DIES TODAY AT CITY HOSPITAL of TUBERCULOSIS Steve Svilar, aged 28 years, died this morning at the city hospital after an illness of several weeks of some tubercular infection.
The young man was a native of Yugoslavia and came here in 1910 to make his home. He has worked in the local plant of the American Steel & Wire Co., ever since his arrival in this country until stricken by his last illness. He is survived by a brother, Eli, who lives at 1009 Oak Street in this city. He also leaves his father and mother who still live in Serbia. Deceased was a member of the Serbian Federation fraternity and was a well-thought of young man. His funeral services will be held on Wednesday afternoon at two o'clock from the home, on Oak street. A Serbian priest from Chicago will come out to officiate and the remains will be laid to rest in Fairview cemetery.
Published in the Dekalb Daily Chronicle Volume 21, Number 108, 6 April 1920
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