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May 21, 2018

Liam Burdick

Liam Burdick

Rockford, IL

Liam Burdick 2000—2018 Liam Burdick, 18, of Rockford IL, passed away Monday, May 14th. He was born in Mauston, WI on February 18th, 2000. Liam attended Harlem High School and in his spare time he loved to snuggle his dogs Nico and Alyce. He also loved to sing, draw and write...

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

Willie Bob "Pete" Cole

Willie Bob "Pete" Cole

Loves Park, IL

Willie Bob "Pete" Cole 1939—2018 Willie Bob " Pete" Cole, of Loves Park, departed this earthly life May 15, 2018. He was born June 29, 1939 in Jackson, Tennessee the son of Ethel and Sammie Lee Cole. Willie lived in Rockford most of his life coming from Jackson. He married the...

Gerald C. Cox

Gerald C. Cox

Rockford, IL

Gerald C. Cox 1946—2018 Gerald C. Cox 72 of Rockford and Janesville passed away Friday, May 11, 2018 in Swedish American Hospital. He was born May 4, 1946 in Rockford, the son of Robert and Florence Cox of Byron. He graduated from Boylan High School. He served in the Air Force...

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

Pete Kruchten

Pete Kruchten

Rockford, IL

Pete Kruchten 1959—2018 Pete Kruchten, 58, of Rockford, passed away in his home on May 16, 2018. Born May 28, 1959, in Duluth, MN, the son of Kenneth R. and Mary A. (Johnson) Kruchten. Graduated from Cathedral High School, in Saint Cloud, MN, Class of 1977. Later attended...

Dale A. Nord

Dale A. Nord

Rockford, IL

Dale A. Nord 1930—2018 Dale A. Nord, 87, of Rockford, IL passed away Wednesday , April 11, 2018 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center. He was born May 27, 1930 in Earlville, IL the son of Oscar and Dorothy (Furbush) Nord. In 1933 he moved to the family farm near Garden Prairie,...

Mary Ina Pierce

Mary Ina Pierce

Rockton, IL

Mary Ina Pierce 1918—2018 Mary Ina Pierce, 100, of Rockton, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018 after a brief illness. She was born in Detroit, Michigan on March 7, 1918 to Harold and Ina May (Osterhous) Fish. Mary married Malcom Pierce in February of 1941 and celebrated 50 years...

Lyle E. Tempel

Lyle E. Tempel

The Villages, FL

Lyle E. Tempel 1944—2018 Lyle E. Tempel, 73, of The Villages, Florida, and Winnebago, Illinois, died after a short battle with cancer on Monday, April 16, 2018. He was born on November 6, 1944 in Freeport, Illinois. He was the son of Orville and Beryl (Griffin) Tempel. He...

Ronald Favorite Yake

Ronald Favorite Yake

Fontana, WI

Ronald Favorite Yake 1935—2018 Ronald Favorite Yake was born August 3, 1935 in Huntington, Indiana to Herbert Jennings and Helen (Favorite) Yake. He passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at his home in Fontana. Dr. Ronald F. Yake, M.D., was a singular man, he served as a meat...

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

May 20, 2018

James A. Bailey

James A. Bailey

Rockford, IL

James A. Bailey 1933—2018 James A. Bailey died May 1, 2018, in his home, surrounded by family. He was born on January 24, 1933, in Chicago. This is what he wrote: My enthusiasm for family, friends, lumber and photography defined my life. If you knew me, read this. I wrote it...

Joan Green-Grayned

Joan Green-Grayned

Rockford, IL

Joan Green-Grayned 1939—2018 Joan Green-Grayned, 79, departed this earthly life Friday, May 10th, 2018, at Swedish American Hospital, after a short illness. She was born February 21st, 1939, in Decatur, IL, the daughter of John Henry Grayned and Nehemiah Tollifero. Joan leaves...

Marilyn J. Hallen

Marilyn J. Hallen

Rockford, IL

Marilyn J. Hallen 1930—2018 Marilyn J. Hallen, 87, of Rockford, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, at Pinecrest Community in Mt. Morris, IL. Born December 3, 1930, in Rockford, the daughter of Harold and Clara "Martha" (Beers) Trolander. She attended East High School, Class of...

Connie L. Hammond

Connie L. Hammond

Rockford, IL

Connie L. Hammond 1947—2018 Connie L. Hammond, 70, of Rockford, IL, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2018, after a lingering illness. Connie was born November 3, 1947, in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Clyde F. and Mary L. (Heller) Kirchner. She married David Hammond on August 6,...

Lois Jean King

Lois Jean King

Rockford, IL

Lois Jean King 1942—2018 Lois Jean King, of Rockford departed this earthly life May 15, 2018. She was born September 13, 1942, in Greenfield, TN; the daughter Ezra and Annie Allen. Lois lived in Rockford since 1966, coming from Martin, TN. She married Ernest King July 19,...

Peter T. Niggemann

Peter T. Niggemann

Grafton, MA

Peter T. Niggemann 1964—2018 Peter T. Niggemann, 53, of Grafton, Massachusetts passed away unexpectedly at home on April 23, 2018. He was born June 3, 1964, in Danville, Indiana, the son of Sandra (Gray) and Richard Niggemann. Peter grew up in Rockford and graduated from...

Published in Rockford Register Star from May 18 to May 20, 2018.

Ann O. "Babe" Rodak

Ann O. "Babe" Rodak

Rockford, IL

Ann O. "Babe" Rodak 1941—2018 Ann O. "Babe" Rodak, 76, of Rockford, died 10:05 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Swedish American Heart Hospital. Born May 29, 1941, in Trenton, NJ, daughter of Jacob and Anna (Eschbach) Guth. Married to Michael Rodak in Rockford on April 27,...

Published in Rockford Register Star from May 18 to May 20, 2018.

Charlene L. Ward

Charlene L. Ward

Rockton, IL

Charlene L. Ward 1926—2018 Charlene L. Ward, 91, of Rockton, IL died at 9:50 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in her home. She was born July 15, 1926, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Maggie (Dean) Haynes. Charlene married J. L. Ward in...

May 19, 2018

Robert "Bobby" Jr. Hernandez

Robert "Bobby" Jr. Hernandez

Belvidere, IL

Robert "Bobby" Jr. Hernandez 1986—2018 Robert "Bobby" Jr. Hernandez passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018, surrounded by his family. The son of Robert Hernandez and Carmen Aguilera, he was born Monday, November 10, 1986, in Rockford, IL. Bobby graduated from Belvidere High School...

May 18, 2018

Stewart K. Boeselager

Stewart K. Boeselager

Rockford, IL

Stewart K. Boeselager 1958—2018 Stewart K. Boeselager, of Rockford, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018. He was born June 20, 1958, in Appleton, WI, the son of David and Jeannette (Thurow) Boeselager. He graduated from Rockford East High School and the University of Illinois,...

Scott B. Johnson

Scott B. Johnson

Rockford, IL

Scott B. Johnson 1952—2018 Scott B. Johnson, 66, lifelong Rockford resident, died Sunday morning, May 13, 2018, at Nelson Debes Subacute Care. Survivors include his wife, Kathie; son, Chad (Dana) Johnson: daughters, Sarah Johnson and Heidi (Lloyd) Wellen; grandchildren, Aiden...

Irene Susanna Loy

Irene Susanna Loy

Rockford, IL

Irene Susanna Loy 1925—2018 Irene Susanna Loy, 92, passed away peacefully on May 15, 2018. She was 92 years old. Irene was born June 29, 1925, in Rockford, Illinois, the daughter of Joseph and Zuzanna (Zasada) Kowalewski. She graduated from Rockford East High School in 1942....

Earline Martin

Earline Martin

Rockford, IL

Earline Martin 1951—2018 Earline Martin, 66, of Rockford, formerly of Great Bend, KS, went to be with the Lord on May 15, 2018. Born December 24, 1951, in St. Louis, MO. Visitation from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Heartland Community Church, 1280 S. Alpine Rd.,...

Donald F. Ranken

Donald F. Ranken

Cherry Valley, IL

Donald F. Ranken 1942—2018 Donald F. Ranken, 75, of Cherry Valley, IL, passed away Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in his home. He was born December 20, 1942, in Cherry Valley, the son of WR "Boots" and Doris Ranken. Donald attended Hiawatha High School in Kirkland, after which he...

Beulah M. Tripplett

Beulah M. Tripplett

Rockford, IL

Beulah M. Tripplett 1949—2018 Loving Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Friend. Beulah M. Tripplett, 68, transitioned to her heavenly Father's home on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, in her home, after a long and courageous battle with illness. Beulah was born November 11, 1949, in...

May 17, 2018

Geraldine K. Hermanson

Geraldine K. Hermanson

Roscoe, IL

Geraldine K. Hermanson 1939—2018 Geraldine K. Hermanson, 79, of Roscoe, IL passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 12, 2018, in her home, surrounded by her loving family. Geraldine was born February 2, 1939, in Beloit, WI, the daughter of Earl and Blanche Stouffer. She married...

Janet B. James

Janet B. James

Rockford, IL

Janet B. James 1940—2018 Janet B. James, 77, of Rockford, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, peacefully at her home, with her loving family by her side. She was born October 21, 1940, in Sheffield, England, the daughter of William and Elizabeth (Cain) Bligh. Janet graduated...

Clara Martin

Clara Martin

Rockford, IL

Clara Martin 1926—2018 Clara Martin, 91, of Rockford passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018. Funeral service will be held at noon Friday, May 18, 2018, in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park, with visitation from 10 a.m....

Robert E. Spurlin Sr.

Robert E. Spurlin Sr.

Caledonia, IL

Robert E. Spurlin Sr. 1928—2018 Robert E. Spurlin Sr., 90, of Caledonia, IL, formerly of Chicago, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018. Born April 22, 1928, to Dale and Margaret (Taylor) Spurlin. Bob graduated Steinmetz High School, Chicago, IL, and served during the Korean War...

Jean K. Thomas

Jean K. Thomas

Machesney Park, IL

Jean K. Thomas 1944—2018 Jean K. Thomas, 73, of Machesney Park passed away Monday, May 14, 2018, in her home. Born October 14, 1944, in Chatsworth, the daughter of Emil and Jessie (Roetzel) Herold. Married Ronald E. Thomas on March 11, 1997, in Las Vegas, NV. Formerly employed...

Rose Mary Zammuto

Rose Mary Zammuto

Rockford, IL

Rose Mary Zammuto 1921—2018 Rose Mary Zammuto (nee Gaziano), 97, of Rockford, passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Rockford Memorial Hospital, with her loving family by her side. She was born January 3, 1921, in Oglesby, IL to Joseph and...

May 16, 2018

Leona Cox

Leona Cox

Stillman Valley, IL

Leona Cox 1936—2018 Leona Cox, 81, of Stillman Valley, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018, from complications of heart disease. She was born June 9, 1936, in Rockford to Sam and Hazel (Johnson) Saladino. Leona married Virgil Cox on July 11, 1953. Leona was an avid volunteer,...

Joanne P. Hamer

Joanne P. Hamer

Byron, IL

Joanne P. Hamer 1940—2018 Joanne P. Hamer, 77, of Byron passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. She was born in Rockford on June 10, 1940; the daughter of Everett and Grace (Medearis) Lemke. She married John Hamer on August 8, 1959. He...

Priscilla "Pat" Jardine

Priscilla "Pat" Jardine

Rockford, IL

Priscilla "Pat" Jardine 1924—2018 Priscilla "Pat" Jardine, 93, of Rockford, IL was welcomed into heaven on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Born in Gile, WI on October 27, 1924, to James and Margaret Nagro. Survivors include daughters, Jackie Burt, Jill (Ed) Krusey; grandchildren,...

Published in Rockford Register Star from May 14 to May 16, 2018.

Renita Louise Roden

Renita Louise Roden

Poplar Grove, IL

Renita Louise Roden 1957—2018 Renita Louise Roden, 61, of Poplar Grove, IL passed away Friday, May 11, 2018, in Fond Du Lac, WI, in the arms of her beloved husband, after an 8 year battle with Neurological Lyme's Disease. The daughter of the late Allan and Elouise (Greene)...

Linda Mae Sparks

Linda Mae Sparks

Rockford, IL

Linda Mae Sparks 1942—2018 Linda Mae Sparks, 75, Rockford, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. She was born June 28, 1942, in Rockford, the daughter of Herbert and Violet (Johnson) Wilmer. She married James "Jim" Sparks in Rockford on...

David Charles Wilmer

David Charles Wilmer

Lebanon, TN

David Charles Wilmer 1952—2018 David Charles Wilmer, 65, of Lebanon, TN, formerly of Rockford, passed away on May 10, 2018. Born November 1, 1952 in Rockford, the son of Donald and Jeannine (Clark) Wilmer. Survived by his wife, Lorna; his parents; sister, Lynn Wilmer; nephew,...

James E. Wolfram

James E. Wolfram

Rockford, IL

James E. Wolfram 1938—2018 James Eugene "Jim" Wolfram, 79, of Rockford, IL, died Saturday, May 12, 2018, in Alden Debes Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. He was born July 1, 1938, in Nora, IL, the son of George Martin and Philomena T. (Putthoff) Wolfram. Jim attended...

May 15, 2018

Viola Whitney "Vi" Grenon

Viola Whitney "Vi" Grenon

Rockford, IL

Viola "Vi" Whitney Grenon 1922—2018 Viola L. Whitney Grenon, 96, of Rockford, IL, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Wesley Willows. She was born March 14, 1922, in Rockford, IL, the daughter of Sigfried and Elsie (Schroder) Peterson. Vi married Kenney Whitney, he...

Published in Rockford Register Star from May 12 to May 15, 2018.

May 14, 2018

Norman H. Meyer

Norman H. Meyer

Rockford, IL

Norman H. Meyer 1930—2018 Norman H. Meyer, 88, Rockford, died in his home on April 21, 2018. He was born January 17, 1930, in Lorraine, KS, the son of Harvey and Delia (Mehl) Meyer. Norm received a MS in Architectural Engineering from the University of Illinois. He married...

Robert E. "Bob" Putnam

Robert E. "Bob" Putnam

Cherry Valley, IL

Robert "Bob" E. Putnam 1953—2018 Robert "Bob" E. Putnam, 64, of Cherry Valley, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018. He was born September 16, 1953, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of Richard and Dolores (Jordan) Putnam. Bob worked for many years in manufacturing as an engineer...

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