Graham - Mrs. Patrick Graham died at an early hour this morning of dropsy at the home of her daughter, Mrs. E. J. Rhinehart.
Deceased was 69 years of age and had resided in Beloit over 40 years, and had a warm place in many hearts outside the family circle.
She is survived by a husband and six children - John, Bernard, William, Mrs. Daniel Shea, Mrs. Rhinehart of this city and Mrs. John Tobin of Chicago.
The funeral will be held Sunday afternoon from the house at 1 o'clock and at 2 o'clock from St. Thomas' church.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Friday January 5, 1900 Edition)
Bryan M. Graham, 72, a resident of Newark township all his life died this morning at his home.
Survivors are his widow, a son, Bernard, and a daughter, Margarat of Newark, also a sister, Mrs. Catherine Rinehart of Beloit.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Daly funeral home, Beloit. The Rev. Father J. E. Hans will officiate and burial will be in Calvary cemetery at Beloit. Friends are asked not send flowers.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Tuesday June 5, 1934 Edition)
Patrick Graham for over forty years a respected resident of Newark died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Daniel Shea, in South Beloit this morning.
Mr. Graham's death came after an illness of eight weeks, and was due to old age. He was 70 years old, and had been for nearly a half century a resident of Newark. He was highly respected and had many friends who will regret his demise.
He is survived by three daughters and two sons, Mrs. Daniel Shea, Mrs. Ed Rhinehart, Mrs. John Tobin, Chicago, John and Bernard Graham, the latter of Newark.
The funeral will be held from the house at 8:30 Saturday morning and from St. Thomas' church at 9 o'clock.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Wednesday May 31, 1905 Edition)
Isabel Matze, 80, 206 Elm St., died Tuesday at Luther Hospital.
Isabel Shea was born in Beloit and married Frank Matze there on June 4, 1934. She was a resident of Eau Claire most of her life.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary, at home, Agnes Tufariello, Buffalo, N.Y.; a brother, Joseph Shea, Beloit; a sister, Agnes Osmond; Janesville; and four grandchildren.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick's Church, with burial in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at Prock Funeral Home from 9 a.m. Friday until services.
(Printed in the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram Wednesday November 14, 1979 Edition)
Mrs. Frank R. Mullen Jr., 69, 220 West Spaulding Street, died this morning at St. Luck's Hospital in Milwaukee following a brief illness.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at the Schmutzler Funeral Home and at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernard's Catholic Church with the Rev. Robert Epping officiating. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery.
Friends and relatives may call to pay their respects Wednesday from 5 to 9 p.m. and until the time of the services on Thursday. A scripture service will be held Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
The former Helen D. Graham was born March 15, 1909 in Beloit, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Graham. On Dec. 26, 1935, she married the former Frank R. Mullen Jr. She was a member of St. Bernard's Catholic Church and a member of the Women of the Moose. She was a teacher at Lincoln and Webster Scholls and later worked at Mullen's Dairy until her retirement.
Surviving are her husband, one son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mullen of Seymour and two grandchildren.
She was the last member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by one brother, John.
(Printed in the Watertown Newspaper Tuesday December 19, 1978 Edition)
JANESVILLE - Agnes M. Osmond, age 86, of 462 S. Randall Ave., died Tues., June 9, 1992, at Mercy Hospital. Mrs. Osmond was born Sept. 27, 1905, in Beloit, WI, the daughter of John and Isabelle (Hending) Shea. She lived in the Janesville area most of her life. She married Eugene J. Osmond in Janesville on Sept. 2, 1937; he died May 2, 1988. She was member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church and was active in forming the Rock County Retardation Council.
Survivors include six children: Eugene J. (Connie) Osmond of Urbana, IL, John T. (Reta) Osmond of Mahomet, IL, Joseph F. (Brenda) Osmond, Thomas J. (Phyllis) Osmond, all of Janesville; 16 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; 2 sister-in-laws, Edna Hensel and Delored Churchill, both of Janesville; and a special friend, Anne Mulvaney. she is predeceased by her parents; 2 brothers; and 5 sisters.
Funeral services will be held on Fri., June 12 at 10:30 a.m. at ST. JOHN VIANNEY CATHOLIC CHURCH with Fr. Gerald Vosen officiating. Entombment will be at Mt. Olivet Mausoleum. Friends may call at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME tonight from 6:00 until 9:00 p.m. There will be a Rosary at 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
(Printed in the Janesville Gazette Thursday June 11, 1992 Edition)
Mrs. Catherine Rinehart, 821 Portland ave., prominent in Catholic women's societies and a resident of Beloit all her life, died at 9:15 a.m. today at the Beloit hospital.
She had been in failing health for some time and seriously ill since she was admitted at the hospital last Monday.
Mrs. Rinehart was born in Newark township the daughter of Patrick and Bridget Graham, early settlers there. She was married May 23, 1894 at St. Thomas' church in Beloit, to Edward J. Rinehart. He died Feb. 14 1921.
A resident on the west side since she came to Beloit, Mrs. Rinehart was a leader in woman's affairs in St. Jude's church and parish since it was organized. Formerly she was active in many civic movements, particularly during the time of the first World war.
She was a member of St. Jude's church and she served two terms as prefect of the Marian guild. She had served in all offices of that group. She was a member of the Women's Catholic Order of Foresters, and for the last 24 years she was secretary of that organization. She was a charter member of the Catholic Women's Club in Beloit.
Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Herbert J. Hielsberg and Mrs. James F. Breton of Beloit. There are three grandchildren, Brother Louis Breton, O.S.M., Mount St. Philip Novitiate, Milwaukee, E. james Breton who is a student at the University of Illinois, and Barbara Ann Breton of Beloit.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Friday October 23, 1942 Edition)
JANESVILLE - Mrs. Gertrude Ryan, 80, formerly of 303 N. Washington St., Janesville, died Sunday morning in the Beloit Convalescent Center after a long illness.
The former Gertrude Shea was born July 9, 1893, in Beloit, and married Daniel Ryan on June 10, 1924. They were beloit residents before moving to Janesville in 1962.
She was a member of St. Patrick's Altar Society.
Survivors include: a daughter, Mrs. Mary Cribben, Janesville; a son, James, Beloit; 15 grandchildren ; three great-grandchildren; a brother, Joseph Shea, Beloit; two sisters, Mrs. Eugene Osmond, Janesville, and Mrs. Mable Matze, Eau Claire. Her husband died in 1963.
Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Whitcomb Funeral Home, and at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Beloit.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Sunday August 19, 1973 Edition)
Miss Catherine Shea, 60, lifelong Beloit resident, died at 9:45 p.m. Friday in Beloit Hospital.
She was born April 8, 1895. Her father, James Shea, a Beloit barber for many years, died in 1945.
Services will be held at 8:45 a.m. Monday at the E. A. Daley funeral home, and at 9 a.m. in St. Thomas' Catholic church, with the Rev. T. A. O'Reilly officiating. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the Rosary will be said at 4:30 p.m. that day.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Saturday December 31, 1955 Edition)
Daniel Shea, citizen of Beloit for the past 50 years, died at the family home, 605 Ingersoll place, South Beloit at 7:15 this morning after an illness of four days with pneumonia
Mr. Shea was born in Springfield, Mass., April 8, 1853, and is survived by his wife, Mrs. Julia Shea, and five children: Mrs. S. W. Mulligan, Little Rock, Ark.; Mrs. W. A. McDonough, Hammond, Ind.; Mrs. A. H. Anselman, Elgin, Ill.; William L. and Edward J. Shea, this city.
Funeral services will be held at the home at 9 o'clock Monday morning and at St. Peter's Catholic church, South Beloit, at 9:30. The Rev. J. T. Donohue will officiate and burial will be made in Calvary cemetery.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Saturday January 30, 1926 Edition)
Edward Shea, 720 Eleventh st., died suddenly Sunday afternoon of a heart attack. He was born Aug. 4 1888 in Turtleville, but had spent his entire life in Beloit. In 1922 he was married to Louise Heinrich at St. Peter's Catholic church in South Beloit. He was a machinist by trade and had worked in several industries, most recently being employed by Louis Vigh Tool and Die Co.
Mr. Shea was a World Was I veteran, a member of the American Legion, St. Jude's Catholic church and Holy Name society. He was a member of the Old Timers Baseball club.
Surviving relatives are his wife and seven children, Mrs. Patricia Leeder, Janesville, Rose Mary, Jeannine, Geraldine, Mary Ellen, Thomas and David, all at home, also three sisters, Mrs. W. A. McDonough, Hammond, Ind.; Mrs. S W. Mulligan, Englewood, Calif., and Mrs. Mary Anselman, Venice, Calif.; one brother, William Shea, Englewood, Calif., and one grandson.
Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the E. A. Daley funeral home and at 9 a.m. in St. Jude's church, the Rev. Bernard Pierick officiating. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery. Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Sunday June 18, 1950 Edition)
SHEA - Ella, wife of James Shea, aged 63 years, died this morning at her home on fourth street. Her funeral will be held at 10 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Catholic church.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Monday May 1, 1893 Edition)
SHEA - James Shea, aged 75 years, father of Messrs. John, James, Daniel and Miss Mary Shea, died today after a lingering illness at the home of his son John, on St. Paul avenue. The funeral will take place Wednesday morning at ten o'clock.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Monday January 11, 1897 Edition)
James Shea, 84, pioneer resident of Beloit and a retired barber, died at 4:25 p.m. Thursday at his home, 311 1/2 Short St.
Mr. Shea operated a barber shop in West Grand ave. for 41 years before his retirement in October, 1938.
The son of James and Ellen Shea, he was born March 31, 1861. He came to Beloit at the age of 11, and had lived here since that time. In 1894 he married the former Catherine Tierney, who preceded him in death several years ago. A son, James, died in infancy. Mr. Shea was a member of St. Thomas' Catholic church, and of the Holy name society.
Survivors are a daughter, Miss Catherine Shea, at home, and a brother, Dennis Shea, Chicago.
Funeral services are being arranged at the E. A. Daley funeral home.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Friday January 25, 1946 Edition)
John H. Shea, Sr., veteran barber and resident of Beloit and this vicinity all his life, died at 1:55 p.m. Saturday at his home, 549 St. Paul ave. he had been ill only a short time.
Mr. Shea was born feb. 10, 1863, in Brodhead, and he moved to Beloit when he was a young man. He had been in the barber business in Beloit for more than 40 years before he retired three ago. He was a member of St. Thomas' church, the Holy Name society, and a charter member of St. Thomas council, Knights of Columbus.
Survivors are five daughters, Sister Mary Lucille of St. Joseph's convent, Janesville; Mrs. Eugene Osmond, Janesville; Mrs. Frank Matze, Eau Claire; Mrs. Dan Ryan and Miss Alice Shea of Beloit; two sons, John Shea, Jr., and Francis Joseph Shea, Beloit; two brothers, James Shea, Beloit; and Dennis Shea, Chicago, and 10 grandchildren. There are several nieces and nephews. His wife died 33 years ago.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the home, and at 10 a.m. at St. Thomas' church. The Rev. Father T. A. O'Reilly will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary cemetery. The rosary will be recited at 7:30 o'clock tonight at the home.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Saturday January 9, 1943 Edition)
81, formerly of 1728 Vernon Ave. died Thursday at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford.
He was born Sept. 27, 1905, in Beloit, the son of John and Isabelle Henning Shea. He married Geraldine D. Smith on June 18, 1925, in St. Jude Catholic Church.
Mr. Shea was employed at Fairbanks Morse Co. as a tool grinder for 27 years., retiring in 1969. He was also the owner of Shea's Barber Shop on State Street. He was a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church, St. Jude's Usher Club, Fairbanks Morse Quarter Century Club and the Knights of Columbus.
Survivors include two daughters, Barbara (Mrs. Harry) Posten and Gerry (Mrs. Gene) Selchow of Rockford; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a twin sister. Mrs. Agnes Osmond of Janesville; nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. He was predeceaded by four sisters and one brother.
Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday at the Daley-Murphy-Wisch Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church with the Rev. Richard Lenarz officiating. Burial will be at Mount Thabor Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home where a rosary will be recited at 4.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Friday December 12, 1986 Edition)
Mrs. Julia Shea, 605 Ingersoll Place, South Beloit, widow of the late Daniel Shea, died last night at the home of her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Anselman, Elgin, Ill. She was 62 years old had been ill for two months.
Mrs. Shea had been a lifelong resident of Beloit and vicinity, was an active church worker, and a member of the Alter and Rosary society of St. Peter's Catholic church of South Beloit. She was also a member of the Women's Catholic Order of Foresters and of the Royal Neighbors.
She is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Anselman, Mrs. S. W. Mulligan, Little Rock, Ark, and Mrs. W. A. McDonough, Hammond, Ind., and two sons Edward and William Shea, of Beloit. A sister, Mrs. E. J. Rinehart, of Beloit, and two brothers, Bernard and John E. Graham, both of Beloit, also survive.
The body was brought to the Goodwin-Dailey funeral pariors this morning and funeral services will be held at St. Peter's church, other arrangements to be announced later.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Monday January 17, 1927 Edition)
Miss Mary Shea, 72 years old, died this morning at 11 o'clock at the home of her brother, James Shea, 545 St. Paul avenue, after an illness of more than a year. She was born at Chicopee, Mass., April 4, 1850 coming to Brodhead, Wis., with her parents when she was about five years old. In 1871 she came to Beloit and acted as housekeeper for the Rev. Richard Sullivan until his death in 1878.
She acted as mother to the families of both James and John Shea, who are her brothers, and at the death of their wives, she brought up Catherine Shea, the daughter of James Shea, also the seven children of John Shea, Mary, Gertrude, Alice, Isabel, Agnes, John and Joseph. She is survived by to other brothers, Dan of South Beloit, and Dennis of Chicago.
Miss Shea has been a resident of Beloit for more than fifty years, and during that time has formed the friendship of many people, whom she has aided and cared for. The children whom she raised have all always thought of her as a mother.
She was a member of St. Thomas church and the Woman's Catholic Order of Foresters. Funeral services will be held at St. Thomas church Monday morning at 9 o'clock, the Rev. S. J. Dowling officiating. Interment will be in Cavlary cemetery.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Friday June 9, 1922 Edition)
William Shea, 67, of 1249 Dewey Ave., died at Mercy Hospital Wednesday morning.
Mr. Shea was born Sept. 28, 1898 in Beloit, the son of Daniel and Julia Graham Shea.
Surviving are two sons, William of Beloit and Bernard of Inglewood, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Catherine Revie of Union Grove; two sisters, Mrs. W. A. McDounough, of Hammond, Ind., and Mrs. S. W. Mulligan, of Linwood, Calif.; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded by his parents, a brother and two sisters.
Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hansen Funeral Home and at 10 at St. Thomas Catholic Church. Burial will be in Tabor Cemetery. The rosary will be said at 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where friends may call after 4 p.m.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Thursday September 30, 1965 Edition)
Alice Sullivan, 73, 911 E. Grand, died Saturday in the Beloit Memorial Hospital.
She was born Jan. 29, 1895 in Beloit the daughter of John and Isabelle Hending Shea. She was married to Edward Sullivan.
She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and the Alter Society.
She is survived by a brother, Joseph Shea, Beloit; three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Ryan, Mrs. Agnes Osmond, both od Janesville and Mrs. Isabelle Matze, Eau Claire, Wis.; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a sister and a brother.
Services will be held at 9 a.m., Tuesday in the Hansen Funeral Home and 9:30 in St. Thomas Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call after 4 p.m. this afternoon at the Hasen Funeral Home where the rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m.
(Printed in the Beloit Daily News Saturday June 10, 1967 Edition)