1894 Obituaries: January 30

Wunder's Cemetery by David M. Habben

Wunder’s Cemetery by David M. Habben

The following death notices appeared in the January 30, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News, page 6;

“BAER-Jan. 28, 1894, FRANZ BAER, beloved father of Wendelin Seng, Frank Baer and Mrs. Nicholas Hansen, aged 77 years. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, from his late residence, corner Clark-st. and Ridge-av., at 9 a.m., to St. Henry’s church.”

“BOERNER-Jan. 28, 1894, GEORGE H., beloved husband of Augusta Boerner. Funeral to take place Wednesday, Jan. 31, from late residence, 11 Pell-ct., (?) in carriages to Wunder’s cemetery. Friends of family invited.”

“BROWN-At 3156 Ullman-st., Sunday, Jan. 28, 1894, WILLIAM, husband of Rosa Brown (nee Cold or Gold – type is faded) and father of Mrs. Luke O’Toole, Mrs. John Flanigan, Mrs. Thomas Egan, Mrs. Thomas Norton, and Thomas, Katherine and Rosa Brown, aged 68 years; born in County Westmeath, Ireland. Funeral from above number, Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 9 o’clock a.m., to St. Bridget’s church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary.”

“BURNS-At her residence, 885 W. Monroe-st., ANN, widow of the late James Burns and mother of Charles E. and Anne M. Burns. Funeral Wednesday, 9:30 a.m., to St. Malachy’s church and by carriages to Calvary. No flowers. Montpelier (Vt.) and New York city papers please copy.”

“COLEMAN-Jan. 29, 1894, Mrs. KATHERINE, beloved mother of John and Jerry Coleman and Mrs. John Maloney of Green Bay, Wisc., and Mrs. P. (?-possibly Callen- type is faded) and Mrs. John Malley of Chicago, aged 78 years. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 9 a.m. , from her daughter’s residence, Mrs. John Malley, 166 W. 18th-st., by carriages to Sacred Heart church, thence to union depot by Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul R.R. to Calvary cemetery.”

“CALLAGHAN-Monday, Jan. 29, 1894, at his residence, 2362 (or 2862 – type is faded) Indiana-av., BERNARD CALLAGHAN, aged 71 years and 6 months. Funeral Thursday morning at 10 o’clock to St. James church, thence by carriages to Calvary; friends are requested not to send flowers.”

“CARLSON-At Willmette, Jan. 27, Mrs. C.O. CARLSON (nee Swanson). Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 2 p.m., train for Wilmette leaves C. and N.W. depot, Evanston line, at 1 pm: train for Rose Hill cemetery leaves Wilmette at 2:32 (or 2:52 – type is faded and difficult to read).

“DAL-On Sunday, Jan. 28, 1894, CHARLES E., son of Charles and Emma Dal, in his 18th year. Funeral services will be held at his late residence, 5206 Dearborn-st., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m. Interment at Oakwoods.”

“DANINGER-ROSIE, beloved daughter of Lorenz and Mary Daninger, aged 9 years and 6 months. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m., from residence of parents, 165 28th-pl., to Graceland cemetery.”

“FARRELL-Jan. 28, 1894, LANA A. FARRELL. Funeral Tuesday, Jan. 30, from the residence of Thomas (?-possibly Duane-type is faded), 408 S. Morgan-st., to Holy Name church, at 10 a.m., by cars to Calvary, via Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railway.

“KANE-Jan. 26, 1894, JOHN, husband of Mary Kane (nee Tulley), and father of Loretta, Katie and Irene Kane. Funeral from late residence, 521 S. Union-st., Sunday, Jan. 28, by cars to Calvary.”

“KENNEY-JOHN, beloved son of Timothy and Mary Kenney (nee O’Brien). Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 10 a.m., from late residence, 3344 Ashland-av., by cars to Mount Olivet.”

“LONG-Jan. 29, 1894, EDITH LILLIAN, youngest daughter of Alfred and Anna Long, aged 14 months and 12 days. Funeral Wednesday, at 1 o’clock, from parents’ residence, 28 St. Clair-st. Burial private.”

“LAFFEY-ELLEN, beloved wife of Edmund Laffey (nee Higgins), aged 36 years. Native of Carrakeablo Parish of Agt. Mass., County Mayo, Ireland. Funeral from her late residence, 163 Larrabee-st., to Church of the Holy Name , thence by cars to Calvary.”

“MEEKER-At the residence of his son, 256 Townsend-st., LORENZO MEEKER, aged 65 years 11 months and 20 (or 26 days- type is faded),; father of Frederick F., Robert B., Eugene Meeker and Mrs. J.L. Hudson. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1:30 p.m., by carriages to Graceland. Oswego papers please copy.”

“MENGER-Jan. 29, 1894, GEORGE MENGER, aged 41 years and 2 months. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, at 1 p.m., from his late residence, 1113 W. North-av., thence by carriages to Rose Hill. Friends invited.”

“M’GRATH-Jan. 16, 1894, at Ballyengarry, County Limerick Ireland, Mrs. ELLEN McGRATH, mother of Hanora, Mary and Daniel McGrath and sister of Michael and Joseph Sullivan.

“PARKER-Jan. 29, 1894, Mrs. ADELIA A., widow of the late Police Officer William A. Parker, aged 48 years. Funeral Wednesday, 10 a.m., from late residence, 140 Walnut-st., to St. Columkill’s, thence by carriages to Rose Hill.”

“SCHMITT-At his residence, 78 Larrabee-st., Jan. 27, 1894, 2 p.m., PETER, beloved son of Jacob and Catherine Schmitt, aged 24 years 3 months and 22 days. Funeral from late residence Wednesday morning 8:30 sharp, to St. Joseph’s church, thence to St. Boniface.”

“VICEVICH-MARY, beloved daughter of Frank and Mary Vicevich, aged 13 years 1 month and 14 days. Funeral Thursday, Feb. 1, from late residence 34 23d-pl., by cars to Mount Olivet.”

“WALSH-ELLEN, beloved wife of Edward Walsh. Funeral Wednesday, Jan. 31, from her late residence, 30 Cologne-st., by carriages to Calvary.”

“WILSON-On Friday, Jan. 26, GEORGE, beloved husband of Nellie Wilson (nee Cooney). Funeral will be from late residence, 102 Center-st., to St. Vincent’s church, thence by carriages to Rose Hill on Wednesday at 10 o’clock.”

“WIXTED-Jan. 29, WILLIAM, beloved husband of Ellen Wixted (nee Sullivan), native of Newport, County Tipperary, Ireland, and member of high court No.1 O.O.F. Funeral Wednesday at 10 o’clock from his late residence, 149 Washburne-av., to the Jesuit church, thence by C., M. & St. P. R. R. to Calvary.”

“WETZEL-At her residence, 61 Washburne-av., our beloved mother, CAROLINE WETZEL. Funeral Jan. 31, 1894, 1 o’clock p.m., to Waldheim; friends invited. Augusta Moretz (?), daughter.

“ZOSCHKE-ROBERT, beloved husband of Frances Zoschke, (nee Meinkow), aged 21 years 1 month and 24 days. Funeral from late residence, 3653 Lundy’s-lane, Jan. 31, 1 o’clock, to Oakwoods cemetery. Gone to meet his darling son.”

When possible, information for each of the above-named persons was added to Find A Grave.

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