OBITUARIES — Ellen

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Mrs. Anna Cavanaugh Ellen, age 100, of Rockford passed away on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. She was a 1927 graduate of Rockford High School and member of the Golden “R” Club. Anna was also the oldest living member of Our Lady of Consolation Catholic Church. Family was important to her, and she was delighted to […]

Obituaries — December 9, 2010

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Streeter Mrs. Pauline V. Streeter, age 84, of Rockford passed away on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010. She was born in Grand Rapids in an area where her parents lived which was called the Interurban, a turn-around for the street cars coming out of Grand Rapids. Pauline eloped with her sweetheart, Harold, before he was sent […]

Obituary—October 28, 2010

Aleta Clara Noonan

Noonan  Aleta Clara Noonan, 98, formerly Aleta Stegenga, of Rockford and Traverse City, passed away peacefully on October 17, 2010. Aleta was born March 2, 1912, in Kent County, Mich. She was seven weeks old when her father, Albert Hoffmeyer, died, leaving her mother, Rose, to raise three children. Eight years later, Rose married Edward […]

Obituaries — October 21, 2010

Vanderlaan  David Thomas Vanderlaan, 29, of Rockford died unexpectedly Saturday, October 1, 2010. David leaves behind his loving wife Deanna, his stepdaughter Chelsea, and his young children, Chloe, 7, Haiden, 5, and Hannah, 3; his parents, Rev. Dr. James and Eunice Vanderlaan of Caledonia; three sisters and three brothers, their families and many friends. David […]

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McIntyre  Mr. James “Jim” E. McIntyre, age 78, of Rockford passed away very unexpectedly on Thursday, October 7, 2010. His parents, R. L. (the auctioneer) and Gladys (nee Rowlin) McIntyre had a farm in Cedar Springs and that is where Jim learned to farm, especially when walking behind the horses. He was the youngest of […]