David Michael Stahl

MOUNT MORRIS – David Michael Stahl, age 60, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in KSB Hospital, Dixon. David was born March 22, 1959 in Dixon, the son of Harry M. and Dorothy (Kielsmeier) Stahl. ... more

Glenn Leroy Rippentrop

MONROE CENTER – Glenn Leroy Rippentrop, age 90, died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 at his home in Monroe Center. He was born May 20, 1929 on the Big Mound in Holcomb, the son of Henry and Grace (Boumgarden) Rippentrop.... more

Robert Gibson Drucks

OREGON – Robert Gibson Drucks, age 84, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019 at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was born Dec. 6, 1934 in Chicago Heights, the son of Eric and Persis “Peggy” (Gibson) Drucks. ... more

Phyllis Jean Conroy

OREGON – Phyllis Jean Conroy, 95, of Oregon, passed away on Oct. 9, 2019 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born Aug. 14, 1924 in Sterling, to Samuel Percy Stump and Almeda Mae, nee Zook, Stump.... more

Loran W. Wilken

LEAF RIVER – Loran W. Wilken, 78, of Leaf River died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. He was born April 7, 1941 to Walter and Letha (Garman) Wilken.... more

Randy L. Stone

DAYSVILLE – Randy L. Stone, 65, lifelong Oregon/Daysville resident, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 in his home. Born July 1, 1954 in Dixon, the son of LeRoy and Bettie (Lowry) Stone.... more

Norman Lowell Ludwig

FORRESTON – Norman Lowell Ludwig, 86, of Forreston, died Thursday, Sep. 19, 2019 at Parkview Home, Freeport. Norman was born July 17, 1933 in Forreston, the son of Albert and Martha (Rose) Ludwig.... more

Cindy (Voss) Livingston

Our Lord called Cindy (Voss) Livingston home Aug. 14, 2019 having passed away in her home in Cohutta, Ga. She was born Jan. 10, 1961 in Aurora to Wendell and Bonita Voss the third of four children.... more

Addison Pearl Headlee

MILLEDGEVILLE – Addison Pearl Headlee, 9, of Milledgeville, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at Mercy Health in Rockford. She was born on June 2, 2010 in Sterling, the daughter of Wayne Jacob Headlee and Jennifer Marie Schryver. She was currently a 4th grade student at Chadwick-Milledgeville Middle School where she excelled as a student. Addison loved music and art class and participated in basketball, swimming and volleyball. She attended Milledgeville United Methodist Church Sunday School. In her gaming time, she liked “5 Nights at Freddy’s,” “My Little Pony” and “Roblox.” Her pets were very important to her.... more

Mary Katherine Green

MOUNT MORRIS – Mary Katherine Green, 95, died Oct. 5, 2019 at Pinecrest Community in Mount Morris. Mary was born Dec. 7, 1923, in Montague City, Mass., the daughter of Oscar R. and Lucy M. (Stoughton) Slifer. When she was 15, her family settled on a farm near Conrad, Iowa.... more


Joel John Colbert

ROCHELLE – Joel John Colbert, 86, of Rochelle passed away Oct. 5 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Rockford of natural causes. Joel was born April 13, 1933, in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of John and Delphine Colbert. He attended City High there and later graduated from the University of Iowa physical education department. He also held a master’s degree from Northern Illinois University.... more

Eugene H. “Gene” Bolen

BYRON – Eugene H. “Gene” Bolen, age 94, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at the Generations at Neighbor’s Nursing Home in Byron surrounded by his loving family. He was born June 10, 1925 in Stratford, Wis., the son of Ralph and Laura (Zopie) Bolen.... more

Barbara Louise Pollock Williams

Barbara Louise Pollock Williams, 85, passed away peacefully with her family at her side at Brookdale-Chambrel in Roswell, Ga., on Sept. 26, 2019. Born Nov. 6, 1933 in Dixon, the daughter of Robert and Edna (Hartwig) Pollock.... more

Jeffrey David Sickles

OREGON – Jeffrey David Sickles, 54, of Oregon passed away peacefully in his home on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 surrounded by his loving family after losing his life to ALS. Born January 28, 1965 in Marengo, the son of Lavalla and Phyllis (Christian) Sickles.... more

Jerry Alfred Hanna

DAVIS JUNCTION – Jerry Alfred Hanna, age 75, died Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at his home in Davis Junction surrounded by his family. He was born August 10, 1944 in Kennett, Mo., the son of Alfred and Thelma (Head) Hanna.... more

Bernice A. "Bernie" Hagemann

STILLMAN VALLEY – Bernice A. "Bernie" Hagemann, 80, of Stillman Valley died suddenly Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 in Swedish-American Hospital, Rockford. Born April 12, 1939 in Rochelle, the daughter of Marvin and Verdell (Gittleson) Burkhart and attended Steward Schools. ... more

Robert E. Bonnen

OREGON – Robert E. Bonnen, 94, loving father and devoted grandfather, passed away on Saturday Sept. 28, 2019 in Byron. He was born in Guthrie, Ill., on Nov. 10, 1924 the son of Edwin and Mabel (Johnson) Bonnen.... more