Veterans Who Have Passed–Leo J. Brokish

Source:  Rockford Register Star, July 1, 2020.

Gunite: “The rise and fall and rise again of Gunite” – by Alex Gary, 201

Source:  Rockford Register Star 9/20/2013, by Alex Gary; photography by Erik Anderson


Ebaloy Wins in 14-Inning Game – July 1945



Source:  Rockford Morning Star July 21, 1945

Pearson, Pfc. Floyd

PFC Floyd Pearson

“Rites for War Hero Saturday” Killed at Guadalcanal Rescuing Comrade. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 pm Saturday in Arlington Memorial Park for Pfc.  Son of Adolph Pearson, 420 Fitch Rd. On May 2, 1942 the distiguished service cross was awarded posthumously. Private first class Pearson, who was born here on Aug 6, 1918 attended Rockford Schools and later worked Gunite foundries.  He entered the army March 16, 1941. Trained at Fort Sheridan, Camp Croft, S.C., and Camp Forrest, TN. First sent to Australia, he later served in New Caledonia and Guadalcanal.  Arrangements by Fred C. Olson mortuary

Source: Rockford Register Republic 6/10/1948

“R.I.A.A. Loop Resumes Play” – 7-15-1956, Softball

R.I.A.A. Loop Resumes Play

Source:   Rockford Morning Star July 15, 1956

Rockford Industrial Athletic Association – 1947

Rockford Industrial Athletic Association

1947 Nylint: Tindell

1947 Greenlee: Schulz

1947 Gunite: Stewart

1947 Woodward Governor: B. Schleicher and F. Schleicher

1947 National Lock: McMullen and Shearer

1947 Globe Imperial:  Mayberry and Warner

1947: Washburn: McNalt and Rockwell


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 06/25/1947