Nelson, Robert C.

Born July 26, 1919, in Rockford, the son of Gust Anders and Augusta Sophia (Rosene) Nelson.

U.S. Army, April 22, 1941, served for 5 1/2 years during WWII.

Planted submarine mines across the entrance of Chesapeake Bay, VA.

Captain in Rockford Fire Dept.

Died: Sept. 2, 2014 in Presence St. Anne Center.

Olson Funeral Home & Crematorium, Trinity Lutheran Church,  Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star, Sept. 7, 2014