Marsh Sisters – 1942

former Rockford girls, Lillian Heins Gefts and Helen Heins, known professionally as the Marsh Sisters. Lillian plays the piano and Helen, the accordion. Recently they added Harmony singing in their act.  They have taken part in several radio programs, dedicated to men in the armed forces.

The daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Heins, both are graduates of Rockford high school.  The family now resides in Portland, Oregon.

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 6/7/1942

Kellner Confectionery Co., 1942 ad


Source:  East High School 1942 Yearbook

Kellner, Emil and Co.;  Emil Kellner, President; Ray A. Larson, V-Pres.’ Burdette E. Anderson, Sec-treas; Wholesale Cigars, Tobaccos and Confectioners; 223-225 S Church st.    Source:  Polk’s Rockford City Directory for 1942