OBITUARIES

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Gaubas  Mrs. Mildred Gaubas, age 99, passed away peacefully in her Rockford home on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. She was born as Anna Amelia Balis in Kent County, Mich. She was raised in Lithuania as an indentured servant, after her mother drowned during a ferry crossing while on a visit back home. Her siblings remained […]

OBITUARIES

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Slack Pignatello  Elizabeth Fawn Slack Pignatello, 39, of Alexandria, Va., died Sunday, August 7, 2011, in a private airplane crash. Born in Washington, D.C., on October 29, 1971, Elizabeth grew up in Rockford, the daughter of Enid L. Robinson and Robert J. Slack, stepdaughter of Collin Robinson, and sister of the late Erik B. Slack. […]

OBITUARIES — Mrs. Ruth Mae Cooper

Mrs. Ruth Mae Cooper

Mrs. Ruth Mae Cooper, age 84, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. Ruth was born November 11, 1926, to Glenn and Edith Joslin near Anamosa, Iowa. She went to a small school in Stone City, Iowa, and came to Grand Rapids at the age of 17 for a two-week […]

OBITUARIES — Cederquest

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Cederquist  Mr. Robert Winfield Cederquist (CQ), age 77, passed away on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at the family farm in Howard City. Surviving Mr. Cederquist are his children, Michele (Ken) Ross, Susan Cederquist, Robert J. Cederquist and Rebeka Cederquist; his grandchildren, Alixandra David, Jessica Baty, Carter Redburn, Mackenzie Allan, Hannah Cederquist, Kelsey Lewis and Kate […]

OBITUARIES

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Boss  Mrs. Ellen Jean “EJ” Boss, age 90, of Rockford went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 31, 2011. She was a graduate of Central High School. For 34 years, EJ worked as a waitress at the Bierstube. For over 70 years, she was a lifetime member of Rockford United […]