Quinn Mr. John A. Quinn, age 45, of North Muskegon and formerly of Rockford, passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2013, following a long, brave, and courageous battle with Kidney Disease. He was a graduate of Kent Occupational High School and worked for Keeler Brass. John did countless hours of volunteer work for North Kent […]

Newspaper publisher dies at age 84

Roger Allen

Roger Allen, of Rockford, Michigan, died Saturday, January 5 after a long battle with heart disease. He was well known in the community as publisher of the Rockford Squire newspaper and a weekly columnist. Many people appreciated Roger’s wit and humor and he had a one-man campaign to maintain Rockford as the humor capital of […]


Mr. Kenneth Stoner, age 93, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, January 4, 2013. He was born on a farm in Solon Township to Carl and Ada Stoner just prior to the Depression and could remember many details about those years. Ken graduated from Rockford High School in 1938 and […]


Raymond Myron Smith age 17 of Rockford Michigan went home to celebrate eternal life with Jesus on January 1, 2013. Ray was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 21, 1995. Ray attended Roguewood Elementary School, Rockford North Middle School and Rockford High School. Ray had a personality that was one of a kind, his […]



Robert Charles Winquist, age 81, slalomed his way across the finish line on Wednesday January 2nd, 2013 at his home at Caberfae Peaks surrounded by his family and wife Ariadne.  After being diagnosed with a brain tumor in April, Bob achieved his goal of attending his grandson Erik’s wedding, deer hunting, celebrating the holidays and […]