Rockford Industrial Athletic Association – 1947

Rockford Industrial Athletic Association

1947 Ingersoll: Peterson and Clausen

1947 Anderson Brothers: Yeager and Crowley

1947 Meyers: Coons, White and Rainey

1947 Roper: McCrudden, Allen and Hearns

1947 Rockford Furniture: Anderson

1947 Nylint Toy: Cancelose and Seaberg

1947 O & H Foundries: Dumchoski and Savitski

1947 Ekstrom-Carlson: Hogland and Balcitis

1947 Greenlee: Orville Lindquist and Muzzarelli

1947 Contour Hosiery: D. Murray, Rathke and Steigler

1947 Ebaloy: Casico and Casico

1947 Rockford Drop Forge: Haeggquist and Berglund

1947 J. L. Clark: Swenson, Melquist and Schmidt

1947 Joseph Behr: Yeagle and Behling

1947 Mattison: Rinaldo, Pegoraro, Ivan Johannes

1947 Amerock: Rydholm and Garnhart

1947 Mechanics: Stewart and Saudargus

1947 Sundstrand: Stonis, Kuhl and Scrogston


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 07/16/1947

Dr. Robert Allen Lindquist

Dr. Robert Allen Lindquist

Age 71, of 2414 Pinedrop Parkway, died Wednesday, August 1984 in Rockford Memorial Hospital after a one year illness

He was born November 16, 1912 in Aurora IL, son of Irving and Lily Pearson Lindquist

He married Pearl Meister in Aurora on June 9. 1973

He was a self employed optometrist for over 40 years, graduating from the Illinois College of Optometry

Dr. Lindquist was in the Navy in World War II

He was a member of Our Master’s Methodist United Church

Services by Sundberg Funeral Home, funeral at Our Master’s Methodist United Church, burial at Arlington Memorial Park


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 08/04/1984



Kenneth Lindquist

Kenneth Lindquist

“Rockford Boy Killed Under Truck Wheels”

The 17 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lindquist was killed when he slipped and fell under the wheels of a large motor truck in Chicago. The boys head was crushed under the wheels and he died instantly

The tragedy ended a vacation trip that Mrs. Lindquist and her four children were taking

He was born in Rockford 10/22/1906 and had lived here all his life


Source:  Rockford Morning Star, 08/17/1923


Julie Marie Lindquist

Julie Marie Lindquist and Jeffrey David Peterson wed September 14th

Wedding at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Bride’s parents are Mrs. and Mrs. Robert E. Lindquist, 718 Highway Avenue

Groom’s parents are David Peterson, 4877 Eastlawn Drive; and Ida Peterson, 5075 Browns Beach Road

The couple resides in Rockford

The bride is employed by Hilander and the groom by Ingersoll Milling Machine Company


Source: Rockford Register Star, 10/16/1985

Carl E. Lindquist

Carl E. Lindquist

1411 East Gate Parkway

“Broadway Businessman Dies At 81”

Carl Lindquist
Carl Lindquist

Died Sunday at Swedish American Hospital

Part owner of Lindquist Jewelers, one of the oldest businesses on Broadway

One of the organizers of City National Bank and Trust in the 1940’s

Survivors include his wife, Lillian Lindquist; two sons: Dwight Lindquist from Rockford, Dr. John Lindquist of Indianapolis, and Reverend Frank Lindquist, missionary currently on leave in Rockford; and two daughters: Mrs. Arthur Volle of Wheaton, and Mrs. Sherman Ebay, Sewanee, Tennessee.

Fred C. Olson Mortuary

Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 06/15/1970

Augusta Lindquist

Augusta Lindquist

Died at Swedish American Hospital

Services Monday at Fred Olson Mortuary

Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery

Born 03/14/1871 in Sweden

Married August Lindquist, who died 1920

They lived in Rockford since 1901, with one daughter and one son


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 08/26/1944