Peter Beers, 38 years old, 2733 Eleventh Street, a truck driver for Forest City Coal company, died Tuesday morning at 2 o'clock at St. Anthony's hospital after an illness of a week of pneumonia.
He was born in Lindenwood, Ill., Jan. 8, 1889. He was married Dec 7, 1910. He was a member of Rockford Lodge 163, Royal Order of Moose.
Besides his widow, Mrs. Ella Beers, he is survived by four children, Alice, Myrtle, Roy and Maynard all of home, four sisters and two brothers. His aged mother is also living in Monroe Center.
Funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the late residence, the Rev. J. W. Johnson residing. Burial will be in the Scandanavian cemetery. Nephews will be pallbearers.
Source: Morning Star Rockford, IL Dec 15, 1926
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