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31 July 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Elizabeth Hamilton, nee Baumgarten (1867-1943)


Joliet Herald-News, 2 December 1943, vol XXXX, no. 12
Today In Lockport
By
Lorraine Mackin
Telephone Lockport 346 

  Lockport, Dec. 2-Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, 76 years old, a life long resident of Lockport, died at her home, 202 Jefferson street, this morning after a short illness.
  She was born in Lockport Aug. 31, 1867; and had been an active member of St. Paul's Lutheran church and Aid society.
  Surviving are ten children, Mrs. Florence Morey of Marseilles, Ill., Albert C. Hamilton of New Lenox, Mrs. Katherine Kreiger of Huntley, Ill., Seaman First Class Harry Hamilton, stationed with the navy at Glenview; Mrs. Elsie Kirchner, Mrs. Gertrude Devine, Robert Hamilton, Mrs. Mildred Bankroff, Martin and
Mable, all of Lockport, a sister, Mrs. Anna Hill of Downers Grove, 36 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren.
  The body is at the Goodale funeral home, where friends may call after 1 o'clock Friday afternoon. The funeral will be held from the funeral home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock and to St. Paul's Lutheran church at 2:30. The Rev. Walter R?hold will officiate. Burial will be in the Lockport cemetery.


Joliet Herald-News, 2 December 1943, vol XXXX, no. 12, pg 23.

DEATHS
HAMILTON-Mrs. Elizabeth Hamilton, 76 years old, died at her home, 202 Jefferson street, Lockport, this morning. Survived are ten children. They are: Mrs. Florence Morey of Marseilles, Ill., Albert C. Hamilton of New Lenox, Mrs. Katherine Kreiger of Huntley, Ill. Seaman First Class Harry Hamilton stationed with the United States Navy at Glenview, Mrs. Elsie Kirchner, Mrs. Gertrude Devine, Robert Hamilton, Mrs. Mildred Bankroff, Martin and Mable, all of Lockport; one sister, Mrs. Anna Hill, of Downers Grove, Ill.; also 30 grandchildren and thirty-one great-grandchildren. The body has been removed to the Goodale Funeral Home, where friends may call after 1 o'clock Friday afternoon. Funeral services will be held from the funeral home Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock and in St. Paul's Lutheran church at 2:30 o'clock. The Rev. Walter Rehold, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in the Lockport cemetery.