The following was submitted by Brad L. Bettenhausen, President of the Tinley Park Historical Society.
Blue Island Sun-Standard - October 14, 1948
Mrs. Dora Newman of 2322 W. 122nd St. died at the home of her niece Mrs. Lillie M. Willis, on Friday afternoon, Oct. 8, 1948.
She was born in Bremen Twp. July 25, 1870 the daughter of the late Frank and Dora (nee Moore) Flassig, and had resided in the community her lifetime until about 3 years ago when she came to B.I. to make her home.
She was the wife of the late Daniel, sister of the late Ben Flassig, Henry Flassig, Robert Flassig, Frank Flassig, Charles Flassig, Sophie Post, and Amelia Lumbner.
Remains at rest at the residence from Saturday morning, Oct. 9, until the hour of the funeral which was held on Monday afternoon, Oct. 11 at 1 o'clock with Rev. Emil Helm of Cleveland formerly of B.I. officiating, assisted by Mrs. Emil Helm as soloist. Interment was in the family lot in Bachelors Grove Cemetery.
The funeral home at 2601 Vermont St. was in charge of services.