Rolf A. Thienemann, Jr. – 2017 obituary

Source: Rockford Register Star,  Sept. 4, 2017

Nelson, Elmer

Born in Rockford on Oct. 10, 1922 to Victor and Anna Nelson.

Worked for Greenlee Textron for 42 years, retiring in 1984.

Member of the WWII 91st Army Infantry, receiving an honorable discharge in 1944.

Member Lyran Ledge, Svithiod Lodge, Greenlee Squared Circle and Vasa Park Board.

Died June 25, 2014, at home.

Olson Funeral and Cremation Services, Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery; Taber Lutheran Church.

Source” Rockford Register Star July 1, 2014