Veterans Who Have Passed–Lawrence Earl Geiger, Jr.

Source:  Rockford Register Star, June 5, 2022

Veterans Who Have Passed–Michael D. Brechtel

Rockford Register Star, June 3, 2022.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Irving B. Perala

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Sept. 6,2020.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Bertil Robert Johnson

Source:  Rockford Register Star, July 20, 2020.

Carter, Arthur “Archie” Bryn

80, photo, died 6/17/2009 in Nelson Debes after a short illness. Born 4/21/1929 in Rockford son of Arthur G. and Sarah (Bryn) Carter. West High School 1947 grad.; married Jeanne Nyquist Nov. 5, 1949. Department manager at Quaker Oats for 40 years. Coached boys’ baseball for many years; member numerous organizations. Alpine Lutheran Church, Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Creamtory, Arlington Memorial Cemetery

Source: Rockford Register Star 6/20/2009

Ralph Edward Larson – 1929-2016 obituary


Source: Rockford Register Star 10-9-2016

“Zion No. 2 Tops Lutheran League” – 1949, Softball


Source:  The Rockford Sports News and Entertainment Guide, July 19, 1949

Swanlund, Clifford L.


Born November 20, 1918, the son of Frederick and Florence (Anderson) Swanlund, in Sublette.

1936 Graduate of Dixon High School.

He served in the U.S. Navy, WWII, in the Aleutian Islands.

Active in Alpine Lutheran Church and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

Died Oct. 2, 2014.

Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, Dixon; Cremation rites have been accorded, burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Dixon.

Source: Oct. 5, 2014


Swenson, Robert P.

Swenson, Robert P.

Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory; Alpine Lutheran Church; Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Source: Rockford Register Star August 14, 2014