LaSalle County

Thomas H. Redfield

Streator Times Press

Monday, July 25, 1966


T. Redfield Passes Away


Thomas H. Redfield, former Streator resident, passed away Sunday in Evanston where he had lived with his daughter since 1960.

Services will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the Elias Funeral Home, with burial in Riverview cemetery.  Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

Mr. Redfield operated a photographic studio in Chicago until 1906 when he came to Streator, operated a studio here, and then took employment with Thatcher Manufacturing Company for 27 years until his retirement.

He was born February 21, 1878 at Fon-du-lac [sic], Wis. son of Rodney and Amelia (Stowe) Redfield.  He married Myra Bowman in 1903 in River Forest.

Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. John (Elizabeth) Boess, Evanston; two grandchildren, John G. Boess, Evanston; and Mrs. Ross (Mary) Calame of Warren; one great-grandchild, Julia Ann Calame; one niece, of Glen Ellyn.  He was preceded in death by his wife in 1959.

He was a member of the First Congregational Church, where memorials may be directed.

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