Obituaries — October 15, 2009

Mrs. Letha Beauchamp

Judson On October 10, 2009, Donna Adeline Judson, age 95, of Rockford went to her final home in heaven. Donna loved her home. Her childhood home in Courtland Township brought her many happy memories. At the age of 15, she began working her first job at Wolverine World Wide. Since she was so young, she […]

Birthdays — October 10-16, 2009

10th Jean Boyd, Louise Foster, Gordon McCready 11th Wilfred Paull 100th birthday 12th Elaine Clark 13th Barb Dirkmaat, Baylee Reed, Shirley VerHage 15th Jeff Havemeier, Ward Oberholtzer, Diana Reed 16th Corey Barton, Norraine Fix, Ken Fusee, Cole Karrip

Halmi graduates from ROTC

Gregory J. Halmi recently graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as “Operation Warrior Forge,” at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash. The 32 days of training provide the best possible professional training and evaluation for all cadets in the aspects of military life, administration and logistical support. […]

Paull celbrates 100th birthday

Wilfred (Bill) Paull will turn 100 years old on Sunday, October 11, 2009. Bill has been a resident of Rockford since he was 15 years old. He was born near Calumet in the northern upper peninsula. He worked at Wolverine World Wide all his life.

Wilfred (Bill) Paull will turn 100 years old on Sunday, October 11, 2009. Bill has been a resident of Rockford since he was 15 years old. He was born near Calumet in the northern upper peninsula. He worked at Wolverine World Wide all his life. On his birthday, Bill will be attending First Congregational Church […]

Happy birthday, Mr. Clean

Rockford’s “Mr. Clean,” Gerry Pike, will celebrate his 99th birthday on Monday, October 12, 2009. Part, if not much, of his longevity can be attributed to his ever-abiding upbeat attitude. This life-sustaining personality trait was dealt a serious blow recently. The love of his life, wife Dorotha, passed away on Sept. 8, just two days […]