Chicago Daily News Obituaries; 26 Dec 1899

The following obituaries were transcribed from page 11 of the December 26, 1899 issue of the Chicago Daily News:

2015 12-20 snip of 1899 CDNBAIER-JOHN, beloved husband of Crescentia Baier, Dec. 25, aged 68 years. Funeral services Thursday, Dec. 28, at 9:30 a.m., at his late residence, 377 Sedgwick-st., to St. Michael’s church, thence to St. Boniface cemetery.”

“BOROUGH-Dec. 24, beloved mother of Mrs. Chas. Kuen, at her residence, 528 S. Paulina-st., aged 79 years and 6 months. Funeral from the house Wednesday, at 1 o’clock, to St. Paul’s Methodist Episcopal church, Center-st., thence to Graceland cemetery. Please omit flowers.”

BREW-Dec. 25, 402 N. Marshfield-av., PAULINE, dearly beloved child of William and Pauline Brew (nee Ogewald), aged 6 years and 9 months. Funeral Wednesday, at 1 p.m., by carriages to St. Boniface.”

“CAUFIELD-PETER J., aged 42 years, beloved husband of Julia Caufield (nee Croak), son of James and Rose Caufield and brother of Hugh F. Caufield, Mrs. Alex. Meadows and Mrs. Richard Manning. Funeral from his late residence, 2835 Vernon-av., Wednesday, Dec. 27, 1899, at 9:30 o’clock a.m., to St. James’ church, where requiem mass will be celebrated, thence to union depot, and by cars to Calvary.”

“CASSIDY-Monday, Dec. 25, at Phoenix, Ariz., JAMES ARCHER CASSIDY, funeral notice hereafter.”

“CHANDLER-THOMAS, beloved husband of Nellie Chandler (nee McFarland), at his late residence, 2761 Archer-av. Funeral notice later.”

CONWAY, Dec. 25, JOHN, beloved brother of Mrs. Thomas Boland, Bridget Conway, Margaret and the late Annie Conway; member of James G. Blaine lodge No. 22, Order of Columbian Knights. Funeral Thursday, Dec. 28, from his sister’s residence, 486 Armitage-av., to St. Sylvester’s church, where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary. Buffalo (N.Y.) papers please copy.”

CONSOER-EMILIE, aged 36 years 9 months, wife of Fred Consoer, Jr., daughter of Amalie Nottelmann, Dec. 24. Funeral Wednesday, at 1 p.m., from residence, 596 Robey-st., to Forest Home.”

COTTON-Dec. 24, JOHN, beloved husband of Carrie A. Cotton (nee Redfern), father of Robert Cotton, brother of Charles A. Cotton.  Funeral Wednesday, 1 o’clock, from 723 W. Superior-st. Green Bay (Wis.) papers please copy.”

“COUGHLIN-At her residence, 103 19th-st., MARY M. COUGHLIN (nee Hayes), beloved mother of Mollie, Maude and Edward Coughlin, sister of Edward, James, Joseph and Fred Hayes and Mrs. J. Coughlin. Funeral notice hereafter.”

DUTRA-CHRISTANTO, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Dutra, Dec. 25, aged 2 years 3 months. Funeral Wednesday, at 2 p.m., from residence, 3800 Armour-av.; interment at Oakwoods.”

GREEN-Dec. 24, at 624 W. 79th-st., THERESA AGNES, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Green (nee E. A. Riley). Funeral Dec. 27, 9:30 o’clock, to Mount Olivet.”

“GRADY-DENNIS J., husband of Margaret Grady (nee Brennan), son of William and Mary Grady, brother of Margaret Hayes and Winnifred C. Grady, died Dec. 25, at parents’ residence, 476 W. Taylor-st. Funeral notice hereafter.”

HOEGER-DORTHA LOUISE, beloved wife of Joseph Hoeger, on Dec. 25, at 2:30 a.m., aged 70 years. Funeral from 1071 Leavitt-st., by carriages to Concordia cemetery, Thursday, 1 o’clock p.m.”

“HORSTMAN-Mrs. CATHERINE HORSTMAN, aged 64 years, Dec. 25, 3:30 a.m. Funeral from her late residence, 1125 Milwaukee-av., Thursday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m., to Concordia cemetery.”

INMAN-EDITH F., daughter of W. M. and Nellie Inman, at residence, 615 Berteau-av., aged 4 years and 6 months.”

LEOPOLD-Dec. 23, widow of the late Louis F. Leopold and beloved mother of Mrs. Henry N. Hart, Asa, Henry, Albert, George and Samuel F. Leopold. Funeral Wednesday, at 10 a.m., from 1618 Indiana-av., to Union depot, thence by train to Mount Mayriv cemetery.”

M’AULIFF-Dec. 24, KATIE, beloved daughter of Daniel and Marguerette McAuliff (nee Weldon), sister of Nealy, Maggie, Hannah and Nora McAuliff, aged 17 years 3 months. Funeral from her late residence, 17 Grace-st., near Division, Wednesday morning, Dec. 27, at 10 a.m., to the church of Immaculate Conception, thence by carriages to Calvary cemetery.”

M’CARTHY-Dec. 26, MARY, beloved wife of Thomas J. McCarthy, deceased, mother of Mrs. Hannah and Eugene J. Fitzpatrick, Mrs. Mary Smith, Charles and Edward McCarthy and the late Mrs. James Kehoe. Funeral Thursday, Dec. 28, at 9 a.m., from the residence of her daughter, Eugene J. Fitzpatrick, 4834 Union-av., to St. Gabriel’s church, where solemn high mass will be celebrated, thence by cars to Calvary via C., M. & St. P. R. R. Please omit flowers.”

MEYER-Dec. 25, MINNIE, beloved wife of J. A. Meyer, mother of Mrs. A. J. Supler, Florence and Marshall Meyer. Funeral Thursday, Dec. 28, p.m., from late residence, 5345 Dearborn-st., to Oakwoods.”

MUNDERLOH-Dec. 24, ANNA, mother of George and Anna Munderloh. Funeral from late residence, 4630 Langley-av., Wednesday, Dec. 27, at 10 a.m., by carriages to Oakwoods.”

“MOORE-The funeral services of the late JOHN MOORE will be held at the residence, 6510 Yale-av., at 10:30 Wednesday morning, Dec. 27. Burial later.”

NASON-In Alpena, Mich., Dec. 19, 1899, WILLIAM NASON, in his 86th year; formerly member of Chicago board of trade.”

OSOUSKI-Dec. 25, 5 a.m., ANTONIO OSOUSKI, aged 36 years, member of police department, central station. Funeral from his late residence, 207 N. Center-av., to Holy Trinity church, Noble-st., near Milwaukee-av., 10 a.m., thence to Polish-Bohemian cemetery, Norwood Park.”

“OSOUSKE-Officer ANTON F. OSOUSKE, at his residence, 207 N. Center-av., aged 36 years. Member of Police Benevolent association and Polish Catholic Legion. Funeral Wednesday morning, from his residence.”

REIDY-Dec. 25, Mrs. BRIDGET, beloved wife of Lawrence Reidy, aged 42 years. Funeral Dec. 27, from residence, 203 23d-pl, to All Saints’ church, thence by cars to Mount Olivet.”

ROHDE-34 Cromwell-st., AUGUSTA, beloved wife of Charles J. Rohde, mother of Annie, Mamie, Augusta and Minnie Rohde, aged 35 years. Funeral Wednesday, at 12 m., to Rosehill cemetery.”

SULLIVAN-Dec. 24, EDWARD, dearly beloved son of Michael Sullivan, 535 W. Polk-st. Funeral Wednesday, at 9 o’clock, to St. Jarlath’s church, carriages to Calvary.”

SULLIVAN-Dec. 24, EDWARD, beloved son of Michael Sullivan, at his father’s residence, 535 W. Polk-st. Funeral Wednesday morning, from St. Charles’ church, 9 o’clock, by carriages to Calvary.”

WALSH-NELLIE, beloved daughter of the late James and Mary Walsh, sister of Mrs. J. Lyons, Michael, Joseph, Mamie and Sadie Walsh, at the residence of her sister, Mrs. J. Lyons, 77 W. 23d-pl. Notice of funeral hereafter.”

My transcription above is exactly as the notices appeared in the December 5, 1903 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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