1894 Obituaries – February 20

The following death notices appeared on page 6 of the February 20, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News:

Forest Home by Denise T

Forest Home by Denise T

“BACON-Feb. 15, 1894, WILLIAM BACON, aged 43 years. Buried Feb 18 at Forest Home cemetery.”

“CLARK-The remains of JOHN CLARK will be removed from the vault and interred at Calvary cemetery Wednesday, Feb. 21, 1894. Friends of the family invited to attend. Train leaves Northwestern depot at 1 p.m.”

“DELANY-At 89 18th-st., NELLIE TERESA DELANY (nee Carroll). Funeral from her late residence to-morrow, at 11 a.m., to St. John’s church, corner Clark and 18th-sts., thence by Grand Trunk R. R. special train to Mount Olivet at 12 m.”

“EPHRAIM-Monday, Feb. 19, at 116 Rice-st., GEORGE, only son of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Ephraim, aged 5 years and 21 days.  Funeral Wednesday, at 10, from the late residence. San Francisco papers please copy.”

“EGAN-Feb. 19, 1894, at 314 Henry-st., JOHN JOSEPH, beloved son of John and Nellie Egan (nee Bunyan), aged 11 years and 2 months. Funeral Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 10 o’clock to Jesuit church for solemn high mass, thence to C., M. and St. P. depot by cars to Calvary.”

“FORREST-At Appleton, Wis., Mrs. HELEN FORREST, aged 73 years. Funeral services at the residence of her daughter, 46 Lincoln-av., Wednesday, 10 a.m.”

“FEELEY-Officer JOSEPH FEELEY. Funeral Wednesday, Feb. 21, 1894, at 9 o’clock a.m., from 194 S. Kedzie-av., to the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, thence by carriages to Calvary.”

“GALLAGHER-Feb. 18, 1894, at 516 W. Indiana-st., JOHN,  beloved husband of Ronda Agnes Gallaher (nee Aymes). Funeral Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 10 o’clock, to St. Columbkill’s church, where high mass will be said, thence by carriages to Calvary. Lester and Strattfordshire (England) papers please copy.”

“HEALY-Feb 1, 1894, at New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland, JOHN HEALY, beloved husband of Anisstatia Healy (nee Smith), aged 60 years.”

“HANCK-The beloved husband of Elizabeth Hanck at 946 Noble-av., aged 58 years and 10 months. Funeral from his late residence, at 8:30 o’clock a.m., to St. Alphonsus’ church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to St. Boniface cemetery. Friends of the family invited.”

“JOHNSON-At her residence, 41 Menomonee-st., Feb. 20, 1894, RUBIE, wife of F. H. JOHNSON. Funeral private.”

“JOHNSON-MARY E., beloved wife of Harry E. Johnson, daughter of the late John White and sister of the late Annie Roach, aged 29 years. Funeral from 148 S. Morgan-st., 10 a.m., to St. Patrick’s church, thence by cars via C. & N.W.R.R., to Calvary.”

“LEIST-JACOB, beloved husband of Mrs. Lizzie Leist, aged 39 years. Funeral from his late residence, 34 Vedder-st., Feb. 22, at 1 o’clock, by carriages to Rose Hill cemetery.”

“MAHR-At New Orleans, La., PETER MAHR. Funeral from his late residence, 907 N. Clark-st., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 1894, at 2 p.m., to Graceland cemetery.”

“MARKEY-JOHN, beloved husband of Winnie Markey (nee Finnigan), aged 31 years. Funeral Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 9:30, from his late residence, 4430 Wentworth-av., to St. Cecelia church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by cars to Mount Olivet cemetery. Davenport (Iowa) papers please copy.”

“MARKLE-Mrs. ADELAIDE M. MARKLE, daughter of the late Dr. Owen Munson of Washington, D.C., and wife of John R. Markle of Detroit, Mich., formerly of Chicago, Feb. 17, 1894, aged 51 years. Burial at Allegan, Mich.,Tuesday, Feb. 20. Washington (D.C.) papers please copy.”

“ROBINSON-At her residence, 862 W. Ohio-st., MARGARET, beloved wife of J. F. Robinson, aged 31 years. Funeral Wednesday, via C., & N.W. Ry., to Rose Hill. Bard (S.D.) papers please copy.”

“STYX-At his home, 2354 Wentworth-av., Sunday morning, after an illness of seven months, FRANK STYX. Mr. Styx was well known on[the] south side, also on the west side, living in the 5th ward 39 years. He was born in Shwarzbach, Bohemia, in the year 1822; he was to celebrate his golden wedding Jan. 2, 1894, but sickness has delayed it.”

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