Ken Staaf 1939- 2019 ‘He just considered everybody a friend’

Source: Rockford Register Star      December 21, 2019  Sec. A pg. 1  Sec. A pg.5

Frank Beach – 2009

Frank Beach

Frank Beach

Rockford Alderman for nearly three decades.

He was adopted at 9 months old and said he had a wonderful mother and tried to model his life after her.

Age 69 (in 2009)

President of Groom Industries, Inc.

Graduated from West High School and United States Naval School of Music.

US Army Veteran, served in Korea.

Tax practitioner with Gibbs, Beach and Associates Accounting and Tax Service.

Wife, Sonja J. Beach; daughters, Lori Beach-Yates and Jodi Lynn Beach; two grandchildren.

Board Member:  Kids Around The World

Co-Founder: Illinois Snow-Sculpting Competition

Past President and current member: Lion’s Club

Founding and current member, Rockford Concert Band

Past President and life member:  Rockford Temple Band

Sunday School teacher, Salvation Army

Member, Swedish Historical Society

Past member of Rockford Arts Council

Past Board Member, Rockford Christian School

Travelled to Brovary, Ukraine to establish Sister City relationship with Rockford

Past Board Member for the Christian Communication Network TLN


Source:  Rockford Register Star, 11/29/2009