DeKALB – Audrey Lou Berger, 74, of DeKalb, Ill., died Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Shabbona Health Care Center. Born Nov. 15, 1937, in Esmond, the daughter of Earl W. and Hazel M. (Peters) Ray, Audrey worked many years for Con-Tel, from which she... More
Published in Daily Chronicle on Nov. 3, 2012
Louis E. Bergren, 83, of DeKalb, Ill., formerly of Biggsville and Belvidere, passed away Aug. 10, 2008, at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford; his family was with him.
Louis Edgar Bergren was born at the Bergren family farm near... More
Barbara E. Berke, 79, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, at Provena Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin.
Born June 6, 1928, in DeKalb, she was the daughter of Fred Silas and Julia Rose (Cusick) Huber. Barbara was baptized at First... More
ADELE P. BERKES, 80 GRANDMA DEL, MEEMA DEKALB - Adele P. Berkes, 80, of DeKalb passed away April 29, 2010, in Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb. Born Oct. 29, 1929, in DeKalb, the daughter of John and Bessie (Tolishitis) Matekaitis. Married... More
Published in Rockford Register Star from May 1 to May 7, 2010
Adele P. Berkes, "Grandma Del," "Meema," 80, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Thursday, April 29, 2010, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb. Born Oct. 29, 1929, in DeKalb, the daughter of John and Bessie (Tolishitis) Matekaitis, Adele married... More
Louis R. Bernahl, 86, of Cortland, Ill., passed away Monday, Nov. 6, 2006, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital in DeKalb.
Born May 19, 1920, in Effingham County, he was the son of Martin and Marie (Klitzing) Bernahl. He married Betty Jean Bocklund... More
Hanna S. Berntsen, 88, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Friday, Sept. 17, 2010, at home. Born April 3, 1922, in Haugesun, Norway, the daughter of Christian and Helga Selvaag, she married Hans B. Berntsen on Dec. 31, 1941, in Tasta, Norway. Hanna was... More
Hans B. Berntsen, 96, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Thursday, July 24, 2008, at home.
Born April 20, 1912, in Sandes, Norway, he was the son of Mathias and Olava (Larsen) Berntsen. He married Hanna Selvaag on Dec. 31, 1941, in Tasta, Norway.
He was... More
Bonnie Jean Besenfelder, 85, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Friday, June 26, 2009, in a single car accident in DeKalb County. She was born April 2, 1924, in Sublette, the daughter of Charles and Grace (Keeler) Reeser. Bonnie married James Besenfelder... More
Bette Iris Beyer, 61, of Peoria, Ariz., passed away Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at home. Born July 4, 1949, in Chicago, to Robert Benson Sr., who preceded her in death, and Iris (Laughinghouse) Benson, she grew up in Westchester, and graduated from... More
Olga C. Bianchi, 88, of DeKalb, Ill., died Friday, Oct. 15, 2010 at DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 16, 1921, in Paw Paw, the daughter of Lars and Caroline (Tvedt) Jossendal, she married Joseph Bianchi March 6, 1943, in... More
Eugene Bjorn, 88, of Byron, Ill., passed away Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008, at Neighbors Nursing Care Center in Byron.
He was born Dec. 25, 1919, in Owen, Wis., the son of Joseph E. and Sophia (Narva) Bjorn. Eugene married Ruth M. Maki in 1947 in... More
DeKALB – Kathleen (Shaw) Blitzblau, formerly of DeKalb, Ill., passed away on Jan. 6, 2014, at OSF St. Anthony Hospital, Rockford. She had been suffering from back surgeries. Kathleen was born on March 28, 1947, in Champaign, to parents Mary and Paul... More
Published in Daily Chronicle on Jan. 14, 2014
Kirstin Reann Blockinger, 14 months, of Leland, IL. passed away Thursday, October 16 in Aurora, IL. She was born August 16, 2007 in Winfield, IL, the daughter of Robert and Brooke (Ogletree) Blockinger. Kirstin was a blessing to everyone around... More
Published in Naperville Sun on Oct. 19, 2008
Kirstin Reann Blockinger, 14 months, of Leland, Ill., passed away Thursday, Oct. 16 in Aurora.
Born August 16, 2007, in Winfield, she was the daughter of Robert and Brooke (Ogletree) Blockinger.
Kirstin was a blessing to everyone around her.... More
Larry C. Blomgren, 55, of Sycamore, Ill., met with God on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010, at home with his wife at his side holding his hand. Born May 2, 1955, in Rockford, the son of William L. and Roberta J. (Carlson) Blomgren, Larry married Linda Ann... More
Dr. Thomas W. Blomquist, 76, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2007.
Born March 3, 1931, in St. Paul, Minn., he was the son of Donald P. and Charlotte N. Blomquist; he was raised in Hopkins, Minn.
He was educated at Shattuck School and Dartmouth... More
Mark J. Bloyd, 60, of Fresno, Calif., formerly of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Thursday, May 31, 2007, in Fresno.
Mark was a 1964 graduate of DeKalb High School and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy. He was formerly employed at R & S... More
Jeffery Scott Blum, 54, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Monday, Dec. 24, 2007, at home.
Born March 8, 1953, in Rantoul, he was the son of Ronald J. and Marvel J. (Kannegieter) Blum. He married Jennifer Ladd in 1980 in Mesa, Ariz.
Jeffery was a 1971... More
Katherine "Katie" (Blackwood) Blunk, 83, died peacefully Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, at the home she shared with her husband, Robert, in DeKalb, Ill. She and her husband had been married for more than 61 years.
Born Jan. 14, 1923, in Buffalo, Kan.,... More
DeKALB – Joanne Boardman, 72, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, who love her to the moon and back. Born Sept. 19, 1940, in Highland, Ind., the daughter of Victor... More
Published in Daily Chronicle and The MidWeek on Nov. 7, 2012
John S. Boardman, 77, of DeKalb, Ill., died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 at Kishwaukee Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Anderson Funeral Home, DeKalb. For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.... More
Published in Daily Chronicle on Nov. 25, 2013
DeKALB – John S. "Jack" Boardman, 77, of DeKalb, Ill., passed away Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb, after a stoic battle with chronic heart disease. As a lifelong resident of DeKalb, Jack was born Nov. 5, 1936, the oldest... More
Published in Daily Chronicle on Nov. 27, 2013
DeKALB – Lee T. Bobo, 64, of DeKalb, Ill., died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb. Born July 20, 1947, in Elaine, Ark., the son of LeRoy and Sarah Lee (Jackson) Bobo, he married Laverne Rose in Chicago. Lee... More
Published in Daily Chronicle on Apr. 24, 2012
ROCHELLE – Floyd Andrew "Sonny" Bocklund, 82, of Rochelle, Ill., formerly of DeKalb, passed away peacefully Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Kishwaukee Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Also known as "Stubby," he was born June 21, 1931, in... More
Published in Daily Chronicle from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2013