Aaron Heise obituary
Aaron Helm Aaron Helse, 85, Civil war veteran and long-time resident of steph- enson county, died this morning at the home of his son, Stanley Heise, In Florence township. Mr., Heise was born In Clearfield county, Pennsylvania, Nov. 4, 1846, and came west 95 a youth to Stephenson county. He was united in marriage to Mary Ann Ditmeier Jn Freeport in 1876, his wife preceding him in death. They were the parents of seven children, all of whom survive. They are: Mrs. Fred Steffen, Freeport; Joseph Heise, McConnell; Mrs. Louis Davidson, McConnell; Mrs. Ida Davidson, Freeport; Mrs. Herman Schweder, Pearl City; Mrs. Ezra Stemm, Rock Grove; Stanley Heise, Florence township. There also survive a half-brother, Joseph Krueger, McConnell, and a 'half- sister, Mrs. Harlow Rosenstiel, Freeport. Mr. Heise formerly operated a farm in the vicinity of McConnell. He was a -member of St. James's Methodist* church of McConnell until it was disbanded, afterward uniting with the Harlem Center United Brethren church. Mr. Helse and his twin brother, Moses Heise, enlisted in the Union army at Freeport Feb. 22, 1864, and they departed at once for the south. Moses Heise died in an army hospital at Scotsboro, Alabama, Mar. 22, 1864. Aaron was honorably discharged from service in July, 1865, and returned to Stephenson county. It is expected the funeral will be held on Wednesday. Mrs. Mary Guarino, Chicago Mrs. Mary Guarino, 63, mother of Mrs. Tony Guccione, 1211 West Stephenson street, died this morn- Ing at her home in Chicago. Mrs. Guccione was with her when she passed away. Decedent was preceded in death two years ago by her husband. Seven children survive. Funeral arrangements have not been completed.