Inglewood Resident Succumbs in Hemet

Following a heart attack, George M. Quackenbush, 66, of Inglewood passed away shortly after noon Saturday at a Hemet trailer camp.

Accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Caddie Quackenbush, the Inglewood resident had been enjoying a tour of the state. A native of New York, he had lived in California 26 years.

Funeral service and burial were held this week in Santa Monica, the local arrangements being charge of the Harford Funeral Home.

Source: Hemet News, June 9, 1939.

I. Willard Alling Dies at Allendale

I. Willard Alling, former Wyoming resident, died at his home in Allendale, N.J. on Saturday morning following a five weeks’ illness.

Mr. Alling was the son of the late E.G. and Rose Burgess Alling of West Wyoming.

After serving for two years as principal of West Wyoming High School, and a term at Belvidere, N.J. he became supervising principal of the Allendale public schools where he had served the last 33 years. He was a member of Allendale Methodist Church and Allendale Masonic orders.

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Samuel H. Rorick

RORICK—Samuel H. Rorick of 1168 Barry ave. Aged 83 years old. Beloved husband of Louisa E. Rorick, father of Mrs. Geo. Quackenbush and David Rorick of Brentwood Heights; John Rorick of Venice, and brother of D.D. Rorick of Monticello, Iowa; Sidney E. Rorick of Oxford Junction, Iowa. Funeral Friday, March 4, at 2 p.m. from the Fred J. Finch Co. Funeral Home.

Source: Santa Monica Evening Outlook, March 3, 1927.

Brief News Items About the Roricks in Iowa

Misses Anna Rorick, Hazel and Dollie Hammond were in Davenport Monday enjoying the beautiful sights. (Oxford Mirror, December 19, 1901)

Miss Anna Rorick received a piano the fore part of this week. The young lady is quite a musician, and is progressing with her studies rapidly. (Oxford Mirror, June 5, 1902)

HIGH SCHOOL NOTES: Miss Anna Rorick has been acting as teacher of the Philosophy class the last three days. (Oxford Mirror, November 23, 1905)

Miss Anna Rorick, director of the Alhambra theater orchestra in Saint Paul, spent several days last week visiting her father, Dallas A. [sic] Rorick.  She was accompanied by a friend, Mrs. M. Laurence, also of St. Paul.  (Monticello Express, June 2, 1936)

E.S. Miller, of Miller, South Dakota, visited a few days last week with D.D. Rorick. They are old friends and used to live in the same town. (Oxford Mirror, February 26, 1903)

David Rorick of St. Louis and “Dall” Rorick of South Dakota have been visiting their brother, S.E. Rorick, here the past week. They both came from the World’s Fair. (Oxford Mirror, October 19, 1893)

Mr. and Mrs. David Rorick of Oceanside, California, were visitors Friday, in the Ben Pell home. (Hampton Chronicle, May 24, 1951)

Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Van Sickle entertained at dinner Monday their cousins from Long Beach, Calif., John and David Rorick and Mrs. George Quackenbush. (Mount Vernon Hawkeye-Record and Lisbon Herald, August 10, 1939)

Mrs. M.J. Rorick has been very sick. We hope she will steadily improve. (Oxford Mirror, February 4, 1904)

A good second hand cookstove for sale. Inquire of Mrs. M.J. Rorick. (Oxford Mirror, November 23, 1905)

Mrs. M.J. Rorick arrived in this city this week, and expects to make this city her home for the present at least. She already has some furniture in her home on Fourth avenue, and will remain there for the time being, but will not decide definitely until the arrival of her sister, Mrs. Emma Hammond, who will reach this city from the west before a great while. Mrs. Rorick informs us that her daughter, Miss Anna, was married on the 10th inst. at Sioux Falls, to a Mr. Clegg, a musician of much prominence, and a member of the St. Paul Symphony Orchestra. Miss Anna’s many friends here wish her much happiness and joy in her new relations in life, and the man who has won her is sure to congratulated on securing one so worthy. She is an accomplished musician herself, and besides this, is a young lady who has a friend in every acquaintance. Her many Oxford friends extend to her their best wishes. (Oxford Mirror, August 17, 1911)

Mrs. M.J. Rorick, of St. Paul, came down to this city last Friday for a short visit with friends, and to join her brother and sister, whom she will accompany to their home at Canton, Ills. (Oxford Mirror, September 2, 1920)

Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rorick took their relatives and friends by surprise when they arrived from their home near Mountain Park, Oklahoma. They are both greatly pleased with their southern home and announce their intentions of always living there. Mr. Rorick, as an old soldier, has a claim upon a quarter section and each of his three children succeeded in locating property near him, where all are doing well. (Oxford Mirror, January 11, 1906)

S.E. Rorick and son Harry, also D.D. Rorick, went to Chicago Monday evening. (Oxford Mirror, August 27, 1903)

Oxford Junction: Sidney Rorick, a pioneer resident of this community, was honored at a birthday party at his home Friday when a number of his friends from Rock Island motored here to spend the day with him. Mr. and Mrs. Al Rounds and Mrs. and Mrs. John Ottsen of Rock Island were among the visitors. After supper the large birthday cake was cut into 75 pieces. After the supper the party listened in on the radio and enjoyed a fine program. (Davenport Democrat and Leader, November 10, 1924)

Caddie Rorick Quackenbush

Mrs. Caddie Quackenbush, 91, died yesterday at her home, 3922 W 64th St., Inglewood, after a long illness.  She was born in Columbus, O., and had lived in the Los Angeles area for 47 years.  She leaves a brother, John Rorick of Inglewood.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the chapel of the Price-Daniel Mortuary, 11567 Santa Monica Blvd., West Los Angeles. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Source:  Los Angeles Times, August 17, 1960.