Engagements – August 13, 2009

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Rogers – Rich Geralyn and Rick Barker of Rockford and Scot and Toni Rich of Sparta announce the engagement of their son, Josh Rich, to Sarah Rogers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Rogers of Grand Rapids. Proud grandparents are Nancy Van Lopik of Grand Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. David Laux of Belding, and Dorothy […]

Military News – August 6, 2009

Wilkinson graduates from basic training   Air Force Airman Trevor T. Wilkinson recently 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 […]

Birthdays – August 8-14

8th Paul Blakeslee, Pam Bylsma, Chuck Dubois, Mary Ann Ziomkowski   9th Pauletta Benedict, Lucas Western   10th Avis Baird, John Danielski, Jeremiah Eckert, Michael Heintz, Loren Welch   11th Rachael Hone, Claire Polasek, James Preston   13th Art Kronemeyer, Polly Von Eschen   14th Audrey Cavner, Frank Furman, Katie Mawby

Obituaries – August 6, 2009

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Cutler Mr. Dale “Bruiser” E. Cutler, age 63, of Rockford found peace with God and died on Monday, July 27, 2009. Dale was a graduate of Rockford High School. When the call of his country was heard during the Vietnam War, Dale answered. Self was forgotten and, as a brave young man, he marched away […]

Memorials – August 6, 2009

Chiara Wysong Howard 8/1/98–7/18/08 “Perfect,” say your brothers. “The Best sister Ever,” says your sister. “Great Love of my life,” says your Momma. Your last heroic act of sacrificing your life to save your sister’s will be admired by us for all time. You are remembered always and forever as we are challenged every minute […]