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Worrell, Virginia - Belvidere  
VIRGINIA 'JINNY' WORRELL, 84 BELVIDERE - Virginia "Jinny" Worrell, 84, of Belvidere went home to be with Jesus on April 29, 2015, after a short but relatively comfortable time with a loving Heartland Hospice team, and surrounded by family at Bickford Assisted Living in Rockford, IL. She was born May 22, 1930, to David and Helen (Johannsen) Brown in Caledonia, IL. She married Everett Worrell on September 8, 1951, in Belvidere. They have been mightily blessed by four children, nine grand-daughters, 17 great-grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. She was a faithful sister of Christ first, a loving wife of 64 years, and an inspiration to all of her family and extended family everywhere she went and served. She graduated from Northern Illinois State College and spent a lifetime serving children as an early elementary teacher at Washington Grade School, Belvidere. Many people remember her as their loving 1st grade teacher. She was an Elder and Deacon and Sunday school teacher of First Presbyterian Church, a bell ringer and choir member, member of Spare and Pairs and Presbyterian Women and in all things inspired by the Holy Spirit. She was a longtime leader in Bible Study Fellowship and more recently, Community Bible Study. A Co-leader with her husband in organizing and leading Spirt Alive spiritual awakening weekends at churches all around the US, Canada and Nova Scotia. She grew up in 4-H, and was strong supporter of the Boy Scouts of America, the Girl Scouts and many Christian endeavors. She was a quilter, swimmer at the YMCA, and loved to garden, repair clothes for granddaughters, and most of all be a listening ear for them with prayerful advice when needed. She is the mother of Elizabeth (Raymond) Withee and David (Joanne) Worrell; the grandmother of Rebecca (Peter) Girardin, Lydia (Steve) Riley, Naomi (Leo Gomez) Ziegler, Martha Ziegler, Margaret Worrell, Kathryn Worrell, Joanie (Jeremiah) Gee, Julie (Charlie) Brown and Joy (Nicolas) Derr. The great- grandmother of Isabella, Dominick and Gianna Girardin, Madelyn, Katherine and Allison Riley, Trinidad, Leland, Isaiah and Amalia Ziegler, Ashley Withee, Krystal Vieau, Elizabeth and Tristan Gee, Annika and Elaina Brown and Alexander and Addison Derr. The great-great-grandmother of Kaylinn Withee and Jeffrey Vieau and she had many nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceding her were her parents, David and Helen Brown; brother, Gerald; son, Everett Jr.; and daughter, Deborah. Funeral services will be held at noon, Saturday, May 2, 2015, in First Presbyterian Church, 221 North Main Street, Belvidere, with Rev. Dr. Robert Kopp officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Scottish Cemetery, Argyle. Memorials in Virginia's name can be given in care of Gideons International or First Presbyterian Church. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL. To light a candle or to share a memory please visit www.AndersonFCS.com .
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Published in Rockford Register Star from May 1 to May 2, 2015
Zimmerman, Arlin - Machesney Park  
ARLIN H. ZIMMERMAN, 87 MACHESNEY PARK - Arlin H. Zimmerman, 87, of Machesney Park, passed away April 29, 2015. Born February 1, 1928, in Rockford; he was the son of Arthur and Geneva (Berry) Zimmerman. He married Mary Schnepper on August 22, 1958, in Rockford. A WWII U.S. Navy Veteran, Arlin retired from Rockford Products after more than 40 years of employment. He was a member of the Verdi, Lombardi, and Harmony Clubs. Arlin enjoyed golf, fishing, gambling, wood working, dancing, yard work, and spending time with his family. Survivors include his children, Jeff (Teri) Zimmerman, Robin (Brad) Bradford, LeAnn (Jose) Martinez, Rodney (Kathy) Zimmerman, and Iris (Todd) Scott; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; brother, Henry (Judy) Zimmerman; sister, Charlene (Ron) Warren; devoted friend of many years, Lorraine Lucas; many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, wife, brothers, Ronald and Donald Zimmerman. Funeral service 11 a.m. Monday, May 4th, at Beth Eden United Methodist Church, 3201 Huffman Blvd, Rockford; Jarrod Severing officiating. Visitation 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 3rd, at Sunset Funeral Home. Interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetmemgardens.com .
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Published in Rockford Register Star from May 1 to May 2, 2015
Zimmerman, Steven  
STEVEN PAUL ZIMMERMAN, 59 ROCKFORD - Steven Paul Zimmerman, 59, passed away peacefully Thursday, April 30, 2015, with his family by his side. He was born December 6, 1955, in Galesburg, IL and spent most of his fulfilling life in Rockford, IL. After graduating from Guilford High School, The University of Illinois - Urbana/Champaign, and earning his J.D. from The University of Georgia, Steve, his wife, Martha, and eldest son, Nicholas, moved back to Rockford to continue their lives together. Steve was an active member of the community: longtime member of the YMCA and past Board member, annual campaign member and past Chairman of Strong Kids. He volunteered legal support to Sinnissippi Alliance for the Environment, League of Women Voters, Booker Washington Center, Arthritis Foundation, Patriots Gateway Center, La Voz Latina, Tinker Swiss Cottage, and Prairie State Legal Services. He found tremendous happiness through his friendships, summers sailing in Maine as a young man, basketball at the YMCA, rowing crew on the Rock River, kayaking trips, weekends at Green Lake, WI., and most importantly through watching his family grow - especially his grandchildren. Professionally, Steve worked 33 years in private practice as an attorney. He was a Board member and former Chairman of the Winnebago County Bar Association Real Estate Committee and Section. Steve also served on and was a past Chairman of the Illinois Bar Association Real Estate Section Council. He is survived by his loving family: his parents, Don and Betty Zimmerman; his wife, Martha; his children, Nicholas (Suzanne), Ashley (Matt), and Colin; his grandchildren, Wyatt, Everett, Kaia, Caroline, and Aubrey; the families of his brothers, David, Doug, and Brad; and the families of his sisters-in-law, Karen Moore and Sarah Nichols. The family greatly appreciates the outpouring of love and support from friends and colleagues over the past few years. Memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 3, at the Nicholas Conservatory, 1354 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Rockford Park District Foundation to be used for riverfront development at 401 S. Main St., Rockford, IL 61101, as Steve wished.
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Obituaries from the Past Three Days

Cregeen, Sandra - Belvidere  
SANDRA LU CREGEEN, 79 BELVIDERE - Sandra Lu Cregeen, 79, of Belvidere, IL passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford, IL. She was born July 8, 1935, in Joliet, IL; the daughter of Gilbert R. and Mildred C. (Carlson) Julin. She graduated from Belvidere High School in 1953, and attended Augustana College in Rock Island, IL. She was a long term, award winning real estate agent in the Belvidere and Rockford area, and was a member of the Belvidere Board of Realtors and the Rockford Area Association of Realtors. She was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church in Belvidere, IL where she was a member of the worship and music committee. She was actively involved with the Belvidere Community Concert Association, the Boone County Historical Society, and Friends of Ida Public Library. She was interested in Belvidere and local history. She was an avid antique collector. She never forgot a birthday, thank you, or special occasion card. She is survived by her children, Lesa C. Cregeen of Abilene, TX, Scott D. Cregeen of Belvidere, IL, Christopher J. Cregeen of Austin, TX; granddaughter, Cara L. Cregeen; and great-grandsons, Seth and Scotty. She is preceded in death by her parents and by her sister, Mary A. Julin. There will be a visitation from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Zion Lutheran Church in Belvidere, IL. A funeral service will follow at 11:30 a.m. Interment in Belvidere Cemetery in Belvidere, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.belviderefh.com .
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Apr. 30 to May 1, 2015
Fuller, Charleston  
CHARLESTON 'CHARLI' FULLER, 67 ROCKFORD - Charleston "Charli" Fuller, 67, of Rockford, died at 7:50 p.m. Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Rockford Memorial Hospital. Born May 17, 1947, in Newport Arkansas. Married Leslie R. Fuller in Roscoe, IL on May 21, 1976. She was a service clerk at Don Carter Lanes for over 30 years. Secretary of Rack-N-Roll League. Survivors include her husband, Leslie Fuller of Rockford; sons, Brian (Jene) Fuller and Michael Fuller, both of Davenport, IA; daughters, Cindy (Michael) Weestrand of Rockford and Amanda Fuller of Rockford; 7 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family and friends. A gathering of friends and family will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 2015, at Julian-Poorman-Welte Funeral Home, 304 N. 5th St., Rockford, IL 61107. A private family burial will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online register, maps and directions at www.weltefuneral.com .
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Greenwaldt, Joyce - Rockford  
JOYCE E. GREENWALDT, 79 ROCKFORD - Joyce E. Greenwaldt, 79, of Rockford passed away unexpectedly April 25, 2015. Born October 29, 1935, in Leonard, ND; she was the daughter of Henning and Lulu (Gulland) Johnson. She married Benjamin Greenwaldt on November 5, 1955, in Fargo, ND. A devoted wife and mother, Joyce was a graduate of Leonard High School, class of 1953, and a member of Spring Creek United Church of Christ. She was a former employee of Bishops Buffet, Mattson Machine, and Fargo Paper Company. A knitting and craft show vendor, she enjoyed gambling, camping, fishing, dancing with her husband, and most of all spending time with her family. Survivors include her children, Sandy Johnson (Steve Hollenbeck), Brian (Cindy) Greenwaldt, Sarah (Mitch) Proctor, and Julie (Dustin) Eklund; grandchildren, Corey Greenwaldt (Micaela Ashby), Jacob Powell (Amy Blume), Ryan Cox, Matt Cox, Austin and Aydin Eklund, Crystal Powell, Rachel (Weston) Cox, Eian Proctor, and Bryden Proctor; great-grandchildren, Corisa Powell, Finn Greenwaldt, Audra Shelley, Vaida Cox, and Lindsay Cox; sisters, Alma Klug, and Mary Lou Jensen; brothers, Arthur and Leo (Janet) Johnson; best friend, Doris Mathis; many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband; parents; son, Bradley Jay Greenwaldt; sisters, Hilda Sell and Lillian Plum; brothers, Alfred, Henry, Lester, Gordon, Edwin, Clifford, and Charles Johnson. Funeral service 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 2nd, at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Creek Road, Rockford; Pastor Ivan Schoen officiating. Visitation 9 to 11 a.m. at the church on day of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family or Spring Creek UCC. Online condolences may be submitted at sunsetfhmemgardens.com .
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Griffith, David  
DAVID C. GRIFFITH, 55 ROCKFORD - David Christopher Griffith, 55, of Madison, formerly of Rockford, died Thursday, April 23, 2015, in his home. Born April 5, 1960, the son of Mary Lou and Harold Griffith. After graduating from Rockford East High School he entered into the US Air Force and was honorably discharged. Dave had worked for Anderson Packaging, Quaker Oats, Rockford Standard, Swedish American Hospital and most recently University of Madison Health Care. He was a kind, gentle and loving man, making friends everywhere he went. David had a wonderful sense of humor and loved making people laugh. He was very loving and very lovable, he will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his siblings, Marjean Hawkins of Oak Lawn, Cathy (Kurt) Johnson of Rockford, Tom (Terry) of Rockford and Denise Palmer of Vero Beach, FL; daughter, Jessica Mary of New Bedford, MA; nieces and nephews, Heidi Delahanty, Erik Johnson, Abby, Sarah and Colin Griffith, Dylan Palmer; great- nephew, Evan Johnson; great-nieces, Madison and Riley Delahanty and Lauren Johnson. He was preceded in death by his very loving and hardworking mother, Mary Lou; his father; and brothers-in-law, Mike Hawkins and John Palmer. Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, at St. James Catholic Church, 428 N. Second St., Rockford. Visitation from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 1, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Rd., and from 9 a.m. Saturday until time of prayer at 9:45 a.m. at the church. Interment will be held in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family. Express online condolences at: www.fitzgeraldfh.com .
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Hardy, Holly  
HOLLY JEAN HARDY, 34 BELOIT, WI - Holly Jean Hardy, 34, of Beloit, Wisconsin died Monday, April 27, 2015. She was born July 8, 1980, to Tom Medine and Janice Stewart in Belvedere, Illinois. She graduated high school. Married Dale Hardy on March 8, 2008. Enjoyed watching football, was a big Chicago Bears fan, also taking care of her dog and her social media. Survived by her husband, Dale of Beloit, Wisconsin; three children, Ian, Aron, and Olivia, all of Beloit; father, Tom Medine of South Beloit Illinois; mother, Janice (Butch) Godsey of Roscoe Illinois; sister, Tia (Sean) Laurent of Roscoe Illinois; niece and nephew, Tyler Medine of Beloit, Wisconsin and Lexie May of Roscoe, Illinois, and other nieces and nephews; maternal grandmother, Delores Stewart of Loves Park, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents and a maternal grandfather. Memorial Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Rosman, Uehling, Kinzer Funeral Home & Crematorium, 1125 Cranston Road, Beloit, Wisconsin. Friends may call from 10 a.m. Saturday until time of service.
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Hintzsche, George  
GEORGE E. HINTZSCHE, 87 ROCKFORD - George E. Hintzsche, 87, of Rockford passed away Friday, April 24, 2015, in his home. Born March 9, 1928, in Lynnville Township, the son of Henry and Bessie (Smith) Hintzsche. He grew up on the family farm and then became an Educator, earning his Master's degree. George retired as a Principal from Lathrop School. He married Doris "Debbie" Baker on April 14, 1951, in Hampshire. George was a veteran serving in the United States Army. He was a member of American Legion Post 1207. George loved teaching children. He also enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing and was an avid card player, often playing games with his family. George enjoyed traveling to every state and many countries. He was a loyal Chicago sports fan, following the Cubs, Bears and Bulls. Survived by his wife, Debbie; children, Daniel Hintzsche and Judith (Dave Swanson) Hintzsche; grandchildren, Stefanie Hintzsche, Jessica Hintzsche, Hannah Swanson and Sarah Swanson; siblings, Harold (Alice) Hintzsche, Marilyn (Charles) Quitno and Franklin (Barb) Hintzsche; other special family members, Maritta, Lydia, Brandon, Nathaniel; and numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his son, David Hintzsche. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Road. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial in Arlington Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Golden Agers Center, 1115 6th Avenue, Rockford, Illinois 61104 or OSF Hospice 5501 East State Street, Rockford, Illinois 61108. To express online condolences, please visit: www.fitzgeraldfh.com .
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Kuse, James  
JAMES CONRAD KUSE, MM, 73 ROSCOE - James Conrad Kuse, MM, 73, of Roscoe passed away Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Born June 16, 1941, in Chicago to George and Ethel (Murphy) Kuse. Married the former Lorene Van Dorston on October 5, 1961, in Dubuque, IA. James was a member of Grace Lutheran Church in Loves Park for over 40 years, charter member of GPS Faith Community Church in Machesney Park, past Master of the Roscoe Masonic Lodge #75, volunteer firefighter for North Park Fire Protection District, and served as an election judge. He also enjoyed golfing and vacationing, especially taking cruises. James was known for his willingness to always help those in need. Survivors include his wife, Lorene Kuse; children, Karla (Richard) Cobbs, Damon Kuse; granddaughter, Chelsey Ann; special granddaughter, Ashley Nichole; great-grandsons, Gavin, Brody; sister, Patricia (Robert) Yelden; sisters-in-law, Kay Kuse Henrichs, Linda (Charles) Harrison, Marlys Van Dorston; brother-in-law, Roy (Joyce) Van Dorston; and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by parents; infant daughter, Janna Lynn; infant son, James Elmer; and brother, George Kuse, Jr. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, in GPS Faith Community Church, 10714 N. 2nd Street, Machesney Park. A visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m. until time of service Saturday in the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to GPS Faith Community Church or the Rockford Rescue Mission. Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory - Roscoe Chapel, 11342 Main Street, Roscoe, is honored to have assisted the family. To share a memory or condolence please visit www.honquestfh.com .
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