|Birth: ||Nov. 7, 1895, Italy|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1961|
Alfred Colombo, 63, 923 Emerson Drive, died 8:20 p.m. Saturday, Feb 18, 1961, in his home after a long illness.
Born Nov. 7, 1895, in Italy, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stefana Colombo. Lived 30 years in Rockford, coming here from Oglesby. Married to the former Marie Ghiringhelli in Italy Feb 19, 1922.
Employed as custodian for the Rockford Board of Education for many years at the Hallstrom and Jackson Schools, retiring last November. Veteran of World War I serving with the Army in France. Member of the St. James Catholic Church and of the Verdi Society. Walter R. Craig Post 60, American Legion.
Survivors include: his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Leo Bovio, Rockford; and three grandchildren. Services at 9 a.m. Tuesday in JULIAN-POORMAN FUNERAL HOME, 304 N 5th St. and at 9:3- a.m. in St. James Catholic Pro--Cathedral, 428 N. 2nd. St., with Rt. Rev. Msgr. Herman A. Mellinger, pastor, officiating. Burial in Cavalry Cemetery.
Friends many call at the funeral home from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. The rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Rockford Republic, February 20, 1961
Maria Colombo (1902 - 1992)
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