Della Bull

DELLA BULL, 101 ROCKFORD - Della Bull, 101, of Rockford, entered God's loving arms on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. Born Nov. 16, 1910, in Rockford to John and Mary (Belski) Bogdonas. Married Burton Bull in Rockford. Della especially loved her family, friends, her church, gardening and traveling. She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church, serving as a deaconess among many other volunteer activities. Survived by sons, George (Darlene) Bull of Rockford and Richard (Connie) Bull of Ramona, Calif.; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Bernice Gallagher; and brothers, Ed and Bob Bogdonas. Predeceased by husband, Burton; son, Kenneth; grandson, Richard; sister, Mary Cassioppi; and brothers, Stan, Joe, Jim, Paul and William Bogdonas. The family wishes to thank the staffs of River Bluff Nursing Home and Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care. Memorial service at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at First Presbyterian Church, Park Avenue at North Main Street; the Rev. Beth Wagner officiating. Private family visitation at 1:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to River Bluff Nursing Home or Healing Pathways, in her memory. Arrangements by Anderson-Long-Klontz Funeral Home & Cremation Services Ltd., 6825 Weaver Road.

Published in Rockford Register Star from Oct. 4 to Oct. 5, 2012