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Blackhawk Valley Region
A region of the Central Division of SCCA
Board of Directors meeting - 2/7/17 at
Maria's Italian Restaurant,
823 Gardner Street,
South Beloit, IL.
around the corner from the Imperial Palace)
The meeting starts at 7:00 pm. (Board meeting is usually the second
Tuesday of the month.)
Driver of the year - George Cichon Jr.
Member of the year - Reverend Mark Amenda
Worker of the year - Entire Grid crew
Bob Kasik award - Bruce Lindstrand
Video of Bob Lybarger Memorial:
Robert C. Nelson, 72, of Rockton, passed away on December 30, 2016. He was born on May 13, 1944 in Escanaba, Michigan, the son of Charles and Josephine (Marcella) Nelson. Bob was co-founder of Abbott Plastics, a supporter of the University Club, Natural Land Institute, Sports Car Club of America Road Race Driver, and a member of Detroit and Chicago Art Institute. He enjoyed traveling, gardening and loved fine arts. He married Tricia Davey on August 14, 2011 in Fontana, WI.
He is survived by his wife, Tricia and stepson, Wyatt Hunter. Predeceased by parents; his wife, Maryann Shellstrom, sisters, Cheryl (Mac) McCampbell and Sharon Holaves.
Services will be at 11:00 am on Friday, January 6, 2017 in Old Stone Church, 101 Union St., Rockton, IL with Rev. Dan Herman officiating. Visitation will be Thursday, January 5, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave., Rockford. Burial will be in Rockton Township Cemetery. Memorials to be established in Robert's name for future Science Scholarships.
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