Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
August 11, 1951 - Monday, pg 2 col 4
Funeral For Accident Victim Will Be Tuesday
Tampico: - Funeral services for Donald Tornow, 21, fatally injured in an auto crash early Saturday morning will be Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Tampico Christian church with the Rev. Ellis Beeman officiating.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars will be in charge of the flowers and the military funeral in the Tampico Memorial cemetery.
He was born on Nov. 26, 1930, in Bureau county, son of Mr. and Mrs. William H. Tornow who live near Yorktown.
Surviving besides his parents are two sisters, Delores and Patty, and a brother, George, at home; paternal grandmother, Mrs. Fred Tornow of Tampico; maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson, Rock Falls, and several aunts and uncles.