Birthdays — September 17–24

17th Kellie M. Mackie 18th Nate Brown, Gil Clark, Jaden DeVogel, Susan Eckert, Mike Moore, Phyllis TenBrink 19th Paul Krupp, Haley Pilgrim, Roberta Sheils, Roberta Shripka 20th Alton Klinger, John Luton, Stacey Schluckebier  21st Richard Amon, Ruth Denick 22nd Bev Maher, Jack Ferguson 23rd Lois Ives, Ursula James, Lola Leder, Alyce Milligan, Fran Pleune 24th Char Krupp, Jerry Rodel, Paula Sedrowski, Andy Tidey

Engagements — September 16, 2010

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Whitaker–Garlets John and Amy Garlets of Rockford announce the engagement of their son Benjamin Garlets to Jeanne Marie Whitaker of Rockford. Jeanne Marie is the daughter of William and Merrily Whitaker of Webster, New York. The bride-to-be is a 2009 graduate of Cornerstone University with a masters in education. She is employed by Starbucks. Benjamin […]

Eva Hammerlind celebrates 90th Birthday

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On September 22, 2010 Eva Ilene (Wainright) Hammerlind will celebrate her 90th birthday. She was born September 22, 1920 in Grand Rapids. Eva was married to Arthur Hammerlind now deceased. Her children are Judy and Jim DeBruyn, Jan and Paul Willis and Ken and Gale Hammerlind. Their will be an open house for Eva on […]

Shuitman’s celebrate 50th anniversary

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Bert and Linda Schuitman will be married 50 years on Thursday, September 9, 2010. They were married on September 9, 1960 at Bostwick Lake Congregational Church in Rockford. Their children are Scott and Dawn Schuitman and Susan and David Bilski of Rockford. Their grandchildren are Kari, Kevin (Kasie) and Kelli Schuitman, Amanda (Randy) Branderhorst, Andrew, […]

Military News — September 9, 2010

Pvt. Benge graduates combat training Army Pvt. Wayne A. Benge has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. During the nine weeks of training he studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet […]