Hazel (Landstrom) Hourigan


Hazel Landstrom was the daughter of Swedish immigrant, Ernest Landstrom, & his wife, Mary A. Unknown. She was born on January 9, 1916 in New Jersey, USA.

She grew up in East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey; where she graduated from East Orange High School in 1933.

In January 1934, Hazel began her employment with Prudential Insurance Company located in Belleville, Essex County.

While working at Prudential, she met Richard Randolph Hourigan, Sr., the son of William Randolph & Agnes Emma (Shaver) Hourigan. They were married June 19, 1943 in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey.

From 1943 to 1955, Richard worked for the Public Service Corp. During that time, their family lived at 158 Cedar Hill Avenue in Belleville, Essex County, New Jersey. 

In 1954, the Belleville City Directory indicated that Richard and Hazel removed to Livingston, Essex County, New Jersey.

By 1968, they relocated to Illinois. In 1993, they were indicated to have been living at 64 Fontaine Court in Bloomington, DuPage County, Illinois.

On December 23, 1999 (age 83), Hazel passed away in Bloomington.


Together, Richard & Hazel had two known children:


Richard Randolph Hourigan, Jr. [living]
William Hourigan [living]

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