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January 18, 2018

Sharon L. Bliss (Luhrs)

Sharon L. Bliss (Luhrs)

Rockford, IL

Sharon L. (Luhrs) Bliss 1941—2018 Sharon L. (Luhrs) Bliss, 76, of Rockford, passed away January 11, 2018, at Anam Glen. Born April 17, 1941, in Dubuque, IA, the daughter of Lloyd and Rose (Beitzel) Herman. Graduated from Nursing School in 1962. She worked at Swedish America...

Edwin "Butch" Dalen

Edwin "Butch" Dalen

Roscoe, IL

Edwin "Butch" Dalen 1947—2018 Edwin "Butch" Dalen, 70, of Roscoe passed away Monday, January 15, 2017. A service to celebrate Butch's life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Sunset Funeral Home in Machesney Park; visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of...

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

Doris Ann Hermeling

Doris Ann Hermeling

Winnebago, IL

Doris Ann Hermeling 1929—2018 Doris Ann Hermeling, 88, of Winnebago, passed Saturday, January 13, 2018, at home. Born April 4, 1929, in Pecatonica, the daughter of William Alvin and Winifred V. (Bowden) Christen. Graduated from Winnebago High School in 1947. Doris married...

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

Lois J. Horst

Lois J. Horst

Mount Morris, IL

Lois J. Horst 1919—2018 Lois J. Horst, 98, a lifelong Leaf River and Mt. Morris area resident, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, Jan 11, 2018. She was born Dec. 15, 1919, near Leaf River, IL; the daughter of Clifford and Gussie (Schelling) Lovell. Lois graduated...

Marilyn B. Knight

Marilyn B. Knight

Rockford, IL

Marilyn B. Knight 1927—2018 Marilyn B. Knight, 90, of Rockford passed away Friday, January 12, 2018. Born October 16, 1927, in Chadwick, IL; daughter of Walter and Florence (Kehl) Bailey. United in marriage to Eugene F. Knight on October 26, 1946, in Rockford, IL. Together...

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

William R. "Bill" Morris

William R. "Bill" Morris

Rockford, IL

William "Bill" R. Morris 1941—2018 William "Bill" R. Morris, 76, of Rockford, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018, in his home. Born August 23, 1941, in Chicago, the son of Edward and Helen (Bernhardt) Morris. He graduated from St. Rita High School in Chicago. Bill then...

David "Jon" Mortensen

David "Jon" Mortensen

Chicago, IL

David "Jon" Mortensen 1959—2018 David "Jon" Mortensen, 58, of Chicago, formerly of Rockton, passed away January 15, 2018. Beloved husband of Robert Ames Perlin; loving father of Tristan (Veronica), Ned and Emma (Adam); dear friend and former husband of Nan Waterstreet; fond...

Katherine Spera

Katherine Spera

Rockford, IL

Katherine Spera 1922—2018 Katherine Spera, 96, of Rockford, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018. Born January 6, 1922, the daughter of Concetta and Dominic Guccione. She married Paul C. Spera in Rockford June 29, 1947. She was one of the original crew to sew the Sock Monkey...

Connie M. Stimpson

Connie M. Stimpson

Rockford, IL

Connie M. Stimpson 1927—2018 Constance "Connie" Marie (Shephard) Stimpson, 90, of Rockford passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018, in River Bluff Nursing Home. Born March 6, 1927, in Patch Grove, WI, the daughter of George T. and Millicent (Dubel) Shepherd. Connie grew up in...

James Edward "Jim" Thompson

James Edward "Jim" Thompson

Rockford, IL

James "Jim" Edward Thompson 1937—2018 James "Jim" Edward Thompson, 80, of Rockford went to be with his Lord and Savior on January 11, 2018. Born March 8, 1937, in Rockford, son of Paul and Dorothy (Youngberg) Thompson. Graduated from West High School in 1955. Served in the...

Elaine J. Ullrich

Elaine J. Ullrich

Rockford, IL

Elaine J. Ullrich 1935—2018 Elaine J. Ullrich, 82, of Rockford and resident of the Grand Victorian passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Born December 13, 1935, in Tomah, WI to Harold and Emilie (Schroeder) Guthrie. A graduate of Tomah High School, Class of 1953. Married...

George A. Zurawski

George A. Zurawski

Roscoe, IL

George A. Zurawski 1942—2018 George A. Zurawski, 75, of Roscoe, formerly of Schiller Park, passed away Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Retired Schiller Park Police Sergeant; member of Illinois Masons, Knights of Columbus, American Legion Belvidere Chapter, Boone County Veterans of...

January 17, 2018

Betty Jane Adams (Johnston)

Betty Jane Adams (Johnston)

Rockford, IL

Betty Jane (Johnston) Adams 1931—2018 Betty Jane (Johnston) Adams died January 11, 2018, in Rockford, IL. She was born Nov. 28, 1931, in Chicago to Edward and Edna (Kreft) Johnston. Betty graduated from Taft High School in 1949. She met and married Linus C. Adams, "Len", her...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 15 to Jan. 17, 2018.

Margaret L. Browning

Margaret L. Browning

Loves Park, IL

Margaret L. Browning 1915—2018 Margaret L. Browning 102, of Loves Park, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2017, at Crimson Pointe with her loving family by her side. "Those we hold most dear never truly leave us. They live on in the kindnesses they showed, the comfort they...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 15 to Jan. 17, 2018.

Kurt Joray Carlson

Kurt Joray Carlson

Rockton, IL

Kurt Joray Carlson 1963—2017 Kurt Joray Carlson, 54, of Rockton, IL passed away peacefully after a courageous nine-month battle with cancer, with his loved ones at his side and the sweet sounds of Unchained Melody filling the room. His Sunrise was April 25, 1963, his Sunset...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 15 to Jan. 17, 2018.

Darlene A. Fry

Darlene A. Fry

Rockton, IL

Darlene A. Fry 1934—2018 Darlene A. Fry, 83, Rockton, passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018, in Rockford Memorial Hospital. She was born May 13, 1934, in Lake City, MN, the daughter of George and Alice (Dunbar) Jones. She married Lester Fry, Jr. on June 20, 1959, in Rockford....

Robert "Jerry-Rabbitt" Harvey

Robert "Jerry-Rabbitt" Harvey

Rockford, IL

Robert "Jerry-Rabbitt" Harvey 1943—2018 Robert "Jerry-Rabbitt" Harvey, 74, of Rockford, IL was welcomed into heaven and reunited with his wife, Carole on January 12, 2018. Born July 5, 1943, in Rockford to George and Stella Harvey. In October 964, he married Carole Ann Varcato...

Virginia L. Higgins

Virginia L. Higgins

Rockford, IL

Virginia L. Higgins 1933—2018 Virginia L. Higgins, 84, of Rockford passed away Saturday, January 13, 2018, at Swedish American Hospital. Born May 26, 1933, in O'Neill, Nebraska, the daughter of Willard and Imogene (Jensen) Arnold. Virginia married Alan C. Higgins in 1954. She...

DeLores M. Hoffmann

DeLores M. Hoffmann

Rockton, IL

DeLores M. Hoffmann 1931—2018 DeLores M. Hoffmann, 86, of Rockford, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 14, 2018. Born December 4, 1931, in Coloma, WI; daughter of Edward and Della (Pinkowski) Pavlik. United in marriage to Hubert Albert Hoffmann on May 24, 1958. He...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 15 to Jan. 17, 2018.

Neftali A. Perez

Neftali A. Perez

Rockford, IL

Neftali A. Perez 1932—2017 Neftali A. Perez was born October 11, 1932, in Puruaran Mexico. He passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, surrounded by his family. He migrated to the United States in 1968. Neftali worked for Hartzog/Schneck Aviation. Later...

Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 15 to Jan. 17, 2018.

Dorothy D. Ruppert

Dorothy D. Ruppert

Rockford, IL

Dorothy D. Ruppert 1935—2018 Dorothy D. Ruppert, 82, of Rockford, went to be with the Lord on Friday, January 12, 2018, in Swedish American Hospital. Born November 19, 1935, in Princeton, KY, the daughter of Orville and Hazel (Coleman) Turpin. She married Albert C. Ruppert on...

January 16, 2018

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