IRMA GRACE (HUSON) PADDOCK

Irma Grace (Huson) Paddock gravestone
(Photo by Vernon B. Paddock)

B. November 21, 1886 in Lake County, IL
D. December 20, 1972
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“Robert S. Paddock – Robert S. Paddock, 70, of Lake Villa, died Dec. 23 at Condell Memorial Hospital in Libertyville.  He was born Nov. 18, 1913 in Wauconda and was a lifelong resident of Lake County.  He was a farmer by occupatioin and farmed in the Volo area for many years. He was a member of the Lake County Farm Bureau and the Pure Milk Assn.  He married Helen Neumann on Dec. 12, 1934.  Survivors include his wife, Helen; seven sons, Robert L. (Joan) of Barrington, David N. (Carol) of Riverside, Calf., James H. (LeAnne), of Glen Boat Springs, Colo., Richard J. (Carol) of Antioch, Ray E. (Mary) of Keystone Heights, Fla., William L. (Patricia) of Littletown, Colo, and Donald R. of Riverside, Calif; one daughter, George (Sharon L.) Stang of Lake Villa; one brother, James (Vera) Paddock of Wauconda, one sister, Doris Wiemuth of Wauconda; 26 grandchidlren; and five great-grandchildren.  Funeral services were held Dec. 27 at the Strang Funeral Home in Antioch with the Rev. Stephen Williams of the United Methodist Church of Antioch officiating.  Donations may be made to the Westchester House in Libertyville in his memory.”

  1. James Marshall Paddock born May 20, 1915 in Wauconda, Lake County, IL; married Vera A. Baumann (1924-1999) daughter of Burno Baumann and Gertrude Baumann (1904-1972); James died July 29, 2009 in Vernon Hills, Lake County, IL; James and Vera are buried in the Wauconda Cemetery, Wauconda, Lake County, IL; According to the Chicago Suburban Daily Herald, August 2, 2009:

James Marshall Paddock – James Marshall Paddock lifelong resident of Wauconda – Memorial visitation for James Marshall Paddock, 94, will be from 11 a.m. until the time of memorial service at 12 noon Thursday, Aug. 6, at Kisselburg-Wauconda Funeral Home, 235 N. Main St., Wauconda.  Unurnment will follow in Wauconda Cemetery.  Jim was born May 20, 1915, on the Paddock Farm in Lake County and passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2009, at The Park at Vernon Hills, after a brief illness.  Jim was a graduate of Wauconda High School, where he was active in athletics, and was a member of the Lake County Farm Bureau Baseball Team.  Jim was also an avid hunter and guide.  In 1946, Jim was appointed superintendent of the State of Illinois Division of Weights and Standards.  In 1950, Jim joined the Lake County Highway Department, retiring as assistant superintendent of highways.  Jim was a member of several organizations including Harvard and McHenry Moose Lodge, Round Lake Seniors and the Federated Church of Wauconda.  He was the beloved husband of the late Vera (nee Baumann); loving father of Randy (Sue); cherished grandfather of Randy Jr. and Nicole; proud great-grandfather of Jordan; devoted son of the late Senator Ray and Irma (nee Huson) Paddock, dear brother of Doris (the late Stan) Wiemuth and the late Robert; and uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Memorials appreciated to the Federated Church of Wauconda, 200 S. Barrington Road, Wauconda, IL 60084, (847-526-8471).  For information, 847-526-2115 or visit www.kisselburgwaucondafuneralhome.com.”

  1. Doris E. (Paddock) Wiemuth born February 14, 1917; married Stanford “Stan” E. Wiemuth (1913-1982); Doris died March 5, 2010; Stan and Doris are buried in the Wauconda Cemetery, Wauconda, Lake County, IL: According to an unnamed newspaper obituary:

“Doris E. Wiemuth, age 93, was a lifelong resident of Wauconda, IL.  Dores was the beloved wife oa the late Stanford; loving mother of Valerie (Floyd) Whitman and Verdelle (the late Robert) Jonak; cherished grandmother of Mary (Elias) Speliotis, Darin (Kimberly) Whitman and Clay Jonak; proud great grandmother of Alexis, Ian, Zachary, Elisa, Audrey and Karen.  Doris was a lifelong and devoted member of the Federate Church of Wauconda and was active in various church groups and was also a member of the Wauconda Grandmothers Club.”

  • Siblings
    • Sarah E. “Sadie” (Huson) Meade Ames born September 6, 1875 in Fort Hill, Lake County, IL; married (1) Jesse Meade (1868-1898) on November 21, 1893 in Lake County, IL; married (2) Chester Ames; Sarah died January 23, 1947 in Libertyville, Lake County, IL; Sarah and Jesse are buried in East Fox Lake Cemetery, Lake Villa, Lake County, IL; According to the Independent Register (Libertyville IL) Thursday, January 30, 1947:

“Rites Are Held Sunday For Mrs. Sarah Ames – Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon from the Strang funeral home in Grayslake for Mrs. Sarah E. Ames, 71, who resided with a daughter, Mrs. Howard Murrie, 929 N. Milwaukee ave., Libertyville.  She passed away Thursday at Condell Memorial hospital.  Burial was in Fox Lake cemetery.  Mrs. Ames was born at Ft. Hill, in the vicinity of Round Lake, on Sept. 6, 1875.  She resided in this vicinity her entire life.  The following children survive: Mrs. Murieta Hanger, Chicago; Russell L. Meade, Rockford, and Mrs. Howard Murrie, Libertyville.  Surviving brother and sisters are: George L. Huson, Round Lake; Mrs. Cora Martin, Chicago; Mrs. Roy (sic) Paddock, Wauconda; Mrs. Walter Sykes, Chepeck, Wis.; Mrs. Ralph Davis, Waukegan.”

Additional Information:

According to the 1900 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the householdmembers were: Marshall B. Huson, head, born October 1852, age 47, married for 27 years, born in Illinois, parents born in New York, occupation: farmer; Mary H. Huson, wife, born July 1952, age 47, married for 27 years, 6 children born, 6 children living, born in Illinois, parents born in New York; George T. Huson, son, born May 1878, age 21, single, born in Illinois, occupation: farm laborer; Cora Huson, daughter, born April 1883, age 17, single, born in Illinois; Erma (sic) Huson, daughter, born November 1886, age 15, single, born in Illinois; Louise Huson, daughter, born May 1890, age 10, single, born in Illinois; Zella Huson, daughter, born August 1894, age 5, single, born in Illinois; Thomas Evich, boarder, born July 1849, age 50, single, born in Poland Austria, parents born in Poland, immigrated 1884, occupation: teamster.

According to the 1910 U.S. Census for Avon Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Marshall B. Huson, head, age 57, widowed, born in Illinois, parents born in New York, occupation: Laborer – farm: Earma (sic) G. Huson, daughter, age 23, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois.

According to the 1920 U.S. Census for Wauconda Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Ray E. Paddock, head, age 42, married, born in Illinois, father born in Vermont, mother born in New Hampshire, occupation: farmer – general farm; Irma G. Paddock, age 33, married, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois; Robert S. Paddock, son, age 6, single, born in Illinois; James M. Paddock, son, age 4 1/12, single, born in Illinois; Doris E. Paddock, daughter, age 2 10/12, single, born in Illinois; Charles S. Rossdeutcher, servant, age 26, single, born in Illinois, parents born in Germany, occupation: farm laborer – general farm; Cora I. Dowell, servant, age 42, widowed, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois, occupation: servant – private family.

According to the 1930 U.S. Census for Wauconda Town, Wauconda Township, Lake County, IL living on Slocum Lake Road, the household members were: Ray E. Paddock, head, age 52, married at age 34, born in Illinois, father born in Vermont, mother born in New Hampshire, occupation: none; Irma G. Paddock, wife, age 42, married 24 years, born in Illinois, parents born in Illinois; Robert S. Paddock, son, age 16, single, born in Illinois; James M. Paddock, son, age 14, single, born in Illinois; Doris E. Paddock, daughter, age 13, single, born in Illinois.

According to the 1940 U.S. Census for Wauconda Township, Lake County, IL the household members were: Ray Paddock, head, age 62, married, highest grade completed: H-1, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: farmer – farm; Irma G. Paddock, wife, age 53, married, highest grade completed: H-2, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935; James Paddock, son, age 24, single, highest grade completed: H4, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: Inside Dairy Work – Bowman Dairy; Lloyd Dowell, hired hand, age 45, single, highest grade completed: 7, born in Illinois, lived in same house in 1935, occupation: farm laborer – farm.