Bennett, John R. – from 1958 obituary

John R. Bennett, 41, 311 West Gate Pkwy., died June 14, 1958, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

Born Feb. 15, 1927, in Rockford, son of Jack and Jacki Bennett

Married former Penne Caporali in Waukegan

Served as lieutenant in Army ordnance corps in WWII

Survived by widow and 3 daughters:  Jill, Jan and Jinx

Fred C. Olson Mortuary, Trinity Lutheran Church, Willwood Burial Park

Source: Rockford Morning Star, June 17, 1958, 8 B