Obituaries – August 6, 2009

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Cutler Mr. Dale “Bruiser” E. Cutler, age 63, of Rockford found peace with God and died on Monday, July 27, 2009. Dale was a graduate of Rockford High School. When the call of his country was heard during the Vietnam War, Dale answered. Self was forgotten and, as a brave young man, he marched away to serve his country in the U.S. Army. He had a fierce loyalty to his [...]

Memorials – August 6, 2009

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Chiara Wysong Howard 8/1/98–7/18/08 “Perfect,” say your brothers. “The Best sister Ever,” says your sister. “Great Love of my life,” says your Momma. Your last heroic act of sacrificing your life to save your sister’s will be admired by us for all time. You are remembered always and forever as we are challenged every minute of every day [...]

School Beat – August 6, 2009

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Audio, visual enhancements to be installed by PETER YOUNG Director of Technology Rockford Public Schools Students learn better when teachers support a variety of learning styles. To provide that opportunity for teachers, multi-media projectors and sound amplification systems will be installed this summer in classrooms to enhance the visual and audio learning experience. [...]

Calvin College announces graduates

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Approximately 930 students participated in Calvin College’s 2009 spring commencement ceremony, which was held for the first time in the new Van Noord Arena, Grand Rapids, at the end of May. Among the graduates was Sadie Szuminski, daughter of Thomas and Patti Szuminski of Belmont, and graduate of Rockford High School (RHS). Szuminski majored in language arts. Denise [...]

Weddings – August 6, 2009

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Gillen-Koch Jennifer Koch and Joseph Gillen were united in marriage at Wesley United Methodist Church on May 9, 2009. The bride is the daughter of Bob and Sue Koch of Rockford. She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Illinois and is currently employed by Carle Clinic. The groom is the son of Phil and Sue Gillen of Lincoln, Ill. He is also a 2008 graduate of the [...]
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