Obituaries — April 1, 2010

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Smith Mrs. Maxine R. Smith, age 82, of Rockford passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Before graduating from Rockford High School in 1945, she took extra classes in business and college prep. She played on the girls basketball team, was interested in art and was pleased to be commissioned to paint a mural at […]

Obituaries — March 25, 2010

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Penrod Mrs. Shirley Penrod, age 75, of Rockford passed away at her home. She was raised in Chicago, Ill., and was a 1952 graduate of Amundson High School. Shirley was a bank teller for Alden State Bank, and then moved to Fairbanks, Alaska, where she worked in bank management. She especially enjoyed the holidays and […]

Obituaries — March 18, 2010

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Sagorski Mr. Andrew James Sagorski, age 40, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 11, 2010 and is now rejoicing with his Lord and Savior. He grew up in Sand Lake, graduated from Tri-County High School in 1988, and received his degree in Political Science from Central Michigan University. Andrew married Melissa (Astras) on June 22, […]

Obituaries — March 11, 2010

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Berry Mrs. Mary Berry, age 96, of Rockford went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 7, 2010. She grew up in Plainfield Township, where her father was a truck farmer. She attended Western Michigan University and worked at Wolverine World Wide. On October 28, 1938, Mary married Lyle, and they also had […]

Obituaries — February 25, 2010

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Vogler Mrs. Vera Vogler, 75, died on Wednesday, February 10, 2010, at St. Anne’s Mead in Southfield, Mich., after an eight-year battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Family was at her bedside for her passing. She had been a resident of Auburn Hills, Mich. for the last seven years, and was a former resident of Rockford for […]