Phyllis VanKeuren

Phyllis VanKeuren   Our loving mother, Mrs. Phyllis Lorraine (Steffens) VanKeuren, age 79, of Rockford, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. She is survived by her children, Jerry and Deb Martin, Brent and Dawn Alber, Jim and Denise VanKeuren, Ken VanKeuren, Mark and Sally Warner, Steve and Pam VanKeuren, Lee and Barb VanHoose, and John and […]

Long time Rockford auto dealer passes away

For over 20 years, Merrill Vander Syde was a well known figure in the automotive industry in Rockford. Not only was he a prominent businessman in the local area community, but a huge fan of the Buick line of vehicles developed by General Motors. Merrill was a 40 year member of the Buick Club of […]

Donna Cornell

  Mrs. Donna Claire Cornell, age 69, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 11, 2013, following a long battle with cancer.  Surviving is her husband of 48 years, John; three children, Charlene (David) Yonker, Janet Cornell, and Jay Cornell; one sister, Colleen (David) Webber; six grandchildren, Colin (Luisa), Justin, Jason, Chloe, John, and Sarah; three […]

Louise Foster

Mrs. Louise Foster, “Our Energizer Bunny”, at age 97, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. She was a graduate of Otsego High School . She met Charles Edwards Foster, they were married in 1937, and lived together for 56 years. Louise became a stay-at-home wife and mother; […]

Merrill Vander Syde

Mr. Merrill Vander Syde, age 75, passed away at his residence on July 7, 2013. Merrill was born on June 11, 1938 in Matlock, Iowa. He was employed with Keeler Brass as a machine operator for 33 years. Mr. Vander Syde was the proud owner of Vander Syde Motor Sales in Rockford for 20 years. […]