Source: Rockford Morning Star Oct. 15, 1968
Source: Rockford Register Star July 21, 2008
Source: 75 Years of Looking Forward: Woodward Governor Company, Rockford, Illinois
issued first patent 5/31/1870
Source: Copy of Program courtesy of Jack Rinaldo
Born in Norrkoping, Sweden.
Emigrated from Sweden with family in 1928.
Son of Elin and Otto Schelin.
Married in 1945, at Lincoln Army Base, Lincoln, Nebraska.
WWII veteran. Second Lieutenant, an Air Force pilot.
1939 graduate of Rockford Central High School.
He attended Rockford College for 2 years and graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology with a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering BSME.
He was employed by Woodward Governor Co. and a member of Roscoe United Methodist Church.
He died Dec. 3, 2014, in Bonifay Nursing Home, in Bonifay, FL.
Olson Funeral Home; Roscoe United Methodist Church; Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery,
Source: Rockford Register Star Dec. 8, 2014