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Maida Goff

Posted: Thursday, Jun 23rd, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Maida L. Goff, 93, of Rochelle, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Alpine Fireside Healthcare Center, Rockford, after a long illness.  Maida was born on Nov. 10, 1922 in Bluford, to Wilbur and Maude (Moore) LeMar.  She married James Goff on Jan. 23, 1942 in DeKalb.
She was a bookkeeper for her husband's contruction business for

Neil Miller

Modified: Wednesday, Jun 22nd, 2016
ASHTON -- Neil Warren Miller, 60, of Ashton, passed away on June 18, 2016. He was born on July 28, 1955 to Daniel and Jean (Fisk) Miller in Rochelle. He married Susan Gittleson on Sept. 1, 1984 at the Reynolds Church in Ashton, and spent the next 32 years happily married.
Neil was a Bradford Township Trustee, was a Private

Shirley Williams

Posted: Saturday, Jun 18th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Shirley Carter Haenitsch Williams, 84, passed away at her home on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.  She was born on June 19, 1931 in Rochelle, the daughter of John Etsel and Sophie (Knicely) Carter.  Shirley retired from Eaton Corporation.
She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Russell and Ryan Haenitsch; brother, Laverne "Bud" Carter; and

Norma Brooks

Posted: Thursday, Jun 16th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Norma Jean Brooks, 87, passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Mt. Morris. Norma was born June 1, 1929 to Edward and Florence (Nieman) Koeppel in Iron Mountain, Mich. She married Wallace "Wally" Brooks on Sept. 5, 1953 in Jefferson, Wis.
Norma was the secretary for Faith Lutheran Church in Rochelle for 40 years.  
In addition to

Norma Miller

Posted: Thursday, Jun 16th, 2016
BYRON -- Norma Hazel Miller, 91 of Byron, passed away at Serenity House and Home on June 10, 2016. She was born to Edwin and Olga (Peterson) Edwards on Dec. 5, 1925 in Waukegan. She married George Leo Miller on June 28, 1953 in Ashton and was happily married for 57 years until his passing in 2010.
Norma loved sewing,

Edwin Barnes

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 14th, 2016
ESMOND -- Edwin Russell Barnes died Sunday, June 12, 2016 in DeKalb County Rehab &Nursing Center. He was born Aug. 6, 1928, son of Russell and Edith (Fogle) Barnes, in Esmond. He graduated from Rochelle Township High School and Iowa State University where he received a B.S. in Agronomy. He married Marilyn Fay Cook on Nov. 11, 1951 in

Ardith McCaslin

Posted: Tuesday, Jun 14th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Ardith Ann McCaslin, 76, of Rochelle, passed away on Friday, June 10, 2016, at Serenity Hospice and Home. Ardith was born Feb. 21, 1940, in Rochelle, the only child of Donald and Vada (Cook) Dittmar. She was united in marriage to Raymond Ellis McCaslin on Oct. 18, 1958, in Creston. He preceded her in death on Feb. 11,

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