The Freeport Journal Standard Obituaries

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September 18, 2018

Burdette C. "Burt" Briggs

Burdette C. "Burt" Briggs

Freeport, Illinois

Burdette "Burt" C. Briggs 1921—2018 Burdette "Burt" C. Briggs, 97, of Freeport died Thursday, August 30, 2018, at Manor Court of Freeport. He was born March 7, 1921, in Rockford, Illinois; the son of Burt and Marietta (Finch) Briggs. Burt married Verla J. Miller on May 10,...

Eva P. Brookman

Eva P. Brookman

Freeport, Illinois

Eva P. Brookman 1927—2018 Eva P. Brookman, 91, of Freeport, died Saturday September 15, 2018 at Presence St. Joseph Home in Freeport. She was born May 12, 1927, to Edward and Lillian (Carbiener) Stukenberg. Eva was raised by her father and her stepmother, Millie (Plager) on...

Richard L. "Butch" Dornink

Richard L. "Butch" Dornink

Freeport, Illinois

Richard "Butch" L. Dornink 1939—2018 Richard "Butch" L. Dornink, 79, of Freeport passed away September 14, 2018, at home after a brief illness. He was born May 25, 1939, the son of Galen and Lera (Griffin) Dornink in Freeport. Butch graduated from Dakota High School in 1957,...

Published in The Journal-Standard from Sep. 18 to Sep. 20, 2018.

Trevor A. Haas

Trevor A. Haas

Pecatonica, Illinois

Trevor A. Haas 1967—2018 Trevor A. Haas, 51, of Pecatonica, IL, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Mercy Health Hospital in Rockford, IL, after a tragic accident on September 7th. He was born April 21, 1967; the son of Cecil and Constance (Benson) Haas. He attended...

James Kenneth "Jim" Jeffrey

James Kenneth "Jim" Jeffrey

Dakota, Illinois

James "Jim" Kenneth Jeffrey 1946—2018 James "Jim" Kenneth Jeffrey, 72, of Dakota, passed away at his home on Sunday, September 16, 2018. Jim was born March 2, 1946, in Dubuque, Iowa. Jim was co-owner of A&B Auto Parts, formerly J&J Auto Wrecking, with his brother-in-law, Jim...

Mildred L. Russman

Mildred L. Russman

Forreston, Illinois

Mildred L. Russman 1926—2018 Mildred L. Russman, 91, of Forreston died Friday, September 14, 2018, at Winn Prairie in Freeport. She was born November 13, 1926, in Forreston; the daughter of Jacob and Wilhelmina (Harrenstein) Ludwig. On May 10, 1969, she married Dale Russman....

Willard J. Shenberger Sr.

Willard J. Shenberger Sr.

Freeport, Illinois

Willard J. Shenberger Sr. 1937—2018 Willard J. "Rab" Shenberger Sr., age 81 of Freeport, IL, passed away on Sunday, September 16, 2018 at the University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, WI. He was born February 20, 1937; the son of the late Walter and Thelma (Melester)...

Leona May Short

Leona May Short

Freeport, Illinois

Leona May Short 1934—2018 Leota May Short, 84, of Freeport died September 13, 2018, at Pearl Pavilion. She was born August 23, 1934, in Gary, IN; the daughter of Charles and Florence (Shear) Taylor. On January 13, 1954, she married Clark Short in LaValle, WI. Leota was...

Ronald Thiele

Ronald Thiele

Freeport, Illinois

Ronald Thiele 1935—2018 Ronald Thiele, 83, of Freeport, IL, passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at Provena St. Joseph in Freeport. He was born February 17, 1935; the son of the late Frederick and Iola (DeWall) Thiele. He married Emma Jean Godard on March 22, 1957....

Helen M. Thorn (Longamore)

Helen M. Thorn (Longamore)

Freeport, Illinois

Helen M. (Longamore) Thorn 1924—2018 Helen M. (Longamore) Thorn, 94, of Freeport, died Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Stephenson Nursing Center. She was born January 2, 1924 in Freeport to Budd and Alta (Bingner) Longamore. On January 18, 1947 she married LeRoy N. Thorn in...

LaVern Voss

LaVern Voss

Lena, Illinois

LaVern Voss 1928—2018 LaVern Voss, 90, of Lena, formerly Pearl City, passed away September 17, 2018 at FHN after a valiant battle with Parkinson's disease. He was born August 11, 1928 the son of John and Edna (Roberts) Voss in Pearl City, IL. LaVern graduated from Pearl City...

September 16, 2018

Debra Jo Campbell

Debra Jo Campbell

Freeport, Illinois

Debra Jo Campbell 1958—2018 Debra Jo Campbell, 60, of Freeport, IL, passed away Friday, September 14, 2018, at UW Madison Hospital in Madison, WI. She was born March 15, 1958; the daughter of the late Merle and Leola (Cox) Aeling. She was a 1976 graduate of Freeport High...

Joyce E. Henning

Joyce E. Henning

Freeport, Illinois

Joyce E. Henning 1939—2018 Joyce E. Henning, 79, of Freeport, IL passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018. She was born February 10, 1939, to the late Elmer and Bessie (Anderson) Ascher. Joyce married Roger Henning on February 14, 1960, at Trinity United Brethren Church in...

September 15, 2018

Helen E. Bastian

Helen E. Bastian

Freeport, Illinois

Helen E. Bastian 1936—2018 Helen E. Bastian, 81, of Freeport, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at FHN Memorial Hospital. Helen was born October 30, 1936, in Stockton, the daughter of Elmer and Lida (Gates) Rogers. Helen married Robert L. Bastian November 5, 1955, in...

Lawrence J. Miller

Lawrence J. Miller

German Valley, Illinois

Lawrence J. Miller 1938—2018 Lawrence "Larry" J. Miller, 80, of German Valley passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018. Born April 28, 1938, in Monroe Center, the son of William and Ethel (Hinericksen) Miller. Veteran of the U.S. Army. Employed by Rockford Blacktop for 40...

September 14, 2018

Doris Marie Hannah (Landgraf)

Doris Marie Hannah (Landgraf)

Freeport, Illinois

Doris Marie (Landgraf) Hannah 1918—2018 Doris Marie (Landgraf) Hannah, 100, of Freeport, IL, passed away Monday, September 10, 2018, at Manor Court in Freeport. Doris was the daughter of Otto and Kathryn (Cornelius) Landgraf. She was born March 31, 1918, in Freeport, IL and...

Marcella Florene Pearson

Marcella Florene Pearson

Elizabeth, Illinois

Marcella Florene Pearson 1924—2018 Marcella Florene Pearson, 94, passed away Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at the Elizabeth Nursing home. She was born May 20, 1924, in the family home in rural Guilford, Illinois to John Oliver Menzemer and Annie Magdalena Bahr Menzemer. Marce...

September 13, 2018

Richard G. Baker

Richard G. Baker

Pecatonica, Illinois

Richard G. Baker 1935—2018 Richard G. Baker, 83, of Pecatonica died September 9, 2018, at his home, after a long illness. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pecatonica. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until...

September 12, 2018

James Allen "Jim" Albrecht

James Allen "Jim" Albrecht

Marysville, Washington

James "Jim" Allen Albrecht 1932—2018 James "Jim" Allen Albrecht, of Marysville, WA, formerly of Freeport, Il, born on June 17, 1932 in Pleasant Valley Township, Mossbach, Il, passed away to be with the lord at age 86 on September 6, 2018 surrounded by family at Providence...

Published in The Journal-Standard from Sep. 10 to Sep. 12, 2018.

David K. Wagner M.D.

David K. Wagner M.D.

Bayside, Wisconsin

David K. Wagner, M.D. 1953—2018 David K. Wagner, M.D. passed into eternal life on August 31, 2018 at age 64. He was born in Lena, IL, but raised his family in Bayside, WI. He is survived by his daughters Laura and Jennifer (Jabez Deacon); partner and best friend Mary Palesse;...

Published in The Journal-Standard from Sep. 10 to Sep. 12, 2018.

September 11, 2018

David L. Giffrow

David L. Giffrow

Freeport, Illinois

David L. Giffrow 1930—2018 David L. Giffrow, 87, of Freeport, died Saturday, September 8, 2018. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Burke Tubbs Funeral Home. Rev. Kenneth Anderson will officiate. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until the time of...

Doris E. Miller (Dumpman)

Doris E. Miller (Dumpman)

Freeport, Illinois

Doris E. (Dumpman) Miller 1926—2018 Doris E. (Dumpman) Miller, 91, of Freeport, IL, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018, at Parkview Home in Freeport. She was born September 27, 1926; the daughter of the late Claus and Lena (Gastel) Hartog. She was a 1944 graduate of Aquin...

David L. Scheider

David L. Scheider

Freeport, Illinois

David L. Scheider 1947—2018 David Lee Scheider, 71, of Freeport, IL passed away peacefully on September 7th, 2018, in his home surrounded by family. David was the son of Milton and Glenn (Cross) Scheider. He graduated from Dakota High School in 1965. He was married to Linda...

Donald L. Shippy Sr.

Donald L. Shippy Sr.

Davis, Illinois

Donald L. Shippy Sr. 1932—2018 It is with great sadness that the family of Donald L. Shippy Sr., formally of Davis, IL, announces his passing on September 6, 2018, at 5:02 p.m., after a lengthy battle with Parkinson's Disease, he was 86 years old. Don will be lovingly...

Mary Louis Gayton Greene Wegner

Mary Louis Gayton Greene Wegner

Lake Summerset, Illinois

Mary Louis Gayton Greene Wegner 1921—2018 Mary Louise Gayton Greene Wegner, 96, of Lake Summerset, IL died at 4:20 a.m., Thursday, September 6, 2018, in Wood's Crossing in Brodhead, WI. Funeral ceremonies will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 13, 2018, in Durand...

Published in The Journal-Standard from Sep. 8 to Sep. 11, 2018.

September 9, 2018

Eric J. Challenger

Eric J. Challenger

Freeport, Illinois

Eric J. Challenger 1972—2018 Eric J. Challenger, 45, of Freeport, died Thursday, September 6, 2018. He was born October 18, 1972, in Freeport, IL, the son of Edward and Theresa (Lampo) Challenger. Eric was a Freeport High School graduate. He worked for Rolling Hills Progress...

Doris R. Ditsworth

Doris R. Ditsworth

Freeport, Illinois

Doris R. Ditsworth 1929—2018 Doris R. Ditsworth, 89, of Freeport, IL, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Monday, September 3, 2018. She was born January 28, 1929; the daughter of the late Arthur and Lydia (Beyers) Brinkmeier. She married Clarence Ditsworth on May...

September 8, 2018

Shirley Carter Gaertner-McGee

Shirley Carter Gaertner-McGee

Freeport, Illinois

Shirley Carter Gaertner-McGee 1942—2018 Shirley Carter Gaertner-McGee, 75, of Freeport, passed away at home on Sept. 2, 2018. Survivors include her children, Diana, Jakob, and Kathleen; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 6:30 p.m....

William Roger "Bill" Mandeville Sr.

William Roger "Bill" Mandeville Sr.

Pecatonica, Illinois

William "Bill" Roger Mandeville Sr. 1938—2018 William "Bill" Roger Mandeville Sr., 80, of Pecatonica, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Born May 28, 1938, in Rockford; the son of Charles Roger and Lucille Bernice (Milhaven)...

September 7, 2018

Mary Lorraine Downs

Mary Lorraine Downs

Lanark, Illinois

Mary Lorraine Downs 1920—2018 Mary Lorraine Downs, 98, formerly of Lanark, IL, passed away on Sept. 2, 2018, at Waverly Place in Stockton, IL. She was born on Aug. 12, 1920 in Savanna, IL, to parents, William and Bertha (Goodmiller) Endress. She was a 1938 graduate of Stockton...

Published in The Journal-Standard from Sep. 5 to Sep. 7, 2018.

Mila C. Landers

Mila C. Landers

Lena, Illinois

Mila C. Landers 1961—2018 Surrounded by her loving family, Mila C. Landers. 57, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, the same day her daddy passed away 58 years ago, at her daughter's home in Bartlesville, OK, from her courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 12, 1961;...

September 6, 2018

Dorothy E. Groen

Dorothy E. Groen

Shannon, Illinois

Dorothy E. Groen 1931—2018 Dorothy E. Groen, 87, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018. She was born May 13, 1931 in Shannon, IL to the late Pete and Carrie (Eichmeier) Mohlenkamp. Dorothy married Elmer Groen on August 30, 1953. They raised their family in the Shannon area...

September 5, 2018

William F. "Bill" Dunst

William F. "Bill" Dunst

Lafayette, Indiana

William "Bill" F. Dunst 1930—2018 Bill Dunst, 88, of Lafayette, IN passed away at 12:20 a.m. Thursday, August 29, 2018. He was born August 17, 1930, in Chicago and attended St. Alphonsus Catholic Elementary School and Agazzis Elementary School, both in Chicago. He graduated...

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