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Willard John Schwemm
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1913
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1929
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Willard Schwemm, 16 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. August Schwemm of 213 W. Main Street, met a tragic death in an accident in the Arcade building at 32 South Clark Street, Chicago, Tuesday.

Young Schwemm, who was an apprentice in the shop of Walgren Printing Co. at that address in some manner became caught between the two doors of a freight elevator and was crushed to death. It is believed that he was killed instantly. There were no eye witnesses to the accident, which is believed to have occurred between 1 and 1:30 o;clock. His body was discovered by another workman in the building. Schwemm had been employed by Walgren Company but three weeks.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow (Friday) afternoon at 1:30 at the house and at 2:00 at the Methodist Episcopal Church. Rev. H. L. Buthman will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. 
Evergreen Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Pattie Schultz
Record added: Apr 16, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5367071
Willard John Schwemm
Added by: Pattie Schultz
Willard John Schwemm
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- James Bellert
 Added: Dec. 23, 2014

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