1894 Obituaries: June 20

The following notices of death appeared on page 11 of the June 20, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News;

Wunder's Cemetery Chicago Illinois

Wunder’s Cemetery by David M. Habben

“BRAUNS-June 19, LEOPOLD A. BRAUNS, son of Emma Brauns. Funeral Tuesday June 22, 2 p.m., from 1346 Montana-st., to Wunder’s cemetery.”

“CONNOR-June 19, JOHN LAWRENCE, beloved son of William and Annie Connor (nee McGovern), aged 5 months and 25 days. Funeral from parents’ residence, 4064 Armour-av., to 49th-st. depot, by cars to Mount Olivet at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 21. “

“FARRELL-June 19, 1894, MARY FARRELL (nee Novotny), beloved wife of James Farrell. Funeral from her late residence, 157 Samuel-st., Thursday at 1 o’clock.”

“GASSMAN-EMILY, oldest daughter of Adam and the late Mary A. Gassman, aged 32 years. Funeral from the family residence, 172 Walnut-st., to Columbkill church, thence by carriages to Calvary.”

“HIGGINS-MARIETTA, beloved daughter of Thomas and Bridget Higgins (nee Tuttle), aged 10 months and 20 days. Funeral Thursday at 11 a.m., from parents’ residence, 177 Austin-av., by carriages to Calvary cemetery.”

“HALL-At 74 Ellen-st., June 18, 1894, HERBERT, beloved son of Nellie and Christian Hall, aged 16 years 9 months and 19 days. Notice of funeral hereafter.”

“M’CLINCY-June 19, MABEL, beloved daughter of Charles and Mary McClincy, aged 3 years and 9 months. Funeral Saturday, at 10 a.m., from parents’ residence, 296 22d-st., by cars to Mount Olivet.”

“BROWN-June 18, at Madison Lake, Minn., Dr. J. M. H. BROWN, aged 24 years. Funeral from late residence, 582 W. Chicago-av., Thursday at 1 p.m.; carriages to Waldheim.”

“PUNDT-June 20, 1894, MINNIE PUNDT (nee Staats), wife of John Pundt, mother of Anna, Minnie, Lizzie and Rosie Pundt, aged 38 years. Died at hospital 5 a.m. Funeral private.”

“RIDEE-June 19, 1894, JESSE G. RIDEE, aged 26 years. Funeral Thursday, June 21, at 2 p.m., from 3825 Cottage Grove-av.”

“RAPP-SARAH JANE RAPP, at Los Angeles, June 16, aged 58 years, mother of Lee S. and Lillian May Rapp. Funeral Thursday, June 21, at 10 a.m., from 117 S. Leavitt-st. to Graceland.”

“ROWE-At her residence, 609 W. 20th-st. MARGARET ROWE, member of Holy Family Court, C.O.F. and St. Pius’ Married Ladies sodality. Funeral Friday, June 22, 1894, at 9:30 a.m., to St. Pius’ church, high mass, thence by carriage to Calvary.”

My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared in the Chicago Daily News with the exception of quotation marks at the beginning and end of each obituary. Abbreviations, capitalizations and references to people, places and things are indicative of the era in which this information was originally published. When possible, the deceased was also memorialized on Find A Grave.

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