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DAL COROBBO, Teresa, nee DeRossi, age 78, wife of the late Frank; mother of Peter, and Rita (Louis) Wortel; grandmother of John, Theresa, and Louis Wortel. Resting at Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home, 300 E. 115th street. Funeral Saturday, 10 a.m., to St. Anthony church. Mass 10:30 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre. PU 5-2030. [Source: "Chicago Tribune," (Chicago, IL.), 24 Feb. 1967]

DALEY - Patrick DALEY, aged 23, was shot and instantly killed a few days since by H.W. THORMAN, during a drunken quarrel in Chicago. Thorman is from Minneapolis. [4 April 1888 "The Newton Press" Jasper County, IL Newspaper - Sub. by source #6]

DALEY -- Thomas J. Daley Sr., July 30, beloved husband of Anna, fond father ofMrs. Clara Murray, Ald. Thomas J. Daley Jr., Mrs. Mary Creswell, Mrs. Lillian Bonlanger and Mrs. Dorothy Hartnett, brother of Patrick of County Clare , Ireland Michael, the late Mrs. Mary O'Halleran and Mrs. Catherine Meeban.Funeral Monday, 10 a.m., from chapel, Jeffery boulevard at 77th street to St. Bride church. Interment Mount Olivet.South Shore 8822. [Chicago Tribune, Aug 1, 1937 - Sub by FoFG]

DALY, Margaret, nee Geist, dearly beloved wife of the late James J; fond mother of Marcella Markham, Margaret Dempsey, Earl, and Loraine Hooker; grandmother of 19, great-grandmother of 26; sister of John, Louis, and Susan Schultz,Funeral Saturday, 8:30 a.m., from Kelly-Carroll Funeral Home, 2616 W. 38th street, to St. Agnes church. IntermentSt. Mary's. LA 3-0980. [Chicago Tribune [Aug 10, 1961] -- Submitted by Source #96]

DAMPTZ, Catherine L. beloved wife of the late Francis E.; fond mother of Robert E. (Sharon); grandmother of Elizabeth and Edward; sister of Ella Stressenreuter. Visitation at Elliston Funeral Home, First and Grant Streets, Hinsdale,Wednesday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services Thursday 10 a.m. Interment Holy Sepulchre. 323-0275. [published February 3, 1982 - Chicago Tribune - Submitted by Source #96]

DAMPTZ, Francis E. , 51, of 7640 Damen av., died Tuesday in Michael Reese hospital.He was superintendent of the Rubinstein Brothers jewelers, 5 S. Wabash av. He leaves his widow, Catherine; a son,Robert E.; one brother; and one sister. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday in Little Flower church, 80thand Wood streets. [dod Dec 9, 1958]
Francis E. (Fritz) Damptz of 7640 S. Damen avenue, beloved husband of Catherine Cashin Damptz;dear father of Robert E. Damptz, dear son of John T. and Elizabeth Damptz; fond brother of John T., Eleanor, andthe late Harold J. Damptz. Funeral Friday at 9 a.m. from funeral home, 79th street at Loomis boulevard, to Little Flower church. Interment Holy Sepulchre cemetery. Information, TRiangle 4-1187. [ChicagoTribune - Submitted by Source #96]

DANDURAND, George Wilfred
George Dandurand Funeral services for George W. Dandurand, 92, of 3112 Jackson Avenue, South Chicago Heights, will be held Friday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Ann’s Church, Chicago Heights. The body will lie in state after 2 p.m. Thursday at Hirsch’s West End funeral home. Rosary services will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 8:30 p.m. Burial is scheduled for Assumption Cemetery. The Rev. Vincent Gottbrath will officiate at the services. Dandurand, a retired farmer who had lived in this area more than 20 years,died Wednesday in the Suburban Convalescent center. He was born on February 28, 1875 in Fowler, Ind., and was a member of the St. Ann Holy Name society. Survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Bessie DuBois, Chicago Heights, Mrs. Frances Haas, Wahpeton, N. D., and Mrs. Berniece Christianson, South Chicago Heights; two sons, Herbert of Steger and Roland of Chicago Heights; a brother, Henry of Steger; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren, and one great, great-grandchild. Dandurand’s wife, Jennie, died in 1958. [Park Forest Star May 18, 1967; Sub. by Source #208]

DANFORTH -- Class of 1862 - ISAAC NEWTON DANFORTH. A.M., 1881.; b. 5 Dec., 1835, Barnard, Vt. Lect. Path., RushMed. Coll., 1870-81; also Prof. Path. and Histol., 1881-83; Prof. Path. and Renal Dis., Chicago Med. Coll., 1883-92.Prof. Clin. Med., Northwestern Univ., 1884-92; Prof. Woman's Med. Sch., 1875-95; Dean, 1895-99. Mem. Am. Med. Assoc.Physician and surgeon, 1866-1911.; d. 5 May, 1911, Chicago, Ill. [Source: DartmouthCollege Necrology, 1910-1911, Hanover, N.H. - tr. by K. Mohler]

DARGATZ, Emmelie(?) , 66; 1075 W. 20th-st., April 21. [CHICAGO TRIBUNE, April23, 1902 Submitted by source #6]

DAVEY, Alice nee Chilvers, of Lemont, age 85, beloved wife of the late George, passed away at her home, April 13[1961], loving mother of Viola, Mrs. Dwight Andrus, Gladys, Mrs. Clifford Warthen, Howard, Robert, and Chester;11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. Resting at Toon Funeral home, 4920 Main street, Downers Grove. ServiceMonday, April 17, 2 p.m. Interment Bronswood cemetery, Hinsdale, Ill. WO 8-0408. [ChicagoTribune - Submitted by Source #96]

DAVIDSON, George Cameron -- 82, Died Wednesday Jan 22 of heart failure at Yucaipa Community Hospital Redlands,Ca. Davidson, a native of Chicago Ill, Lived in Yucaipa 12 years. He retired after working 42 years as a salesmanfor Swift and Co. Meat Packers. He was a Navy Veteran of World War II and earned a Purple Heart. He was a memberof the SeaBees and fought in the Pacific Theater. He is survived by his wife Nona, and a brother, Alan of Michigan.Services are 2p.m. Saturday at Emmerson Bartlett Calimesa Memorial Chapel 1000 Calimesa Blvd. Burial will be atOakridge Cemetery, Hillside Illinois [The Sun, 01/23/1992 Submitted by Src#132]

DAVIES - John Davies, one of the best known mining experts in the west, died at Chicago on the 22d.  He was the original owner of the Little Chief gold mine near Leadville, Col., which he sold ten years ago to a Chicago syndicate for $500,000.  After every member of the syndicate had made a handsome fortune out of the mine, they sold it for $5,000,000. [The Enterprise. (Wellington, Ohio), 30 Dec. 1891]

DAVIS, Anna Wallingford - March 30, 1930, mother of Margaret C. Davis, Mrs. Harry Manley, and Mrs. Elaine Fox. Funeral services at chapel, 4227 Cottage Grove-av., corner 42d-pl. Tuesday, at 4 p.m. Interment Kansas City. [Chicago Tribune, April 1, 1930. Submitted by source #6]

DAVIS, Libby - nee Wolfe, age 26, beloved wife of Mitchell, mother of Blossom, daughter of Phillip and Ida Wolfe,sister of Mrs. Betty Pearlman, harry, Marian, Morris and Louis. Services at chapel, 3125 W. Roosevelt-re., Monday,10 a.m. Interment Jewish Waldheim. Chicago Tribune, April 27, 1930. Submitted by source #6

DAVIS - George Davis died at his home on the corner of Van Buren and Peoria Streets, on Jan 4, 1858. He was bornin London, England. He arrived in Chicago 1833. His wife, two sons and three daughters survive him. [submitted by source #22]

DAVORAN -- James Davoran, beloved husband of Annie, nee McNamara, fond father of Nora, Esther, Margaret, and James,brother of John, Thomas, and Dennis Davoran. Funeral from his late residence, 6910 Bishop-st., Sunday, March 1,at 9 a.m., to St Brendan's church, thence to Mount Olivet. Native of County Clare, Ireland; member of St. Malachv'sCourt, 904, C. O. F. [Chicago Tribune, Feb 28, 1914 - Sub by FoFG]

DAWSON, James L, husband of Vernice, nee Olson; brother of Lucille Barnett; also survived by the following nieces and nephews, William, Thomas and Michael Drain, Mrs. Ray Gregg, Mrs. Raymond Moldt, Mrs. Norma Apt, and Mrs. DonaldSchaaf. Resting at the Haire Funeral Home, Northwest highway, at Vail avenue, Arlington Heights, where serviceswill be held 2 p.m. Thursday. visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Interment River Valley memorial Gardens. 253-0168. [May 22, 1967 Submitted by SOURCE#24]

DAYTON, M. George H. -- In Chicago, March 13, M. George H. Dayton, aged 28.[Sangamo Journal (Springfield, IL) – Friday, March 26, 1841]

DEAK - Albert F. Deak, devoted father of Margaret Bolen, Marion White, Valerie and Alexander; brother of Alexanderand Irene Ipema;grandfather of three. Resting at Schmaedeke Funeral Home, 10701 Harlem Ave., Worth where services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept 22. Interment Beverly. Visitation after 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 5 and 7-10pm Sunday. 448-6000 [Chicago Tribune, 9/21/1969 - Submitted by Src #55]

DEAK-- Alexander Deak, beloved husband of Elizabeth, nee Moldovan, dear father of Alexander,Jr., Irene Ipema andAlbert, grandfather of 11. Funeral service Friday, 1:30 pm from Schmadeke funeral home,Orland Park, ILL. Interment Beverly Cemetery [Chicago Tribune, Oct 3 1946 - Submitted by Src #55]

DEAN, Margaret Ruth - 92, of [of 821 N. Mill Road] Addison, a retired payroll manager at Mt. Sinai Hospital Medical Center in Chicago, died Monday, July 31, 2000 [at Mason District Hospital] in Havana, Ill.
Mrs. Dean worked 33 years for Mt. Sinai, starting as a bookkeeper. She retired in 1978.
Born [March 26, 1908] in Wheaton [to Martin and Beda Sandburg Schmidt], she moved to Chicago at age 10 and grewup on the city's West Side. [She married Fred Vernon Dean on Nov. 25, 1926, in Chicago. He died April 20, 1976.Also preceding her in death were one son, Allan; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; two sisters; and two brothers.]
A major part of her life revolved around the Church of the Brethren in the Douglas Park neighborhood, where herhusband, the late Rev. Fred Dean, ministered. "Her biggest interest really was the church," said her daughter, Susan Zalewski. "It was the church, her children and grandchildren."
Mrs. Dean also was an avid gardener and considered to be a masterful crocheter. "She also loved her soap operas,"her daughter said. She said her mother's advice to her children was succinct: "Always be true to yourself."Her daughter added, "She had a wonderful life, but it wasn't long enough to suit us."
Other survivors include a son, [Rev. Vernon (and Edna) of Astoria; one daughter, Mrs. Gregory (Susan) Zalewskiof Addison;] six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday inAhlgrim Funeral Home, 567 S. Spring Rd., Elmhurst, and from 9 a.m. until the time of services at 10 a.m. Fridayin York Center Church of the Brethren, 1S071 Luther Ave., Lombard. [Burial will be in Glen Oak Cemetery in Hillside.A local memorial service will be at Woodland Church of the Brethren in Astoria at a later date.] [Combination of obituaries from the Chicago Tribune (IL) and the Peoria Journal Star - bracketedi nfo from the PJS - August 3, 2000 - sub. by Source #67]

DEANE, William H.B.-- At his residence, No. 198 South Robey street. William H.B. Deane aged 48 years. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 25, at 1 o’clock. [Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL), 24 Nov 1893 - Sub by Src #206]

DEBOW, Samuel - general manager of the California Freight Line, with headquarters at Chicago, died in that city suddenly, a few nights ago, from an attack of rheumatism of the heart. Deceased was widely known in railway circles,and was highly esteemed. [15 Feb. 1888 The Newton Press, Jasper County, IL-source #6]

DEBUS, Ron -- was born in South Chicago Hgts., IL. Proceded in death by hismother, Marie, father, Jabob, and brother, Ludwig. After working in construction all of his life, and serving in the Army during the Korean conflict, he retired to Vero Beach in 1986. Fishing and watching Vero Beach Dodger gameswere his hobbies. A Memorial Service will be held 4 p.m., Saturday, December 17, 2005, at Lutheran Church of theRedeemer, 900 27th Ave., Vero Beach, FL. (excerpts transcribed & spelled as found in the newspaper) [TheStar Newspaper, Chicago Heights, IL, Dec 18, 2005, pg. A-18 - Submitted by Source #134]

DECAMP, Beatrice A., beloved wife of the late Ray Palmer DeCamp; mother of Mildred (Dale) Woolenzien and Albert Ray DeCamp of Scotch Plaines, N. J.; grandmother of five; great-grandmother of one. Member of Miriam chapter, No. 1, O. E. S. Funeral Saturday, 1 p.m., at the Fern Chapel, S. Western av. at 100th st. Interment Mount Greenwood. [Source: "Chicago Tribune," (Chicago, IL.), 24 Feb. 1967]

DECK, Marshall S. - late of 4027 Barry-av., dearly beloved husband of Agnes Ewert Deck, fond father of Lorraine, brother of William and Vallie Cherry. At rest in funeral church, 3834-36 Irving Park-blvd., where services willbe held Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Interment Forest Home. [Chicago Tribune, April1, 1930. Submitted by source #6]

DECKER, Isabel Louise - beloved daughter of Henry Howard and Mary Wyatt Decker of 1240 Hinman-av., Evanston, suddenly at Tucson, Ariz., April 24. Services at Rosehill chapel, Monday, April 28 [1930] at 11 a.m. [Chicago Tribune, April 27, 1930. Submitted by source #6]

DEERE -- Great Plow Maker Dead At Seventy
Chicago, Oct. 29 – Charles Deere, head of the great plow works that bear his name, is dead, at the age of 70 years. [The Eugene Daily Guard (Eugene, OR) – Tuesday,October 29, 1907 - JD - Sub by FoFG]

DELOUGHERY -- Bridget Deloughery, beloved sister of Mrs. J. Carey, Mrs. J. J. Kinnian, Michael, Honor, and John Deloughery, native of Carrigaholt, County Clare , Ireland. Funeral Saturday, July 24, at 9 a.m., from the residence of her sister, 3712 Grenshaw-st., to St. Finbar's church, where high mass will be celebrated; thence by autos toMount Olivet. [Chicago Tribune, July 23, 1915 - Sub by FoFG]

DENNY-- CARD OF THANKS. I wish to thank kind neighbors and friends for the beautiful flowers and sympathy in my late bereavement. MRS. EDWARD DENNY. [Chicago Tribune, May 18, 1918, submittedby source #27]

DEPRIZIO, Ada Jean Parsons - daughter of Clarence Parsons and Louise Wiley was born September 22 1932 in Kankakee Illinois. The family came to Chicago when Ada Jean was young. She was educated in Chicago Public Elementary schoolsand graduated from Lucy Flower Technical Academy in 1951where she studied Home Economics. In 1952 she married Jim DePrizio son of Basilio DePrizio and Patricia Dora Caccucialo. Soon after, he was drafted into the Korean War.Upon his return the couple set up house keeping in a small apartment on Spaulding St in North West Chicago. The couple spent the remainder of their married life in Chicago. They raised two children and enjoyed many nieces andnephews. In her later years Mrs. DePrizio enjoyed playing Bingo, visiting with her best friend Rose Cerri, doing needlecrafts and taking care of stray animals. She remained at home until her illness with Alzheimer's disease, she then moved to the Elmwood Care Home in Elmwood Park Illinois where she had been a resident for the last 8 years.She died December 3, 2000. She is survived by her husband Jim; her daughter Susan McKinstry of White South Dakota;her son James Neil (Laura) Iowa; her two grandsons Paul and Kevin McKinstry of White South Dakota and her brotherNeil Parsons. She is proceeded in death by her parents.

DERBY, Mary -- She Determined to Have Sleep.
Chicago, Aug, 8. - While temporarily insane from insomnia Mary T. Derby, of Washington, D. C, shot and killed herself at the home of W. A. Shaw, 33 East Forty-first street. She had been a victim of insomnia for a long time and came to the fair in the hope that change of scene would help her. It did not, and she took her own life. [08 Aug 1893; Rockford Daily Spectator - Sub. by a FOFG]

DESEMUS, Charles H., 32; 106 Sangamon-st., April 21. [CHICAGO TRIBUNE, April 23, 1902 Submitted by source #6]

DIBENEDETTO, Mary, nee Fosco, beloved wife of Angelo; loving mother of Dominic (Alice) Fosco; dear grandmother of Pat, Richard, and Annamarie. At Granata Chapels, 1857 N. Harlem avenue, after 5 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Saturday, 8 a.m., to Our Lady of Pompeii church. Mass 9:30 a.m. Interment Mount Carmel. TU 9-1700. [Source: "Chicago Tribune," (Chicago, IL.), 24 Feb. 1967]

DICKERSON-- Julia A. Dickerson, sister of Jay Spencer Dickerson. Funeral services at Oakwoods chapel, Saturdayat 4 p.m. Chicago Tribune, May 18, 1918, submitted by source #27

DIEFENDORF, Robert - Sunday, 3 p.m., at Glen View Golf club, Robert, in his __ year. Funeral private. Milwaukee,Wis., and Fort Plain, N.Y., papers please copy. [Chicago Daily Tribune (1872-1963);Jan 1, 1900; pg. 5, col. 5. Submitted by source #6]

DIEZ, Barbara A. - Dec. 20, 1903, aged 70 years. Funeral from late residence, 12 Clay-st., Dec. 27, at 1 p.m.,to Graceland. [Chicago Tribune, Dec. 25, 1903, submitted by source #27]

DILG, Fred and Seana - [In Memoriam] In cherished memory of our beloved parents, who passed away, father 21 yearsago March 1, 1909; mother 2 years ago April 25, 1926. [Chicago Tribune, April27, 1930. Submitted by source #6]

DILLI, Raymond Charles, son of Steve and Lena Dilli, was born February 13, 1897, and departed this life at WilliamNewton Memorial hospital, Tuesday, March 27, 1962. He was 65 years, 1 month and 14 days old.  Mr. Dilli was born at Lyons, Illinois. At the age of nine years, with his parents, he moved to Clarendon, Texas. He lived there until he came to Kansas to be united in marriage to Ella Bales, on October 6, 1920.
To this union were born six children. Left to mourn his departure are his loving wife, Ella; three sons, Robert,Raymond (Butch) and Kenneth, all of Howard; three daughters, Lucille Benningfield of Buena Vista, Colorado; Evelyn Riley of Wichita, Kansas, and Marilyn Mayne of Manhattan, Kansas; three daughters-in-law and three sons-in-law.Besides these he leaves two sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Mott of Amarillo, Texas and Mrs. Dorothy Gray of Tampa, Texas;two brothers, George of Amarillo, Texas and Carl of Lyons, Illinois; sixteen grandchildren; one great grandchild;several nieces and nephews; also a great host of friends. His parents, one brother and one sister preceded him in death.
Mr. Dilli became a member of the Methodist church of Grenola, Kansas. When he later moved to northeast of Howard,he transferred his membership to the Antioch Methodist church.
Mr. Dilli was a devoted husband and loving father and grandfather, always thinking of his family first. He wasa good neighbor and never knew a stranger; always ready to lend a helping hand. His great hobby was the growing of a wide variety of flowers.
During the past year, Mr. Dilli's health began to fail, but his sudden death was a shock to everyone.
Funeral services were held in the chapel of the Spurrier-Watt Funeral home on March 30, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev.Clarence L. Harder of the local Methodist church officiating. Mrs. Kenneth Calvert was vocalist, accompanied byMrs. Arthur Cummins. Casket bearers were Otto Webster, Harvey VanBuskirk, Floyd Flagler, Dale Harrod, Kenneth Chancellorand Elias Morgan. Concluding services and interment were in Grace Lawn cemetery, Howard, Kansas. [Howard Courant-Citizen, April 5, 1962 - Submitted by source #73]

DILLON, Andrew J. - beloved husband of Adeline Findorff Dillon, fond father of William J., Anna, Mary, and John,fond son of Catherine and the late William Dillon, brother of Ursula, Catherine and Hubert. Funeral Thursday, May1 [1930] at 9 a.m. from his late residence, 147th-st and 42d av to St. Christopher's church, where solemn requiemmass will be celebrated. By autos to Holy Sepulchre. For information phone Lafayette 6606. Chicago Tribune, April 30, 1930. Submitted by source #6

DINDINGER -- Dorothy P. Dindinger, nee Kuehn, beloved wife of the late Henry, loving mother of Harold (Jane Ann)and Raymond (Mary); dear grand mother of Dorothyann, Philip and David, sister of William and Albert Kuehn,. Funeral Tuesday 12 noon at Olson Funeral Home 6467-77 N. North-west Hwy. Interment Mt. Emblem. Visitation after 4:00 p.m.Monday. [Chicago Tribune (IL) – April 3, 1972 - Sub by Src #10]

DIONNE, Harriet M. - Funeral Services were held Monday in St. Agnes church,Chicago Heights, for Mrs. Harriet M. Dionne who died Friday in St. James hospital following a lingering illness&"(partial transcription) [The Star Newspaper, Chicago Heights, IL,Oct. 17, 1968, pg 8 - Submitted by Source#134]

DIPPE, Charlotte - age 78 years, beloved wife of the late Henry; dear mother of Mrs. Herman Pretorius, Amanda Brincken,Eleonora D. Krauter, and Alice Alberding; grandmother of Florence K. Carpenter, Howard Krauter, and Herbert Alberding.Funeral Thursday, 2 p.m. at late residence, 1314 Glenlake-av. Interment Rosehill. [ChicagoTribune, April 30, 1930. Submitted by source #6]

DIRIAN, Adolph -- Services for Adolph Dirian, 73, vice president and brewmaster of the Monarch Brewing company,will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel at 6901 Roosevelt rd., Berwyn. Mr. Dirian, who lived at 1000 S.Wenonah av., Oak Park, died Sunday in Oak Park hospital. He had been with the brewery for 27 years. Surviving arehis widow, Fredricka; one son, Adolph Jr., and two daughters, Mrs. Marie Dunavan and Mrs. Rose Brown. [Chicago Daily Tribune (Chicago, Illinois) January 25, 1949 - Submitted by Source #96]
DIRIAN, Adolph - 1000 S. Wenonah avenue, Oak Park, beloved husband of Fredricka, nee Sauter, fond father of AdolphJr., Marie Dunavan and Rose Brown, brother of William, Christiana Schabes and Ricka Haaker, grandfather of sevengrandchildren. Service Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2 p.m., at funeral home, 6901-03 Roosevelt road, corner of Kenilworthavenue. Service under auspices of Germania lodge, No. 182, A.F. & A.M. Interment Waldheim cemetery. [Chicago Daily Tribune, January 26, 1949 - Submitted by Source #96]

DODELS, Doris H. (nee Jenson) of 4506 N. Harding avenue, beloved wife of Simon; dear mother of Sandra Carol Bulger;fond sister of Wallace Jenson. Services Tuesday, 2 p.m., at chapel, 5206 Broadway. Interment Mount Olive. [Chicago Tribune, May 29, 1956 -- Submitted by Source #96]

DODELS, Louis - late residence 3820 Altgeld street, beloved husband of Anna, fond father of Simon, Clara Cohen,Rose Finkel, and Albert, four grandchildren. Funeral Monday, 2 p.m. at chapel, 3021 Lawrence-av. Interment JewishWaldheim. [published Nov 24, 1940, Chicago Tribune - Submitted by Source #96]

DODELS, Simon S. beloved husband of the late Doris; dear father of Sandra Bulger of Oakland, N. J.; loving grandfatherof Susan Bulger; fond brother of Clara Dodels, and Rose Finkel. Services Friday, 11 a.m., at Piser Memorial Chapel,5206 Broadway. Interment Westlawn. Friends may pay their respects at the chapel Thursday evening.
Simon S. Dodels, 65, of 7301 Sheridan rd., died yesterday in Evanston hospital. He had been a salesman for WestChemical Products, Inc., 4742 S. Kedzie av., for 43 years. He leaves one daughter, Mrs. Sandra Bulger, and twosisters. Services will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel at 5206 Broadway.[published June 18, 1964, Chicago Tribune - Submitted by Source #96]

DOEUHME -- An Embezzler Suicides - Chicago, January 31 Walter Doeuhme, book-keeper for a tobacco importing firm,suicided today. He left a letter for his mother, confessing that during the past few years he had stolen $6,000from his employer. All but $1,500, however, had been repaid, but that amount had to be made good immediately, andbeing unable to do so, he resolved to kill himself. Doeuhme's father is said to be a well-to-do merchant in Berlin.[FEB 1 1890, THE QUINCY DAILY HERALD - Sub. by Src# 83]

DOLPHIN - Four hunters were found frozen to death by the roadside near Dawes Creek, Newton County, Ark. It was believed they were W. H. Hughes, A. H. Dolphin, John W. Bright and Samuel Sevier, from Chicago.  [The Nebraska Advertiser. (Nemaha City, Neb.), 31 Dec. 1897]

DOMBROWSKI, Richard--Richard M. Dombrowski, R. PH., beloved husband of Evelyn, nee Trapler; fond father of Denise,Deborah, Steyen, and Donna; son of Anna, nee Sekowski, and the late John; brother of Lydia Rogowski. Funeral Wednesday, March 29, at 9:15 a.m., from Kolssak Funeral home, 4255-59 W. Division street, to St. Bartholomew's church. IntermentSt. Adalbert's. Member of Chicago Retailers' Druggist Association, and Polish American Pharmacist Association.Richard Dombrowski, 38, of 5377 Patterson av., who was shot and wounded in a gun battle with a holdup man in his drug store at 5000 Addison st. Thursday, died yesterday in Northwest hospital. The bandit, who fled without loot,left trail of blood which ended around a corner a block away, where a witness saw him enter an automobile. He is sought. Mrs. Lavergne Zientek, 46, of 5043 Waveland av., a clerk in the store, told police that the gunman pointed a gun at Dombrowski and marched him toward the cast register. Just then a customer entered and the gunman told Dombrowski to serve him. Dombrowski took a prescription and went to the rear of the store. He emerged seconds later with a gun. He fired at the gunman and the gunman returned his fire, the bullet striking Dombrowski in the forehead.Police said Dombrowski had been held up five times in the last four years. [ChicagoTribune (IL), Date: March 26, 1961. Submitted By Src #164]
Kenneth Stavnem, 23, of 3930 Wellington Av., admitted last night, police said, that he shot and fatally wounded Richard Dombrowski, 38, in the holdup of Dombrowski's drug store at 5000 Addison st., on March 23. Stavnem was arrested in his home by detectives of the Jefferson Park district led by Sgt. Raymond Arndt. They discovered, by checking scores of used car lots, where Stavnem had purchased the car used in the holdup. A witness had supplieda description of the car. Stavnem was wounded in the hand in gun battle with Dombrowski. He gave himself first aid treatment, fearing to go to a doctor. In his apartment police found a transistor radio taken from the drugstore. Stavnem told Capt. Patrick Deeley of the Jefferson Park station that he threw the murder weapon into theChicago river. [Chicago Tribune (IL), Date: April 02, 1961 Submitted By Src#164]

DOMICO, Mary, nee Santucci, beloved wife of Paul; dear mother of Marco, Henry, John, Victoria, and Dolores Narducci; sister of Angeline Scilingo and Philip Santucci; grandmother of 13; great-grandmother of five. Funeral Saturday, 9:15 a.m., from Kringas & Marzullo Chapel, 5400 W. Harrison street, to St. Callistus church. Interment Mount Carmel. AU 7-8600. [Source: "Chicago Tribune," (Chicago, IL.), 24 Feb. 1967]

DONOHUE, Jeffery, Nov. 7, 1898, husband of Catherine, nee Hartnett, native of Co. Kerry.Funeral from resid., 168 N. Market st. to St. Stephen's Church to Calvary.

DONOUGHUE, Elizabeth M. B. - June 10, 1886.  Funeral at 10 a. m. today to St. Vincent's Church, thence by carriages to Calvary Cemetery. No. 389 Lincoln avenue [Source: Daily Inter Ocean (Chicago, IL) Saturday, June 12, 1886; sub. by source #210]

DONOVAN, John B.- a former resident of Batavia (Kane County, IL), and stenographer at the U.S. Factory, died, in Chicago, Thursday, of complication of diseases. Mr. DONOVAN lived in this city (Batavia)about two years, and his many friends grieve to hear of his sad demise. [BataviaHerald, 5 Oct. 1893]

DORMEYER, Ethel H. (nee Allen) Monday April 3 at the home of her parents 1404 Byron St. dearly beloved wife of Henry A. daughter of Mr. & Mrs James W Allen sister of Mrs Walker Jensen and Fred W. Allen. Furneral Thursday afternoon at 3o'clock from the Church of the Covenant, Belden Av and N HalstedSt by automobile to Rosehill. London (Canada) and Detroit papers please copy. [ChicagoTribune, 4/6/1916 - Submitted by Src #132]

DORSETT, Coralinn B. - April 24, 1930 at her home, 5006 Sheridan-rd, beloved wife of Dudley F. Funeral services at home Saturday, 2 p.m. Interment Rosehill. [Chicago Tribune, April 26, 1930.Submitted by source #6]

DOUGLAS - Martha A. (nee Neidow), aged 28 years. Sunday, Nov. 17,. 1918 at St. Anne's hospital of pneumonia. Belovedwife of Michael, fond mother of Amelia and Leo Douglas, beloved daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Neidow, sister of Leo and the late Henry Neidow. Funeral private Tuesday, Nov. 19. 1918 2:330 p.m. from St. Anne's hospital 49thand Thomas sts to Mount Carmel cemetery. [Unknown newspaper, Transcribed bywebmaster]

Stephen A. Douglas Dead.
Chicago, Ill. Stephen A. Douglas, son and namesake of the great rival of Abraham Lincoln, died suddenly at his home, 84 East Twenty-second street Thursday night. Wednesday Mr. Douglas,with William H. Taft, delivered an oration at Galesburg, Ill., at the fiftieth anniversary of the famous Lincoln-Douglasdebate.[Alma, Wabaunsee County, Kansas October 16, 1908 Page 2 -Submitted by Source #82]

DOYLE, Charles I. - Mass for the Rev. Charles I. Doyle, S.J., 84, the former director of the guidance center at Loyola University, will be said at 11 a.m. today in the chapel at Columbiere College, Clarkston, Mich. The Rev.Mr. Doyle, of 6525 N. Sheridan Rd., died Tuesday in the infirmary of Columbiere College. He was a former chairmanof the psychology department at Loyola and at one time served as an associate editor of the Jesuit magazine America.There were no survivors. [Chicago Tribune Sept 6, 1973 - submitted by Source#39]

DOYLE, Eleanor M. - in Buffalo, N. Y., April 24, daughter of the late James M. and Rose A. Doyle, sister of JuliaM. Doyle and the Rev. Charles I. Doyle, S. J., and of the late Leo J. and James J. Doyle. Burial in Buffalo. [Chicago Tribune, April 25, 1944 - submitted by Source #39]

DOYLE, Frederick Winston - 7002 Eggleston Avenue, beloved husband of Mary Wiegand Doyle, father of Mrs. PatriciaScofield, Rodger and Mary Jo, son of the late Austin and Pauline Doyle, brother of Miriam, Frank and Paul. Restingat funeral home, 6915 Wentworth Avenue. Funeral Thursday at 9 a.m. to St. Bernard's Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre.Member of Hamilton Park post, No. 873, American Legion. [Chicago Tribune -January 28, 1948 - submitted by Source #39]

DOYLE, James M. - Nov 18 at his residence, 719 Ashland bd. aged 70 years, beloved husband of Rose Donnelly andfather of Eleanor M, Leo J, Julia M, James J. and Charles I Doyle, late captain company A, 23rd Illinois voluneteerinfantry. Friends kindly omit flowers. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 20, from late residence at 9:30 a. m. to St. Jarlath'schurch where high mass will be celebrated, thence by carriages to Calvary cemetery. ChicagoDaily News, November 19, 1909 - submitted by Source #39

DOYLE, Julia M. - beloved daughter of James M. and Rose Donnelly Doyle; devoted sister of the Rev. Charles I. Doyle, S. J., and the late Eleanor, Leo, and James Doyle. Funeral Saturday, Nov. 15, at 9:30 a.m., from the John E. Maloney Company Funeral Home, 1359 W. Devon avenue, to St. Ignatius church. Mass 10 a.m. Interment Calvary cemetery. Visitationafter 3 p.m. Friday. Chicago Tribune Nov. 14, 1969 - submitted by Source #39

DOYLE, Paul A. - Feb. 12, beloved husband of Adele M.; loving father of Paul A. Jr., Jean E., Robert E., PatrickH., and Richard J.; fond brother of Miriam H. and the late Agnes. Joseph, Francis, Robert, and F. Winston. FuneralMonday, 9:30 a.m., from funeral home, 10525 S. Western avenue, to St. Cajetan's church. Mass 10 a.m. IntermentHoly Sepulchre.  [ChicagoTribune- February 14, 1959 - submitted by Source #39]

DRABANDT - George F. Drabandt, beloved husband of Marie, nee Gramberg; devoted father of Barbara (Andrew) Gados,Charles (Blanche), Darlene (Ted) Thomas, Carol (John) Zasadny, Judith and George; fond grandfather of four; dearbrother of Herbert, Ruth Rauen, Rose Drish, Frances Ritchie, Helen Mackey, Pearl Panazzo and Dorothy Pyne. FuneralThursday, 1 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home, 5570 W 95th St. Interment Mt. Hope Cemetery. Visitation after 7 p.m.[Chicago Tribune – June 5, 1974 - Sub by Src #10]

DREIER, Johanna, 46; 553 Clybourn-av., April 21. [CHICAGO TRIBUNE, April 23,1902 Submitted by source #6]

DRESSELHANS -- DIED: Mr. H. DRESSELHANS, a retired and wealthy merchant, fatherof Mrs. L. C. ALBERDING, of this city (Batavia, Kane Co, IL), died, very suddenly, last Sunday morning, after a brief illness of ten days of enlargement of the heart, at his residence in Chicago. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 22. [Batavia Herald, 23 Nov. 1893, submitted by source#6]

DRISCOLL, Anna, 23; 3823 Butler-st., April 20. [CHICAGO TRIBUNE, April 23,1902 Submitted by source #6]

DRONEY -- Henry Droney, Oct, 16, 1915, dearly beloved husband of Mary, nee Nagle, beloved father of Lillian, Cecelia,James, and Margaret Droney, fond brother of Mrs. J. Meehan. Mrs. P. Nagle, Mrs. J. Sullivan, Mrs. T. Barton, at his residence, 8411 W. 38th-st. Funeral Monday, Oct. 18, at 9 a.m., to St. Agnes church, where high mass will be celebrated. by autos to Mount Olivet; member of Patrick Henry council No. 628, N. U.; native of Ennistymon, CountyClare , Ireland. For seats or autos, call yards 685. [Chicago Tribune, Oct17, 1915 - Sub by FoFG]

DRUST, Walter B., beloved husband of Gene; loving father of Conrad and Mary Ann; brother of Pauline Kessner, Josephine Dzieman, Helen Sadowski, Aloysius and Anthony Drozdowski. Funeral Saturday, Feb. 25, at 10:30 a.m., from Colonial Funeral Home, 6250 Milwaukee avenue, to St. Thecia church. Interment St. Adalbert. SP 4-0366. [Source: "Chicago Tribune," (Chicago, IL.), 24 Feb. 1967]

DUCHAY, Johanna, nee Frano, beloved wife of the late Joseph; loving mother of John (Anna), Joseph (Sylvia), and Emil (Anna); dear sister of John (Anna) Frano; fond grandmother of six; great-grandmother of five. Resting at MeisznerFuneral home, 5620-24 W. Irving Park road, until 11:30 a.m. Friday. Lying in state at Zion Lutheran church, Springfieldav. and Iowa st., Friday noon until time of service, 2 p.m. Interment St. Lucas. PE 6-9000 or MO 6-3877. [Chicago Tribune [Jan 5, 1961] -- Submitted by Source #96]

DUCHAY, Joseph Feb. 20, 1964, beloved husband of Sylvia, nee Werno; dear father of Janet (Alex) Betley; loving grandfather of Sherry Jo; son of the late Joseph and Johanna Duchay; brother of Emil Duchay and the late John Licko.Member of Wm. McKinley lodge, No. 876, A.F.& A.M.; Palmer Square chapter, No. 259, R.A.M.; Apollo commandery,No. 1, K.T., Medinah Temple, and Kelvyn Park post, No. 786, A.L. Service Monday, 1 p.m., at John M. Pedersen &Sons Chapel, 4338 Fullerton avenue. Interment Acacia Park. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday. BE 5-1610. [dod Feb 20, 1964 - Chicago Tribune - Submitted by Source #96]

DUCHAY, Sylvia -- Jan. 3, 1967, beloved wife of the late Joseph; dear mother of Janet (Alex) Betley; fond grandmother of Sherry Jo; sister of Lillian Rinkenberger, Genevieve Kessel, and the late George, Edward, and Fred Werno. Member of West End lodge, No. 96, Degree of Honor, Protective assn. Services Thursday, 2 p.m., at John M. Pedersen and Sons Chapel, 4338 Fullerton avenue. Interment Acacia Park. (neeWerno) [Chicago Tribune, January 4, 1967 - Submitted by Source #96]

DUGAN, Katherine A. (Kittie) Fitzgerald -- Katherine Dugan, beloved wife of Samuel, dear mother of Joseph, William,Margaret Croat, and the late Samuel. Great Grandmother of five. Funeral Saturday, February 10, at 9:30 am from funeral home, 2157 Irving Park Road to St. Andrew's Church, internment at St. James Cemetery, Lemont, Illinois(Feb 7, 1951, Newspaper: Chicago News, Submitted By Src #168)

DUMAPIT, Serafin H., - dear brother of Ilde, Naty, Erna, Linda, Hernani, Wilson, Sr. Elisa and Nilda; also manynieces and nephews. Funeral Mass Monday 10 a.m. at St. Joan of Arc Church. Interment Rosehill Cemetery. 773-545-2115. [dod Feb 27, 2003 - Chicago Tribune - Submitted by Source #96]

DUFFY, Anna M. - died Friday night at the residence of William J. Onahan, No. 37 Macalister place. Miss Duffy had taught in the public schools for thirty five years until some months ago when failing health compelled her retirement.She was a daughter of Mrs. Mary S. Duffy, a pioneer in Illinois. Judge Sullivan, an early resident of Chicago,was her grandfather. THE SUNDAY INTER OCEAN - ILLINOIS, 1892 - 09-25 - Submittedby Source #92

DUNN, Dorothy M., nee Jensby, Cary, Ill., formerly of Cicero, Ill., wife of the late Claude J.; mother of Mrs. Dorothy Conrad Nare, Mrs. Edward [Evelyn] Sauer, Mrs. Ronald [Delores] Lemke, Claude J., and Robert; grandmother of nine; great-grandmother of 16; sister of Charles Jensby and the late Marie, Esther, Katherine, Harry, Nels,and Clarence. Friends may call at Warner's Cary-Grove Chapel, 104 S. West street, Cary, Ill., after 2 p.m. Sunday.Funeral Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. at chapel. Interment Ridgewood cemetery. [CHICAGOTRIBUNE, October 31, 1965, Submitted by source #6]

DUNN, Fred B. -- son of J. O. Dunn, of Chicago, committed suicide, at the Tremont House, in Oshkosh, last Fridayevening, by taking six grains of morphine, and left a letter saying he was weary of life. Fred was well known tomany along the W.C. Lines, having traveled here for several years representing his father’s business. He always appeared a jolly, good natured fellow and the very last we should have selected as a suicide. There are many friendswho will regret his rash act and sympathize with his bereaved wife and father.
*** Note: Fred’s estimated year of birth is from the 1880 U.S. Federal Census,Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. [Colby Phonograph, (Colby, Clark County, Wis.), Aug 3 1899 - Sub by Src #181]

DUNNE--Mary Fox Dunne beloved wife of the late Peter Dunne, mother of Mrs. Emil Sutter, Mrs. Andrew O'Connor and Mrs. Louis Webber. Funeral Thursday at 9:30 a.m. from her daughter's residence, 6320 S. Bell Av (Irving Av) to St. Ritas church. Internment Calvary. [Chicago Daily News, Wed., Apr 28, 1937(Parents - Robert Fox/Mary Hennessy. First husband - Thomas Powers - Submitted by source #64]

DUNNING -- Silas H. Dunning, beloved husband of Maude Dunning, nee FOSTER, father of Arthur, Thomas, and Harry,brother of W. D. DUNNING. Funeral Saturday at 2:30 p.m., from late residence 6?48 (9 or 0) Woodlawn-av. Intermentat Oakwoods cemetery. Member of Lincoln council, No. ? 68, National Union, and Advanced lodge, No. 2681, Knightsof Honor. (Submitted by Source #6 Chicago Tribune, Feb. 19, 1909)

DURKIN, Margaret - nee Ward, beloved wife of the late Thomas Durkin, fond mother of John,Mrs. Marie Roe, Thomas, and Anne Durkin, sister of Mary, Timothy, and the late Catherine and Agnes B. Ward. FuneralMonday, at 9:30 a.m. from late residence, 940 W. 54th-pl. to Visitation church. Interment Holy Sepulchre. Yards0662. Chicago Tribune, April 27, 1930. Submitted by source #6

DUSEK, Joseph Sr. - age 60 yrs, March 31, 8:15 a.m., fond father of Joseph Jr., Fran, John, Elizabeth Hanus, Edwardand Rudolph. Funeral Thursday, 9 a.m. from late residence, 5552 S. Homan-av. to SS, Cyril and Methodius, wheresolemn requiem high mass will be celebrated. Interment Resurrection cemetery. ChicagoTribune, April 1, 1930. Submitted by source #6

DUTTON -- Class of 1855 - GEORGE DUTTON. A.M., M.D., Nat. Med. Coll., 1861.; b. 25 Mar., 1830, Royalton, Vt. Teacherand physician. d. 27 May, 1903, Chicago, Ill. [Source: Dartmouth College Necrology,1903-1904, Hanover, N.H. - tr. by K. Mohler]

DUVAL, Joseph H. - March 30, [1930], husband of the late Lucy, son of Emma, and the late Hormidas, brother of Lillie,Edward J., and the late George. Funeral at chapel, 226 W. Randolph-st., Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., to Notre Dame church.Interment Mount Carmel. [Chicago Tribune, April 1, 1930. Submitted by source #6]

DYRKACZ, Antoni beloved uncle of Josephine [John] Wojnarowicz, Marie [Edward] Belinski,and Stanley [Elaine] Dyrkacz; granduncle of nieces and nephews. Funeral Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., from Szykowny Funeral Home, 4901-07 S. Archer avenue, to St. Bruno church. Interment Resurrection. Visitation Monday after 4 p.m. 735-7521.[Dec 23, 1968 Chicago Tribune - Source #52]

DYRKACZ, Mary - of 3501 W. 59th street, beloved wife of Casimir; dear mother of Lottie, Casimira and Jenevieve Roman; mother-in-law of Arthur Roman; grandmother of Dionna and Arthur Jr. Funeral Saturday, April 13, 1957, at9:30 a.m., from chapel, 4604 S. Wolcott avenue, to Sacred Heart church. Interment Resurrection cemetery. [Apr 12, 1957 Chicago Tribune - Source #6]


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