Dean, Hugh

Hugh Dean
Oct. 22, 1856-May 3, 1942


Niles Daily Star, Monday, May 4, 1942, page 2, col. 7, microfilm Niles District Library

HUGH DEAN DIES; ILL FOUR MONTHS

 

Hugh Dean, 85, of 111 North Fourth street, died Sunday night in St. Joseph hospital, South Bend, Ind., after a four-month illness of complications.  He was born Oct. 22, 1856 in Greenock, Scotland, and came to Niles about 65 years ago from Hamilton, O.  He married the former Miss Margaret Deutsch in Niles. She died in 1931.

They returned to Hamilton for a few years but moved back to Niles and for more than 50 years he was employed by the French Paper company before retiring in 1935.

He leaves three daughters, Mrs. Harry J. Barman and Mrs. Charles E. Silsbee, both of Nies; and Mrs. J.F. Seagreaves, Cincinnati, and two grandsons, Dean Seagreaves, Buffalo, N.Y ; and John F. Seagreaves, Jr., New Orleans, La.

Friends may call at the Rutherford funeral home until noon Wednesday. Services will be at 2 Wednesday afternoon in the Presbyterian church.  The Rev. G.W. Simon will officiate, and burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery.



Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, May 6, 1942, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

DEAN RITES


Services for Hugh Dean, 85, of 111 North Fourth street, who died Sunday night in St. Joseph hospital, South Bend, were conducted this afternoon in the Presbyterian church by the Rev. G.W. Simon, Burial was in Silverbrook cemetery.

Landeck, Christine (Baumann)

Christine Landeck
Aug. 29, 1896-May 5, 1942


Niles Daily Star, Tuesday, May 5, 1942, page 2, col. 5, microfilm Niles District Library

Christine Landeck, Near B. Springs, Dies Here Today

 

Mrs. Christine Landeck, 45, Route 2, Berrien Springs, died at 12:50 this morning in Pawating hospital after an illness of 11 days.  Death was attributed to coronary thrombosis.

She was born Aug. 29, 1896, at Chicago, Ill., and lived near Berrien Springs for the last five years.

Mrs. Landeck leaves her husband, August; a daughter, Dorothy Mae, at home; a son, George, Niles; a grandson, Larry Landeck, Niles; five sisters, Mrs. Theresa Moscato, Shelby, Ind., and Mrs. Barbara Crohn, Mrs. Estelle Nelson, Mrs. Anna Burke and Mrs. Helen Cieplak, all of Chicago, and two brothers, John and Nicholas Baumann, both of Chicago.

Funeral services for another brother, George Baumann, were held Monday in Chicago.

Friends may call at the Rutherford funeral home.


Niles Daily Star, Wednesday, May 6, 1942, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

LANDECK FUNERAL


Services for Mrs. Christine Landeck, 45, Route 2, Berrien Springs, who died Tuesday morning in Pawating hospital after an illness of 11 days, will be held at 10:30 Friday morning in the Rutherford funeral home.  The Rev. Father Joseph Rochford will officate.  Burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery.  Friends may call at the funeral home.

Niles Daily Star, Friday, May 8, 1942, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

LANDECK RITES


Services for Mrs. Christine Landeck, Route 2 Berrien Springs, who died Tuesday, were conducted this morning in the Rutherford funeral home by the Rev. Fr. Joseph Rochford Burial was in Silverbrook cemetery. Pallbearers were Joseph Vogelsang, Walter Schmidt, Frank Wise and Harry Briney, all of Niles; Paul Brohman and Forest Miller, both of Berrien Springs.

Reist, Mary Elizabeth

Mary Elizabeth Reist
June 17, 1925-May 6, 1942

Niles Daily Star, Friday, May 8, 1942, page 2, col. 1, microfilm Niles District Library

Mary Reist, 16, Route 2, Dies; Rites Saturday

 

Miss Mary Elizabeth Reist, 16, of Route 2, died Wednesday in University hospital at Ann Arbor where she had been a patient for five months. The body was brought Thursday to the Price and Kiger funeral home where friends may call.

She was born June 17, 1925 at Kalamazoo and had lived near Niles since infancy. Miss Reist leaves her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Reist, and five sisters and three brothers, all Route 2.

Services will be conducted at 2 Saturday afternoon in the Price and Kiger funeral home by the Rev. J. Kenneth Hoffmaster.  Burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery.


Niles Daily Star, Saturday, May 9, 1942, page 2, col. 2, microfilm Niles District Library

REIST RITES


Services for Miss Mary Elizabeth Reist, 16, of route 2, who died Wednesday in University hospital, Ann Arbor, were conducted this afternoon in the Price and Kiger funeral home by the Rev. J. Kenneth Hoffmaster. Burial was in Silverbrook cemetery.

Kater, Albert

Albert Kater
July 22, 1891-May 8, 1942


Niles Daily Star, Saturday, May 9, 1942, page 1, col. 6, microfilm Niles District Library

ALBERT KATER, 50, COMMITS SUICIDE

 

Lifeless body of Albert Kater, 50, with a clothes-line around the neck and suspended from a rafter in the barn at the home of his brother, Fred Kater, Route 4, was found at 5:15 Friday afternoon.  Kater had been in ill health.

Coroner William N. Pifer issued a suicide verdict. He said Kater was dead several hours before the body was discovered by two children of Fred Kater when they returned from school.  Their parents were at work.

Here 13 Years

Kater was born July 22, 1891 at Chicago, Ill., and came to Niles 13 years ago. He had been employed as a chef.

He leaves his widow, Iva, Clinton, Ind.; two children by a former marriage, Lorraine and Joseph, both of Chicago; a sister, Mrs. William Jarm, Cleveland; and two brothers, Emil, Chicago, and Fred, Route 4.

Friends may call at the Pifer funeral home, where services will be conducted at 4 Monday afternoon by the Rev. J. Kenneth Hoffmaster will officiate. Burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery.


Niles Daily Star, Monday, May 11, 1942, page 2, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library

KATER FUNERAL


Services for Albert Kater, 50, who hanged himself Friday in the home of his brother, Fred, Route 4, will be conducted at 4 this afternoon in the Pifer funeral home by the Rev. J. Kenneth Hoffmaster.  Burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery. Pallbearers will be six Niles policemen, Fred Solloway, Thomas Whiteside, Harry Petersen, Arthur Pears, Arthur Hall and Frank Forrest.

Pease, Anna S.

Anna S. Pease
June 14, 1868-May 10, 1942


Niles Daily Star, Monday, May 11, 1942, page 2, col. 6, microfilm Niles District Library

MRS. ANNA PEASE STRICKEN SUNDAY

 

Mrs. Anna S. Pease, 73, of Route 4, died at 2 Sunday morning in Pawating hospital after an illness of one year.  She was born June 14, 1868 in Joliet, Ill., but lived most of her life in the Niles area.  She was married March 16, 1890, in Niles to Jerome Pease.

Mrs. Pease leaves her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Homer Young, Niles; and Mrs. Chester Schaus, Watervliet; a son, Palmer, Mishawaka, Ind.; and three brothers, Arza Williams, Baltimore, Md.; and Palmer and Charles Williams, both of Los Angeles, Calif.

Friends may call at the Price and Kiger chapel, where services will be conducted at 2:30 Tuesday afternoon by the Rev. J. Kenneth Hoffmaster. Burial will be in Silverbrook cemetery.


Niles Daily Star, Tuesday, May 12, 1942, page 2, col. 3, microfilm Niles District Library

PEASE SERVICE


Funeral for Mrs. Anna S. Pease, 73, of route 4, who died Sunday morning in Pawating hosptial, were conducted this afternooon by the Rev. J. Kenneth Hoffmaster in the Price and Kiger chapel.  Burial was in Silverbrook cemetery. Pallbearers were Clayton Seeley, Burt Fisher, L.T. Waugh, ralph Ballard, Claude Harger and William White.