1912 Obituaries: November 29

2015 11-29From page 22 of the Chicago Daily News November 29, 1912;

“ANDERSON-Wm. C., aged 76 years, Nov. 2, 1912, beloved husband of Elizabeth Anderson. Funeral from late residence, 2442 N. Kimball-av., Sunday, Dec. 1, at 12:30 p.m., to St. Paul’s Lutheran church, 2215 W. North-av., at 1:30 p.m., thence by carriages to Mount Olive cemetery.”

“BOLDT-Catherine, widow of the late August Boldt, Nov. 28, 1912, sister of Patrick and Margaret Corcoran and Mrs. Mary McGrath of Reinbeck, Iowa, and Mrs. Margaret Murray of Cleveland, O. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, at 9:30 a.m., from late residence, 1604 W. 69th-st., by carriages to St. Brendan’s church, high mass will be celebrated, thence to Mount Olivet. Member of St. Bridget’s court No. 17, W. C. O. F.”

“BERRELL-Hannah, beloved wife of the late William Berrell, mother of Michael, Patrick, Margaret and Annie. Funeral Sunday, Dec. 1, from her son’s residence, 523 Bickerdike-st., at 10 a.m., to St. Columbkill’s church, carriages to Calvary.”

“BOND-Peter, husband of the late Gothilda Bond, father of Gus, Henry, Arnold, Albert, Mrs. Jennie Olson and Mrs. F. W. Page, Jr. Funeral Friday, 1 p.m., from 3228 Evergreen-av.; burial Forest Home cemetery.”

“BUTLER-Mrs. Jennie, Nov. 28, beloved mother of Charles and Walter Bishop. Funeral from chapel of Western Casket Co., 1346 W. Madison-st., at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 29; interment at Leipsic, O.”

“BRADLEY-William, beloved husband of Maria Bradley (nee Finan), father of the late Margaret, at his residence, 2862 Loomis-st. Funeral notice later.”

“CAVAGNARO-Antonia, Nov. 27, beloved husband of Mrs. Cavagnaro (nee Cassaretto), father of Frank, and Paul, son of Mrs. Angelo Cavagnaro and brother of Louis, Joseph, John, Frank, Nicholas and Mrs. Gardella. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, at 9 a.m., from his residence, 736 S. California-av., to Church of Assumption, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by cars to Calvary via C. & N. W. R. R., at 1 p.m., kindly omit flowers.”

“CROWE-John M., late of Muskegon, Mich., formerly of Chicago, husband of Katherine (nee Osterberg), father of John and Katherine, son of Mary and the late Timothy, brother of James A., Timothy J., Daniel J., William P. and Mac Crowe and the late Mrs. Lester Pettise, at his brother’s residence, T. J.; 2448 Spaulding-av. Funeral notice later.”

“CARLSON-Margaret A., entered into rest Nov. 28, aged 19 years, dearly beloved daughter of August and Amanda Carlson, sister of Gunhild, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Hollen, Mrs. Fee and Inez. Funeral Sunday, 1:30 p.m., from late residence, 2041 Phillips-av., Rogers Park. Burial at Rosehill.”

“CLARK-John F., beloved husband of Minnie Mary Clark and fond father of John Francis, suddenly, Nov. 26, 1912. Funeral from his late home, 5603 Washington-av., services at St. Thomas church, 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 29; interment at Mount Olivet by automobiles.”

“CUMMINGS-Mrs. Alice, age 42, 11344 Forest-av., wife of William S. Cummings, mother of Wilfred and Joseph. Funeral 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 1, 1912.”

“COOK-Henrietta, beloved wife of John Cook, dear mother of Mrs. Lucy Shmerl, Nov. 28, 1912, age 55 years. Funeral notice later.”

“DOYLE-Catherine (nee Lee). Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, from her son-in-law’s residence, T. T. Lear, 1529 Congress-st., 9:30 a.m., to Notre Dame church; carriages to Calvary.”

“DUGGAN-Jerry, beloved son of Jeremiah and Winefred (nee Howe), brother of Thomas, James, Margaret, Norah, Anne, Mrs. Wood and Mrs. Ryan. Funeral Saturday at 9 a.m., from late residence, 5351 Morgan-st., to Visitation church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Mount Olivet.”

“FLOWER-Mrs. Amelia Henn, Nov. 26, aged 85 years 5 months and 26 days; beloved wife of [page cut off here – continued in the next column] Flower of Nolan, Alaska, Thomas W. Flower of Morgan Park, Ill., and Mrs. George Hyde, Chicago. Funeral Friday, at 1 p.m., from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. George Hyde, 3538 Beach-av., by carriages to Oakwoods cemetery.”

“GUSTAFSON-Victor L., Nov. 28, 1912, aged 45 years, beloved husband of Hilma Gustafson, brother of Mrs. C. Peterson, Mrs. C. Hedling, Mrs. C. Larson, Mrs. A. Johnson and Ellen Gustafson, mother and two sisters in Sweden. Funeral Sunday, 2 p.m., from sister’s residence, Mrs. Charles Peterson, 3535 N. Irving-av., interment at Graceland; member of Monitor council No. 1414, R. A., and Society Gustaf Adolph.”

“GUTSCHICK-Julius, aged 36 years, beloved son of Theresa Gutschick (nee Weimert) and the late Anton Gutschick, brother of Anton, Mary, Frank, Julia, Mrs. Anna Bustard and William, and the late Joseph and Vincent Gutschick. Funeral Sunday, at 12 o’clock, from the late residence, 2017 W. 22d-pl; to St. Paul’s church, thence by carriages to St. Bonifacius cemetery.”

“GEARY-Nora, Nov. 28, 1912, beloved daughter of Patrick and Bridget Geary (nee Joyce), sister of John, Mary, Edward, Walter and Agnes Geary. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, from residence, 1911 Sedgwick-st., at 9 a.m., to Immaculate Conception church, where high mass will be celebrated, by C. & N. W. R. R. to Calvary.”

“GRANGE-Mrs. Laura, Nov. 28, wife of John and daughter of James and the late Catherine McDonald. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, at 8:30 a.m., from cousin’s residence, Mrs. H. H. Schumarcher, 2444 W. Superior-st., at 9 a.m.; high mass will be celebrated at St. Columbkill’s church, thence by carriages to Mount Carmel.”

“GOREY-Annie, beloved wife of John W. and mother of William and Catherine Gorey. Funeral Sunday, at 11 a.m., from late residence, 1628 Austin-av., to St. Columbkill’s church, by carriages to Calvary.”

“GARCELON-Marion A., Thursday, Nov. 28, 1912, beloved wife of Duncan D. Garcelon, age 61 years. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, at 2 p.m.,  First Congregational church, Oak Park, Ill.”

“GRANNUM-Arthur Norton, son of William B. and Lucy (nee Onthank), brother of Earl. Funeral private, from residence, 6615 Monroe-av.”

“HENNEMAN-Cora (nee Bendel), aged 29 years, Nov. 28, 1912, beloved wife of Frank Henneman, fond mother of Earl and Harvey Henneman, beloved daughter of Mrs. Emelia Bendel and sister of Oscar, Harry and Mrs. Henry Wittig. Funeral services Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m., from 2850 N. Robey-st., by carriages to Montrose cemetery.”

“HOFF-Mary (nee Kramer), Nov. 27, 1912, dearly beloved wife of the late John and fond mother of Annie and Fred Hoff, sister of Mrs. Edward Karnstedt, at her sister’s residence, 3414 S. Leavitt-st. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, at 9 a.m., to St. Agnes’ church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Waldheim.”

“HUTCHINSON-Michael J., Nov. 28, beloved husband of Johanna Hutchinson (nee Gubbons), fond father of Pat, Robert, James, Jennie, George and Mrs. William Meehan. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, from late residence, 2422 W. 16th-st., to St. Charles’ church, thence by carriages to Mount Carmel cemetery.”

“HOUGH-Patrick J., beloved son of Bridget (nee Enright) and the late Patrick Hough, brother of Martin Hough. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, at 9 a.m., from his late residence, 1756 Wabansia-av., to Annunciation church, where high mass will be celebrated, carriages to Calvary.”

“HORN-William, aged 30 years, beloved son of Minnie and the late Albert Horn, fond brother of Henry, Herman, John, Paul, Minnie and George Horn. Funeral Saturday, at 12 m., from late residence, 3515 S. Winchesterav., to Concordia cemetery.”

“JOHNSON-Nels John, beloved husband of Anna…” [remainder of page cut off]

“MACAULEY-Charlotte Eakin Macauley, widow of the late George Macauley and a charter member of Golden Rule chapter O. E. S. Funeral from the residence of her daughter, Mrs. A. Bergman, 446 Center-st., Sunday, Dec. 1, at 1:30 p.m., interment at Graceland cemetery.”

“MUEHLHAUSEN-Henry, Nov. 28, 1912, beloved husband of Lottie L. (nee Olson), father of Marion and brother of Lillie, Fred, Pauline, Herbert and Beulah Muehlhausen. Funeral Sunday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m., from late residence, 3834 Beach-av., to Graceland.”

“M’EUEN-James, suddenly, at St. Luke’s hospital; member of Carpenter’s union No. 10. Services from Western Casket and Undertaking Co.’s parlors, 47 E. 22d-st., Saturday, Nov. 30, 10:30 a.m.; interment by train to Evergreen cemetery.”

“M’CARTHY-Katharine L. (nee Fox), wife of M. F. McCarthy, at residence, 2017 Fremont St. Funeral notice later.”

“MORIARITY-Elizabeth, Nov. 28, at the Home of the Aged, 51st and Prairie-av. Funeral notice later. Friends call yards 617.”

“METTERHAUSEN-Minna, Friday morning at 4442 N. Spaulding-av. Funeral notice later.”

“NICHOLS-Mrs. Abbie, Friday, at her residence, 3630 Grand-bd., in her 71st year. Services and burial private. Please omit flowers.”

“PETERSON-Nels, at Harvey, Ill., Nov. 26, 1912, husband of the late Emma Peterson (nee Scherffner), father of Nels, Henry and William. Funeral from Mount Olive chapel Sunday, Dec. 1, at 2 p.m. Joliet (Ill.) and Clintonville (Wis.) papers please copy.”

“PINNEY-Loretta M., Nov. 26, aged 9 years, daughter of Harry and Loretta (nee Manley), sister of Alvinza and Harry Jr., at 631 W. 54th-pl. Funeral was held Wednesday, Nov. 27, 1912.”

“POMERENING-Louisa, from Hursen Funeral chapel, Saturday, 1 p.m.; burial Elmwood.”

“RAGOR-Andrew, Nov. 27, 1912, at his residence, 905 S. Ashland-bd., beloved husband of Helen Ragor and father of Rev. John S. Ragor, S. J., Mrs. Robert I. Pigott, Joseph, Ignatius and Jerome Ragor. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 30, at 9:30 a.m., at the Holy Family (Jesuit) church, where requiem high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary cemetery; funeral private.”

“RYAN-Nov. 28, at 4134 Wentworth-av., John, beloved son of the late Daniel and Bridget Ryan (nee Curry), and brother of Thomas, James, William, Birdie and Annie Ryan and Mrs. Mary Lynch. Funeral Saturday, at 9 a.m., to St. Cecelia’s church, thence to 47th-st. and Stewart-av. depot, by train to Mount Olivet.”

“RAYCROFT-Catherine, Nov. 28, beloved daughter of the late Benjamin and Ann Raycroft, sister of the late Joseph. Funeral Saturday, 9:15 a.m., from John O’Brien’s chapel, 3242 W. 12th-st., to St. Agatha’s church, for high mass; carriages to Calvary.”

“RUSSE-C.G., aged 73, Nov. 25, 1912, husband of Louise J. Russe, father of Mrs. Fred Bechtel, Mrs. Ernest Messner, Mrs. Edward Williams, William C. Russe, Mrs. John R. Meaker, Alma and Frieda Russe. Interment at Carlton, Fla.”

“SIMON-Anna, Nov. 28, aged 78 years (nee Hofman), wife of the late Louis Simon and aunt of Margaret Marth, Mrs. Kate Seike and Mrs. Anna Schneider. Funeral from late residence, 953 Willow-st., Sunday, Dec. 1, at 10 o’clock, thence to Rosehill cemetery.”

“STRAEMER-Ferdinand, beloved husband of Pauline Straemer, father of Fred and Clara, stepfather of Mrs. Busack, Martha Kogel and Mrs. Hecker. Funeral at 1 o’clock Saturday from 1635 Hastings-st., to Waldheim.”

“SCHULZ-Theodor, Nov. 27, 1912, husband of the late Maria Schulz, aged 58 years. Funeral services Saturday, Nov. 30, at 1 p.m., at Sheldon’s funeral chapel, 913 Madison-st.; interment at Waldheim.”

“SCHULTZ-Charles, Nov. 27, brother of N.A…” [page cut off]

“TERRY-Robert E., from the Hursen funeral chapel, 2346 W. Madison-st., Sunday; burial Mount Auburn cemetery.”

“WALL-Margaret, (nee Donahue), born County Armagh, Ireland, beloved wife of George, fond mother of John, Dan, Albert, Ruth, Nellie and the late George Wall, fond sister of Annie, Mrs. C. Martin and the late Mrs. M. Toner, Dan Donahue, Mrs. K. Keenan and Mrs. B. Kelly. Funeral Saturday, from her late residence, 717 W. 25th-pl., to All Saints’ church, where high mass will be celebrated.”

“WELSH-Harold, beloved son of Sarah Hayes Welsh and the late John Welsh, brother of Raymond and Irwin. Funeral Monday, at 9 a.m., from late residence, 3438 Lowe-av., to Nativity church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary.”

“WIEHLE-Herman A., Nov. 29, aged 27 years 3 months, beloved husband of Clara (nee Koch), beloved son of Herman and Elizabeth, brother of Flora and Ellen Wiehle. Funeral from parents’ residence, 4432 N. Maplewood-av., Sunday, at 2 p.m., to Rosehill cemetery.”


“WE WISH TO EXPRESS OUR THANKS TO relatives and friends, especially to members of company K, 1st regiment, J. N. G., for the floral offerings and sympathy shown us in our late bereavement at the death of our dear sons and brothers, Blaine and William A. Mills, who were laid to rest Nov. 17, 1912.


My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared in the November 29, 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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