OBITUARIES

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Runyon Mr. Larry L. Runyon, age 65, of Rockford passed away at his home while surrounded by his loving wife and children on Saturday, June 18, 2011. He was born at home with the help of his family on Long Street in Grand Rapids. In 1954, his parents, Orville and Beatrice purchased a farm on […]

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Hessler Mr. Robert H. Hessler, age 89, of Rockford went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, June 13, 2011. He was born in Chicago, Ill., graduated from Muskegon High School, and was drafted into WWII, serving in the Army/Air Corps. Bob returned to Muskegon and then attended the Chicago School of […]

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Palumbo Mrs. Evelyn D. Palumbo, age 81, of Rockford and formerly of Sparta, passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2011. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church. Evelyn liked crocheting, tatting, knitting, and playing the dulcimer. Evelyn made her grandchildren mittens and slippers. She made a baby afghan for every one of her grandchildren […]

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Bristol Mr. Edwin Bristol, age 79, of Comstock Park went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. He grew up in Alpine Township and was a 1949 graduate of Sparta High School. Ed had part-time jobs at the Vinton farm and also the ice cream shop (Bloomstein)—a job that […]

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Nawrot Mrs. Helen Joy Nawrot, age 70, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, April 21, 2011. She was preceded in death by her husband John on June 4, 1998; her parents, Joseph and Susanna (Huisman) DeKraker; her sister, Karol Edgar; and her brother, Willard DeKraker. Helen is survived […]