SULLY IS DEAD AFTER LONG ILLNESS
Frank Sully, 59 years old, 219 Forest ave., died Friday evening
at 3:30 o'clock at his home after a long period of declining health
Sully was a lifelong resident of Rockford, being born in this
city June 22, 1868. His father, the late Thomas Sully. was notice
marshall of Rockford for many years and Frank Sully had served
as city jailer and patrolman on the Rockford police department.
only was Mr. Sully an athlete in his early manhood but he was
a prominent comedian in amateur entertainments. For at time he
traveled as "fat man" with sideshows, weighing at that
time 550 pounds.
last employment was with the Burd[?] Ring Co. He was a member
of the E. F. W. Ellis lodge, No 633, A.F.&A.M.
the widow, Mrs. Inez
Sully, he is survived by four children, Mrs. Stella Marcasson,
Miss Dorothy Sully, and Fred and
William Sully, all of Rockford. He also leaves two sisters, Mrs.
Lena Barnes, 1322 Harlem blvd., and Miss Kate Sully, 2611 W. State
st., and a brother Fred Sully, of Seattle, Wash.
services will be held Monday afternoon, at 2 o'clock at the Masonic
cathedral under the auspices of Ellis lodge. Burial will be in
Cedar Bluff cemetery. [offered by Thelma
Thomas Livingston/Carole Ann Heller