1894 Obituaries: February 5

Graceland by David M. Habben

Graceland by David M. Habben

From the February 5, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News, page 7;

“GALLAGHER-At Des Plaines, Ill., Feb. 5, 1894, Mrs. BRIDGET GALLAGHER. Funeral Wednesday, at 9 a.m., by cars to Calvary.”

“PETERSON-ANNA FLORENCE PETERSON, Feb. 3, 1894, at 19 Milton-av., aged 3 years 1 month and 15 days. Funeral Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 1:30 p.m., by carriages to Graceland cemetery.”

From the February 5, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News, page 8;

“BERGENER-Feb. 4, 1894, CONRAD BERGENER, aged 72 years. Funeral from 655 W. 21st.-st., Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 1:30 p.m., by carriages to Waldheim.”

“BOURKE-At her residence at Elmhurst, Feb. 4, ALICE BOURKE (nee Bradley), beloved wife of Richard Bourke and mother of Michael, James, David and Richard Bourke and Mrs. Otto Blievernecht, aged 60 years 5 months and 20 days; native of County Limerick, Ireland. Funeral Tuesday by cars to Calvary via C. & N. W. Ry. New York and Waterbury (Conn.) papers please copy.”

“CILISKE-At residence of her parents, 2903 5th-av., MYRTLE, beloved daughter of Charles H. and Ethel V. Ciliske, aged 9 months and 20 days.”

“DOODY-Feb. 5, 1894, MARY P., wife of the late Patrick Doody, aged 72 years. Funeral at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7, from the residence of John M. O’Neill, 4455 Princeton-av., by carriages to St. Paul depot, thence by cars to Calvary.”

“EDICK-Feb. 3, 1894, at 3 p.m., BERTHA B. EDICK (nee Jacob), beloved wife of Eugene W. Edick, aged 35 years. Funeral Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m., from late residence, 182 N. Green-st., to Rose Hill cemetery.”

“FIRMEN-At 497 28th-st., NELLIE M. FIREMEN (nee Coddington), wife of Joseph M. Firmen, aged 23 years. Funeral Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 9:30 a.m., by carriages to All-Saints’ church, where solemn high mass will be read, thence to Oakwoods cemetery.”

“GEPPER-Feb. 3, 1894, TILLIE, beloved wife of Tony Gepper, aged 21 years. Funeral from late residence, 2730 Inglehart-pl., Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 9:30 a.m., to St. James’ church, thence to Mount Olivet, by carriages.”

“LUMPP-Feb. 4, 1894, at his home, 1000 W. 12th-st., LOUIS LUMPP, aged 41 years and 2 days. Funeral Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 1 p.m., by carriages to Forest Home.”

“LECOCQ-JOHN LECOCQ, aged about 28 years. Remains at 261 35th-st.”

“MAY-JAMES MAY, 1412 Indiana-av., beloved husband of Margaret May and father of Mrs. Sarah White, Daniel and Maggie. Funeral from late residence to St. John’s church Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 9:30 a.m., where solemn high mass will be celebrated, thence to Mount Olivet via Chicago and Grand Trunk R. R. at 12 m.”

“M’INERNEY-Jan. 29, 1894, LAWRENCE M’INERNEY, native Doonbeg, parish Klilora, County Clare, Ireland, aged 53 years. Funeral from Michael Purtill’s undertaking-rooms, 229 W. North-av., Feb. 6, to the Annunciation church, thence to the Chicago & Northwestern depot by cars to Calvary.”

“O’CONNELL-Feb 5, 1894, BESSIE, twin daughter of Frank and Maggie O’Connell, at her home, corner W. 18th-st. and Springfield-av. Funeral private by carriages to Calvary cemetery.”

“PETERSON-At his residence, 100 Park-st., Wicker park, Feb. 3, 1894, Capt. NELS PETERSON, aged 60 years and 8 months. Funeral Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 1 o’clock, to Graceland.”

“REICHERT-Feb. 5, 1894, EDWARD, beloved husband of Maggie Reichert (nee Conohan), aged 27 years. Funeral from his late residence, 118 Spring-st., by carriages to Wunder’s, Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. Buffalo (N.Y.) papers please copy.”

“SHANNON-At 143 Flourney-st., Feb. 4, 1894, PHILIP SHANNON, aged 82 years. Funeral, Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 10 a.m., to St. Jarlath’s church thence to Calvary via N.W.R.R.. Galena (Ill.) Gazette please copy.”

“WALLACE-Feb. 4, 1894, at her residence, 951 W. 18th-st., ROSE, beloved wife of John T. Wallace, aged 28 years and 6 months. Funeral Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 9:30 a.m., to St. Pius’ church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary.”

Memorials for each of the above-named persons have been created on Find A Grave.

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