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The 844

"The 844": Made Out Their Wills for Fear of Death

Chicago, Illinois -- This week we remember the following lives of "The 844" who perished in the Eastland Disaster: Betrich (Betrik), John (age 20); Hamilton, Katherine Margaret (18); Hammerstad, Inga L. (22); Hansen, Carrie (14); Hansen, Gunvor Mary (Mrs. Harold) (33); Hansen, Harold (35); Hansen, Harold (20); Hansen, Margaret (6); Hansen, Pearl (4); Hansen, Rose (22); Harke, Elizabeth (21); Hawkins, John Frank (22); Louise Jahnke (29); and Paul Jahnke (30).


"The 844": August Nelson's fate

Chicago, Illinois -- This week, we remember and honor the following who were amongst "The 844" victims who lost their lives in the Eastland Disaster: Mary (Mrs. George) Landsiedel (age 32); Naomi Landsiedel (6); Ada Lane (20); Ladislaus (Walter) Lange (19); Anna Larslowski (16); John Lambert Larson (23); Petronele (Hattie) Laurinaciute (17); Margaret (Mrs. O.E.) LaValle (31); Rose (Mrs. George) Lazzara (25); Frank Leff (37); Edward Leff (9); Frank Leff, Jr. (12); Elizabeth Lemke (23); Emily Lemke (18); Wilhelmine Lemke (21); and August Nelson (37).


"The 844": Josie Felt Something Awful Would Happen

Chicago, Illinois -- This week, we remember and honor the following who were amongst "The 844" victims who lost their lives in the Eastland Disaster: George M. Krich (age 30); Joseph Kriz (25); Louis Kruse (29); Wladyslaw Krzewinski (46); Helen Krzewinski (21); Anna Kubiak (17); Wladyslaw Kubicki (30); John Kudrna (21); Tadeusz (Frank) Kupowski (21); Mary A. Kupski (22); John James Kurvanek (19); Lillian Kusma (18); Antoni Kwak (18); Joseph LaCorzia (28); Casper Laline, Jr. (25); and Josephine Markowski (18).


"The 844": Only One Latowski Sibling Returned Home

Chicago, Illinois -- The following individuals were amongst "The 844" victims who perished in the Eastland Disaster and are honored this week: Albert J. Kennedy (age 24); Rose Ketschke (11); Josephine Ketschke (9); Anne MacDonald (Mrs. John J.) Kirkwood (35); Ernest George Klefbohm (27); Sebastian J. Kliefges (36); Helen Klemkowski (19); Aloysius Kluczynski (8); Lucy Kluczynski (19); Carl Knoff (19); Anna Knopik (18); Emma Koch (21); Joseph Kodidek (35); Anna (Mrs. Jerome) Kolar (25); Julia Kolar (25); Margaret (Mrs. Peter) Kommer (44); Emma Komorous (21); Hattie E. Korn (24); Ruzina (Rose) Kotovsky (20); Johanna (Jennie) Kotovsky (18); Steve Kouba (29); Anna Kowalska (18); Julia Kowalksa (18); Anton F. Kozel (15); Carrie Kozel (21); Walter Krajnik (17); Emma Krause (20); Fred Krch (12); Marie Catherine Krebel (23); Joseph G. Krejca (21); Nellie Latowski (26); and Walter Latowski (24).


"The 844": Erich Krueger's Dedication to His Music

Chicago, Illinois -- The following are amongst "The 844" Eastland Disaster victims, and are remembered today: Ida Jutci; Frederick Kain (age 36); Marie Kalal (19); Rosalia Kalder (17); Blanche Kallal (17); Frieda Kannberg (39); Edward Kapoun (19); Paul J. Karner (23); Kotrina Kasparaite (18); Agnes Kasperski (18); Nellie Kasprzak (18); Mary Kaszuba (24); Catharine Kech (25); Mary Keenan (27); Margaret Keenan (21); and Erich Krueger (22).


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