Happy birthday, Mr. Clean

Rockford’s “Mr. Clean,” Gerry Pike, will celebrate his 99th birthday on Monday, October 12, 2009. Part, if not much, of his longevity can be attributed to his ever-abiding upbeat attitude. This life-sustaining personality trait was dealt a serious blow recently. The love of his life, wife Dorotha, passed away on Sept. 8, just two days […]

Obituaries — October 8, 2009

Beauchamp Mrs. Letha Beauchamp, age 85, of Rockford was welcomed home on Friday, October 2, 2009, to be with her Lord and Savior whom she faithfully served and trusted. As a young woman, she accepted Christ into her life. Letha always made sure her children and grandchildren attended Sunday school. Her Bible was used a […]

Birthdays — October 3-9

3rd Iona Klinger, Kimberly Smith 4th Suzanne Grover, Matthew Mawby, Nicole Renee Poddig, Linda TenBrink 5th Ellie Landheer, Marion Miller 6th Rebecca Bartlett, Shirley Gilman, Michael Kunkel Jr., Donna Mitchell, Nancy Seeley 7th Judy Raible 8th Sandra Doyle 9th Ruth Grudzinskas, Opal Hanson, Bryan Havemeier

Airman Kisielewski graduates

Airman Nicholas A. Kisielewski

  Air Force Airman Nicholas A. Kisielewski graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.   The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four […]

Engagements – September 24, 2009


Rickson-Haas Sara Rickson of Rockford and Brian Haas of Allegan are proud to announce their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Rick and Sue Rickson of Rockford. She is a graduate of Rockford High School, the University of Michigan, and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. The groom-to-be is the son of Don and Debbie […]