Illinois State Journal, July 9, 1901, p. 6
ADLOFF - Died, at 10:30 p.m. Monday, July 8, 1901, at the home of her parents, in Woodside township, Annie K., the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Adloff, aged 5 months. The announcement of the funeral will be made later.
Illinois State Journal, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 1945, p.14
ADLOFF, CHARLES, W. - Of R. R. 3, died at Memorial hospital at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1945, age 75. Survived by wife Katherina; three sons, Carl, John and Walter, city; three grandchildren, Grace Carlene, Helen Katherina and Carolyn Ann, all of city; one brother, Emil Adloff; one sister, Mrs. Henry Sembell, both of city. Member of Modern Woodmen of America. Remains to Bisch Memorial home, where funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Rev. Burd Arganbright officiating. Burial in Oak Ridge. Remains may be viewed from 2 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday until time of service.
The Journal Register, July 13, 1950, p.10
Mrs. Elizabeth L. Adloff
Mrs. Eliazabeth Louise Adloff, 74 of 1423 College St., died at 3;30 p.m. yesterday at St. John's hospital where she had been a patient for the last eight weeks. She had been ill since last October.
Mrs. Adloff was born Nov. 29,1875, in Germany. When she was 18 years old she came to the United States and settled at Beardstown where she resided for six months. She then came to Springfield where she had since resided.
She was a member of the Oak Leaf Rebekah Lodge, Flower City chapter 152, O.E.S., and St. John's Lutheran church.
Surviving are her husband, Emil H; two sons, Oscar C., city, Hilton E., Los Angeles, Calif.,; three daughters, Mrs. Robert Cappellin, city; Mrs. Harry M. Schnirring, Mechanicsburg; Mrs. Owen A. Hiles, Indianapolis, Ind.; one brother in Germany; five grand-children and one great-grandchild. Remains were removed to the Ellinger & Kunz funeral home.
Illinois State Journal, November 28, 1931, p.16
ADLOFF, EMIL - Of rural route 3, died at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 27, 1931, at Springfield hospital, age 32 years. Survived by one daughter, Helen Katherine Adloff; one son, Robert Emil; parents, Mr. And Mrs. Charles Adloff; three brothers, Carl H., John R. and Walter F. Decedent was a member of Plymouth Congregational church. Remains were taken to Bisch & Son funeral home, where funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Monday and at Plymouth Congregational church at 10:30 a.m. Rev. W. C. Reeder officiating. Interment in Oak Ridge.
Illinois State Journal, Monday, September 2, 1929, p. 7 & 14
WOMAN KICKED BY MULE FOUR DAYS AGO DIES
Mrs. Helen Adloff, rural route No. 3, died at 6 a.m. yesterday at Springfield hospital from injuries suffered last Thursday morning when she was kicked on the head by a mule.
She is survived by her husband, Emil; one son, Robert; one daughter, Helen Catherine; four brothers and four sisters. The remains were moved to Bisch & Son funeral home. The funeral will be held at the home of her parents at 2101 East Cornell avenue, at 10 a.m. tomorrow.
Services will be conducted by Rev. W. E. Reeder at the Plymouth Congregational church at 10:30. Interment will be made in Oak Ridge cemetery.
Illinois State Journal, September 2, 1929, pgs. 7 & 14
ADLOFF, MRS. HELEN - Died at 6 a.m. yesterday at Springfield hospital, age 30. She is survived by her husband, Emil, Adloff; one son, Robert; one daughter, Helen Catherine; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stevens; four brothers and four sisters; and her grandmother, Mrs. Mary Robb. She was a member of the Plymouth Congregational church and the Rebecca lodge. Remains will be removed from Bisch & Sons funeral home to the residence, 2101 East Cornell avenue at 1 p.m. today where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday and at 10:30 a.m. at the Plymouth Congregational church. Rev. W. C. Reader will officiate and interment will be made in Oak Ridge cemetery.
Illinois State Journal, May 14, 1962, p. 10
John R. Adloff, 58, of 421 W. Edwards St., died at Memorial Hospital at 12:10 p.m. Sunday.
Mr. Adloff, who was born in Springfield, was a farmer on the Adloff family farm on R. R. 3. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church.
Surviving are two brothers, Carl and Walter, both of Springfield; four nieces and a nephew.
The body is at the Bisch Memorial Home.
Illinois State Journal, March 15, 1955, p. 2
Mrs. Katharina Adloff, of R. R. 3, died at 11:30 a.m. yesterday at her residence following a long illness. She was 88 years old.
Mrs. Adloff is survived by three sons, Carl, John, and Walter Adloff, all of Springfield; one brother, William Stieler, of Detroit, Mich.; five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Remains were taken to Bisch Memorial home.
Illinois State Journal, March 16, 1955, p. 5
Funeral services for Mrs. Katharina Adloff, 88, R. R. 3, a resident of the Springfield area for more than 65 years, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Bisch Memorial home, Rev. H. Burd Arganbright officiating. Burial will be in Oak Ridge cemetery.
Mrs. Adloff, born Katharina Stieler in Hessen, Germany, in 1867, she came to the United States in 1881 with her parents who settled near Springfield.
Shortly afterwards, she was married to Charles W. Adloff, who preceded her in death in 1945. The couple lived on a farm just north of the Lake Springfield nursery from the time of their marriage. After her husband's death, Mrs. Adloff continued her residence there. The couple paid one visit to their mutual homeland shortly after World war I.
Mrs. Adloff, who suffered a stroke 11 years ago which left her blind, had been in failing health for the last few years. Her death came at 11:30 a.m. Monday at her home.
Survivors include three sons, Carl, John and Walter Adloff, all of Springfield; one brother, William Stieler, of Detroit, Mich.; five grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Illinois State Journal, December 30, 1928, Part II, p. 6
ADLOFF, MARGARET JANE - Daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Emil Adloff, southeast of city, died at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 19, 1928, at residence, age 1 year, 1 month. Survived by parents; one sister, Helen Catherine; brother, Robert Emil; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adloff, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stevens. Remains to Bisch & Son Funeral Home and will be removed this morning to residence of grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adloff, 2040 South Park avenue, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 o'clock tomorrow morning, Rev. W. C. Reeder officiating. Interment will be made in Oak Ridge cemetery.
Illinois State Journal, September 17, 1941, p. 2
Robert Adloff, 14, Dies Of Injuries
Robert Adloff, 14, of R. R. 3, who resided with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Adloff, died at 7:15 a.m. yesterday at St. John's hospital from injuries sustained when he was kicked by a horse Monday night.
The boy, who was leading a horse at the time of the accident received a severe blow in the stomach.
John and Carl Adloff, uncles of the boy, found him lying on the ground in the barn yard and took him to the hospital.
They said the youth was kicked when two horses began to rear as he led one of them across the yard.
An inquest will be held at 10 a.m. today. Remains were removed to the Bisch Memorial home.
Illinois State Journal, July 21, 1912, p. 3
ADLOFF --Died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Sembel, two miles northeast of the city at 7:15 o'clock p.m. Saturday, July 20, 1912. Mrs. Wilhelmina Adloff, aged 82 years, 2 months and 1 days.
Funeral announcement, later.
Born Flemstadt, Germany, May 4, 1830, Mrs. Adloff came to this country in October, 1883. Mrs. Adloff has lived in Sangamon county the last thirty years and with her daughter the last fifteen years.
She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Henry Sembel and Mrs. Albert Wieland, the latter of this city. Two sons, Emil H. and Charles W. Adloff, both of this city, and nineteen grandchildren.
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