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The Squire has been Rockford’s free weekly newspaper since 1871. Our loyal readership includes over fifteen thousand homes in the Rockford area, including the affluent Lakes area of Lake Bella Vista, Bostwick Lake and Silver Lake; Belmont, Blythefield, as well as Algoma, Courtland, Cannon and Plainfield Townships. The Squire is distributed through the U.S. Post Office every Thursday. We also deliver to in-town businesses and homes with paper carriers and news stands in our grocery stores and over thirty local shops.

Rockford Register – September 18, 2008

September 18, 2008 // 0 Comments

Saturday, September 20 Farm Market – 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Saturday through October 25, in the South Squires parking lot located off Main Street in downtown Rockford. The market features Michigan-grown produce, fresh baked goods, and flowers and plants. 8th Annual “Helping Our Neighbors in Need” Oil Change – 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at John Decker Chevrolet, 4650 Fourteen Mile Rd. NE, Rockford. Get a lube, oil, and filter for only $15. (Light trucks and cars only, please. No diesels.) All proceeds to benefit North Kent Service Center. Quilt Raffle – sponsored by Friends of the Timothy C. Hauenstein Reynolds Twp. Library, 4:00 p.m. at Ensley Park Pavilion during the Howard City Harvest Festival. Tickets are available at the Howard City Village Office, the library and Patchwork Dreams LLC. One of the two quilts is on display at the library. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5. You need not be present to win. All proceeds to benefit the library and Howard City Harvest Festival. Sunday, September 21 Roast Beef Dinner – 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rockford Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 4195 Thirteen Mile Road, Rockford. Cost is $7 for adults, and $3.50 for children under age 12. Enjoy all-you-can-eat roast beef, potatoes, corn, beans, roll, dessert and beverage. Bring your papers for recycling! “Best roast beef in town!” Breakfast – 9 to 11 a.m. at Sparta/Grand Rapids Moose Lodge #50, 11510 N. Division, Sparta. Cost is $5 per person, which includes coffee, juice and milk. Presented by Moose On Bikes, Lodge #50. “Turkey Shoot” Family Fun Day – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sparta Hunting and Fishing Club, 13218 Long Lake Dr., Sparta. Trap, archery, grilled chicken and barbeque dinners, raffle, running deer, BB gun range, and kids crafts. For more information, call Morrie at (616) 696-4523 or visit Tuesday, September 23 Blood Drive – noon to 8 p.m. at Our Lady of Consolation, Kateri Lodge, 520 Northland Dr., Rockford. Country Music – 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday at Rockford Ambulance Community Center, corner of 10 Mile Road and Shaner Avenue in Rockford. Music by the Rogue River Band. Enjoy free coffee, tea and snacks. Thursday, September 25 Blood Drive – 4 to 8 […]

OBITUARIES — Mr. James Coleman

December 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Coleman Mr. James Francis “Cy” Coleman, passed away Monday, July 16, 2012, eight days after his 77th birthday. A charming, gregarious young man, he excelled in basketball, baseball and golf. Jim lit up the small town of Belvedere , Ill., where he pulled pranks and entertained the locals. Before high school, he moved to Wisconsin and developed a deep love of the Wisconsin Badgers. After he served in the Korean War, he met and courted a young lady, named Kay Ziegler and married her. During their 52 years of marriage, they raised five wonderful children; Kelly (Barb), Mike (Tammy), Gary (Jen), Diane (Tom), and Christopher (Lindsay). Carrying on his memories are eight grandchildren, Maddison, Andrew, Mitchell, Margot, Graeme, Alexandra, Jennifer (Kurt), and Joe (Emilie); and five great-grandchildren, Max, Avery, Levi, Noah, and Simon Cole; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathryn “Kay” Coleman on February 15, 2011; and his sister, Marion Sellers. “Cy” will be remembered for his tall tales, quick wit, his love of taking it easy, and his love and loyalty to the Green Bay Packers. The mass of Christian burial for Mr. Coleman was offered on Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church with the Rev. Louis L. Anderson presiding. Military honors were under the auspices of the U.S. Army with interment in Rockford Cemetery. The Rosary was prayed on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Salvation Army, 1215 E. Fulton St., Grand Rapids. Arrangements were made by Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford.

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