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