Arnold, Harold J., Jr

Born Aug. 18, 1932, in Rockford, son of Harold J., Sr. and E. Virginia (Nelson) Arnold.

Graduate of Rockford West High School class of 1950.

Served in U.S. Navy/Korean War.


Died June 29, 2014, in his home.

Olson Funeral and Cremation Services; Masonic Service in the funeral home.

Source: Rockford Register Star July 1, 2014


Ballard, Donald E.

Born Nov. 9, 1925 to Bert E. and Ida (Lindeberg) Ballard in Summerdale, Alabama.

Commercial developer and investor, President of Crest Commercial and partner of Ballard and Olson until his retirement.

World War II veteran, serving with the U.S. Navy.

Died May 28, 2014

Remembrances followed by Masonic Services, Saturday, May 31, 2014, in Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Private Family entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Source: Rockford Register Star May 29, 2014