Kenilworth, 614 Green Bay Rd., Kenilworth
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93     Digital scan...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 6 Dec 1956, p. 93   Digital scan...
  • Obituary: Jack W. Mayfield
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61     ... Dec 1956] at St. Francis Hospital. He was a life-long resident of Wilmette...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61   ... Dec 1956] at St. Francis Hospital. He was a life-long resident ...
  • Obituary: Edwin W. Mattoon
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61     Edwin W. Mattoon, former resident of Wilmette for many years, died Christmas Eve in Key West, Fla. He was born in Colorado. His widow, Mrs. Ann Mattoon, survives; also, two daughters, Mrs. Florence Zmeskal of Gainsville, Ill., and Mrs. Anna Marie Baker of Champaign; and five grandchildren. Date on the ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61   Edwin W. Mattoon, former resident of Wilmette for many years, died Christmas ...
  • Obituary: Edward B.  Schroeder
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61     ...Schroeder, 531 Kenilworth Avenue, Kenilworth, died Friday morning [21 Dec 1956...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61   ...Schroeder, 531 Kenilworth Avenue, Kenilworth, died Friday morning [21 Dec 1956...
  • Earl Thulin Family Spend Christmas Away
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61     The Earl E. Thulins of Kenilworth spent Christmas in Minneapolis with their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Purdy (Gene Thulin). With them were their sons, David and Charles. Prudys' 7-month-old son, Charles E. IV (Chip), was christenend Sunday. Date on the printed page is incorrect...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61   The Earl E. Thulins of Kenilworth spent Christmas in Minneapolis with their ...
  • Santa Pays Visit to Child Patients in Evanston Hospital
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61     Children who remianed at Evanston Hospital over Christmas were visited by Santa Claus on Christmas Even afternoon. Children mentioned include Rickey Comporeale, age 6, son of Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Camporeale of Highwood, a post-polio patient. Katherine Park, age 4, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Park, 907 Linden ave. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61   Children who remianed at Evanston Hospital over Christmas were visited by Santa ...
  • Jehovah's Witnesses to Hold Assembly
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61     Semi-annual Circuit Assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses will open in the Lane Technical High School auditorium, Chicago, this Friday. Local people attending are Katherine Keenan, Jennie Haugsness, Jean Clayburn and Anna Carlson of Wilmette. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 27 Dec 1956, p. 61   Semi-annual Circuit Assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses will open in the Lane Technical ...
  • Obituary: Eugene F. Auth
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Eugene F. Auth, 44, a former resident of Wilmette, lived at 695 Timber Trail, Deerfield, where he died on Monday. His widow, Mrs. Mildred Auth survives; also three sons, Ronald, with the Army Medical Corps at Fort Sam Houston, Texas; Dennis, also with the Army Medical Corps, stationed in France; ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Eugene F. Auth, 44, a former resident of Wilmette, lived at 695 ...
  • Obituary: Mary Brychta
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Mrs. Mary Brychta, 64, died Thursday of last week at St. Francis Hospital. Mrs. Brychta, of 1225 Hunter Road, was born in Hati Czechoslovakia, and came to this country in 1913. She is survived by her husband, Stanley; two sons, Stanley J. of Corpus Christi, Texas, and Frank of Niles, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Mrs. Mary Brychta, 64, died Thursday of last week at St. Francis ...
  • Obituary: Harry H. Herron
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Harry H. Herron, 63, of 429 Hawthorn Lane, Winnetka, died Wednesday morning at Evanston Hospital. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Tipton. Born in Hope, Ind. Husband of the late Gladys B. Herron, he is survived by an uncle, Ollie L. Herron of Chicago and several brothers in Norfolk, ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Harry H. Herron, 63, of 429 Hawthorn Lane, Winnetka, died Wednesday morning ...
  • Obituary: Marilyn Ruth Kehl
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   ...
  • Obituary: Katherine Schaefer Peters
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Mrs. Katherine Schaefer Peters, 84, lifetime resident of Wilmette, of 1519 Washington Avenue, died Tuesday morning at her home. Place of interment will be St. Mary's Cemetery in Techny. Mrs. Peters, was born February 24, 1872, in the section of the village then called Gross Point. Widow of the late ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Mrs. Katherine Schaefer Peters, 84, lifetime resident of Wilmette, of 1519 Washington ...
  • Obituary: Sophie A. Porter
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Mrs. Sophie A. Porter, 85, formerly of 833 Chestnut Avenue, Wilmette, died Friday of last week in Sherman Hospital, Elgin. Place of interment was Irving Park Cemetery. A son, Edwin M. Porter of 833 Chestnut Avenue survives; also a sister, Mrs. Augusta Giesebrecht, and a brother, Oscar C. Marggraf, both ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Mrs. Sophie A. Porter, 85, formerly of 833 Chestnut Avenue, Wilmette, died ...
  • Obituary: Maurice I. Rossiter
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81     Maurice L. Rossiter, 48, of 2116 Dewes Street, Glenview died Friday of last week at Evanston Hospital. He was a native of Oak Park. Mr. Rossiter leaves his widow, Mrs. Florence Rossiter; a daughter, Barbara, a senior at Glenbrook High School, and his mother, Mrs. O. J. Oldendorph of Evanston. ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 20 Dec 1956, p. 81   Maurice L. Rossiter, 48, of 2116 Dewes Street, Glenview died Friday of ...
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