Manshaem graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Keaton C. Manshaem recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

Obituaries – September 10, 2009

Curtis Mrs. Lillian L. Curtis, age 95, passed away Sunday, August 23, 2009, in Apache Junction, Ariz., where she was living with her daughter. Although born in Henderson County, Ky., she lived many years in Rockford, and was a former member of Bostwick Lake Congregational Church. Lillian is survived by her children, Shirley Getzen of […]

Birthdays – September 5-11, 2009

5th Mike Bolthouse 6th Shirley Burtt, Ivan Judson, Kym Steffes 7th Maxine Alber, Faith Clark, Marilyn Neidhart 9th Billie Stout 10th Bernie Danielski, Peggy Fowle, Pearl Roberts,M. TenHave-Champman 11th Tom Fowle, Macie Kunkle

Engagement – September 3, 2009

Hecksel-Martin Greg and Bonnie Hecksel and Ed and Char Martin of Rockford announce the engagement of their children Lauren Hecksel and Kyle Martin. Lauren, of Auburn Hills, Mich., is a 2001 graduate of Rockford High School and a 2006 graduate of Aquinas College with a bachelor of arts degree in special education. She is employed […]

Obituaries – September 3, 2009

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LaRue Mr. John C. LaRue, age 82, of Belmont, passed away Monday, August 31, 2009 at Trillium Woods in Byron Center. John LaRue was born in Bay City, MI and grew up in Detroit where he attended Cass Tech High School. While there he and his buddies formed a fraternity which last met this August. […]