1211 Harlem Boulevard

1211 Harlem Boulevard

Residence of Julia Morley Brand, who died Monday, November 28, 1994 in her residence after a short illness

She was born November 3, 1903 in Saginaw, MI, daughter of Ralph Chase and Lucy Burrows Morley

She lived 67 years in Rockford, moving from Saginaw

She married Arthur Barnard Brand in Saginaw on October 8, 1927; he predeceased her in 1968

Julia Brand attended Second Congregational Church and was a member of the Rockford Women’s Club, the Monday Club, the Rockford Country Club, the Rockford Red Cross Motor Corps

She was a member and past president of the Rockford Junior League.  Rockford College and the Rockford Public Library were special interests

Graduate of Vassar College in 1926

Survivors include her sons, Michael Morley Brand of Portland, OR; Peter Barnard Brand, Roxbury, VT; and Stewart Burrows Brand, Sausalito, CA; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren

She was predeceased by her daughter, Claire Brand Sampson in 1991

Memorial Service at Gordon Chapel at Second Congregational Church with Reverend Dean Dalrymple officiating. Burial in Saginaw, MI.  Arrangements by Burpee-Wood Funeral Home; Memorials to American Cancer Society

Julia Brand Obituary, 1994
Julia Brand Obituary, 1994


Source:  Rockford Register Star, 12/04/1994

Weld, Dr. Anna – Rockford’s First Woman MD

Dr. Anna Weld obit -1 pic\

Dr. Anna Weld obit - 2

Source: Rockford Register Republic 12/3/1956, page 1 and 2.


Tuve J. Floden

Tuve J. Floden

Died June 16, 1970 of an apparent heart attack in Rockford Memorial Hospital at age 76

Residence: 2529 Barrington Place

Born November 16, 1893 in Chicago, Illinois

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Floden

Lived 66 years in Rockford

Graduate of Rockford Central High School

Graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1915

Married the former Lea Gordon in Rockford, April 6, 1921

He was President and Chairman of the Board of Nelson Knitting Company for 20 years

Commander of Craig Post of the American Legion since 1921

Member of the first Draft Board in Winnebago County

Commander of Rockford Citizens Defense Corps, War Man-Power Committee

Chairman of the Fire and Police Board

Funeral will be at Gordon Chapel, Second Congregational Church

Arrangements by Long-Klontz Funeral Home

Survived by his wife, Lea Floden; two sons, Robert Floden of Rockford and John Floden of Appleton, Wisconsin; one daughter, Mrs. Jill DeYoung of Ohio.

Three sisters survive, two of Rockford: Mrs. Florence Sanders and Ethel Floden


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 06/17/1970

Blake, Helen G.

75, 1622 Halsted Rd, died Thursday June 18, 1970 in Riverside Manor Nursing Home after long illness Born February 2_, 1895 in Rockford, d/o Mr/Mrs. George Hopkins. Lived all her life in Rockford. Married to John Dullum Blake in Rockford May 11, 1917. He died June 8, 1970 survivors include 2 sons, Rockford, one sister, Marbel (Marvel?) R Hopkins, Rockford. One brother, Arthur died previously. Services in Gordon Chapel, Second Congregational, Greenwood Cemetery, Long-Klontz Funeral Home.


Source: Rockford Morning Star 6/20/1970