NEWTON G. MOORMAN JR., 74 ROCKFORD - Newton G. Moorman, Jr., 74, a lifelong resident of Rockford, died Thursday, January 30, 2014, in his home surrounded by his family. He was born July 27, 1939, the son of Newton G. and Mary Viola (Stout) Sr. Attended St. Thomas High School and entered the US Air Force. Worked for Ingersoll Milling Machine Company as a Mechanical Engineer for 40 years, retiring in 1999. Married Donna Bradley Omer Moorman on August 17, 1991, in Lake Tahoe. Newt was a private pilot and a dedicated EAA Chapter 22 Member and was an avid golfer and fisherman. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather with a big heart and a great sense of humor, he will be missed greatly by all. The family wishes to extend a sincere thank you to Heartland Hospice for all of their wonderful care and compassion during this difficult time. Survivors include his wife, Donna; children, Laurie (Matt) Webb, Cathy (Steve) Schmidt, Mike (Dannette) Moorman and Mark (Julianne) Moorman; stepsons, Doug (Wendy) Omer and Dirk Omer; 11 grandchildren, Ben (Rachel) and Jake Webb, Max and Samantha Schmidt, Josh, Allie and Kayla Moorman, Bridgette, Meghan, Luke and Jack Moorman; sister, Gretchen Peterson; nephew, Jeff (Debbie) Moorman; niece, Katie Messing; and other numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Edna (Joe) LaSalla, Kathleen (Marty) Standquist; and brother, Grant (Rosie) Moorman. Funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Fitzgerald Funeral Home and Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 1860 S. Mulford Rd., with Rev. Randy Young officiating. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will be held privately that afternoon at Willwood Burial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Heartland Hospice, 363 Financial Court, Rockford, IL 61107. Extend online condolences at: www.fitzgeraldfh.com.
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Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Rockford
1860 S. Mulford
Rockford, IL 61108
Published in Rockford Register Star from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2014