211 Hwy. 38 East, Rochelle, IL 61068 • Ph: 815-562-4171 • Fax: 815-562-2161
E-EDITION LAST UPDATED:
Current E-Edition

Top Stories Obits Community Event Calendar Sports Classifieds Home 

Rosalia Stotmeister

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
OREGON -- Rosalia Stotmeister, 87, a longtime resident at the Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center, Oregon, passed away from heart failure in late August at the Center. Rosalia was born on Feb. 16, 1927 in Hazel Green, Wis. She was the youngest of Frank and Mary Stockel's eight children, all of whom preceded her in death.
She received Bachelors
...more

Lois O’Donnell

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
CRESTON -- Lois O'Donnell, 81, passed away peacefully on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at her home in Creston. Lois was born Jan. 8, 1933 to Raymond and Hazel (Brewer) McCord in Mt. Vernon. She married Richard O'Donnell on Oct. 11, 1958 in Lee. He preceded her in death on June 15, 1984.
Lois is survived by her 11 children,
...more

Gale Thornton

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
ELIZABETHON, Tenn. -- Gale Eugene Thornton (known as Gene), 93, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9,2014, at Hermitage Nursing Home in Elizabethton, Tenn.
He is survived by his two adopted daughters, Cathy Carey of Elizabethton, Tenn., and Jenny Thornton of Chicago.
Gene Thornton grew up with his grandparents on a farm in Creston and later met Laura Thornton and were married
...more

James Busse

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 17th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- James F. Busse, 71, of Rochelle, died Saturday Dec. 13, 2014 at OSF St. Anthony's Hospital in Rockford.
James Frederick Busse was born on Sept. 13, 1943 in Oak Park, the son of the late Frederick and Evelyn Seaman Busse. On Nov. 21, 1980 in Moline, James was united in marriage to Julia Heatherington. He lived
...more

Harvey Seebach

Posted: Sunday, Dec 14th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Harvey J. Seebach, 76, passed away peacefully, with his loving family by his side Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at his home in Rochelle.
Harvey was born Dec. 2, 1938 in Rochelle to Robert H. and Evelyn V. (Ewald) Seebach. He served our country with the United States Army from 1958 to 1963. He married Judy T. Lofton
...more

Laura Ramsey

Posted: Sunday, Dec 14th, 2014
Shabbona, Laura J. Ramsey, 78, of Shabbona, formerly of DeKalb and Rochelle, died Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at the Prairie Crossing Living & Rehab Center, Shabbona.
Lawra was born Jan. 7, 1936, in Russellville, Ky., the daughter of Timmy and Ina Lee (Morgan) Rains. She married James Ramsey. He preceded her in death in 1966.
She is survived by
...more

Virgil Page Jr.

Posted: Sunday, Dec 14th, 2014
MOUNT MORRIS -- Virgil C. Page, Jr., 82, formerly of Dixon, passed away Dec. 10, 2014, at Pinecrest Terrace in Mt. Morris.  
He was born Oct. 11, 1932, in Greenville, Mo., to Virgil, Sr. and Eunice Page, he graduated from Franklin Grove High School in 1950 and DeVry Technical Institute in 1958.
He was briefly married to Shirley Wilson. Virgil
...more

Gerald O. Wine

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Gerald O. Wine, 90, of Rochelle, passed away Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 peacefully at home. Jerry was born Dec. 31, 1923 in Chicago to Olan M. and Ruth M. (Heckman) Wine. He married Luan Bown on June 6, 1948 in Bushnell. He received his bachelors in 1947 and masters in 1948 from Western Illinois State Teachers College (now
...more

Wallace Davis

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
WEST BROOKLYN -- Wallace (Wally) F. Davis, 92, of West Brooklyn, died peacefully at the Rochelle Community Hospital on Dec. 1, 2014.
Wally had arranged for his remains to go to the Anatomical Gift Association of Illinois. A celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Compton Methodist Church (139 West Chestnut Street). Visitation will be from
...more

Robert Colville

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Robert B. Colville died Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 at Rochelle Rehabilitation and Health Center. He was born Jan. 31, 1923 to James and Mary (Beedy) Colville in Floydada, Texas. He resided there until enlisting in the Army in 1942.
He was assigned to the 10th Mountain Division and participated in both the Aleutian and Italian campaigns. After
...more

Gerald O. Wine

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Gerald O. Wine, 90, passed away at his home on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 with his wife at his side.
Arrangements are pending at the Unger Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. Sixth Street, Rochelle. For a full obit and guestbook visit www.UngerHorner.com.
...more

Joan Mae Hart

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- Joan Mae Hart, 81, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at the Franklin Grove Nursing Home, with her family at her side. She was born on April 18, 1933 in Sublette, the daughter of Clarence and Hazel Utz Sword.
Joan raised her children in Arizona and enjoyed those memories. She retired from Del Monte and, in
...more

Robert Colville

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Robert Colville, 91, of Rochelle, passed away at Rochelle Rehab and Healthcare Center on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. 
Arrangements are pending at the Unger Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. Sixth Street, Rochelle. For a full obit and guestbook visit www.UngerHorner.com.
...more

Joan Mae Hart

Posted: Monday, Dec 8th, 2014
FRANKLIN GROVE -- Joan Mae Hart, 81, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at the Franklin Grove Nursing Home, with her family at her side. She was born on April 18, 1933 in Sublette, the daughter of Clarence and Hazel Utz Sword.
Joan raised her children in Arizona and enjoyed those memories. She retired from Del Monte and, in
...more

Joan M. Hart

Posted: Sunday, Dec 7th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Joan M. Hart, age 81, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 at the Franklin Grove Nursing Center. 
Arrangements are pending at the Unger Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. Sixth Street, Rochelle. For full obit and guest book, please visit www.UngerHorner.com.
...more

Joyce Naylor Colwell

Posted: Sunday, Dec 7th, 2014
SUN CITY, Ariz. -- Naylor Colwell, Joyce Arlene, 76, of Sun City, Ariz., formerly of Steward and Franklin Grove, passed away on Nov. 29, 2014, born April 6,1938 in Wayne County. She graduated from Rochelle high school in 1956 and married Galen Dale Naylor of Franklin Grove in 1959.
With their two children, Sara and Jim, they moved to
...more

Larry Meurer

Posted: Sunday, Dec 7th, 2014
ASHTON -- Larry L. Meurer, 73, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 at the Rochelle Community Hospital. Larry was born Dec. 17, 1940 to Russell J. W. and Elvina L. (King) Meurer in Amboy. He proudly served our country as a sergeant with the IL Army National Guard for six years from 1963 to 1969. Larry married Jo Anne Herwig
...more

Arthur William Snyder

Posted: Sunday, Dec 7th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Arthur W. Snyder, 83, of Rochelle, died peacefully, anxious to be with his wife, on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at the Pine Acres Care Center in DeKalb. He was born April 17, 1931 in Oglesby, the son of Martin and Helen Snyder. He married his beloved wife of nearly 59 years, Jean M. Elliott, on Nov. 17, 1951.
...more

Mary Lou Smith

Posted: Sunday, Dec 7th, 2014
ROCHELLE -- Mary Lou Smith, 76, of Rochelle, passed away at 5:10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 at her residence.
A visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Monday at the First General Baptist Church at 500 South 12th Street in Rochelle.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at the church. Rev. Angelo Bonacquisti
...more





Select Page:
Within:
Keyword:

Google

Entertainment







 

Copyright 2014 News Media Corporation

News    Classifieds    Shoppe    Search    ContactUs    TalkBack    Subscribe    Information    E-Edition    Business Portal