Veterans Who Have Passed–Garry N. Forde

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Feb. 13, 2022.

“83-year-old Will Drive Clydesdales in Parade” – 1966

Source:  Rockford Morning Star July 2, 1966

“Floyd Conger, 83-Year-Old area farmer , drives his champion Clydesdales, as four-horse-hitch, but one will be dropped as Conger and the Peacock wagon appear July 4 in the Old Milwaukee Days circus parade.”

10 Original Land Patents – 1941 article

Source: Rockford Streamlined 1834-1941, page 74






Black Sabbath Concert – July 1972

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic July 14, 1972 (above)

Source:  Rockford Register Star July 15, 1972

Ipsen Industries – 1958, 1959, 1960

Ipsen Industries

“Ipsen Shows Pecatonica Plant” from Rockford Register-Republic May 23, 1958

“Ipsen Plans New Factory in Boone [County]” from Rockford Morning Star January 20, 1959

“Ipsen to Move Into New Furnace Plant This Month” from Rockford Morning Star Oct. 15, 1959

“Ipsen Industries To Expand Plant at Cherry Valley” from Rockford Register-Republic Feb. 22, 1960

1120 Harlem Boulevard

Mrs. Esther Winchester of 1120 Harlem Boulevard died at home.  Her funeral will be at home

Mrs. Winchester was a pioneer of a Northern Illinois farm

She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on 10/16?/1850

She moved at age 3 to Pecatonica with her father, Squire Corwin

She was married in Pecatonica to the late Thomas Winchester, prominent area builder and stonecutter

A daughter, Mrs. Edith Pitney, preceded her in death

Four children survive her: Mrs. Nellie Tole and Mrs. McIntosh of Rockford, Mrs. Harry Tear of Galena, IL and Mr. Thomas Winchester, Jr. of Lincoln, Nebraska

Reverend John Gordon will officiate, with burial in Forest View Abbey

Esther J. Winchester obituary, 1936
Esther J. Winchester obituary, 1936


Remainder of Esther Winchester's obituary
Remainder of Esther Winchester’s obituary


Source: Rockford Morning Star, 02/11/1936