1894 Obituaries: June 25

Calvary Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery photo by Dennis Deel

DEATHS.

“BURKE-At parents’ residence, 474 W. Indiana-st., LUKE C., son of James and Catherine Burke, aged 22 months 13 days. Funeral Tuesday morning, June 26, from above residence, by carriages to Calvary.”

“BALDWIN-At his residence, 309 Flournoy-st., June 23, SILAS D. BALDWIN, late colonel, 57th regiment, Illinois volunteers. Funeral at residence Monday, June 25, at 1 p.m. Bridgeport and New Haven (Conn.) papers copy.”

“BURGESS-JAMES, beloved son of James and Katie Burgess (nee Scanlon). Funeral from parents’ residence, 3612 Union-av., Tuesday, June 26, by carriages to Calvary.”

“DAVIES-Sunday, June 24, 1894, JAMES, son of Emma and the late Charles Davies, aged 24 years. Funeral from Rogerson and Son’s undertakers, 435 W. Madison-st., by carriages to cathedral corner Washington and Peoria-sts., thence to Rose Hill.”

“FLYNN-June 24, PATRICK FLYNN, beloved son of John Flynn and Katherine Ambrose, aged 32 years. Funeral Monday from late residence, 465 Root-st., by cars to Calvary cemetery.”

“GORMAN-At 48 LaSalle-st., Friday, 11:15 p.m., WILLIAM H. GORMAN. Funeral takes place Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., from Jordan’s undertaking-rooms, 16 N. Madison-st., thence to Rose Hill cemetery.”

“KRAUS-June 25, IDA KRAUS. Funeral Wednesday, June 27, at 1 o’clock, from residence, 470 S. Halsted-st., to Waldheim. Funeral private.”

“LHOTKA-ELLA, beloved wife of William Lhotka, at her residence, 956 Noble-st., aged 21 years 11 months and 20 days.”

“MOORE-June 23, JOHN, beloved son of Dan and Hannah Moore (nee Ryan), aged 35 years and 11 months. Funeral from residence of his parents, 3532 Emerald-av., Tuesday, June 26, at 9 a.m., to Church of Nativity, thence to Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul depot, and by cars to Calvary.”

“MAURER-June 24, 1894, JACOB A. MAURER, aged 56 years. Notice of funeral hereafter.”

“MEYER-June 24, 1894, at his residence, 218 W. Belmont-av., PETER, beloved husband of Mary Meyer (nee Blank), father of Peter, Henry, Emma, and Maggie Meyer. Funeral Wednesday, June 27, at 1 p.m.”

“OTTER-June 23, 1894, EDWARD OTTER, aged 19 years. Mineral Point (Wis.) papers please copy.”

“PETERSON-At his residence, 188 W. Erie-st., NELS PETERSON, aged 23 years. Funeral Tuesday, June 26, at 1 o’clock p.m. by carriages to Mount Olive.”

“PETERSON-June 23, 1894, ELMER S., beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. John Peterson, 556 31st-st., aged 2 years 1 month and 14 days. Funeral Tuesday, June 26, at 2 p.m., to Oakwoods cemetery.”

“RUSSELL-June 24, 1894, at 4228 Ashland-av., SAMUEL RUSSELL, beloved brother of Mrs. Hugh Boyle, aged 42 years. Funeral Tuesday, at 9 a.m., to St. Rose of Lima church, thence by cars to Mount Olivet. Belfast (Ireland) papers please copy.”

“WEITZEL-At 2411 Wentworth-av., ANNA WEITZEL, aged 68 years. Funeral Tuesday, at 12:30, from her late residence, to Oakwoods. New York papers please copy.”

My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared on page 5 of the June 25, 1894 issue of 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 published. When possible the deceased was also memorialized on Find A Grave.

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