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  • Mrs. E. P. Chatfield taken by death Sunday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 4     Mrs. E. P. Chatfield of Evanston, mother of Mrs. Philip Vaughan Bright, 731 Ashland avenue, Wilmette, died Sunday evening at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Chatfield had lived in Chicago and vicinity for seventy-five years. She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Bright, and a son, Max Chatfield ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 4   Mrs. E. P. Chatfield of Evanston, mother of Mrs. Philip Vaughan Bright, 731 Ashland avenue, Wilmette, died Sunday evening at her home after a long illness. Mrs. Chatfield had lived ...
  • Mrs. Anna Sprenger dies; was pioneer Chicagoan
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 4     Mrs. Anna Sprenger, one of Chicago's pioneer residents, died Monday, December 24, of pneumonia at St. Francis hospital, Evanston. For the last five years Mrs. Sprenger had lived with her daughter, Mrs. Anna Larner, at 1622 Central avenue, Wilmette. She had been a resident of Chicago all her life up ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 4   Mrs. Anna Sprenger, one of Chicago's pioneer residents, died Monday, December 24, of pneumonia at St. Francis hospital, Evanston. For the last five years Mrs. Sprenger had lived with her ...
  • Mrs. Grace Ballard Higbee dies Monday, December 24
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 7     Mrs. Grace Ballard Higbee, 810 Lake avenue, Wilmette, wife of John W. H. Higbee, died Monday, December 24. She is survived by her husband and two children, Ballard V. and Jack H. Higbee. The funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at St. Augustine's Episcopal church, Wilmette....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 7   Mrs. Grace Ballard Higbee, 810 Lake avenue, Wilmette, wife of John W. H. Higbee, died Monday, December 24. She is survived by her husband and two children, Ballard V. and ...
  • Mrs. Catherine O'Connor dies at home of sister
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 7     Mrs. Catherine O'Connor, 76, died Monday, December 24, at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Edward J. McCarthy, 843 Sheridan road, Wilmette, after an illness of two weeks. Mrs. O'Connor had lived in Wilmette for about seven years. She is survived by three sons, John F., Robert E., and Edward ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 7   Mrs. Catherine O'Connor, 76, died Monday, December 24, at the residence of her sister, Mrs. Edward J. McCarthy, 843 Sheridan road, Wilmette, after an illness of two weeks. Mrs. O'Connor ...
  • Mrs. George P. Arns dies at 34, leaves 4 children
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 7     Mrs. Helen C. Arns, wife of George P. Arns, of 325 Park avenue, Wilmette, died of pneumonia last Saturday, December 22, at her home after an illness of eleven days. Mrs. Arns was 34 years old, and was the mother of four young children, George Jr., 8, Mary Helen, 6, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 7   Mrs. Helen C. Arns, wife of George P. Arns, of 325 Park avenue, Wilmette, died of pneumonia last Saturday, December 22, at her home after an illness of eleven days. ...
  • Harry J. Wolf dies at his home December 24
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 8     Harry J. Wolf, 819 Greenwood avenue, Wilmette, died Saturday, December 22. Mr. Wolf is survived by his widow, Mrs. Evelyn G. Wolf, and three children, John G. , Marion and Prudence. He was a member of Wilmette Lodge, No. 931, A. F. and A. M. The funeral services were held ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 8   Harry J. Wolf, 819 Greenwood avenue, Wilmette, died Saturday, December 22. Mr. Wolf is survived by his widow, Mrs. Evelyn G. Wolf, and three children, John G. , Marion and ...
  • Bobbie Ives dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 12     Bobbie Ives, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford E. Ives, 1630 Washington avenue, Wilmette, died Thursday at the age of one year and seven months, at his home, after a brief illness.

    Services will be held tomorrow at 2:30 o'clock at the Ives' residence with the Rev. Horace G. Smith of ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 12   Bobbie Ives, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford E. Ives, 1630 Washington avenue, Wilmette, died Thursday at the age of one year and seven months, at his home, after a ...
  • Masons conduct services for Clark N. Hollister
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 19     Funeral services for Clark N. Hollister, 1235 Elmwood avenue, who passed away Wednesday evening, December 19, were held from the Scott Funeral Home at 1109 Central avenue, Saturday morning, December 22. The services were under Masonic auspices. Mr. Hollister was an officer in Wilmette Chapter, ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 19   Funeral services for Clark N. Hollister, 1235 Elmwood avenue, who passed away Wednesday evening, December 19, were held from the Scott Funeral Home at 1109 Central avenue, Saturday morning, December ...
  • Francis Lackner, noted lawyer, is dead at age of 88
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 19     Francis Alexander Lackner [middle name from other sources]...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 19   Francis Alexander Lackner [middle name from other sources]...
  • Edmund M. Keil summoned by death; ill 3 months
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 25     Edmund M. Keil, 1201 Ridge avenue, Wilmette, died Friday, December 21, at the Evanston hospital. Mr. Keil was a Public Service company employe [sic] and was 30 years of age. He had been ill for three months, and went to the hospital three weeks before he died. Surviving him are ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 28 Dec 1928, p. 25   Edmund M. Keil, 1201 Ridge avenue, Wilmette, died Friday, December 21, at the Evanston hospital. Mr. Keil was a Public Service company employe [sic] and was 30 years of age. ...
  • Clark N. Hollister dies; local Masonic leader
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 4     Clark N. Hollister, 1235 Elmwood avenue, passed away early Wednesday evening, December 19, a victim of influenza and pneumonia. Mr. Hollister had been ill about a week.

    Mr. Hollister had been a resident of Wilmette for seventeen years and was prominent in local Masonic circles, having served ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 4   Clark N. Hollister, 1235 Elmwood avenue, passed away early Wednesday evening, December 19, a victim of influenza and pneumonia. Mr. Hollister had been ill about a week.

    Mr. Hollister had been ...
  • Mrs. Lyman M. Drake, Jr., taken by death Tuesday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 6     Funeral services were held in St. James' Episcopal church, Cass and Huron streets, Chicago, Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock for Mrs. Lyman Manley Drake Jr., who died last Tuesday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William L. Jacoby, 1367 N. State street, Chicago. Before her marriage last ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 6   Funeral services were held in St. James' Episcopal church, Cass and Huron streets, Chicago, Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock for Mrs. Lyman Manley Drake Jr., who died last Tuesday at ...
  • 8-year old John Meyers dies of pneumonia Sunday
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 10     John Walter Meyers, eight years old, only child of Mr. and Mrs. August H. W. Meyers, 1721 Highland avenue, Wilmette, died Sunday night at this home after an illness of nine days. Pneumonia was said to have been the cause of his death. John was a pupil in the third ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 10   John Walter Meyers, eight years old, only child of Mr. and Mrs. August H. W. Meyers, 1721 Highland avenue, Wilmette, died Sunday night at this home after an illness of ...
  • Robert B. M. Wilson, World War vet, dies
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 10     Funeral services were held in the Graceland chapel Monday last afternoon for Robert B. M. Wilson, who died last Saturday at 839 Park avenue, Wilmette, where he had been residing with his mother, Mrs. Amelia D. Wilson. Mr. Wilson was 46 years old. He was formerly a major of the ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 10   Funeral services were held in the Graceland chapel Monday last afternoon for Robert B. M. Wilson, who died last Saturday at 839 Park avenue, Wilmette, where he had been residing ...
  • Mother of Mrs. Maston succumbs in Florida [Mrs. John S. Reid]
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 12     Mrs. John S. Reid, mother of Mrs. Edward Maston, of 223 Seventeenth street, who recently returned to her home in Florida after spending a month with her daughter here, passed away last Friday. Mrs. Maston's death occurred after she had suffered a paralytic stroke. The funeral services were held ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 21 Dec 1928, p. 12   Mrs. John S. Reid, mother of Mrs. Edward Maston, of 223 Seventeenth street, who recently returned to her home in Florida after spending a month with her daughter here, passed ...
  • Jacobson Revamps Plumbing System Throughout Building
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 64     Martin Jacobson of Wilmette installed the plumbing system in the bank building at 1150 Wilmette Ave. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 64   Martin Jacobson of Wilmette installed the plumbing system in the bank building at 1150 Wilmette Ave. ...
  • Cages, Balcony "Paved" with Finest Linoleum
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 64     In the decorative scheme of the new bank linoleum has been used. On the floors of all the cages several hundred square feet have been used. The work room on the balcony at the west end of hte buildiing is linoleum "paved." The McRoy Reuter company of Chicago furnished and ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 64   In the decorative scheme of the new bank linoleum has been used. On the floors of all the cages several hundred square feet have been used. The work room on ...
  • Women's Lounge
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 61     For the acommodation of women patrons commodious space in the bank building is given ove to a rest room. This is tastefully decorated and easily accessible from the main banking floor....
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 61   For the acommodation of women patrons commodious space in the bank building is given ove to a rest room. This is tastefully decorated and easily accessible from the main banking ...
  • Skylight and "Well" to Illuminate Bank Interior
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 61     A huge skylight will furnish much of the light to the interior of the bank. The building has no side windows. There is also a center "well" in chigh are several electric lamps to illuminate the building on dark days. Chester Johnson of Chicago handled the wiring. ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, p. 61   A huge skylight will furnish much of the light to the interior of the bank. The building has no side windows. There is also a center "well" in chigh are ...
  • E. B. Knudtson Dotes on Banking Business: First National President sets his goal and proceeds through years to achieve it
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, 61, 69     Edwin Bertinus Knudtson is listed in Wilmette's Who's Who of business as a banker. He is the president of the First National Bank of Wilmette. Brief biography outlining his background. He was born in the town of Blair, Wisconsin. He organized a bank in the town of Coon Valley, population ...
    NewspaperText  Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Dec 1928, 61, 69   Edwin Bertinus Knudtson is listed in Wilmette's Who's Who of business as a banker. He is the president of the First National Bank of Wilmette. Brief biography outlining his background. ...
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