Birthdays — December 12–18

12th Esther Amon 13th Agnes Brown, Dick Jeruzal, Joyce Zagummy 14th Emily Polasek III 15th Tim Aley, Cherith Spoelma 16th Ray Case, Joe Gross 17th Alyce Hole, Adam Sivins 18th Charlie Johnson, Marie Norman, Marguerite Sweat, Chuck VanOeffelen

Birthdays — December 5-11

5th Carole Beckman, Isabella Grace Karrip, David Mawby, Bud Oppenneer 7th Mary Babcock, Dawn Hone, Janeen Maurer, Rose Schnipke, Joslyn TenBrink 8th Tom Pugh 9th Hazel Bond, Stacey Caylen, Joan Doyle, Julia Gould, Maxine Gould, Brenda Sagraves 10th Chris Bauer, Karen Hone, Nolan Rice, Joshua Rodrigue 11th Gary Douthett, Amanda Peckover

Obituaries— December 3, 2009


Hessenius Mr. John R. Hessenius, age 85, of Shalimar, Florida, passed away quietly with his family by his side on November 23, 2009, at his home. John was a native of Rockford and moved to Fort Walton Beach in 1956. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jeanette Lane Hessenius of Shalimar; daughters, Sandra Bressan […]

Birthdays – November 28-December 4, 2009

28th Heather Barton 29th Angie Bandemer, Mycah Heintz, Zoey Heintz, Paulene Stegehuis 30th Pat Breihof, Jill Fowle DECEMBER 1st Rosie Priebe, Bonie Rewa, Gerrit TenBrink 2nd Barry Bell, Nadine Hayes, Barb Ohnsman, Joan Wainright 3rd Sarah Barton, Stephanie Barton, Taylor Hone, Houston Moyer 4th Esther Haynes, Winnie Knight, Rick Sivings

Obituaries — November 25, 2009

Bylsma Mr. Donald “Don” Bylsma, age 63, of Rockford passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, following a brave and courageous battle with his illness. Don graduated from Union High School in 1964, and served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After returning home, he worked for VanAndel & Flikkema, Carstar, […]