Birthdays – November 28-December 4, 2009

28th Heather Barton 29th Angie Bandemer, Mycah Heintz, Zoey Heintz, Paulene Stegehuis 30th Pat Breihof, Jill Fowle DECEMBER 1st Rosie Priebe, Bonie Rewa, Gerrit TenBrink 2nd Barry Bell, Nadine Hayes, Barb Ohnsman, Joan Wainright 3rd Sarah Barton, Stephanie Barton, Taylor Hone, Houston Moyer 4th Esther Haynes, Winnie Knight, Rick Sivings

Obituaries — November 25, 2009

Bylsma Mr. Donald “Don” Bylsma, age 63, of Rockford passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, following a brave and courageous battle with his illness. Don graduated from Union High School in 1964, and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After returning home, he worked for VanAndel & Flikkema, Carstar, […]

Births — November 25, 2009


Donehoo Big brother Daniel Donehoo welcomes Nolan Harwell Donehoo, born October 16, 2009, at 8 pounds, 15 ounces and 21.5 inches long. Nolan is named after the Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame broadcaster, Ernie Harwell. Nolan’s parent’s are Jeff and Emily Donehoo of Broomfield, Colo. Nolan’s grandparents are John and Jackie Donehoo of Rockford. Nolan’s […]

Weddings — November 25, 2009

Rigney-Dodd Anna Kathleen “Kassi” Dodd and Jacob Thomas Rigney were married on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2009, in Indianapolis, Ind. The civil ceremony was performed by Judge Michelle Scott. Kassi is the daughter of the late Howard and Donna Dodd of Rockford. She received her doctorate in jurisprudence from Southern Illinois University in 2004. Jacob is the […]

Engagements — November 25, 2009

Sayers-Phillips The marriage of Lauren Sayers and Jeremy Phillips will be celebrated on September 4, 2010, in New Hampshire, where they reside. Lauren is the daughter of David Sayers and Michelle Cleveland. Jeremy is the son of Darrell and Barbara Phillips of Rockford. The bride-to-be graduated from Rockford High School in 1998, has an associate’s […]