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Moretta Scott

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 27th, 2015
DEKALB -- Moretta Belle "Reta" Scott, 91, of DeKalb, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at DeKalb County Rehab & Nursing Center, DeKalb.
Born Dec. 23, 1923, in Hickory Hills Township, Wayne County, the daughter of Clyde and Dorothy (Garrison) Crask, Moretta married Warren A. Scott Feb. 3, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo.
She retired from Northern Illinois University, where
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Mary Rose Wagner

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 27th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Mary Rose Wagner, 80, passed away Monday, Jan. 26, 2015 in Rockford. Mary Rose was born April 30, 1934 in Hardin to Frank Elmer and Mary Susan (Moore) Cook. She married Marvin Eugene Wagner on Aug. 13, 1955 in Sterling.
Mary Rose was active with Avon for 40 years and worked at Spurgeon's Department Store in Rochelle
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Thomas J. Mahaffey

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 27th, 2015
MENDOTA -- Thomas J. Mahaffey, 62, of Mendota, died Jan. 25, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29 at Holy Cross Church, Mendota, with Rev. Bo Schmitt and Rev. Tom Otto officiating. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery. Pallbearers will be the Mendota Fire Department and
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Sheila Jerding

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 27th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Sheila I. Jerding, 69, passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 in Rockford, due to complications from a recent stroke.  Sheila was born Nov. 28, 1945 to Walter S. and Marjorie G. (Hiland) Engh in DeKalb. She married Michael P. Jerding on June 24, 1967 in DeKalb.
Sheila worked as a secretary/office manager for many years in the
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Paul Bertrams

Posted: Sunday, Jan 25th, 2015
OROVILLE, Calif. -- Paul E. Bertrams, 81, of Oroville, Calif., formerly of Rochelle, passed on to join his savior on Oct. 23, 2014. He was born Aug. 23, 1933.
He is survived by his wife, Bertie; children, David, Mary, Cloyd, Susan, Baldwin and Michael; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Alice Boise.
He was preceded in death by his
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Michaela Myers

Posted: Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015
DALLAS, Texas -- Michaela F. Myers, 22, of Dallas, Texas, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015. Michaela was born March 18, 1992 in Rochelle to David and Susan (Zuehl) Myers. Michaela graduated from Rochelle Township High School in 2010. She was a member of the Rochelle United Methodist Church.
Michaela is survived by her
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Jerry Myers

Posted: Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015
ASHTON -- Jerry M. Myers, 80, of Ashton, passed away Jan. 19, 2015 at the Freeport Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. He was born on March 3, 1934 in Rochelle to Howard and Helene (Pilage) Myers.
He graduated from Byron High School in 1952. He joined the Navy and was active duty from 1952-1956. After active duty he continued with
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Lucille Kenney

Posted: Thursday, Jan 22nd, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Lucille Elizabeth Kenney, 95, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015 at Northwoods Care Center in Belvidere. She was born on Aug. 12, 1919 in Rochelle, the daughter of Walter and Ethel Mae Taylor Willcox.
Lucille married Captain Paul Anderson Jr. on Dec. 31, 1940 in Iowa; he preceded her on July 13, 1950. She then married
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Clarence Lang

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Clarence "Pat" Lang, 91, of Rochelle, died peacefully in his home, Jan. 17, 2015 surrounded by his loving family. He was born Nov. 26, 1923 in Rochelle, the son of Fred and Helen (Doyle) Lang of Creston. Pat grew up in the Creston area and graduated from Rochelle High School in 1941.
He moved to Waukegan and
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Glendolyn Carson

Posted: Tuesday, Jan 20th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Glendolyn J. (Pat) Carson passed from this earthly life surrounded by her family and into the hands of God and her eternal home on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. Pat was born March 17, 1932 in Rochelle to William and Frances (Patrick) Hubbard of Kings. To her parents and siblings, Barbara and Bill, she was known as Glenny, while
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Clarence Lang

Posted: Sunday, Jan 18th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Clarence "Pat" Lang, 91, of Rochelle, passed away Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015 at his home in Rochelle.
Services are pending at the Unger Horner Funeral Home. Visit www.ungerhorner.com or call 815-562-4534.
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Deborah Geralds

Posted: Sunday, Jan 18th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Deborah L. Geralds, 61, broke free from her earthly chains and went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 in Rockford. Debbie was born March 4, 1953 in Rochelle to James T. and Betty L. (Manning) Williams. She married Donald Geralds on Feb. 18, 1983 in Rochelle.
She worked as a production planner for
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Georgia Collins

Posted: Sunday, Jan 18th, 2015
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- Georgia Bushnell Collins died after a prolonged illness at The Fountains at Canterbury in Oklahoma City, Okla.  She was born on July 22, 1929, in Joliet, daughter of Frederick Ransom and Ione Steigle Bushnell. The family moved to Rochelle shortly thereafter where Georgia spent her pre-college years. She attended Rochelle Township High School, where she loved
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Deborah Geralds

Posted: Friday, Jan 16th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Deborah L. Geralds, 61, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 at the Rockford Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Unger Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. Sixth Street, Rochelle. For full obit and guest book visit www.UngerHorner.com.
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Bonnie Seigel

Posted: Friday, Jan 16th, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. -- Bonnie Rae (Edwards) Seigel, 68, passed away surrounded by family and loved ones at the Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, Neb., on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015. Beautiful Bonnie was born on March 31, 1946 in DeKalb, the daughter of Ralph "Budd" and Clara "Dolly" (Erickson) Edwards. Bonnie poured much of her life into raising her four daughters. Her
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Bonnie Seigel

Posted: Friday, Jan 16th, 2015
OMAHA, Neb. -- Bonnie Rae Seigel, 68, passed away at the Lakeside Hospital in Omaha, Neb.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 17 at the St. Johns Lutheran Church in Creston with Pastor Ron Larsen officiating. Visitation will be Saturday from 1 - 2 p.m. prior to the funeral.
Visit www.ungerhorner.com to for full obit.
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Barney Roberts

Posted: Friday, Jan 16th, 2015
BELVIDERE --Barney Ray Roberts, 76, passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at his home with his family at his side. He was born on Dec. 28, 1938 in Chicago, the son of Clare William and Nellie Lenore Miller Roberts. He married Jo Ellen Marie Hintzsche on May 11, 1996 in Rochelle.
Barney was an industrial manager for Country
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Dorie Hinrichs

Posted: Friday, Jan 16th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Dorie M. Hinrichs, 44, passed away Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at her home in Rochelle. Dorie was born on June 1, 1970 in Rochelle, to Alvin and Penny (Brown) Lee. She married Brian K. Hinrichs on June 15, 1996 in Rochelle at Full Gospel Fellowship of Flagg Center.
Dorie loved Jesus with all of her heart. She
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Gerald Bunger

Posted: Friday, Jan 16th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Gerald "Jerry" Bunger, 69, passed away on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 at his home with his wife, daughter, and son-in-law at his side. He was born on Oct. 23, 1945 in Rochelle, the son of Edwin and Vivian Ulferts Bunger. Jerry married Dorothy L. "Dottie" Perdue on June 14, 1969 in Chelyan, W.V.
He proudly served in
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