Rockford Police Dept. – 1990, “Explosion leaves 3 officers injured”

R Fire - Explosion 1 sm

Source:  Rockford Register Star 11/14/1990

R Fire Explosion 2

Lower article “Investigaters decide fatal fire was arson” source:  Rockford Register Star 1/3/1991

Hodge, C. Keith

Born December 15, 1932 in Rockford, IL, son of Wylie I. and Gladys E. (Hooper) Hodge.

A U.S. Navy veteran, Keith served his country in the Korean Conflict from 1950-1953.

He was employed with the Rockford Police Department 30 years, and the Winnebago Sheriff’s Dept. 1990-2005.

Sunset Funeral Home, burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Source: Rockford Register Star December 19, 2013