Rockford graduate, Corey Waite, earns title “U.S. Marine”

Area native Private Corey Waite, 18, earned the title “U.S. Marine” upon graduating from Marine Corps recruit training in San Diego, CA, on June 28, 2013. Waite enters into a proud, lifelong brotherhood composed of the select few men and women who have earned their place in the Corps’ ranks. Putting his recruit’s honor, courage […]

Mitchell “Mike” Lamb

Mr. Mitchell “Mike” Lamb, age 85, of Belmont, passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. Mike was born in Flint , attended Holly High School , joined the Merchant Marines, and celebrated his 16th birthday in Marseilles , France . After his days as a Merchant Marine, Mike joined the US Marines. For 20 years he worked […]

Polegas cekebrate 50th anniversary

Dora and Frederick Polega will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, August 17, 2013. They were married in Sparta, Michigan in 1963 and now reside in Rockford, Michigan. They are the parents of Mark and Emiliee, Pat, and Linda and Carl and grandparents of Lindsay, Elizabeth, Noah, MacKenzie, Christina, Anthony, Henry and Holden. Family […]

Jane Buurstra and Patrick Hughes Konarska

The marriage of Stefanie Jane Buurstra and Patrick Hughes Konarska will be celebrated on August 10, 2013 in Whidbey Island, Washington. The bride-to-be is a 2002 graduate of Rockford High School and graduated from the University of Washington with a Masters in Secondary Education in 2013. She is employed by Seattle Public Schools in Washington. […]

Mancewicz

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Mr. Edward J. Mancewicz, age 90, of Rockford, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. He grew up on the west side of Grand Rapids and attended Basilica of St. Adalbert. Ed worked for Ray Carlberg at Wolverine Coil & Spring. He and his brother, Chester , started tinkering with springs in his Rockford home, […]