Collection: United States Obituaries

Keller, Anna Mueller – Obituary

Anna Keller (nee Mueller), beloved wife of the late George Keller, fond mother of Joseph, Anna, Edward, Richard, George, and Mrs. Kripner; sister of the late Jacob Mueller, sister-in-law of John Keller.  Funeral Tuesday, November 22, 1927 at 10 a.m. from her late residence 4501 N. Longdale to our Lady of Victory Church.  Interment at Joseph Cemetery.  Seattle Washington papers please copy.  1Anna’s son Joseph lived in Seattle.  Anna died November 18, 1927. Chicago Tribune, November 20, 1927 Contributed by:  Shelli Steedman Footnotes:   [ + ] 1. ↩ Anna’s son Joseph lived in Seattle.  Anna died November 18,...

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Ellithorpe, Erie – Obituary

Erie E. Ellithorpe, at his residence, 6122 Prairie Ave.  Funeral Friday, March 12 [1915] at 2:30.  Interment at Mount Hope.  [Erie was survived by his wife Lillian Pegg] Contributed by:  Shelli...

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Coughlan, Lois M. Keller – Obituary

Lois M. Coughlan, 72, of Arlington Heights was a clinical nutritionist for the past 50 years, most recently working a as a renal dietitian at Total Renal Care Inc., Chicago, since 1995.  Mrs. Coughlan was previously a nutritionist at Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, since the 1970s and at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago from the early 1960s to the 1970s. Mrs. Coughlan, a Chicago native, died Monday, April 10, in her home.  In 1949 Mrs. Coughlan received a bachelor’s degree in dietetics at College of St. Teresa, Winona, Minn.  She completed an internship in dietetics at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit in 1950. Mrs. Coughlan was a volunteer with the Care and Courage Ministry at St. James Catholic Church in Arlington Heights, where she had previously been a volunteer for Public Action to Deliver Shelter, a ministry that provides temporary shelter for homeless people.  Karen Grunschel, a former colleague in the nutrition department at Lutheran General, said:  “She received a certificate of recognition from the American Dietetic Association in March for 50 years of membership.  She was a nice person.  She was easy to get along with.” Survivors include four sons, John A., Dan R., Tom D., and Bill R.; two daughters, Julie A. Coughlan-Homes Longman and Mary E.; a sister, Eileen Zannini; and five grandchildren.  Visitation will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in Glueckert Funeral...

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Coughlan, John Edward – Obituary

John E. Coughlan of Arlington Hts.; beloved husband of Lois M.; fond father of John, Dan, Julie, Mary, Tom and Billy; loving son of Gertrude and the late Dr. Donald Coughlan; dear brother of Marianna Bowen, Donald, Robert, Merritt and James Coughlan.  Visitation Monday 3-5 and 7-10 p.m. at Lauterburg and Oehler Funeral Home, 2000 E. Northwest Hwy., Arlington Hts.  Funeral Tuesday 9:30 a.m. from Chapel to St. James Church, Mass 10 a.m.  Interment All Saints Cemetery.  [Died December 29, 1972] Chicago Tribune, December 31, 1972 Contributed by:  Shelli...

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Grewell, Vincent M. – Obituary

Capt. Vincent M. Grewell, a pioneer of Ipava, Ill., died Dec. 16, 1902, aged nearly 81 years.  Mrs. Jane Grewell, Dec. 28, 1902, aged 77 years.  There were just 14 days difference between the deaths of this aged couple, who had lived together for 52 years.  They had relatives in this valley:  E. D. Grewell, Clay, and Stanley Grewell, Mrs. Harvey McEwen [Martha Jane Grewell], and Mrs. William [Mary Grewell] Taylor. Contributed by:  Shelli...

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Cutsinger, Zua McQueen – Obituary

Cutsinger, Zua McQueen Douglas Co., IL Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 o’clock at the Christian Church in Newman for Mrs. Zua Cutsinger, 78, who died Saturday [June 16, 1945] at the home of her brother, A. N. McQueen, and Mrs. McQueen.  Rev. J. L. Coleman officiated with interment in Newman Cemetery. Mrs. Cutsinger was born March 3, 1867 at Clifford, Indiana, daughter of William R. T. and Ellen McQueen.  She is survived by three children, Mrs. Hazel Alice Wilson of Gary, Indiana; W. E. Cutsinger of Lyons; and Lois N. Cutsinger of Newman.  She also leaves three brothers; A. N. McQueen of Hindsboro, Gordon McQueen of Oakland and Ed McQueen of Cloverdale, Indiana and one sister, Mrs. Mary Daniels of Paris. In 1891 Mrs. Cutsinger was married to W. E. Cutsinger, who died seven years ago. Contributed by:  Shelli...

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Obituary of Lester E. Hammack

Jamison, Oregon—Lester E. Hammack 89, of Jamison, died July 13,1989, in a Vale nursing home. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the First Christian Church in Vale, Rev. Paul Ratzlaff officiating. Internment will follow at Valley View Cemetery in Vale, under the direction of Lienkaemper Chapel of Vale. He was born June 12, 1900 in Lostine, Oregon, the son of John L. and Alice Bohannon Hammack. He moved with his parents and lived in Elgin, Echo and Milton-Freewater, Oregon before moving to Cow Valley in 1918. He moved to Jamison in 1920 where he ranched and farmed. He married Crystal Cammann August 28, 1924 in Payette, Idaho. She preceded him in death January 9, 1978 in Ontario, Oregon. He continued to reside in Jamison. He was a member of the Christian Church in Vale and a past Malheur County Commissioner, member of the Malheur County Cattlemen’s Association and director of the Dell Cemetery and a director of various other boards. Survivors include, one daughter, Verna M. Hammack of Vale, a son and daughter-in-law, W.C. ‘Bud’ and Lorraine Hammack of Jamison, four grand-daughters, Jeanie Singleton of Jamison, Cathy Reinke of Gooding, Idaho, Susan Snyder and Connie Brinton, both of Ontario, nine great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, many grand nieces and grandnephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, three half-brothers, two half-sisters and one...

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United States Obituaries

This collection of 933 obituaries was submitted by volunteers, and covers a broad reach of area in the United States. Often, these are obituaries specific to the submitters own ancestry, and as such, connecting with 1 person in the group can often lead to many additional new leads.

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Gross, Dora Minnie Bowman – Obituary

Mrs. Dora Minnie Gross, 58, wife of John H. Gross, widely known resident of the county, died Wednesday evening at 7:10 o’clock at the family home, three and a half miles south of this city on the Hoosier highway, following a three months’ illness with complication of diseases. Mrs. Gross had been in a critical condition for the past three months. It is believed by members of the family that complications of pneumonia developed during the past week and that this ailment aided by heart and kidney trouble, caused her demise. Dora Minnie Bowman-Gross was born December 6, 1867, the only child of John A. and Nancy [Morris] Bowman on the farm south of the city now known as the Gross farm and where death occurred. She had been a resident of this county her entire lifetime and had come to be known and loved by a host of friends. Mrs. Gross was a devout member of the local United Brethren Church of this city, having affiliated herself with that church when but a young lady. She had been an ardent and tireless worker in the church up until the time of her recent illness. In 1885 the deceased was united in marriage to John H. Gross and to that union eight children were born, four of whom survive as follows: Ira B. Gross, residing south of the city;...

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McEwen, Melvin E. – Obituary

Melvin E., 62, 412 S. Pacific Ave., Kelso, died April 2 at home. He was born April 5, 1907 in Winchester, Wash. He had lived in this area for 42 years and worked as a bartender. He was a World War II veteran and was a member of the American Legion. Survivors include one son, Shirley McEwen; three brothers, Wilbur of Kelso, Elmer of Oakland, and Dan of Centralia; two sisters, Mrs. Laura Timberman of Vancouver, and Mrs. Alta Rasmussen of Battle Ground; several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ditlevsen-Moore Chapel with the Rev. Lloyd Holloway officiating. Concluding services and interment will be in the Toledo Cemetery [Fir Lawn Cemetery]. The Ditlevsen-Moore Funeral Home is in charge. Longview Daily News, April 3, 1970 Contributed by: Shelli...

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McEwen, Wilbur D. – Obituary

Wilbur McEwen, 77, 120 Vision Drive, Kelso, died July 4, 1992, at Community Hospice. A Washington native, he was born March 24, 1915 to Daniel and Lena (Owens) McEwen. Mr. McEwen, a former Weyerhaeuser Co., International Woodworkers of American Wood Worker, had lived in this area since 1929. He was a member of the Kelso American Legion Post 25 for 44 years. He was also a member of the Disabled American Veterans Evergreen State Chapter 11. He enjoyed his family and family gatherings. He is survived by his sister, Laura Timberman of Vancouver; two brothers, Daniel L. McEwen of Centralia and Elmer J. McEwen of Freemont, Calif.; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Winifred Chandler of Kelso. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Toledo cemetery [Fir Lawn Cemetery] with the Rev. Jim Crislip officiating. Family and friends may pay their respects from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. until noon Wednesday at McVicker’s Chapel on the Hill. Daily News, Longview, July 6, 1992 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Murray, Robert Owen – Obituary

Robert Owen Murray was born in Fulton County, Indiana, January 4, 1847, and died October 29, 1902. Aged 55 years 9 months 25 days. Married in 1881 to Mary Bowman. Born to them four children, one of whom preceded in death. Survivors are wife, three daughters and relatives. Member United Brethren church. Funeral at the home; Rev. S. P. Korster; Bowman Cemetery. Owen Murray, ex-trustee of Wayne township, died Wednesday night at 8 o’clock and was buried Friday at 10 o’clock; Bowman Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Vogler, Aneta P. Beadle – Obituary

Aneta B. Vogler, 83, of the Lake View Care Center near Hope, died at 10 p.m. Monday [November 3, 1975] at the Bartholomew County Hospital, where she had been a patient for five days. She had been ill for several days. Named senior citizen of the year in 1963 by the Bartholomew County Retirement Foundation. Mrs. Vogler graduated from Purdue University in 1917. She also attended St. Mary’s College at Notre Dame. She served as a dietician in 1917 and 1918, during the first Word War and was a dietician at the Leahi home in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1919 and 1920. An assistant professor of home economics extension of Purdue University, she also served as a trustee of Purdue from 1961 to 1964. She was born in Rochester, NY, June 17, 1892 to George and Ella Kate Powley Beadle. She was married to Marshall Vogler in 1940 and he preceded her in death July 23, 1973. There are no immediate survivors. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Norman Funeral Home in Hope. {Interment at Moravian Cemetery] Contributed by: Shelli...

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MacKenzie, John – Obituary

Spokane Man Killed In Wreck On Highway John MacKenzie, 22, college athlete of Spokane, was killed six miles west of La Grande on the Old Oregon Trail highway late Saturday night. He was found dead beneath his overturned truck. First reports that he had fallen asleep at the wheel were acouted (sic) by friends, who declared he might have been blinded by light from an approaching car. MacKenzie was halfback on the Gonzaga college football team and was working for the Joslin, McAllister Construction company during his vacation. He also was a basketball player and member of the track team. He was en route to La Grande from Portland. His body was taken to Spokane. North Powder News Saturday, August 6,...

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Womack, Lawrence Preston – Obituary

Spokane, Washington His home West 620 Kierman. Father of: Ladd Womack, Ferndale, Washington Richard Womack, Portland, Oregon Brother of: Mrs. Claude (Isla) Meyers at the home. A resident of the area for 20 years. Private Funeral Services, Wednesday, 14 October, 10:00 a. m. from the Gothic Chapel of the Hazen and Jaeger Funeral Home, N 1306 Monroe Street. Mr. James H. Raymond Officiating Cremation to follow at the Hazen & Jaeger Crematorium. Source:Spokesman Review 13 October 1970 Spokane, Spokane County, Washington Page 18 Trabscribed by: Carla...

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