Medina, Linda Pat

Linda Pat Medina
March 12, 1943-March 12, 1984

Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, March 14, 1984, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

Linda Pat Medina, 41, 2343 West Hirsch, Chicago, died at 5:53 p.m. Monday on arrival at Northwestern Hospital, Chicago.

Born March 12, 1943, in Knoxvile, Tenn., she lived here since 1974, coming from Niles.

Surviving are seven sons, Richard, Jose and Israel Medina, all of Chicago; Dan Perry of Niles, and Timothy, Tony and Walter Perry, all of Knoxville; two daughters, Michelle and Yolanda Medina, both of Chicago; two brothers, Daniel S. Brooks and John Davis, both of Niles; and a sister, Mrs. Maxine Brown, of Knoxville.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Halbritter Funeral Home with Rev. Robert F. Morris of the Church of Christ officiating. Burial will be at Silverbrook Cemetery.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.



Newbanks, Elizabeth A.

Elizabeth A. Newbanks
Feb. 14, 1878-Oct. 28, 1962

Niles Daily Star, Monday, October 29, 1962, page 2, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth A. Newbanks, 84, of 1501 N. 12th St., who died at 11:30 a.m. Sunday at her home, will be conducted at 2 p.m., Tuesday, in the Kiger Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles Nesseth, pastor of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, Berrien Springs, will officiate. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery. She had been ill five weeks.

Mrs. Newbanks was born Feb. 14, 1878, in Ottumwa, Iowa. She came to Niles from Berrien Springs six years ago. Her husband, Harry, died Feb. 27, 1949.

Survivors include a son, Charles, Niles; and a daughter, Mrs. Osman Ziegler, Berrien Springs; a sister, Mrs. Fred Flambo, Rock Island, Ill.; and five grandchildren.

Friends are being received at the funeral home.


Northrop, Agnes L.

Agnes L. Northrop
May 15, 1888-Aug. 27, 1970

Niles Daily Star, Thursday, August 27, 1970, page 2, col.1, microfilm Niles District Library

NILES--Mrs. Agnes L. Northrop, 82, of 1814 Kilarney[sic] Ln., died at 2:15 a.m. today at Berrien General Hospital. She had been in ill health for several years.

Born May 15, 1888 at Torrington, Conn., Mrs. Northrop had lived at Niles since she came here seven years ago from Stratford, Conn. Her husband, Archie, died in 1950. She was a member of the Niles Golden Age Club.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. David (Jean) Canavan of Niles, a brother, Harry Pidge of Sparks, Md., and a grandson.

Graveside rites will be conducted at Silverbrook Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Robert Trenery, pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church, will officiate. Friends may call at the Pifer Funeral Home after 7 p.m. Friday.


Phillips, Donna Rebecca

Donna Rebecca Phillips
June 13, 1919-Aug. 7, 1970

Niles Daily Star, Monday, August 17, 1970, page 2, col.4, microfilm Niles District Library

Donna Rebecca Phillips, 51, of 514 Walnut Ct., Kalamazoo, formerly of Niles, died Friday in her home.

Employed by the Rige View Nursing Home, Kalamazoo, Miss Phillips was born June 13, 1919, in Niles. She had lived in Niles most of her life, moving to Kalamazoo 18 months ago.

Miss Phillips was a member of the Union Protestant Church of Dailey.

Survivors include three sisters, Mrs. George (Dorothy) Jones of Niles; Mrs. G. P. (Evelyn) Bailey of Eau Claire, and Mrs. Clarence (Eleanor) Haslanger of Niles.

Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Pifer Funeral Home, with the Rev. William Schobert of the Clear Lake Baptist Church of Ray, Ind., officiating. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery.

Friends may call after 4 today at the funeral home.


Radewald, Charles George

Charles George Radewald
Aug. 20, 1866-Jan 13, 1906

Niles Daily Star, Monday, January 15, 1906, page 2, col. 4, microfilm Niles District Library


Died Saturday Night--Funeral to Be Held Wednesday Afternoon.


Charles George Radewald died at his home in this city Saturday night at 10:45 o'clock of dilatation of the heart.  Mr. Radewald was born in this city 39 years ago last August. For several years he has conducted a successful saloon business on north Front street, and was familiarly known as "Pigeon."  His demise was sudden, and came as a shock to wife, brothers and sisters. Deceased was a member of the German Workingmen's association, carrying an insurance policy of $500.

Chas. Radewald was never selfish, but ever kind-hearted, without a known enemy in the world.  His home surroundings were pleasant, where only kind words were spoken.  It was but a week ago yesterday that Mr. Radewald mourned at his mother's funeral. The wife, three brothers and five sisters are left to mourn his loss. One sister, Mrs. Jas. Cutting, resides at South Bend and Mrs. Tina Schultz, a sister, is a resident of Sectora, Ill.

The funeral will occur from the home, 508 Cass street, Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock,, and is to be private. Rev. F. Rahn will officiate. The body will lie in state from Tuesday noon until Wednesday noon. Interment will be at Silver Brook cemetery.