Veterans Who Have Passed–Robert H. Messner

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Feb. 24, 2019.

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

Luncheon Clubs, 1941 – 4, and Forest Hills Country Club

Source: Rockford Streamlined, by Rockford Chamber of Commerce, c. 1941

Mattison Machine Works – C. L. Mattison obituary, 1948

MMW - 1

Source: Rockford Register-Republic March 3, 1948

MMW - 2


Henry Ortland III – 1922-2016




Henry Ortland III

Source: Rockford Register star Apr. 23, 2016

Camp Grant

“Morale Work in the Camp”

Chaplain Ackley, asst morale officer and chief chaplain at Camp Grant delivered address before

Kiwanis on Tues Feb 4.. During wartime the main stress is to inspire a will to win; inspired with

confidence, upheld with devotion to country and for the cause for which they fought.

During Peacetime, the emphasis is on how to keep them happy; Y.M.C.A. programs,

education, Also Knights of Columbus, Jewish Welfare, the Liberty theater, library….


Source: Rockford Morning Star 1919