Carolyn McGhie

CAROLYN K. MCGHIE, 73 BELVIDERE - Carolyn K. McGhie, 73, died Tuesday morning, Jan. 15, 2013, at home. She was born Oct. 27, 1939, in Morrison, Ill., and married Curtis McGhie July 17, 1970, in Belvidere. Employed as a real estate broker by Trend homes. She is survived by her husband, Curtis; daughters, Susan Lauder of Machesney Park and Josey (Michael) Stoikes of Freeport; sisters, Ruth (Ronald) Day of Georgia and Alice (Meryl) Nichols of Ottumwa, Iowa; brothers, Raymond Wayne Pitts of Milledgeville, Dale (Marsha) Wiersema of Morrison and Lyle (DeAnna) Wiersema of Belvidere; and six grandchildren. Predeceased by mother, Mary Wiersema and sisters, Judy May Wiersema, Grace Pearson and Betty Bakker. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 18, in the Chapel of Memories in Highland Garden of Memories, 9700 Route 76, Belvidere, with visitation from 10 a.m. to service time. The Reverend Jason McClenthen will officiate. Burial in Highland Garden of Memories. Arrangements by Highland Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 9800 Route 76, Belvidere.

Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 16 to Jan. 17, 2013