Veterans Who Have Passed–Steven Lyskawka

Source:  Rockford Register Star, Sept. 13, 2020.

“Financing Set for Indoor Market” – 12/30/2017

Source: Rockford Register Star 12/20/2017

Flowers By Connie

Charles Boettcher, architect, and Ray Scandroli, Scandroli Construction made the shop

The light fixtures on the street were from the old Jefferson Street Bridge

The original house was built by Aaron Marcellus, who came to Rockford in 1854

 

 

Source: Register Star “Metro”,¬† 02/22/1979

Gustafson, Carl A. ‘Cully’

Belvidere—–

Born Feb. 22, 1924, in Rockford, son of John and Freida (Swenson) Gustafson.

Served in the U.S. Navy during WWII from 1943 to 1946.

On the USS ATR-36, Carl’s ship spent 11 weeks at Pearl Harbor and recovered hundreds of torpedoes.

Carl also assisted in the Okinawa Invasion group in the Philippine Islands.

The ship was set to sail for Korea but encountered a violent typhoon that lasted 29 hours.

Employed by Greenlee Company, Sjostrom and Sons and Scandroli Construction.

Later he formed his own company, C.A. Gustafson and Sons.

Died July 17, 2014.

Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory; private burial at Calvary Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star July 20, 2014