Veterans Who Have Passed–John R. Goley

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Aug. 15, 2021.

Thomas Nettles – 1944 – 2017, obituary

Source: Rockford Register Star 1/22/2017

Twigg, Joe M.


Died Feb. 13, 2015 at Manor Court in Liberty Village.

Born Aug. 22, 1921, in Haldane, Illinois, the son of Linus and Annie (Long) Twigg.

Married Dorothy A. Lewis in Forreston.

Joe was a U.S. Navy-Marine veteran (1943-1946) serving in World War II.  Joe and his brother landed at Iwo Jima Beach.

Worked for the State of Illinois and for Chrysler Corp.

Member Faith Lutheran Church in Forreston.

Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home; Faith Lutheran Church; Burial in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.

Source: Rockford Register Star Feb. 15, 2015


Hasse, Leonard “Bud” 87

Freeport—–Leonard “Bud” Hasse passed away Thursday, January 29, 1t Stephenson Nursing Center.

He worked with his father, Paul, in construction.

Leonard swerved for the U.S. Army in WWII.

Married 63 years.

Burke Tubbs Funeral Home.

Source: Rockford Register Star Feb. 5, 2015

Short, Freemont J

Born July 28, 1932, in Pulaski County, IL, son of Van and Zula (Miller) Short.

He was stationed in Germany with the U.S. Army from 1952 through 1954, during the Korean War.

Died March 26, 2014, Freeport

Funeral at Immanuel Lutheran Church; Burke-Tubbs Funeral Home; Chapel Hill Cemetery

Source: Rockford Register Star March 29. 2014