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Rockford Hebrew Cemetery: Cottage Grove Ave. and Logan Street; in existence since about 1915; 300 graves, representing Reform, Conservative and Orthodox. Contact Leon Rosenzweig, 1611 Roncavelles, Rockford, IL 61107, 815-399-4010. Funeral home handling most Jewish funerals for the last 40-50 years is Sundberg Funeral Home Ltd, 215 N. 6th St. Rockford, IL 815-962-7743. Submitted by Burt Schreiber, Ft Myers, Florida 33919, who managed cemetery as a volunteer for about ten years after his father did for forty years.[pre 1997]

see: p. 04465 in Cemeteries of the US by Deborah M. Burek, ed. Gale Research Int., Detroit MI (1994) ISBN 0-8103-9245-3. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Mailing Address: 1723 Grant Ave, Rockford, IL 61103. Phone: 815-965-1924 or 815-399-5497.
Rockford Hebrew Cemetery is a small cemetery located on Rockford's west side. Directions: Auburn Street west to Logan Street [the street that runs along the east side of St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery], turn north, go to the end of the road, curve right, Rockford Hebrew Cemetery is on the left side. This small and still active cemetery established around 1915 holds about 300 burials. Rockford Hebrew Cemetery Association: The cemetery is located at 819 Cottage Grove Ave. Rockford, IL 61103 (between Hancock & Logan Streets). For more information, please contact the Federation offices at 815-399-5497.[September 2010]

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