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Patricia Ann Tanaka

Posted: Saturday, Aug 1st, 2015
RENTON, Wash. -- Patricia Ann Tanaka, 79, of Renton, Wash., passed away on Sept. 10, 2014 of pancreatic cancer.
She was born in Peru, Ill., on Oct. 23, 1934 to the late William and Hortense Helms. Pat, as she was known to her family and friends, graduated from Rochelle Township High School in 1952. After living in Rockford and New

Barbara Jean Lewis

Posted: Saturday, Aug 1st, 2015
CAPE CHARLES, Va. -- Barbara Jean Lewis, 82, a resident of Cape Charles, Va., passed away Feb. 9, 2015 at Heritage Hall Healthcare in Nassawadox, Va.
A native of Rochelle, she was the daughter of the late William E. Helms and the late Hortense Dunsworth Helms. She retired as an emergency room clerk at Rochelle Memorial Hospital and was a

Samuel Nunez

Posted: Thursday, Jul 30th, 2015
CHICAGO -- Samuel Nunez passed away unexpectedly on July 22, 2015.
He was born in Durango, Mexico, the son and Manuel and Domitila Nunez.
Samuel was a certified chef. He was kind and mile mannered and loved being in the company of family and friends. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his parents, Manuel and Domitila Nunez,

Virginia Osborne Vogeler

Posted: Saturday, Jul 25th, 2015
WAYNE CITY -- Virginia Osborne Vogeler, 86, former resident of Deforest, Wis. died on July 21, 2015 at 4:15 pm at the home of her daughter, Connie Gregory, of Wayne City.
Virginia was born Oct. 1, 1928 in Rochelle, the daughter of Clarence and Orpha Walker Osborne.
She was a member of the Methodist Church and the VFW in Rochelle,

Merlene Vulpitta

Posted: Saturday, Jul 25th, 2015
CHICAGO ­-- Merlene Vulpitta, 77, of Chicago, and formerly of Rochelle and New Port Richie Fla., joined her beloved late husband Ralph Vulpitta on July 18, 2015.
Merlene was a loving mother of Ralph Jr., Vincent, Kathleen, Anthony, Colleen, and Maureen. She was a beloved Grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by siblings

Charles Ball

Posted: Thursday, Jul 23rd, 2015
FRANKLIN GROVE ­-- Charles Klingel "Chuck" Ball, 88, of Franklin Grove, passed away at 12:50 a.m. on July 20, 2015, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
He was born June 28, 1927, in Waukegan, to Elbridge F. and Anne Elizabeth (Klingel) Ball. He grew up in Waukegan, Raco, Mich., Rhinelander and Wabeno, Wis., and eventually back in Hampshire from 1939.

Marjorie Bruns

Posted: Tuesday, Jul 21st, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Marjorie J. Bruns, 91, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. She was born March 30, 1924 in Kings, the daughter of Simon and Ida (Alderks) Doeden.
She was united in marriage to Venice Wilbur Bruns on Feb. 19, 1949 in Kings. He preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 2005.

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