Schwitters, Dorothy Jean – 1944


Source: Rockford Morning Star 6/11/1944

Gruber, Richard M.


passed away Thursday April 30, 2015, in Northwoods Care Center.

Born July 12, 1933, in Chicago, IL, the son of Richard G. and Mildred G. (Miles) Gruber-Hildebrandt.

Married Florence J. McClay in 1955. He married Jacqueline A. Mulcahey in 1989.

U.S. Navy 1950-1956, and an additional 8 years in the Seabees.

He worked for Howell Tractor, Lunde’s Truck Sales, and Trans Am Truck and Trailer Parts.

Member United Methodist Church, Elmhurst.

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, Mt. Emblem Cemetery, Elmhurst.

Source: Rockford Register Star May 3, 2015




Rosecrance, Robert Bruce

Died Feb. 8, 2015.

Born June 2, 1923, son of Ralph C. and Winifred (Smith) Rosecrance.

Graduate West High School 1941.

Graduate Stanford University 1947, after serving as Lieutenant Junior Grade in the U.S. Naval Construction Battalion, the Seabees, during WWII, in Hilo, Hawaii, and Sasebo, Japan.

Worked for Rockford Fibre Container Co. for 10 years, then for Atwood Vaccuum Machine Co. for 29 years, as President for 21 of those years.

Formerly a member of Rotary, University Club, and Rockford Country Club.  Board member of numerous banks and community organizations.

Olson Funeral and Cremation Services; Private burial in New Milford Civil War Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star 2/22/2015.


Stenholm, Clyde A.

Born October 8, 1921 in Pekin, IL to Frank and Ruby Stenholm.

Attended Rockford High School.

40 year career with Ingersoll Cutting Tool Division.

During tours of duty during WWII and Korea, he served in the Seabees, MCB2.

Sunset Funeral Home, Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Source: Rockford Register Star May 4, 2014