1915 Obituaries: Dec 2, 5 and 6

obituariesThe following notices of death appeared in the December 2, 1915 issue of the Minneapolis Journal;

“DUNKLEY-Mrs. Anna, aged 91 years, widow of John Dunkley, died Thursday morning at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. F. H. Hale, 2316 Logan av N. She is survived by two sons and three daughters, William Dunkley of Minneapolis, John Dunkley of Foxborough, Wis., Mrs. Fred Gaskill, Mrs. F. H. Hale and Miss Ella Dunkley of Minneapolis. Services Friday afternoon at 2:30 at the residence. Interment Wolf Creek, Wis.”

“THE FUNERAL services of Mrs. Elizabeth DeMarais will be held from the Lakewood chapel at 2 o’clock this afternoon. She is survived by three sons, J. D. DeMarais, Los Angeles; A. S. DeMarais, Port Huron, Mich., and K. A. DeMarais, Avon, Idaho, and two daughters, Mrs. C. O. Worrell and Mrs. G. A. Bobb of Minneapolis.”

“HANSON-Alfred, 2032 Minneapolis av, died Wednesday at St. Barnabas hospital, age 41 years. He is survived by his mother and three children. He was a member of Hugnad lodge I. S. W. A. and Glee club. Funeral Friday, 2 p.m., at Hugnad hall, corner 21st av S and Lake st. Interment at Lakewood.”

“M’NERIN-Georgia, age 32 years, daughter of Mrs. Mary McNerin, died Thursday morning at the residence of her aunt, Mrs. D. E. Welch, 3633 Blaisdell av. Funeral Saturday morning from residence at 8:30 a.m. Services Church of the Incarnation at 9 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s cemetery.”

“ROBERTS, PATROLMAN JAMES A., age 45 years, died Wednesday night at his residence, 2834 5th av S. He was a member of the Uniform Rank of Knights of Pythias. The funeral services will be held from the residence Saturday at 2 p.m. Interment Lakewood.”

“CLEMENTS-Mary A., age 32, died Thursday at St. Barnabas hospital. Funeral will be held Saturday from her home, 1430 Adams at NE, at 8:30 and from St. Boniface church at 9. Interment St. Mary’s.”

“KJELLANDER-C.O., age 49 years, died Monday at Hastings, Minn. Funeral Friday at 2 p.m. from residence2013 30th av S. Member of Cedar camp No. 4419, M.W.A. Interment Crystal Lake.”

“MEINKE, CARL, age 73 years, died Tuesday at his home, 3106 Thomas av N. Funeral services Friday at 2 p.m. from the residence. Interment Brooklyn Center.”

“LINDQUIST-Andrew, age 61 years, died Monday at Rochester, Minn. Funeral Friday 2 p.m. from residence, 2637 29th av S. Interment Crystal Lake.”

“EMMA M. GOODRICH, wife of John C. Goodrich, Eden Prairie, died Tuesday night. Funeral from M.E. church, Eden Prairie, Friday, 1 p.m.”

and from the December 5, 1915 issue of the Minneapolis Journal;

“SANDERS-MRS. IDA BELLE, wife of Allen C. Sanders, died Friday morning at the residence of her brotherinlaw, Mr. John G. Rickel, 4629 Fremont av. S. She is survived by her husband, a sister, Miss Effie J. Kennedy, and father John Kennedy of Minneapolis, and a brother F. J. Kennedy of Paynesville, Minn. Services Monday, 3:30 p.m., at Lakewood chapel. Interment Lakewood.”

“HENRY BUEHLER, age 42, died Saturday at his residence, 1131 Adams st NE. He was a druggist on Adams and Broadway for many years. Was a member of Cataract Lodge A. F. of A. M. He is survived by his wife and two daughters, four sisters and two brothers, all of Minneapolis. Funeral services will be held at the residence at 2 p.m. Interment at Lakewood.”

“HATHORN-LELAND C., aged 30, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Hathorn of Seattle, died on Friday at Hill Crest hospital of appendicitis. Funeral on Monday at 2 o’clock at the Lakewood chapel. Besides his parents he leaves a sister, Miss Irma Hathorn of the Agricultural school at Morris, Minn.”

“VAN STRUM, FRED T. Funeral services of the late Fred T. Van Strum, 643 East 18th st., will be held Monday afternoon, Dec. 6, 1915 at the First Baptist church, 10th st. and Harmon place. Friends are invited to attend the funeral services. Interment at Lakewood.”

“FAWCETT-SARAH N., wife of J. B. Fawcett, age 83 died Saturday noon at her residence, 2008 Park av. She is survived by her husband, and a daughter, Mrs. C. N. Crowther, and a son Walter W. Services at Lakewood chapel at 11 a.m. Monday.”

“ANDERSON-Henry, age 27 years, died Friday at his home, 4509 32d av. S. He is survived by his mother and two sisters. He was a member of Flour City Lodge No. 118. I.O.O.F. Funeral Monday, 2 p.m., at the residence. Interment Layman’s cemetery.”

“HOOVER. A., died Dec. 2 at the residence of his son, Wm. H. Hoover, 4445 44th av. S. Remains will be shipped to Cedar Rapids, Iowa for interment.”

“NOLAN-Mrs. Rosanna Nolan, at her home, 2014 Upton av. N. Dec. 4. Funeral notice later.”

and from page 19 of the December 6, 1915 issue of the Minneapolis Journal;

“JOHNSON-ERICK, died Thursday at the age of 64 years. Funeral Tuesday from the undertaking parlors of Fred E. Lindquist at 2 p.m. Interment in Layman’s cemetery. He is survived by three sons, John, Sidney and George Johnson and one daughter, Mrs. John Peterson. He was born in Helsingland, Sweden.”

“NOLAN, MRS. ROSANNA, died Dec. 4 at her home, 2014 Upton av N. She is survived her two sons, Michael and Daniel, and one daughter, Mrs. W. F. Doran. Funeral from the residence Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. and from the Ascension church at 9 a.m. Interment St. Mary’s cemetery.”

“KIRKWOOD, WALLACE E., second son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward T Kirkwood, died at his home in Robbinsdale Sunday morning, Dec. 5, 1915, aged 80 years. Funeral services at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Robbinsdale, Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 1:30 p.m.”

“DASEY, JAMES J., age 48 years, died Sunday evening. Funeral Wednesday morning at 8:30 from the residence, 2745 Hennepin av. Services procathedral at 9 o’clock. Interment St. Mary’s cemetery.”

“VAN WIE, in this city Dec. 5, Ella F. Van Wie, aged 63 years. Funeral from the parlors of J. Warren Roberts, 913 Marquette av. Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock. Burial at Lakewood.”

“LINDBERG, CHARLES, age 32 years, died Saturday evening. Funeral Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the residence, 2712 E 28th st. Interment Layman’s cemetery.”

“PALMER, MRS. THOMAS W., age 64, died Sunday, the 5th, at the residence, 2424 Aldrich av. S. The funeral was held from the home this afternoon.”

“SMITH, MRS. MARIE, 3043 21st av. S. passed away Sunday evening. Funeral notice later.”

My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared in the December 2, 5 and 6th, 1915 issues of The Minneapolis Journal with the exception of the 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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