1211 Harlem Boulevard

1211 Harlem Boulevard

Residence of Julia Morley Brand, who died Monday, November 28, 1994 in her residence after a short illness

She was born November 3, 1903 in Saginaw, MI, daughter of Ralph Chase and Lucy Burrows Morley

She lived 67 years in Rockford, moving from Saginaw

She married Arthur Barnard Brand in Saginaw on October 8, 1927; he predeceased her in 1968

Julia Brand attended Second Congregational Church and was a member of the Rockford Women’s Club, the Monday Club, the Rockford Country Club, the Rockford Red Cross Motor Corps

She was a member and past president of the Rockford Junior League.  Rockford College and the Rockford Public Library were special interests

Graduate of Vassar College in 1926

Survivors include her sons, Michael Morley Brand of Portland, OR; Peter Barnard Brand, Roxbury, VT; and Stewart Burrows Brand, Sausalito, CA; twelve grandchildren and nine great grandchildren

She was predeceased by her daughter, Claire Brand Sampson in 1991

Memorial Service at Gordon Chapel at Second Congregational Church with Reverend Dean Dalrymple officiating. Burial in Saginaw, MI.  Arrangements by Burpee-Wood Funeral Home; Memorials to American Cancer Society

Julia Brand Obituary, 1994
Julia Brand Obituary, 1994


Source:  Rockford Register Star, 12/04/1994

Dorothy Shumway

Dorothy “Dodie” Rudat Shumway

Spouse: Lloyd S. Shumway

Captain of Red Cross Motor Corps under Chairman Ralph Rosecrance of the Winnebago County Chapter of the American Red Cross

Son Corporal Scott Shumway of Marine Air Corps

Works with Infantile Paralysis (Polio) victims, headquartered at the Faust Hotel

Resides at 1055 Harlem Boulevard

Dorothy "Dodie" Shumway, 1945
Dorothy “Dodie” Shumway, 1945


Source:  Rockford Register Star, 08/26/1945