1912 Obituaries: November 21

1912 Nov 21 snip for blogFrom page 21 of the November 21, 1912 issue of the Chicago Daily News;

“ACKLEY-Patrick, beloved husband of Margaret Ackley and father of Mrs. Robert Rogers and David J., Frank P., Anna T. and Margaret R. Ackley. Funeral from late residence, 1924 Washington-bd., to St. Jarlath’s church, where requiem high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Mount Carmel. Jackson (Tenn.) papers please copy.”

“BRINDLEY-Wm. E., Nov. 20, aged 46 years, beloved son of Wm. and the late Elizabeth Brindley, brother of Mrs. Ada Casselman, Mrs. Kate Gloss, Mrs. C. N. Smith (of Elgin, Ill.), Mrs. Bessie Nelson, Sidney, Frederick and Ethel Brindley, nephew of Mrs. Wm. Brindley. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 23, at 12 o’clock, from the residence of his father, 2728 Francisco-av., to the Church of the Advent, Logan-bd. and N. Francisco-av., thence by carriages to Forest Home. Member of Myrtle lodge No. 283, Order of Sons of St. George.”

“BRENNAN, Mrs. Johanna (nee O’Connor); Nov. 19, 1912, native of County Wexford, Ireland, beloved wife of the late Thomas Brennan and mother of Mrs. James Cullen and John T., Mary and the late Bridget Brennan. Funeral Friday at 9 a.m., from her late residence, 1081 N. Branch-st., to the Immaculate Conception church, where solemn requiem high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary; member of St. Mary’s court, No. 6, W. C. O. F.”

“BALMER-Hugh, beloved husband of Anna (nee Burke), father of Willie, Lena, George and the late Mildred; brother of Robert and Stephen Balmer, at Port Hope, Mich. Funeral Friday, Nov. 22, from 5929 LaSalle-st., high mass at St. Ann’s church at 10 a.m., carriages to Mount Olivet. Port Huron (Mich.) papers please copy.”

“BACHMANN, Nov. 20, Anna Bachmann (nee Wolf), beloved wife of Charles Bachmann and mother of Tillie, Charles, Frank, John and the late Elvina and Joseph Bachmann, aged 50 years. Funeral Friday, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m., from 836 W. 54th-st., to Mount Hope, by carriage.”

“BECKER-J. G., Nov. 20, at St. Paul, Minn., father of Gertrude Becker and brother of Mrs. E. Burkhardt and Mrs. Schiedle. Funeral service will be held at Bentley and Sons chapel, 2701 N. Clark-st., Friday, Nov. 22, at 2 p.m.; interment at Rosehill.”

“BIES-Alex P., Nov. 20, beloved brother of Joseph and N. A. Bies, Mrs. Simon and Mrs. Caldwell. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 23, 1:30 p.m., from Birren’s chapel, 213 W. Division-st., to St. Joseph’s church; burial St. Boniface.”

“BOREN-Nellie, aged 52 years, beloved wife of Edward Boren and mother of Marie and Irene. Funeral from the late residence, 4039 N. Irving-av., Friday, Nov. 22, 1912, 1:30 p.m.; burial at Calvary.”

“COTTER-Mary Peasley (nee Mahoney), wife of William Cotter, mother of Jennie M. and William L. Peasley, sister of Mrs. John Mulvihill and John Mahoney of DeKalb, Ill., at residence, 2242 Huron-st. Member of Woodford court No. 23, W. C. O. F. Funeral Friday at 9 a.m., to St. Malachy’s church, by carriages to Mount Carmel.”

“FOX-Elizabeth, Nov. 19, aged 86 years, aunt of Mrs. Elizabeth Reilly and Mrs. Johanna Aleese. Funeral Friday, at 9:30 a.m., from residence of her niece, 219 E. 71st-st., to St. Columbanus church, where solemn requiem high mass will be celebrated, carriages to Mount Olivet.”

“COLLINS-Hulda Marie, Nov. 20, 1912, age 23…” [page was cut off here]

“POWERS-Martin, beloved son of Bridget (nee Clooney), and the late James Powers, brother of James A. and Joseph P. Powers, formerly of 2719 Emerald-av. Funeral Saturday, at 9 a.m., from his late residence, 3217 Archer-av., to Our Lady of Good Counsel church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Mount Olivet.”

“RILEY-Marion Josephine, age 6 years, beloved daughter of Mary (nee Kennefick) and the late Thomas Riley, sister of Mrs. Frank Irvin, Mrs. E. J. Royce and Lora Riley. Funeral from late residence, 2426 Superior-st., Thursday, Nov. 21, burial Calvary. Funeral private.”

“O’CONNELL-Martin. Funeral from Hursen’s chapel, 2346 W. Madison-st., Friday, 9:30 a.m., to Precious Blood church. Burial Calvary.”

“POPE-William J. Pope, at Winnetka, Nov. 20th, in his 76th year, beloved father of Mabel P. Magnus. Services at the residence of his daughter on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 1:45 p.m.; special car will be attached to the 12:45 p.m. train, C. & N. W., depot, Chicago, returning from Winnetka at 2:56 p.m., burial private. Please omit flowers.”

“ROBINSON-Nov. 19, Joanna Foster Robinson, wife of Hiram, daughter of the late Margaret J. Foster, sister of John and Nettie Foster Walker. Funeral Friday, 2 p.m., from her late home, 6841 Laflin-st., interment at Mount Greenwood.”

“SHERLOCK-Andrew W., Jr., beloved son of Andrew W. and Mary Sherlock (nee Collins), age 13 years and 8 months, at parents’ residence, 853 Diversey parkway. Funeral Friday, Nov. 22, at 9 a.m., to St. Clement’s church, Wrightwood-av. and Orchard-st., thence to Mount Carmel.”

“STONE-Carrie R. Stone, beloved wife of Frank B. Stone, Wednesday morning. Funeral 11 o’clock Friday morning at late home, 4940 Woodlawn-av.; burial private; please omit flowers.”

“SANBORN-Henry, aged 70, Nov. 20. Funeral from late residence, 517 W. 65th-pl., Friday Nov. 22, 1:30 p.m., by autos to Mount Greenwood.”

“TRAUGOTT-Frederic C. Sr., dearly beloved husband of Minnie and father of Katherine, Minnie, Frederic Jr., Maud, Alma, Ella and William, entered into rest after a lingering illness on Nov. 20, 1912, aged 59 years 10 months. Funeral services Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 o’clock p.m., from family residence, 1849 N. Fairfield-av., interment at Mount Olive cemetery.”

“TOTHILL-Harry, from Hursen funeral chapel, 2346 W. Madison-st., Friday 12 noon, to Arlington cemetery, via C. & N. W. R. R., Kedzie-av. station.”

“WARD-Anna (nee Powers), beloved wife of John E. Ward, mother of Michael W. and Harry E. Ward; sister of Mrs. Alice Ludolph and Mrs. Kate Olmstead. Funeral from late residence, 810 S. Robey-st., Friday, Nov. 22, at 9:30 a.m., to St. Charles’ church, where high mass will be celebrated, by carriages to Calvary; member of George H. Thomas council 1338, K. & L. of S.”

“WOLFF-Isaac, 712 W. 35th-st., Nov. 19, age 76 years, father of Barney, Joseph, Henry, Mrs. L. Rosenbaum, Aaron R., Samuel, Moses, Mrs. T. Jesselson and Harry R. Wolff. Funeral from Furth & Co., 35th-st. and Grand-bd., Friday 9 a.m., services in chapel; interment Free Sons.”

“WHITE-Isabella, Nov. 20, beloved wife of the late John White and mother of John Orr White. Funeral from late residence, 1046 W. 48th-st., Friday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 p.m., to Oakwoods cemetery.”

My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared in the November 21, 1912 issue of the Chicago Daily News with the exception of quotation marks at the beginning and end of each obituary. Abbreviations, capitalization, grammar and references to people, places and things are indicative of the era in which this information was first published.

When possible, the deceased have also been memorialized on Find A Grave.

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