The following death notices appeared on page 7 of the May 30, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News;
“AMBRUSTER-May 28, 1894, LANDONIN, beloved husband of Dorothea Ambruster, aged 54 years and 8 months. Funeral from his late residence, 49 Fullerton-av., Thursday, May 31, at 2 p.m., to Rose Hill cemetery.”
“DEVINE-May 29, JOHN, son of Patrick and Ellen Devine (nee Hanley), aged 25 years and 4 months. Funeral Thursday, May 31, from his late residence, 397 S. May-st., to Jesuit church, thence by carriages to union depot and by cars to Calvary.”
“FOUNTAIN-May 29, LUCY EMMA, beloved daughter of William and Sarah Fountain, aged 23 years and 8 months. Funeral Thursday, May 31, at 2 p.m., from late residence, 666 Sheffield-av., to Rose Hill.
“HALLY-At his residence, 93 Lincoln-av., May 28, 1894, MICHAEL M. HALLY, aged 55 years. Funeral Thursday, at 11 o’clock, to Church of the Immaculate Conception; carriages to Calvary.”
“HOGLUND-May 29, 1894, IDA HOGLUND (nee Lundgren), beloved wife of C.E. Hoglund, aged 33 years 9 months and 5 days. Funeral from late residence, 110 DeKalb-st., Friday, June 1, 1894, at 2 p.m., to Graceland.”
“HONAHAN-At residence, 663 North Park-av., WILLIAM J., beloved husband of Maggie Honahan (nee Meagher), member of Court America No. 23 I.O.F. Funeral Thursday, at 9:30 to Church of the Immaculate Conception, thence by carriages to Calvary.”
“HONAHAN-May 28, WILLIAM J., beloved husband of Maggie Honahan (nee Meagher), at his residence, 663 North Park-av., member C.A. No. 23, I.O.F. Funeral Thursday, 9:30 a.m., from Church of the Immaculate Conception.”
“KENNEY-At 2004 Wentworth-av., JOHN, son of the late Patrick Kenney, brother of Maggie and Thomas Kenney, Mrs. Carney and Mrs. Devine, aged 22 years. Funeral Friday, 9:30 a.m., to St. John’s church, thence by Northwestern cars to Calvary cemetery.”
“LEVY-May 29, 1894, at his residence, 459 S. Morgan-st., SIMON, beloved husband of Mozie Levy, aged 41 years. Funeral Thursday at 10 a.m., carriages to Waldheim.”
“LA QUAN-May 29, 1894, WILLIAM ADOLPH LA QUAN, aged 6 years. Funeral Thursday, May 31, from 3025 Butler-st., to Oakwoods cemetery.”
“LA QUAN-May 29, EDWARD F. LA QUAN, aged 3 years. Funeral Thursday, May 31, from 3025 Butler-st., to Oakwoods cemetery.”
“MURPHY-May 29, 1894, KATHLEEN MAY, daughter of James and Annie Murphy (nee Keane), niece of William and Mollie Murphy, aged 3 years 3 months and 14 days. Funeral from parents’ residence, 5100 State-st., Friday, June 1, at 10 a.m., to Mount Olivet.
For three long weeks, with nothing left undone,
With kind friends to assist, we nursed our darling little one;
but when the hour of parting came all our work was done.
On bended knees to God we gave our darling little Kathleen.
JAMES AND ANNIE MURPHY, Parents.”
“M’KEE-At her residence, 28 Sholto-st., beloved wife of Owen McKee. Funeral notice hereafter.”
“M’GUIRE-At 1215 N. Western-av., WILLIAM, beloved son of Thomas and Annie McGuire, aged 2 years and 4 months. Funeral Thursday at 10:30 to Calvary.”
“M’CREATH-At her residence, 332 Armitage-av., Wednesday, Mrs. JENNIE M’CREATH (nee Greisz), beloved wife of James McGreath. Funeral Thursday, at 1 o’clock to Rose Hill.”
“OLK-May 29, 1894, NICHOLAS OLK, aged 82 years, father of Charles M., John and Adolph Olk. Funeral Thursday at 9:30 a.m., from his late residence, 312 Warsaw-av., Avondale, to St. Francis Xavier church, thence to St. Boniface cemetery.”
“RYAN-At his residence, 436 W. 12th-st., JAMES R., beloved and only son of Denis and Mary Ryan (nee Moloney), aged 23 years. Funeral Thursday, May 31, at 10 a.m. sharp, to Jesuit church, thence by carriages to Calvary.”
“TIGHE-May 30, MARY ELLEN, beloved daughter of John and Annie Tighe (nee McGuire), aged 2 weeks and 5 days. Funeral Thursday, at 10 a.m., from parents’ residence, 3317 Fisk-st., by carriages to Mount Olivet.”
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2 thoughts on “1894 Obituaries: May 30”
I love how they detail the travel arrangements for the body!
Everything about these old newspapers is interesting – I just love reading them!