Rockford Register Star Obituaries

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November 21, 2018

Arnold V. "Arnie" Bailey Jr.

Arnold V. "Arnie" Bailey Jr.

Belvidere, Illinois

Arnold "Arnie" V. Bailey, Jr. 1947—2018 Arnold "Arnie" V. Bailey, Jr, 71, Belvidere, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018, at Morning Star Village. He was born February 20, 1947, in Ottawa, the son of Arnold V. and Wilda (Poutre) Bailey, Sr. Arnie was a US Army veteran. He...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, 2018.

Jack Q. Bouma

Jack Q. Bouma

Rockford, Illinois

Jack Q. Bouma 1928—2018 Jack Q. Bouma, 90, of Rockford, passed away on Saturday, November 17, 2018 peacefully in his home surrounded by his family. Born on June 5, 1928 to Henry L. and Edith L. (Bates) Bouma in Des Moines, Iowa. Upon graduation from East High School, Jack...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, 2018.

Beverly DeMars

Beverly DeMars

Rockford, Illinois

Beverly DeMars 1926—2018 Beverly Lois DeMars, 92, of Rockford passed away peacefully in her sleep at Presence St. Anne Center on Friday, November 16, 2018. Born June 26, 1926 in Rockford, IL. Daughter of Henry and Myrtle Mulder. Married to Harold W. DeMars on Dec. 22, 1947....

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2018.

Carla H. Dohm

Carla H. Dohm

Rockton, Illinois

Carla H. Dohm 1962—2018 Carla H. Dohm, 56, of Rockton, passed away November 15, 2018. Born March 25, 1962 in Pittsburg, PA; she was the daughter of Charles and Beryl (Pritchard) Holden. She married Michael Z. Dohm on June 7, 2008 in Bettendorf, IA. She was the former Vice...

Michael A. Ennis

Michael A. Ennis

Rockford, Illinois

Michael A. Ennis 1961—2018 Michael A. Ennis, 56, of Rockford, passed away November 13, 2018 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center. Born December 26, 1961 in Topeka, KS, the son of Donald & Gladys (Osterhaus) Ennis. Graduated from Jefferson High School, class of 1979. Married Lori...

Marilynn M. Gabe

Marilynn M. Gabe

Rockford, Illinois

Marilynn M. Gabe 1934—2018 Marilynn M. Gabe, 84, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018. Born August 25, 1934 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the daughter of Madeline and Leonard Somers. Marilynn graduated in 1952 from Muldoon High. Marilynn married Bob Gabe on July 2, 1966. She...

Barbara E. Gerry

Barbara E. Gerry

Rockford, Illinois

Barbara E. Gerry 1926—2018 Barbara E. Gerry, also known as Sock Monkey Lady, of Rockford, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018. Born on July 2, 1926 in Champaign, IL, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth (Nelson) Eisner. She attended Keith Country Day School, graduated...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 20 to Nov. 23, 2018.

Jearlean Gray

Jearlean Gray

Rockford, Illinois

Jearlean Gray 1924—2018 Jearlean "Big Momma" Gray, of Rockford departed this earthly life November 14, 2018 in her home after a short illness. She was born June 16, 1924 in Lester, Arkansas the daughter of John and Anna McCoy. Jearlean lived in Rockford since 1940 coming from...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2018.

Patricia A. Hanson

Patricia A. Hanson

Rockford, Illinois

Patricia A. Hanson 1936—2018 Patricia A. Hanson, beloved mother and grandmother, 81, of Rockford, went to be with the Lord on November 18, 2018. Born Dec. 9, 1936 in Monroe, WI, the daughter of Ercil and Stella (Peterson) Skaife. Pat married Lester Hanson on Aug. 12, 1956 in...

Thomas James "Tom" Hockison

Thomas James "Tom" Hockison

Oregon, Illinois

Thomas "Tom" James Hockison 1961—2018 Thomas "Tom" James Hockison, 57, Oregon, passed away Sunday, November 18, 2018, in his home. He was born October 3, 1961, in Waukesha, WI, the son of Richard and Charlotte (Mitchell) Hockison. Tom was a veteran of the Air Force. He married...

David Lee Johnson

David Lee Johnson

Rockford, Illinois

David Lee Johnson 1930—2018 Rockford – David Lee Johnson, 88, of Rockford, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born July 9, 1930 in Rockford, son of Gunnard Nils and Ethel Kerrison Johnson. Lifelong Rockford resident. Attended...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 19 to Nov. 21, 2018.

John K. Sears

John K. Sears

Machesney Park, Illinois

John K. Sears 1965—2018 John K. Sears, 53, of Machesney Park, passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Born on October 20, 1965, in Rockford, the son of Daniel and Sandra (Holquist) Sears. John married Linette Simon on Dec. 9, 1989. Survived by...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 20 to Nov. 23, 2018.

Robert L. Smith

Robert L. Smith

Belvidere, Illinois

Robert L. Smith 1930—2018 Robert L. Smith, 87, formally of Belvidere IL, passed away November 15, 2018, at the Center for Hospice Care in South Bend, IN. He was born November 28, 1930 in Kokomo, IN, the son of Melvin and Dessie (Foshie) Smith. Robert married the love of his...

Sharon Vant

Sharon Vant

Oregon, Illinois

Sharon Vant 1940—2018 Oregon – Sharon A. Vant, age 78, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 at the Serenity Hospice and Home near Oregon. She was born May 4, 1940 in Durand, IL the daughter of Bernard and Chriean (McGrew) Metras. Sharon married Charles Vant on June 6, 1959 in Rockford,...

Ryan B. Weberpal

Ryan B. Weberpal

Belvidere, Illinois

Ryan B. Weberpal 1978—2018 Ryan B. Weberpal, 40, of Belvidere passed away unexpectedly November 16, 2018. He was born October 1, 1978 in Belvidere to John and Nancy (Muench) Weberpal. Ryan was a diehard Cubs fan and loved going to games with family. When he was younger he...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 20 to Nov. 22, 2018.

James Donald Wells

James Donald Wells

Rockford, Illinois

James Donald Wells 1934—2018 James Donald Wells, 84, of Rockford passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 with family by his side. James was born in Los Angeles, CA; the son of James Arthur and Luzella E. (Anderson) Wells. James was raised by his step-mother Doris Wells and his...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 20 to Nov. 23, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Sharyn K. Anderson

Sharyn K. Anderson

Rockford, Illinois

Sharyn K. Anderson 1941—2018 Sharyn K. Anderson, 77, of Rockford, passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Born on April 12, 1941, in Rockford, the daughter of Chester and Ruth (Carlson) Pell. Sharyn married Roy Anderson on May 2, 1964 in Rockford. She worked at Rolling...

Donna Blomquist-Boothe

Donna Blomquist-Boothe

Rockford, Illinois

Donna Blomquist-Boothe 1950—2018 Donna R. Blomquist-Boothe, 67, of Rockford, IL passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family on Thursday, November 15, 2018. She was born November 29, 1950, the daughter of Inez and Harry L. Davis and spent her early years growing up in...

Nelda L. Digman

Nelda L. Digman

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Nelda L. Digman 1928—2018 West Allis, WI / Mineral Point, WI - Nelda L. Digman, age 90, of West Allis, WI passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Freodtret Hospital in Milwaukee. Nelda is survived by her daughter India Blade of Loves Park, IL and a grandson...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19, 2018.

William M. Geske

William M. Geske

Caledonia, Illinois

William M. Geske 1973—2018 William Martin Geske, 45, formally of Crystal Lake, IL and currently a resident of Caledonia IL, passed away November 17, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born May 4, 1973 in Elgin, IL, the son of David and Sharyn (Auld) Geske. Upon graduating...

Kristine Hamilton

Kristine Hamilton

Trussville, Alabama

Kristine Hamilton 1970—2018 Kristine Nicole Hamilton, 48, of Trussville, Alabama, formerly of Rockford, IL, died Thursday, November 15, 2018 at her home. Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at Gibson-Bode Funeral Home, Port Byron. Visitation will be...

Carol Paulli

Carol Paulli

Rockford, Illinois

Carol Paulli 1934—2018 Carol died unexpectedly November 10, 2018. She was born in Milwaukee Wisconsin to Andrew and Frances Gmitruk. Carol was married to Carl Paulli for 60 years. Together they started Paulli's Import Service in Rockford. Carol will be deeply missed by her...

Cynthia L. Stierman

Cynthia L. Stierman

Belmont, California

Cynthia L. Stierman 1953—2018 Cynthia Lee Stierman, 65, passed away at her home in Belmont, California on Sunday, November 11, 2018. She was born January 26, 1953, the daughter of Robert and Elaine (Finn) Stierman. Cynthia was predeceased by her mother, Elaine and survived by...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 17 to Nov. 19, 2018.

November 18, 2018

Christine Mary Alexander

Christine Mary Alexander

Rockford, Illinois

Christine Mary Alexander 1948—2018 ROCKFORD – Christine Mary Alexander, age 70 of Rockford passed away on Thursday November 15,2018. Born in Freeport, IL on June 18. 1948 to Max & Marietta Schopf (Peer). Beloved mother, grandmother, sister and dear friend; she will remain in...

Dorothy St. Angel

Dorothy St. Angel

Rockford, Illinois

Dorothy St. Angel 1930—2018 Dorothy Jean St. Angel, 88, died Monday, Nov. 5, 2018 in Independence Village. Dorothy was born on August 26, 1930 in Janesville, WI, explaining her life-long love of the Green Bay Packers. She was the daughter of Frank and Mary (Kruger) Schmaling....

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2018.

Ava M. Beck

Ava M. Beck

Winnebago, Illinois

Ava M. Beck 2009—2018 Ava M. Beck, 8, of Winnebago, gracefully lost her battle with Osteosarcoma on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, after being diagnosed in June. Ava was surrounded by her loving family, who were by her side, every step of her journey. Ava was born on December...

Lisa Bogdonas

Lisa Bogdonas

Rockford, Illinois

Lisa Bogdonas 1959—2018 Lisa Joy Bogdonas (Rotello), 59, of Rockford, peacefully passed on from this earthly realm on November 13, 2018 into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior. She was born on January 25, 1959 in Rockford, IL to Jasper Rotello and Dorothy Ellen Mclaughlin....

Mark James "Mick" Halley

Mark James "Mick" Halley

Glendale, Arizona

Mark James "Mick" Halley 1951—2018 Mark James Halley, "Mick", age 66, passed away peacefully with both of his sons at his side on Monday, November 12th, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. Mick was born on November 14th, 1951, in Rockford, Illinois to Warren George and Reva Mae Halley....

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2018.

Odie Hampton

Odie Hampton

Rockford, Illinois

Odie Hampton 1928—2018 Odie Bell Hampton of Rockford departed this earthly life Saturday, November 10, 2018 in her home after a long illness. She was born November 17, 1928 in Hope, Arkansas the daughter of Alec and Penny Harris. Odie lived in Rockford since 1950 coming from...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2018.

Catherine M. Rudolph

Catherine M. Rudolph

Rockford, Illinois

Catherine M. Rudolph 1935—2018 Catherine Mary Rudolph, 83, of Rockford passed away peacefully Sunday, November 11, 2018, surrounded by her family. Born May 18, 1935, in Rockford, the daughter of Anthony and Mary (Cicero) Maurici. Married the love of her life Gerald R. Rudolph,...

Elizabeth "Betty" Swenson

Elizabeth "Betty" Swenson

Rockford, Illinois

Elizabeth "Betty" Swenson 1931—2018 Elizabeth "Betty" Swenson, 87, of Rockford, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2018, in Largo, Florida. Born to Frank and Edith (Billock) Osborne in Rockford on March 9, 1931. Graduate of Rockford East High School, Class of 1948. Married...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2018.

Clarence C. "Clair" Trefz

Clarence C. "Clair" Trefz

Rockford, Illinois

Clarence "Clair" C. Trefz 1926—2018 Clarence "Clair" C. Trefz, 92, of Rockford, IL passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2018. Clair was born August 16, 1926 in Rockford, IL, son of Clarence Carl and Helen (Kutzke) Trefz. He graduated West High School, Class of 1944 and served...

Jane Diane Voneida

Jane Diane Voneida

Rockford, Illinois

Jane Diane Voneida 1944—2018 ROCKFORD - Jane Diane Voneida, also known as, Diane Voneida, age 74, former Community Development Director for the City of Rockford, Illinois, died at her home in Rockford on November 6, 2018. She spent her professional career in public service...

November 17, 2018

Sheila Kordash

Sheila Kordash

Belvidere, Illinois

Sheila Kordash 1949—2018 Sheila M. Kordash, 69, Belvidere, passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, November 13, 2018. She was born July 10, 1949, in Rockford, the daughter of Maurice and Verna (Thompson) Johnson. Sheila graduated from Rockford East High School, the class of 1967....

November 16, 2018

Penny L. Hurlbut (Scheidegger)

Penny L. Hurlbut (Scheidegger)

Rockford, Illinois

Penny L (Scheidegger) Hurlbut 1963—2018 Penny Lynn (Scheidegger) Hurlbut, 55, of Rockford, passed away November 9, 2018 in her parents' home surrounded by her loving family. Born January 16, 1963 in Rockford the daughter of Roger & Shirley (Klopfenstein) Scheidegger. Graduated...

Donald G. "Don" Ozburn

Donald G. "Don" Ozburn

Rockford, Illinois

Donald "Don" G. Ozburn 1945—2018 Donald G. Ozburn, age 73, of Rockford died November 13, 2018 at Mercy Hospital after a short illness. He was born March 11, 1945 in Pinckneyville, IL the son of Howard and Lorraine (Eaton) Ozburn. Don married Sandra (Engels) Ozburn on June 23,...

Oscar Presley Jr.

Oscar Presley Jr.

Roscoe, Illinois

Oscar Presley, Jr. 1942—2018 Retired Harlem-Roscoe Fire Dept. Chief Oscar Lee Presley, Jr., 76, of Roscoe, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, November 13, 2018. Born on June 25, 1942 to Oscar and Margaret (Husky) Presley in St. Louis, Missouri and raised in Batesville,...

November 15, 2018

Dorothy Ann Carlson (Franklin)

Dorothy Ann Carlson (Franklin)

Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Dorothy Ann (Franklin) Carlson 1925—2018 Rockford – Dorothy Ann (Franklin) Carlson, 93, of Rockford, died Saturday, November 10, 2018 at her home in Elkhorn, WI. Born June 23, 1925 in Humboldt, IA, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Lindamen) Scholten. Dorothy married...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 13 to Nov. 15, 2018.

Audri M. Kaisi

Audri M. Kaisi

Rockford, Illinois

Audri M. Kaisi 1929—2018 Audri M. Kaisi, 89, of Rockford, IL, passed away peacefully, Saturday, November 10, 2018 after a brief illness. She was born October 21, 1929 in Pittsburgh, PA, the daughter of Milton and Ruth (White) Bromley. Audri married the love of her life, Roger...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 13 to Nov. 15, 2018.

Bonnie Lou Krampota

Bonnie Lou Krampota

Rockford, Illinois

Bonnie Lou Krampota 1946—2018 Bonnie Lou Krampota, (née Magnuson), 72, passed away peacefully at Swedish American Hospital, November 11, 2018 after a long illness. She was surrounded by her family and loved ones. The third child of Clarence and Hilma Magnuson -- Dennis,...

Craig S. Mabrey

Craig S. Mabrey

Rockford, Illinois

Craig S. Mabrey 1955—2018 Craig S. Mabrey, 63, of Rockford died unexpectedly Friday, November 9, 2018. Born October 6, 1955 in Rockford to Francis Mabrey and Diane Malley. Married Bonnie Lundstrom April 7, 1979 in Rockford. Craig was a NASCAR fan for years and loved going to...

Veto Santini

Veto Santini

Rockford, Illinois

Veto Santini 1950—2018 Veto J. Santini, 68, of Rockford, passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones Sunday, November 11, 2018. He was born August 4, 1950, in Rockford, Illinois, the son of Bertha (Cascio) and Veto A. Santini. Veto graduated from West High School, class...

November 14, 2018

Walter Goode

Walter Goode

Rockford, Illinois

Walter Goode 1956—2018 Walter G. Goode, of Rockford departed this earthly life November 3, 2018 in Advocate Christ Medical Center. He was born December 27, 1956 the son of Willard and Marie Goode. Walter lived 37years in Rockford coming from Lagrange, Georgia. He married Ruby...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 12 to Nov. 14, 2018.

Paul N. "Nick" Halverson

Paul N. "Nick" Halverson

Chana, Illinois

Paul N. "Nick" Halverson 1942—2018 CHANA - Paul N. "Nick" Halverson, 75, lifelong Chana area resident, died Saturday November 10, 2018 in Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Born November 27, 1942 in Rochelle, the son of Paul L. and Mary Ellen (Allison) Halverson....

Dennis Hendrix

Dennis Hendrix

Loves Park, Illinois

Dennis Hendrix 1957—2018 Dennis M. Hendrix, 61, of Loves Park, passed away Wednesday November 7, 2018. He was born July 17, 1957 in Rockford, Illinois, the son of Juanita (Dreis) and Austin Hendrix. Dennis married the love of his life, Amanda "Mandie" Anderson, she preceded...

Jeffrey S. Morris

Jeffrey S. Morris

Madison, Wisconsin

Jeffrey S. Morris 1952—2018 Lake Tomahawk, WI Jeffrey S. Morris, 66, of Lake Tomahawk, WI died peacefully on November 9, 2018 at home. He is survived by his wife Janet, sons Zachary and Brett, daughters-in-law Camie and Sarah, grandchildren Lincoln and Adelle, brother David...

Theodore Petterson (Ted)

Theodore Petterson (Ted)

Naples, Florida

Theodore (Ted) Petterson 1932—2018 Theodore (Ted) Petterson passed 11/8/18 in Naples, FL. He is survived by Delores, his wife of 61 years, daughters; Lisa (Pete) Mortimore, Lori (Jon Jr) Abbott, Jill (Dave) Ganze; 8 grandchildren & 1 great-grandchild.Ted took pride in his...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Nov. 12 to Nov. 14, 2018.

Robert Schramer Jr.

Robert Schramer Jr.

Portage, Michigan

Robert Schramer, Jr. 1943—2018 Died Saturday evening November 10, 2018. Robert was born August 11, 1943 in Aurora, Illinois a son of Robert and Phyllis (Schmucker) Schramer Sr. During the Vietnam War, he served with the U.S. Navy. He had been a Kalamazoo area resident for 4...

Roger E. Sutton

Roger E. Sutton

Rockford, Illinois

Roger E. Sutton 1928—2018 Roger E. Sutton, 90, of Rockford passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018 with family by his side. Roger was born in Rockford on July 8, 1928; he was the son of Elmer C. and Neva E. (Difford) Sutton. Roger married Lois F. Burke on August 23, 1947....

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