Veterans Who Have Passed–Gerald A. Skelly

Source:  Rockford Register Star, May 2, 2021.

Veterans Who Have Passed–Elmer Gann

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Mar. 2019.

Veterans Who Have Passed: William A. Mullen

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Oct. 19, 2019.

Veterans Who Have Passed

Source:  Rockford Register Star, November, 2019.

Straley, Dale F.

Born June 6, 1923, in Paw Paw, IL, the some of Allen and Mattie (Stauffer) Straley.

Graduated from Byron High School in 1941.

Enlisted and served in the U.S. Army from March 2, 1943 during WWII.

Former member Winnebago Farm Bureau, Top Farmer Organization, Winnebago-Boone County School Board, Winnebago County Zoning Board of Appeals, Winnebago Board of Education, Winnebago Fans Club, Winnebago Lions Club, served as president 1973-74 First Presbyterian Church.  One of founding fathers of Winnebago Library.

Died March 2, 2015, in his home.

Genandt Funeral Home, New Life Bible Church, Winnebago Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star March 2, 2015

Hagan, John H.


John A. Hagan, formerly of Pecatonica, died Sept. 27. 2014, in Long Prairie, Minnesota.

Born July 4, 1923, in Byron, IL, the son of Lanson J. and Mary (Stockburger) Hagan.

draftsman at Barber-Colman 6 years.

Veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific.

Graduate Byron Elementary and High Schools.

McCorkle Funeral Home-Pecatonica; St. Thomas Cemetery, Seward.

Source: Rockford Register Star Oct. 4, 2014