The following article was found in the February 4, 1943, Lowell Tribune on page 2, column 1:
Spent Week-end at Home
Pvt. Bill Love spent the week-end here with his parents, the Neil Loves. Bill is attending a bomber squadron school near Detroit.
This March 4, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Pvt. Bill Love Bomber Specialist
Pvt. Bill Love, who has been attending technical school at Detroit, was recently sent to Salt Lake City, Utah, a reclassification center. Here he qualified as a bomber specialist and was assigned to a bomber squadron, now stationed at an army air base in New Mexico.
The following May 6, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
Pfc. William "Bill" Love is home on a 10-day furlough visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Neil Love, and other relatives. Bill is now stationed at Clovis, New Mexico, with a bombing squadron and at present is helping train bomber mechanics.
This January 7, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Pvt. Bill Love spent the weekend in Lowell. He has just finished a five-month course in airplane mechanics at Lincoln, Nebr., Technical school and has been sent to Detroit for special instruction in a bomber plant. It was his first visit home in seven months and was greatly appreciated.
This January 13, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
The Neil Loves have received word from their son "Bill" stationed at an air base in New Mexico, that he recently made his Sergeant rating and had been named "crew chief" on a Liberator B-24 bomber.
The following March 23, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
The Neil Loves received word from their son, Sgt. "Bill" Love, that he had arrived safely overseas. Bill is crew chief of a Liberator bomber combat crew, now stationed at an air base "somewhere in England." He wrote that he was feeling fine and that the English countryside reminds him of Indiana.
The following June 22, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Receives Another Promotion
The Neil Loves this week received word from "Bill" that he had been promoted from S/Sgt. to Tech. Sgt. The letter was sent just before D-Day from England.
The following September 28, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Spent Furlough in Scotland
M/Sgt. Bill Love, who has been stationed in England since last March, writes his parents, the Neil Loves, telling of a 7 - day leave recently, when he flew to Glasgow, Scotland, where he spent a few very pleasant days in that beautiful country.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the January 4, 1945, issue (page 2, column 1):
In a recent letter to his parents, the Neil Loves, Lowell, Sgt. "Bill" Love says: "The boys here get the impression that the folks back home think the war is won -- but we know this is not the case, for as a German prisoner recently told us, 'It's still a long way to Berlin.'" Bill is crew chief of a combat crew in England and says they work many days from 16 to 18 hours to "keep 'em flying," with no thought of a strike.
This April 5, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
The Neil Loves recently received a letter from their son Bill, saying he had just returned from a furlough in Belfast, Ireland, and that it was a wonderful modern city--the nearest thing to home he had seen since leaving the states. He made the trip by plane from his base "somewhere in England." Bill, a Master Sergeant in the army air corps, has been in England over a year.
This May 17, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, columns 1-2:
In a recent letter to his parents, M/Sgt. Bill Love enclosed pictures of himself shaking hands with Brig. Gen. Walter R. Peck, taken just after the general had presented Bill with the Bronze Star, on April 12. He also told of flying over Germany, Belgium and France recently on a trip given to ground crew men so they could see the results of the bombings they had made possible. He said in many cities every building was devastated. Bill is Crew Chief of a Liberator combat crew in England.
The following February 13, 1959, Lowell Tribune article was found in the Lowell Public Library's local history clipping files (LH--Vital Statistics, vol. 5, page 52):
Heart Attack Claims William Love, 45
The community was grieved by the death Friday, Feb. 6, of William Victor Love, 45, at Hines Veterans Hospital. He had suffered a heart attack a few weeks ago.
"Billy" was born Jan. 15, 1913, at Lowell, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Neil Love, whose families were early settlers of south Lake county. He graduated from Lowell high school and was stationed in England during World War II. He was presented the Bronze Star by Brig. General Walter Peck for outstanding service as chief of a Liberator combat crew. He was a member of the Renaissance club of Chicago and worked as a pipe fitter on construction projects.
He married Naomi Jellyman and they resided at Cedar Lake.
Surviving Mr. Love are his wife Naomi; a daughter, Patty Jo at home; two step-daughters, Mrs. Nancy Snethen, Oregon, Miss Helen Jellyman, Calif.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Neil Love, Lowell; a brother, Gene, Hammond; a sister, Mrs. Reva Amidei of Dade City, Fla.; two grandchildren and a host of area relatives and friends.
Memorial services were held in the Eller Funeral Home, Cedar Lake, with Rev. E.L. Worley of Lowell officiating. Burial was in Lake Prairie cemetery, Lowell.