Rockford, Ill. August 28 - Funeral services for Clarence Mellenberndt, 49, who died suddenly at 5:30 a.m. yesterday at his home, 1425 8th avenue, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Fred C. Olson mortuary, 1001 2nd avenue. Rev. E. G. Knock, pastor of Zion Lutheran church, will officiate and burial will be in Arlington Memorial park. Mr. Mellenberndt, whose death was attributed to a heart attack, was born in Rock City, Ill., May 13, 1893. He was employed as a machine inspector at Barber-Colman company, He was a member of the Eagles lodge and a World war verteran. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Rachel Mellenberndt; a sister, Mrs. Mabel Crow; and a brother, Henry Mellenberndt, both of Freeport.
Freeport Journal Standard, Aug 28, 1942. Submitted by: e-mail on 2 Jan 2002