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EDNA V. HURLEY was born near Momence, Il., July 10th, 1882 and departed this life March 20, 1921, at Emergency Hospital in Kankakee, at the age of 39 years, 9 months and 10 days. When but a baby she removed with her parents to Nebraska, where she lived twelve years, from there moving to Iowa, where the family lived two years, at the end of which time she again came to this vicinity with her parents. At the age of 19 years she gave her life to Christ, whom she loved, United with the Baptist Church at Momence. In September 1902, she was united in marriage to Will Chappell, and they took up their residence on a farm near Grant Park. To this union were born two children, Ione and Myron, who remain to comfort their father in bereavement. For the past four years the health of Mrs. Chappell had been failing and she was finally taken to Emergency Hospital in Kankakee, where an operation was performed.  All that was possible was done, but of no avail, and she past to eternal rest Sunday morning, March 20. She was a thoughtful loving wife and mother, sincere in her belief in Christ and with a faith that never quailed up to the last. The deceased leaves to mourn her departure her husband. Will Chappell, two children Ione and Myron Chappell; two brothers Loran J. Hurley of  Wessington Springs, So Dak., and Leroy G. Hurley of Dixon, Ill. and two sisters, Mrs. Anna Cleaver and Mrs. Alta Cleaver both of Missouri Valley, Iowa, besides a host of relatives and friends...Submitted by: Nichole

LOUISE REAMAN, wife of Wm. Reaman, a well known and respected citizen of this township died at her home East of Grant Park last Saturday Nov. 28th , at about 5:00 p.m., Mrs. Reaman had been a sufferer from diabetes for a number of years and while it was expected that some time this would cause her death, no one looked for the end to come so soon.  The deceased was born in the E? Prussia on Jan 1st , 1848 and at ? her death she was 60 years, 11 months and 28 days old. She was married to Wm. Reaman in 1876 and to this union five children were born, one died in infancy and four survive their mother. They are Mrs. Albert Mass, and August, Rudolph and Wm. Reaman. Mrs. Reaman was a good Christian woman. A kind and loving mother, whose life was devoted to her home, her husband and her children. For some time she had a great deal of trouble with her eyes, but she was uncomplaining and bore her affliction with courage. The funeral was held from her late home, Monday, conducted by Rev. G.B. Shieck. She was laid to rest in the cemetery west of town...Submitted by: Nichole  

CHICAGO DAILY NEWS, Chicago, IL Nov 16, 1900,
CATHERINE HENNESSY, Nov 15, aged 76 years, aunt of Mrs. Mary (Peter) Dunne, nee Fox. Funeral Saturday morning at 9 o'clock to St. Joachim's church by carriages to the C. & N. W. Depot, thence to Calvary, 1 o'clock train. Note: Catherine was born in Lisvernane, Glen of Aherlow, Parish of Clonbeg, Tipperary, Ireland. Sister of the late Timothy Hennessy & the late Mrs. Hanorah (John) Puma, nee Hennessy, of Chicago; also sister of the late Mrs. Mary (Robert) Fox and Alice Hennessy of Tipperary. Aunt of Mrs. Anne (Louis) Weber, nee Dunne; Mrs. Ellen R (Emil) Sutter, nee Powers; Mrs. Mary H. (Andrew) O'Connor, nee Powers, all of Chicago--daughters of Mary Fox Powers Dunne..Submitted by: Carole  

ELIZABETH CHRISTINE STOLZENBACH was born in Hesse, Germany July 22, 1850.  In 1872 her parents immigrated to the United States, together with their family, amking their home near Grant Park.  March 7, 1873 she was married to John Brandt and to this union 8 children were born; Francis who died in infancy, Henry, Jacob and Peter of Manteno, William of Berkley, Michigan, Anna, wife of August Reaman and Marie wife of William Rochmond. Another daughter Dorothy preceded her mother in death  7 years ago.  There are 25 grand children, and one great grandchild, Anita Jane Reaman. Her brother Henry Stolzenbach of Homewood remaining to mourn her loss. Her husband John departed this life December 1911.  Mrs. Brandt has lived with her son Henry for the last years of her life, and it was in the old home that she died last Saturday at the ripe old age of 81 years, and 24 days. In her childhood, Mrs. Brandt was confirmed in the German Lutheran Church and was a member of the fellowship at the time of her demise. She was always hard working, kind hearted woman, sacrificing a good deal for the sake of the family and endeavoring to be a good wife and mother at all times. The last few years of her life have been trying ones for her on account of poor health and the infirmities of old age, so that she looked forward to death which would bring physical relief from her pains without fear. "The mansions of the father's house  have opened their doors to her and she is with him in whom she believed"...submitted by: Nicole

LENORA HAYHURST BUCHE was born on a farm near Sherburnville, February 24, 1868.  She was the seventh of thirteen children born to John B. and Mary Ann Hayhurst.  She was a granddaughter of Dr. William Hayhurst and Dr. H. Farrington, two well known doctors in the pioneer days of this community. On February 25, 1886, she was united in marrigae to Daniel John Buche. To this union were born eight children:  Mrs. Ray Hayden, of Lovelton, Pennsylvania; Earl of Crown Point; Clarence, Lewis and Mrs. Emery Collins, of Lowell, Indiana; Mrs. Rex Sharkey, of Momence; Mrs. John Graves and Mrs. Elwood Knisely. Her husband preceded her in death, March 17, 1931. Besides her children, she is survived by forty-six grandchildren and thirty great grandchildren, and three brothers, John of Lowell, Indiana; Charles of Los Angeles, California, and William, of Grant Park. She was baptized by Reverand G. A. Hess and united with the Sherburnville Christian Church in September 1901. Her entire life was spent in and near Sherburnville. A host of relatives and friends cherish many memories of Lenora Buche. She was a kind and loving wife nd mother. Her warm and generous hospitality was shared by all who entered her home.  In times of sickness and sorrow her neighbors found her to be a real friend. She was a faithful worker in the church. During her long illness, her courage, and faith and cheerfulness were a blessing to all who called to see her. She passed away on Thursday, May 28th, 1842.  Funeral was on Sunday, May 31st, 3 o'clock at the Sherburnville Christian Church with the Rev. George Woodman, of Donovan, officiating.  Mrs. Harold Smith and Mrs. Albert Schneider sang. The pallbearers were Gilbert Ohm, Charles Johnson, Elmer Schroeder, E. D. Thayer, Joe Viers, and Halleck Carter.  The grandchildren carried flowers. CARD OF THANKS-We wish to express our sincere and heartfelt thanks to all our relatives, friends and neighbors for their kindness and sympathy during the illness and at the death of our beloved mother, Mrs. Lenora Buche.-The Buche Children...submitted by: Nicole

EDNA V. HURLEY CHAPPELL was born near Momence, Illinois July 10, 1881 and departed this life March 20, 1921 at Emergency Hospital, Kankakee at the age of 39 years, 9 months and 10 days. When but a baby she moved with her parents to Nebraska where she lived 12 years, from there moving to Iowa where the family lived 2 years at the end of which time she again came to this vicinity with her parents. At the age of 19 she united in marriage with the Baptist Church in Momence. On Septmber 16, 1902 she was united in marriage to William Chappell and they took up residence on a farm near Grant Park. To this union 2 children were born, Ione and Myron, who remain to comfort their father on his bereavment. For the past four years the health of Mrs. Chappell has been failing and she was finally taken to the Emergency Hospital in Kankakee where an operation was performed.  All that was possible was done but to no avail and she passed to her eternal rest Sunday morning at 2:30, March 20. She was a thoughtful, loving mother, sincere in her belief in Christ and with a faith that never qualled up to the last. The deceased leaves to mourn her departure her husband, Will Chappell, children Ione and Myron, two brothers, Loren of Wesington Springs, South Dakota, and Leroy of Dixon, Illinois, two sisters, Mrs. Amy Cleaver and Mrs. Alta Cleaver of Missouri Valley, Iowa, and a host of friends. Life is real, life is ernest, and the grave is not the goal.  Dust thou art to dust returnest, was not spoken to the soul. -Card of thanks:  Mere words can not express our thanks and sincere appreciation for the many acts of kindness shown during the illness and loss of our dear wife and mother. We wish especially to thank the singer and those who sent the beautiful flowers- The family...submitted by: Nicole

GEORGE CHAPPELL was born March 23, 1865 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of William and Sarah Chappell.  The Chappell family moved to Peotone when George was a small boy. When he was 15 the family moved to a farm in Yellowhead Township. He had lived the remainder of his life in this township and since 1919 (?) in Grant Park.  George Chappell and Bertha Hatton were married March 4, 1896.  Three sons were born to this marriage, Sylvester and Roy of Grant Park and Luther now serving in the (illegible) Coast Guard in Chicago, Illinois.  George departed from this life on Tuesday, March 23 at the age of 7_ after a (illegible) illness.  He leaves to mourn his (illegible) besides his wife and sons three grandchildren, two sisters;  Mrs. Lottie Smith of New Orleans and Mrs. Ferris of Grant Park and brother Will Chappell Jr. of Grant Park and many neighbors and friends...submitted by: Nicole<o:p></o:p> 

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