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Dorothy Mitchell

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- Dorothy M. (Roe) Mitchell, 91, of Franklin Grove, formerly of West Frankfort, passed away at 11:49 a.m., Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 in Franklin Grove.
She was born March 5, 1923 in West Frankfort, the daughter of James and Marietta (Dart) Roe. She married Raymond E. Mitchell on Dec. 25, 1941; he preceded her on March 5, 2002.

David Hinderliter

Posted: Friday, Oct 24th, 2014
GREENWOOD, Ark. -- David William Hinderliter, son of Don Eugene Hinderliter and Barbara Rockwell, passed away on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 after a long illness. David was born Jan. 7, 1959 at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago. He graduated from St. Charles High School in 1977. He then earned his bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in Evanston in

Berniece Sutton

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
SYCAMORE -- Berniece Marie Sutton, 90, of Sycamore, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb.
Born Sept. 10, 1924, in DeKalb, the daughter of Arthur and Mabel (Kelly) Nelson, Berniece married Frederick Washington Sutton on Sept. 27, 1968, in Geneva.
She worked 38 years at DeKalb Savings & Loan as a bookkeeper. Berniece loved to crochet, shop, go

Billy Morris

Posted: Wednesday, Oct 22nd, 2014
MIDWAY, Ark. -- Mr. Billy H. Morris, 75, of Midway, Ark., passed away Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 at his residence. He was born Feb. 8, 1939 in Hoxie, Ark., to Alonzo Morris and Gail Young Morris.
Billy enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Moose Lodge. He was retired from Swift Meat Company.
He is survived by

Ronald Mershon

Posted: Sunday, Oct 19th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Ronald (Ron) E. Mershon 77, passed away October 15, 2014 at OSF St. Anthony's Medical Center Rockford.
He was born on March 25, 1937 in Rochelle to the late Stanley and Madeline Mershon.
Ron was a 1955 Rochelle High School graduate. He served his country with the U.S. Air Force from 1956 -1960.
He married his sweet-heart,

Susan Wilson

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Susan Ann Wilson, 56, passed away Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at home. Susie was born March 25, 1958 in Rochelle, to Dr. Jerry S. and Marilyn B. (Lynch) Wilson. She graduated from Rochelle Township High School in 1976 and attended Kishwaukee Community College where she earned her Associates Degree.
She was preceded in death by her parents

Mark Smith

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Mark Edward Smith, 54, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at the Serenity House in Oregon. Mark was born May 28, 1960 in Dayton, Ohio, to Robert and Betty (Gregory) Smith.
Mark worked at Del Monte, Inc. for 32 years as a maintenance mechanic. He had a love for fishing, boating and the outdoors. Mark also

Jess Howard

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 14th, 2014
DEKALB -- Jess Howard, 90, of DeKalb, formerly of Rochelle, passed away Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at DeKalb County Nursing and Rehab Center, surrounded by his family.
Born Sept. 21, 1924 in Marked Tree, Ark., one of two sons to Bessie Taylor Howard and Jess Howard, Sr., Jess married Stella M. Richardson on Aug. 15, 1950.
They enjoyed 59 wonderful

Dianne Capes

Posted: Tuesday, Oct 14th, 2014
ENGELWOOD, Colo. -- Dianne M. Capes, 75, formerly of Rochelle, died July 12, 2014 in Engelwood, Colo. She was born May 26, 1939 in Lindsay, Neb., the daughter of William and Esther Johnson Warth.
While living in Rochelle she worked at Krogers, Bills IGA and Caron Int. and was also an Avon lady. She moved to Colorado in 1992.

Jackie “Jack” Gardner

Posted: Sunday, Oct 12th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Jackie "Jack" B. Gardner, 75, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 in Rockford. Jack was born May 16, 1939 in Ecru, Miss., to Homer and Mable (Todd) Gardner. He married Sharon Brown on Nov. 14, 1959 in Aurora.
In 1976, Jack started the family business, Gardner Products Inc., out of his basement, working nights after his full-time

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