March 1, 2013 // 0 Comments

Rockford artist will be missed Phil Glass remembered Phil was a bit of a character around town. So many people knew him. He organized an art group that painted outside. I was one of those artists that he invited. Kathie Kalinowski was another of the outdoor painters. She said, “Phil had a wonderful sense of humor, was kind, humble, and thoughtful of others. He took [...]


February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Becker Mr. William “Bill” Becker, age 88, of Rockford, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 30, 2013. He grew up on the family farm in Courtland Township , the son of Albert and Grace (nee Stewart) Becker. Bill left school at a very young age to help with the chores. During WWII he was drafted into the US Navy. He married Donna Potes, and she [...]


February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Cok   As of February 1, 2013 the soul of Nancy L. Cok (Van Daalen, 80) rests with the Holy Spirit, who has been her guide in life. Her heart remains with her husband of 56 years, Stuart E. Cok and her four children, Steven (Mary) Cok, Susan (Tom) English, David Coke, and Linda Willetts; ten grandchildren, Dan (Kathryn) Eardley, Michael Eardley, Mike (Melissa) [...]


February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Smiley Frances Baker Smiley, affectionately known to her family and friends as Pink, was born on April 9,1924 in Rockford, Michigan and died peacefully in Cranberry Township, PA on January 28, 2013. Pink was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W Smiley, her parents Hollis and Nora Baker, two brothers Robert S. and Roger L. She was much loved by her children, Jack [...]


February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Dilay Mr. Walter Dilay, age 89, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 31, 2013. After graduating from Cass Tech, he earned his BS degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan . Walter was a member of Hope Community Church and was a former President of the American Welding Society. When he believed in something, he fought for it. [...]
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