Long time Rockford auto dealer passes away

For over 20 years, Merrill Vander Syde was a well known figure in the automotive industry in Rockford. Not only was he a prominent businessman in the local area community, but a huge fan of the Buick line of vehicles developed by General Motors. Merrill was a 40 year member of the Buick Club of […]

Phil Glass memorial to be held Friday, June 28

There will be a casual memorial gathering and art exhibit reception to honor Rockford artist Phil Glass who passed away earlier this year. Phil was well known in Rockford for his creative involvement in the visual arts. The memorial and reception will take place Friday, June 28 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Bella Vista […]

Hornbach Memorial

HORNBACH, Charles Rittman – passed away on February 23, 2013.  There will be an informal memorial for the family and friends of Charles Hornbach at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 1025 Three Mile Rd., Grand Rapids, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2013, with a light luncheon to follow. Charles Rittman Hornbach, 81, passed away on […]

Eleanor Sjogren 1921 – 1993

In Loving Memory of Eleanor I. Sjogren, born April 17, 1921, the 2nd of five children in the family of Ray & Grace Helsel.  She married Norman E. Sjogren on June 29,1946, and together they raised one son and four daughters in their home on Algoma Ave., Rockford, MI. Eleanor was a life long member […]

Charles D. Benham II

Charles D. Benham II July 30, 1969 – April 20, 2008 On your five year anniversary It’s been too many tears, I can’t explain how we feel. You have been gone so long sometimes it doesn’t seem real. Your friends tell me what a good friend they had. They have tears in their eyes for […]