The following notice of death appeared on page 2 of the August 25, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News;
“FITZGERALD-At parents’ residence, 257 W. 18th-st., Aug. 25, 1894, JOHANNA, infant daughter of John and Anna Fitzgerald (nee Breen), aged 5 months and 7 days. Funeral Monday Aug. 27, by C., M. & St. P. Ry., to Calvary cemetery.”
The following notices of death appeared on page 6 of the August 25, 1894 issue of the Chicago Daily News;
“BRESNEN-Aug. 22, 1894, JENNIE, beloved daughter of Daniel and Honore Bresnen (nee Cronin) and sister of the late Joseph Bresnen, aged 20 years and 4 months. Funeral from parents’ residence, 6 Whiting-st., Sunday, Aug. 26, at 10:30 o’clock, to Church of the Holy Name, thence by cars to Calvary via C. & N.W. R.R.
Admired and loved by all who knew her.
FROM HER HEART-BROKEN MOTHER.
“CREIGHTON-At Norwood Park, Friday, Aug. 24, WILLIAM G. CREIGHTON, aged 55 years. Funeral services at late residence Sunday, 10 a.m., burial at Rose Hill.”
“CLEXTON-BERTHA CLEXTON, (nee Scheumann), beloved wife of Mathew Clexton, aged 44 years. Funeral Sunday, from her late residence, 490 N. Ashland-av., at 1:30. Massillon (O.) papers please copy.
“DIBB-Aug. 24, 1894, at her residence, 738 57th-st., MARY, beloved wife of Thomas Dibb, aged 34 years. Services at late residence Sunday, at 12 o’clock. Burial at Oakwoods.”
“CLYBOURN-Aug. 24, 1894, at Wheeling, Ill., ELLEN, widow of Chas. A. Clybourn. Services at her late residence at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26; burial at Rose Hill at 2 o’clock.”
“DALTON-Aug. 25, MARGARET DALTON (nee Spades), beloved wife of Joseph Dalton, aged 29 years. Funeral Monday at 10 a.m., from her late residence, 230 N. Market-st., to Cathedral of the Holy Name, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by C. & N.W. Ry. to Calvary.”
“GRABO-Aug. 22, MATHILDA HENRIETTA (nee Pope), beloved wife of Henry Grabo, mother of Harry Grabo, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Pope, sister of Lucy Lachat, Mamie Zander, Lulu Pope. Funeral Sunday, Aug. 26, at 1 p.m., from late residence, 2158 Commercial-st., Lake View, to St. Jacob’s church, corner Garfield-av., and Fremont-st., thence to Graceland.
A precious one from us has gone,
A voice we loved is stilled,
A place is vacant in our home,
Which never can be filled.”
“HECK-Beloved wife of John William Heck and daughter of Conrad and Martha Spohr, aged 20 years 11 months and 10 days. Funeral Sunday from her late residence, 2822 Portland-av., at 1 o’clock, thence by carriages to Oakwoods cemetery.”
“HAAS-Aug. 23, 194, PETER HAAS, aged 74 years. Funeral from residence of his brother, Valentine Haas, 189 Hudson-av., Sunday, Aug. 26, 1:30 p.m., to St. Michael’s church, thence to St. Boniface.”
“JONES-Aug. 23, 1894, at her residence, 3638 Lowe-av., EMMA JONES, aged 19 years 3 months and 10 days. Funeral from parents’ residence Sunday, at 1 o’clock, by carriages to Oakwoods cemetery.”
“KELLY-Aug. 24, WILLIE, beloved son of Thomas and Elizabeth Kelly, aged 6 years 1 month and 13 days. Funeral from his parents’ residence, 83 Huron-st., Aug. 26, by carriages to Calvary. Montreal and Newfoundland papers copy.
Willie has gone from us,
He would not stay at home,
He’s gone to his brother and sister,
To a happy home.
BY HIS MOTHER.”
“KLEIN-Aug. 24, 1894, CHARLES, beloved husband of Dora Klein, late son of Jacob C. Klein, member of Court Oriental No, 60 I.O.F. Funeral Sunday, 10 a.m., from 708 W. 12th-st., to Waldheim cemetery.”
“LYCKBERG-Wednesday, Aug. 22, 1894, SOPHIA MARY LYCKBERG, beloved mother of Mrs. E. Lenhard and Mrs. J. J. Engberg. Funeral from her late residence, 57 Gault-pl., Sunday, Aug. 26, 1:30 p.m., to St. Angarius church, thence to Graceland cemetery.”
“LOFTUS-Aug. 24, JOHN LOFTUS, stepson of the late John Lynch and beloved brother of James Loftus, Mrs. Sullivan, Anthony and Frank Lynch. Funeral Sunday, at 10:30, from his mother’s residence, 109 Sedgwick-st., to Holy Name church, thence by cars to Calvary via C. & N. W. R. R.”
“MAXOLFF-Aug. 24, 1894, JULIA, loving daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maxolff, aged 7 months 3 days. Funeral Sunday, Aug. 26, at 10 a.m., from residence of parents, 2971 Archer-av., to Rose Hill cemetery.”
“MOYNIHAN-The remains of the late CATHERINE MOYNIHAN (nee Eary), of 3844 Parnell-av., will be taken from vault and interred in Mount Olive Sunday, Aug. 26. Train leaves 49th and Halsted-st. depot at 12:20 o’clock.”
“O’BRIEN-Aug. 24, LAURETTA, beloved daughter of Matthew and Mary O’Brien (nee Rowen), aged 2 months and 11 days. Funeral Sunday, Aug. 26, at 12:30, from parents’ residence, 34 Whiting-st., by carriages to Calvary.”
“O’KEEFE-Aug. 24, 1894, MARY ELIZABETH, beloved daughter of John and Kate O’Keefe (nee Crowley), aged 9 months and 5 days. Funeral Sunday, Aug. 26, from parents’ residence, 3724 Emerald-av., at 9:30 a.m., carriages to Calvary.
Oh pale, pale now those rosy lips,
I oft have kissed so fondly!
And blessed for aye the sparkling glance,
That dwelt on me so fondly.
“OWENS-Aug. 24, at his residence, 317 N. May-st., PATRICK H. OWENS, aged 50 years. Funeral notice hereafter.”
“POLZIN-Aug. 24, VERNON, son of F. A. Polzin, aged 2 years and 3 months. Funeral Sunday from parents’ residence, 3859 State-st., at 12 o’clock, by carriages to Waldheim.”
“PRESTON-At Desplaines, Aug. 22, 1894, BERNARD S. J., beloved son of Jacob L. and Serina Preston, aged 33 years and 6 months. Funeral Monday, Aug. 27, at 1 o’clock, from parents’ residence, 67 Cornell-st., by carriages to Mount Olive. Watsonville, Santa Cruz County (Cal.) papers please copy.”
“SCHMIDT-ADOLPH SCHMIDT, aged 44 years and 3 months. Funeral Tuesday afternoon at 1 o’clock from late residence, 782 Milwaukee-av., to Waldheim.”
“STEBEN-At the residence of S. F. Dailof, Jr., 765 Lincoln-st., Aug. 24, 1894, MARIANA, beloved wife of the late Henry Steben, aged 70 years 3 months and 24 days. Funeral Sunday, at 1 p.m., 26th, to Oakwoods.”
“ULLRICH-Friday, Aug. 24, 1894, at 11:15 p.m., MARY ULLRICH (nee Schnur), beloved wife of August F. Ullrich, aged 46 years and 20 days. Funeral Monday, Aug. 27, at 9:30 a.m., from her late residence, 479 W. 15th-st., to St. Francis’ church, where solemn high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to St. Boniface cemetery. Member of the Married Ladies’ sodality and also Benevolent association guild No. 22. Bloomington (Ill.) and St. Paul (Minn.) papers please copy.”
“WALSH-Aug. 24, 1894, BRIDGET, beloved wife of Andrew Walsh and mother of Mary Logan, Pat, Andrew and the late Michael Walsh, native of Ballind, County Mayo, Ireland. Funeral from late residence, 82 Wesson-st., by carriages to N. W. depot, thence by cars to Calvary at 11:30.”
My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared on pages 2 and 6 of the August 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 are also memorialized on Find A Grave.