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  • Media Types: Genealogical Resources
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  • Media Types: Newspapers
  • Item types:: Obituaries
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  • Obituary: Milton Cushing Springer
    Evanston Press, 27 Dec 1890, p. 4     Portrait courtesy of Wilmette Historical Museum...
    Evanston Press, 27 Dec 1890, p. 4   Portrait courtesy of Wilmette Historical Museum...
  • Campbell, Andrew Courtney, Jr. ()
    appeared in Lake Shore News, 7 Feb 1918, p. 1     Memorial for Andrew Courtney Campbell, Jr. As a tribute to the gallantry and self-sacrifice of Andrew Courtney Campbell, Jr., who was killed during the first week of October, 1917, in an engagement with three German airplanes, plans were inaugurated last Saturday toward the ...
    appeared in Lake Shore News, 7 Feb 1918, p. 1   Memorial for Andrew Courtney Campbell, Jr. As a tribute to the gallantry ...
  • Death summons veteran priest: Rev. William Netstraeter
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1924, 1, 6     Rev. William Netstraeter of St. Joseph's Parish dies at age of 83, pioneer churchman, was pastor of St. Joseph's for 54 years Photo of Rev. William Netstraeter...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Apr 1924, 1, 6   Rev. William Netstraeter of St. Joseph's Parish dies at age of 83, ...
  • Village mourns Howard passing: president of Board of Education succumbs to heart attack on Saturday, school is monument, west side building will bear his name
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Nov 1924, 1, 6     Poor quality image on microfilm...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Nov 1924, 1, 6   Poor quality image on microfilm...
  • Save two boys from lake; third drowns: motorcycle policeman George Schaefer leads heroic rescue crew in Sunday tragedy
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 3     Richard Brooks, 15, Chicago, died trying to swim to shore from overturned canoe; Edward Reder, 16, and James Minogue, 14, both of Chicago, rescued by Schaefer, Bennett, Salmis, and Mindly. Photograph Officer George Schaefer ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 16 Oct 1925, p. 3   Richard Brooks, 15, Chicago, died trying to swim to shore from overturned ...
  • Eagle scout dies
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 May 1926, p. 1     Bradford W. Hutson, assistant Scoutmaster of Roosevelt Troop, Congregational church, died suddenly Tuesday after an illness of two weeks. Memorial services will be held at the Congregational church Sunday afternoon. May 9, at 4 o'clock...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 7 May 1926, p. 1   Bradford W. Hutson, assistant Scoutmaster of Roosevelt Troop, Congregational church, died suddenly ...
  • Charles R. Pickard summoned by death in Wilmette home
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1926, p. 40     Photo of Charles Robert Pickard...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 13 Aug 1926, p. 40   Photo of Charles Robert Pickard...
  • Joseph A. Sheppard dies from injury in accident
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jan 1927, p. 42     Photo of Joseph A. Sheppard...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 14 Jan 1927, p. 42   Photo of Joseph A. Sheppard...
  • Accident fatal to Peter J. Schaefer, Wilmette pioneer
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49     Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 1 Apr 1927, p. 49   Photo of Peter Joseph Schaefer...
  • Death takes pioneer [Mary E. Springer]
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Aug 1927, p. 3     Photo of Mary E. Springer...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 5 Aug 1927, p. 3   Photo of Mary E. Springer...
  • Springer, Mary (née Ward) (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 5 Aug 1927, p. 3. Date of Event: 30 Jul 1927     Poor quality photo from microfilm
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 5 Aug 1927, p. 3. Date of Event: 30 Jul 1927   Poor quality photo from microfilm
  • Wilbur Nesbit dies following heart collapse
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Aug 1927, p. 34     Photo of Wilbur Nesbit...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Aug 1927, p. 34   Photo of Wilbur Nesbit...
  • Mrs. C. E. Renneckar summoned by death after long illness
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Sep 1927, p. 9     Funeral services for Mrs. Flora Louise Renneckar, wife of C. E. Renneckar, local pharmacist, who passed away last Monday at her home 935 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, following a long period of illness, were held from the home Wednesday afternoon. Interment was at Memorial Park. Mrs. Rennecker [sic] is ...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 2 Sep 1927, p. 9   Funeral services for Mrs. Flora Louise Renneckar, wife of C. E. Renneckar, ...
  • Founder of N.K.E.C. [National Kindergarten and Elementary College] is taken by death
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 1927, p. 24     Photo of Elizabeth Harrison...
    Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 11 Nov 1927, p. 24   Photo of Elizabeth Harrison...
  • Adams, Elmer E. (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 11 Oct 1929, p. 57     Elmer E. Adams, a resident of Winnetka since 1898, founder of the Adams Pharmacy in that village and Winnetka postmaster under Presidents Taft, Harding and Coolidge prior to 1927 when he retired from service, passed away last Wednesday morning at the age of 64 years. Funeral rites will be held ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 11 Oct 1929, p. 57   Elmer E. Adams, a resident of Winnetka since 1898, founder of the ...
  • Bowen, Howard (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 20 Dec 1929, p. 15. Date of Event: 12 Dec 1929     Howard Bowen, Wilmette building commissioner since early in 1927 and a well known Chicago and north shore architect, passed away suddenly at his home, 1215 Elmwood avenue, Wilmette, Thursday, December 12. Mr. Bowen designed the Wilmette Baptist church and "The Chimneys," Winnetka apartment and ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 20 Dec 1929, p. 15. Date of Event: 12 Dec 1929   Howard Bowen, Wilmette building commissioner since early in 1927 and a well ...
  • Hildreth, Edward Carpenter (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 21 Feb 1935, p. 37. Date of Event: 19 Feb 1935     Edward Carpenter Hildreth, 2006 Beachwood avenue, died Tuesday in his home of pneumonia. He was 38 years of age. Funeral services will take place in the chapel of Graceland cemetery at 1 o'clock today (Thursday), conducted by Rev. John G. Hindley, pastor of the First Congregational church, with ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 21 Feb 1935, p. 37. Date of Event: 19 Feb 1935   Edward Carpenter Hildreth, 2006 Beachwood avenue, died Tuesday in his home of ...
  • Smith, Henry Justin (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Feb 1936, p. 24. Date of Event: 9 Feb 1936     photograph
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 13 Feb 1936, p. 24. Date of Event: 9 Feb 1936   photograph
  • Lechler, Eberhard (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 1 Oct 1936, p. 56. Date of Event: 26 Sep 1936     Eberhard Lechler, 80, 230 Maple avenue, Wilmette, passed away last Saturday afternoon, at his home. Funeral services we held on Tuesday afternoon at the Scott Funeral chapel, Wilmette. He is survived by his widow, Clara, and by a son, Fred. Born in Wurttemberg, Germany, he came to this country as ...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 1 Oct 1936, p. 56. Date of Event: 26 Sep 1936   Eberhard Lechler, 80, 230 Maple avenue, Wilmette, passed away last Saturday afternoon, ...
  • Hood, John A. (Died)
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 27 Apr 1939, p. 71     Memorial services for John A. ("Daddy") Hood, 106 Sixth Street, Wilmette, veteran of the Civil War, who died on Wednesday of last week, were held Saturday afternoon at the Wilmette Presbyterian Church. Matthew Francis photo...
    appeared in Wilmette Life, 27 Apr 1939, p. 71   Memorial services for John A. ("Daddy") Hood, 106 Sixth Street, Wilmette, veteran ...
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