|Death: ||Dec., 1967|
May Chatterton Brabrook, 98, long-time villager, is dead
May Chatterton Brabrook, who spent most of her 98 years in her home on S. Lombard ave., Oak Park, died Dec. 31 in the Baptist Retirement home, Maywood, where she had lived the last 15 years. She was born in Davenport, Iowa, and came to the village in 1893.
Mentally alert until the last, Mrs. Brabrook was injured in a fall four years ago and never fully recovered from it.
She was the widow of Arthur Lincoln Brabrook, a wholesale druggist who was graduated in 1884 from Oak Park-River Forest High School when it was located in the present Bishop Quarter school at Lake st. and East ave.
Mrs. Brabrook was the mother of Mrs. William Cowles of Lincoln, Neb., Mrs. W. Scott Minter of Glenn Ellyn, and the late A. Nelson (Nick), all graduates of Oak Park-River Forest High school; grandmother of Mrs. Robert Klein of Kenilworth, Mrs. Thomas McCrath of Old Greenwich, Conn., and Nancy Cowles, with the Peace Corps in Chile, and great-grandmother of two.
Services took place Jan. 3 in Senne funeral home with burial in Forest Home cemetery. Oak Park Oak Leaves January 10, 1968
May Chatterton Brabrook, at Baptist Retirement home, Maywood, formerly of Oak Park, beloved wife of the late Arthur Lincoln Brabrook; mother of Mrs. Willard Cowles of Lincoln, Neb., Mrs. W. Scott Minter of Glen Ellyn, and the late A. Nelson (Nick) Brabrook. Service at Senne Funeral Home, Lake street at 2nd avenue, Maywood, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 1968, at 1 p.m. Interment Forest Home cemetery. Kindly omit flowers. Visitation at time of service. Chicago Tribune, January 1, 1968
(May's niece Elizabeth Schuyler Bryant lived with her in her later years and is buried in the same section.)
Elizabeth Chatterton (1832 - 1907)
Arthur Lincoln Brabrook (1866 - 1937)
Arthur Nelson Brabrook (1897 - 1953)*
Dorothy Brabrook (1899 - 1903)*
Helen Schuyler Brabrook Cowles (1905 - 1994)*
Edith Acken Brabrook Minter (1908 - 1970)*
Forest Home Cemetery
Plot: Sec. 15, Lot 201
Created by: Steve & Nancy Stout
Record added: Jul 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 113465537
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