Note: Judy Nichols. b 23 Sep 1883 Monroe Center,Ogle,IL. d 15 Apr 1931 Rockford,Winnebago,IL Ibid. NUPTIAL EVENTS - newspaper article in scrapbook from Agnes Blomgren. Miss Lois Keller and Clement N. Haime were married Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock at St James church rectory, the Rev Father Finn officiating. Miss Anna Annerman and Edward Haime were the attendants. The bride is a daughter of Mrs Isabelle Keller, 1215 Ferguson St. Mr Haime is city salesman for the Rockford Gas Light and Coak (sic coal?) Company. The couple will be at home to their friends after August 1, at 1215 Ferguson Street.
Ibid. death certificate is on Reel 0034 image 0484 in Winnebago Co.,IL
Ibid. Newspaper articles from Agnes Blomgren in the 1970's. MRS. LOIS HAIME IS BADLY BURNED BELIEVED NEAR DEATH AT HOSPITAL Mrs. Lois Haime, 46, wife of a former Fourth Ward Alderman, is near death at Rockford Hospital today as the result of severe burns she suffered at noon yesterday, when kerosene poured on a fire in the kitchen stove exploded. Mrs. Haime was attempting to hurry the fire in her kitchen stove at her home at 1920 N. Court Street when the explosion occurred. Two sons and a friend, who were near by, rolled her in a capet after she had dashed out of the kitchen, her dress aflame. She was terribly burned, and practically no hopes were held by hospital authorities for her recovery. The blazing oil charred the woodwork in the kitchen but did not start a fire in the room. Clem Haime, her husband, served as a member of the city Council 17 years ago. | MRS. LOIS HAIME IS STILL NEAR DEATH FROM BURNS Attendants at Rockford hospital today were unable to report any improvement in the condition of Mrs. Lois Haime, 46, who is near death as the result of burns received Monday during an explosion of kerosene with which she was attempting to hasten a slow fire at her home, 1920 North Court Street. The blazing oil ignited the woman's clothing, burning her body deeply before two sons and a friend who hastened to her aid, could extinguish the flame. | BLAST BURNS FATAL TO MRS. HAIME Dies from Burns Her entire body scorched in an explosion of kerosene Monday, Mrs. Lois Haime, 46, died shortly before 8:00 o'clock this morning at Rockford Hospital. Her condition has been so serious that doctors gave up hope of recovery yesterday. Mrs. Haime received the fatal burns when she attempted to hasten a fire in a kitchen stove by pouring kerosene in the fire box. In the blast that followed, Mrs. Haime was enveloped in flaming oil and her dress became a sheet of fire. Members of the family beat out the blaze, but not before the woman had suffered burns from head to foot. The force of the explosion had thrown burning kerosene to all parts of the room, blistering paint and charring woodwork. The accident occurred at her home, 1920 North Court Street. Mrs. Haime, before her marriage to Clement Haime on June 30, 1910, was Lois Keller. A native of Monroe Center, she had moved to Rockford when a child. She was born on September 23, 1883. Besides the husband, who was an Alderman from the Fourth Ward 17 years ago, there survive five children: George, William, Loretta, Robert, and Walter, all living at the home here; two sisters, Mrs. Olive Pierce and Mrs. Cora Rowley, both of Rockford, and four brothers, Chester and Edward Fox, of Rockford, William Fox of Belvidere, and George Fox of Los Angeles, California. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 o'clock Friday morning at St. Peter's Catholic Church, of which Mrs. Haime was a member. Burial will be in the Catholic Cemetery. |FUNERAL RITES OF FIRE VICTIM ARE HELD TODAY Funeral services for Mrs. Lois Haime, 46 years old, 1920 North Court Street, who died Wednesday mrning from burns suffered in a kerosene explosion Monday, were held at 9:30 o'clock this morning at St. Peter Catholic Church. Burial was in the Catholic Cemetery. Mrs. Haime suffered severe third degree burns on her head, face, arms, and upper part of her body, when she attempted to hasten a wood fire in a kitchen stove by use of kerosene. She was taken to Rockford Hospital where she died at 8:00 o'clock Wednesday morning. Mrs. Haime was born in Monroe Center September 23, 1883 and came to Rockford when a child. She was married to Clement Haime June 30, 1910. Besides her husband, she is survived by five children: George, William, Loretta, Robert and Walter, all residing at home: two sisters, Mrs. Olive Pierce and Mrs. Cora Rowley, borth of Rockford and four brothers, Chester and Edward Fox, Rockford; William of Belvidere, and George, Los Angeles California.
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