Obituaries — September 16, 2010

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Shripka  Mr. James Shripka, age 82, of Rockford passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2010. He was born in Zilwaukee, Mich., and served his country in the U.S. Navy aboard the Destroyer USS Cone. Jim spent most of his working years in the bus business and was known throughout the country for his knowledge of […]

Obituaries — August 26, 2010

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Ragsdale Mr. James “Rags” Ragsdale, age 66, of Rockford passed away unexpectedly on Friday, August 20, 2010. He grew up on the west side of Grand Rapids and delivered the newspapers from a very early age (often getting up at 4 a.m.). In 1962, he graduated from Union High School, where he played baseball. Jim enlisted […]

Obituaries — June 17, 2010

Hayes  Mrs. Nadine Hayes, age 86, formerly of Rockford, passed away Wednesday, May 19, 2010. She worked for the Rockford Register newspaper and really loved her job; she also worked in the tannery office of Wolverine World Wide, retiring in 1985. Nadine was a member of the Rockford Historical Society, the American Legion Merritt Lamb […]

Obituaries — June 10, 2010

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Paull Mr. Wilfred “Bill” Paull, age 100, of Rockford went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, June 2, 2010. He was a 1925 graduate of Rockford High School. His working years were spent with Wolverine World Wide in various capacities from warehousing and manufacturing to supervision and as interplant coordinator for […]

Obituaries— May 20, 2010

Kunst Mr. Raymond J. Kunst, age 88, of Rockford went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, May 9, 2010. He was a 1940 graduate of Creston High School. Staff Sergeant Raymond Kunst served his country, his flag, and his God in the U.S. Army during WWII. He took part in the […]