Veterans Who Have Passed

Northern Illinois

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Nov. 2, 2019.

Mike Webb

5 photographs of Webb, article pp 53-56

“Mike Webb Gets On With The Show,” by Paul Anthony Arco, staff writer, photos by Tom Holoubek

Michigan State University graduate (Master of Fine Arts in Theater Directing), attended Rockford West High School

only producer and director of Rock Valley College’s Starlight Theater

Source: Northwest Quarterly, Spring 2012, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp 53-56



Balok, Joseph J. “Joe”

He was born in April 18, 1926 in Kenosha, Wis., the son of Joseph and Irma (Svoda) Balok.

Joe served in the Merchant Marines during WWII, and after the war served with the Army Engineers.

1953 graduate Michigan State University, Lansing and attended University of Wisconsin in Madison.

Long-time member Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

Died Sept. 11, 2014, in his home.

Fitzgerald Funeral Home; Our Savior’s Lutheran Church; Cremation rites have been accorded, burial at a later date.

Source: Rockford Register Star Sept. 18, 2014