Keyt, Walter A.

89. funeral 2/22/1947 widely known contractor and builder

died in his home at 815 Ashland Ave., funeral at Burpee-Wood

was born in Grundy County, Illinois in 1858, nephew of David Keyt

constructed Brown Bldg., orig. Highland School, WF and John Barnes factory, Rockton Public library




Olson, William Henry

Born Nov. 19, 1924 in Geneva, IL, son of Carl Henry and Magna E. (Gordon) Olson

1942 grad of Harlem Consolidated High School

Inducted into Army in the 69th Hospital Unit

Served in both the European African Middle Easter and the Asiatic Pacific theaters

Bronze Battle Star

Died March 15, 2914

First Church of Christ Scientist, Olson Funeral and Cremation, Scandinavian Cemetery

Source: Rockford Register Star March 29, 2014

Keyt, Lydia

wife of David. Buried first in Piqua Cemetery (Ohio),  also known as Texas Street Cemetery

or Park Ave. Cemetery. Official name listed is Piqua Cemetery.

Those buried in that cemetery were removed and located in Forest Hill Cemetery.

The land of Piqua Cemetery was used to build a hospital, now torn down to build school

Lydia was buried in Piqua Cemetery 2/23/1961 (birth listed as 8/10/1825)

now listed as buried in Forest Hill Cemetery Section 5 Lot 44

Listed her middle name as Ann


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