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Paul Vandre

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Paul H. Vandre, 60, passed away on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Grand Junction, Colo.
Paul was born in Rochelle on April 15, 1955, to Edna (McCaslin) Vandre and Herb Vandre. He graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1977 with a bachelor's degree in history and political science. Following his graduation, he moved to Colorado.

Ricky Jones

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
DAVIS JUNCTION -- Ricky Dale Jones, 56, passed away at home Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. Ricky was born Aug. 22, 1959 to Troy and Katherine (Anderson) Jones in Rockford.
He was a mechanic and loved to fixed things and barter for his services on the farm.
He was preceded by his parents and his brother, Jerry.
Ricky is

Lawrence Capes

Posted: Thursday, Feb 11th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Lawrence A. Capes, 83, died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016 at his home. Larry was born Dec. 11, 1932 to Lorenzo and Mabel (Shelton) Capes in Rochelle.
After serving his country in the United States Marine Corps, Larry worked as a mechanic for 21 years for Swift & Company and then 10 years at Anderson Plumbing before retiring in

Robert Furjanic

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 9th, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Robert C. Furjanic, 92, of Rochelle, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at Serenity Hospice & Home on Feb. 7, 2016.  Bob was born on Aug. 12, 1923 to Joseph and Mary (Ostrowski) Furjanic in Chicago. He married Rose Shuleff in 1947.  He was later remarried to LaVaun (Bonnie) Morrison from March 1975 to June 2014 until

Earl Fleming

Posted: Saturday, Feb 6th, 2016
RIO RANCHO, N.M., Earl T. Fleming, 94, of Rio Rancho, N.M., died Jan. 29, 2016.
He is survived by six children, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Fleming, a grandchild and great-grandchild. 
He was an Eagle Scout and graduated from DePauw University, where he met his wife of 54 years, Nancy. In WWII he was a Lieutenant JG in the U.S.

Bob Eckhardt

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Bob E. Eckhardt, 83, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Bob was born in Rochelle to Edward and Ella (Schlie) Eckhardt. He married Jacqueline Beardsley on June 6, 1959 in Steward.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline, on May 28, 2014; and sisters, Ruth Ellis, Ester Wetzel,

Hannah Hall

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
"Don't say ‘she was surrounded by her loved ones', that is a given.  And don't say ‘she is now in heaven' because that is not a given, no one knows what happens, but I hope that is where I will be."  One of the many lessons we learned from our mom.    

ROCHELLE -- Hannah Hall, 78, passed

David Reinke

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
ROCHELLE -- David E. Reinke, 72, of Rochelle, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 in his home. He was born in Rochelle on Oct. 30, 1943, the son of John L. and Goldie (Eppler) Reinke.
Dave was a U.S. Army Reserve Veteran, a member of Pheasants Unlimited, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and the Kishwaukee RC Flyers. He was a

Barbara Wolf

Posted: Tuesday, Feb 2nd, 2016
ROCHELLE -- Barbara Lynn Wolf, 64, of Rochelle, passed away Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Kishwaukee Hospital, DeKalb.
Born July 16, 1951, in Chicago, the daughter of Robert A. and Lucille F. (Zender) Freund, Barb married George Joseph Wolf Sr. on Jan. 3, 1988.
A mother, grandmother, housewife and manager, Barb was a member of First Presbyterian Church and Rochelle

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