Rockford Police Relief Association, 42nd Biennial Ball – May 23, 1986, Chaplains

Source: Rockford Police Relief Association, 42nd Biennial Ball, May 23, 1986, p. 64

Bethlehem Lutheran Church – 1968. 1969

Bethlehem Lutheran Church

Sources:  Rockford Morning Star 3/30/1968; Rockford Morning Star 2/1/1969; Rockford Register-Republic 2/8/1969

Garton, Robert J. “Bob”

Born Jan. 27, 1924 in Elk Mound, Wi, the son of David and Irene Garton.

Veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in the European, African, and Middle Eastern Theaters.

Former supervisor of National Lock.

Also worked as a brick mason with his brothers at G & G Masonry.

Charter member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

Died Nov. 15, 2014, at Alden Debes Rehabilitation & Health Center.

Sundberg Funeral Home; private burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Source; Rockford Register Star, Nov. 19. 2014