Anniversaries

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Weirs celebrate 50th Stan and Joan Weir of Rockford are celebrating their 50th anniversary on Monday, April 12, 2010. They were married on April 12, 1960, at First Reformed Church in Grand Haven, Mich. Their children are Scott and Tracy Weir of Rockford and Tom and Marcy Engelsman of Grand Haven. Their grandchildren are Austin, […]

Another Bishop Hills resident celebrates amazing milestone birthday

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“Move over, Mary Carpenter [106], I’m right behind you!” said Thelma Golaher, who celebrates her 104th birthday on April 8, 2010. It was thought that there was something special in the Rockford water. But now it is believed it’s the loving care lavished by the staff of Bishop Hills Elder Care Community that plays a […]

Birthdays — April 3-9

3rd Loretta Berg, Mary Dodds, Seth Hodges, Peyton James, Hannah Oostdyk-Howard 4th Walter Baranowski, Vic Palmer, Shirley Sherwood 5th Sandy Dryer, Jean Moore 6th Emily Blakeslee, Jenna Fowle, Tom Fusee, Robert Gulliver, Sharon Havemeier 7th Charlie Mawby, Marianne Montgomery, Mindy Peterson, Margie Woods 8th Charles Breihof, Todd Des Noyers, Thelma Golaher, Rich Hull 9th Nathan Harr, Ben Kogelschatz, Graham TenBrink, Bruce Ward

Obituaries — April 1, 2010

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Smith Mrs. Maxine R. Smith, age 82, of Rockford passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. Before graduating from Rockford High School in 1945, she took extra classes in business and college prep. She played on the girls basketball team, was interested in art and was pleased to be commissioned to paint a mural at […]

Memorials — April 1, 2010

Soupal In loving memory of our beautiful baby girl, Jessica Grace Soupal, who passed away seven years ago on March 29, 2003. Millions of tears fall to the ground, And yet… they make no sound. My heart still aching for a sound, …Any sound from you. A laugh, a cry, your first word, Any sound […]