Clarence L. Freese – U.S. Navy, WWII

Clarence L. Freese, born in Freeport, Illinois, enlisted in US Navy in WWII. Served on USS Enterprise.

Foreman at Elco. 30 years employment at Elco

Died 9/19/2011

Olson Funeral and Cremation Services LTD., Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star 9/25/2011


Allie Dodge – 1890’s, circa 1900 photos plus

“everyone gets sick at the Dodge home – life of an 1890’s teenager”

from the 1891 journal of Roscoe teenager, Allie Dodge (McCurry)

Allie was born on a Roscoe farm in 1875. The house and barn still stand on McCurry Rd.

Her husband, Kay McCurry, her parents and other family members are buried in Roscoe Cemetery.

She died in Beloit Hospital in 1962.

Bob Lawhorn has saved her writings and has transcribed them.


Source: Senior Courier, September 2010