WWII – Marines Rotello, Anthony

Source: Rockford Morning Star 3/19/1944

opened Olympic Tavern in 1946 when he got out

Source: Rockford Register Star 2/19/1999

Source: Rockford Rocked Nov 2012 www.facebook.com


Rotello, Elizabeth F.

Rotello, Elizabeth

Photo source (above): Rockford Register Star March 5, 1992

Rotello, Elizabeth obit

Source: Rockford Register Star May 2, 1995


Rotello, Pvt. Joe – 1943

Rotello, Pvt. Joe

“Pvt. Joe Rotello (above) 22, son of Mrs. and Mrs. Andrew J. Rotello, 2015 School St., has won the wings and boots of an army volunteer paratrooper after completing his fifth and qualifying leap at the Fort Benning, Ga. parachute school, and now is enrolled in a radio communication course. He attended Rockford High School before entering the service Sept. 20, 1943.¬† Two uncles, Anthony and Jasper Rotello, are also in the service. Anthony is with the marines in the South Pacific and Jasper is with the army at Camp Wheeler, Ga.”