Jennie Prentice Bear

  • Birth 29 Dec 1879 Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 16 May 1937 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 89500117

Unidentified Newspaper:
Mrs. Oliver Bear Dies at Age of 57 - Resident since 1921 Will Be Buried Thursday
Mrs. Jennie Prentice Bear, 57, wife of Oliver Louis Bear mechanical engineer, died yesterday at Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago. She had been failing in health for three years.
Mrs. Bear...formerly was active in several Rogers Park women's organizations. She was born Dec. 29, 1879, in Cambridge, Mass., coming west after her marriage to Mr. Bear whom she met while he was a student at Harvard University.
From 1912 to 1921 the Bears resided in Rogers Park where Mrs. Bear was a member of the Women's club and active in the auxillary of St. Paul's by the Lake Episcopal Church. They moved here in 1921.
Surviving are her husband and two sons, Edward Knighton Bear of Deerfield, and Arthur Prentice Bear of Chicago.
Services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul's by the Lake Church...Burial will be in Forest Home Cemetery. The body is at the funeral home, 5708 Madison St., Chicago.


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  • Maintained by: HJ
  • Originally Created by: GLENDA EISENHOUR
  • Added: 2 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89500117
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jennie Prentice Bear (29 Dec 1879–16 May 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89500117, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by HJ (contributor 46937296) .