“Factory Cagers in Close Tilts” – 1946, R.I.A.A. Industrial League


Source:  Rockford Register-Republic Nov. 20, 1946

Kjellgren, Robert “Bob” Martin

Born Nov. 6, 1946, in Rockford, the son of Stanley and Mary (Sharp) Kjellgren.

U.S. Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.

Machine tool salesman for Sundstrand, Mattison Machine and JLS Machine Tool.

Died January 24, 2015 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center.

Honquest Family Funeral Home, Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star, January 28, 2015.

Dismuke, Bobby L., Sr.

Born Sept. 11, 1948, the son of Willie and Florenzia Dismuke, in Dermott, AR.

He lived in Rockford 47 years, coming here from Pioneer, LA.

Retired from Mattison Machine, then worked 17 years at Dial Machine, Inc.

He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army.

Died Oct. 4, 2011, after a long illness.

Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home; Second Christian Church.

Source: Rockford Register Star Oct. 9, 2014