Obituaries

Lloyd W. Zimmerman

FORRESTON – Lloyd W. Zimmerman, 87, of Forreston, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 at Monroe Clinic Hospital in Monroe, Wis. He was born Sept.10, 1933 in Silver Creek Township, to Benjamin J. and Malinda (Ludwig) Zimmerman. ... more

Kevin L. Wubbena

Oregon – Kevin L. Wubbena, age 49, passed away at his home on Nov. 11, 2020. He was born in Freeport on Jan. 26, 1971 the son of Leonard and Joan (Miller) Wubbena. He was a standout athlete and All State linebacker at Foreston High School, graduating in 1989.... more

Joan Marie (Oelrich) Turley

Joan Marie (Oelrich) Turley, age 63, of Sparta, Tenn., passed away in her home on Nov. 6, 2020. She is survived by her husband, Bill Turley, of 41 years and his two daughters, Marie Culotta and Liz Turley. ... more

James (Jim) T. Snodgrass

BYRON – James (Jim) T. Snodgrass, 92, of Byron was reunited with the love of his life on Saturday, Nov.14, 2020. Born Nov. 14, 1928 in Mt. Morris, the son of Fred C. and Carrie (Stevens) Snodgrass, graduated from Durand High School, and a proud veteran of the Korean War. ... more

William E. “Bill” Sigler, Sr.

OREGON – William E. “Bill” Sigler, Sr., 78, of Oregon, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 in Javon Bea Hospital, Rockford. Born Jan. 12, 1942 in Chicago, the son of Henry and Harriet (Albright) Sigler.... more

Daniel W. Sadler Sr.

MOUNT MORRIS – Daniel W. Sadler Sr., age 73, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 in Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon. Dan was born on July 3, 1947 in Chicago, the son of Oscar and Mary (Howard) Sadler.... more

Thomas G. “T.P.” Preston

Thomas G. “T.P.” Preston, 80, passed away Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford. Tom was born Dec. 13, 1939 in Rock Falls, the son of Dick and Margaret (Partridge) Preston. He married Karen S. Wolfe. She preceded him in death on Aug. 25, 1996. Tom then married Marcia Ann Stichter on July 3, 2002.... more

Jack A. Powell

Jack A. Powell, 81, of Rockford, passed away on Friday, Nov.13, 2020. Born Canton, Ill., on June 7, 1939 to F.M. and Frances (Turner) Powell. ... more

Pamela Jean Myatt

BYRON – Pamela Jean Myatt, age 71, died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 at the Generations at Neighbor’s nursing home in Byron. She was born March 1, 1949 in Rockford, the daughter of Elmo and Millie (Robins) Cantwell. ... more

Myles Richard Maiman

STILLMAN VALLEY – Myles Richard Maiman, age 24, died Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., following a sudden illness. He was born Feb. 18, 1996 in Rockford, the son to Bryan and Crystal (Ward) Maiman. ... more

Andrew (Andy) Paul Jackson

BYRON – Andrew (Andy) Paul Jackson, 91, of Byron went home to Jesus Nov. 9, 2020, from Covid-19 complications. He was born Feb. 23, 1929, in Rockford to Frank and Elizabeth Jackson, and married Shirley Bymaster in 1949.... more

Thomas E. Hufford

STILLMAN VALLEY – Thomas E. Hufford, age 85, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford following a sudden illness. He was born Sept. 3, 1935 in Dixon, the son of Howard and Mae (Mueller) Hufford. ... more

 

Vivian F. Houpt

BYRON – Vivian F. Houpt, 97, of Byron, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 in Generations at Neighbors, Byron. Born April 1. 1923 in Oregon, the daughter of Bert and Mamie (Engelkes) Griswold.... more

Cindy Druien

OREGON – Cindy Druien, age 55, of Oregon, passed away suddenly Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 after a short illness. Cindy was born on July 13, 1965 to Richard and Pat (Ware) Snapp.... more

Larry Paul Bennet

CHANA – Larry Paul Bennet, age 75, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. He was born July 8, 1945 in Rochelle, the son of Paul and Mildred (Shrock) Bennett. ... more

Mary Elizabeth Mandzen

BYRON – Mary Elizabeth Mandzen, 82, of Byron, passed away on Nov. 5, 2020. Born on Dec.8, 1937 in Oustic, Ontario Canada to the parents of James and Loretto (Beechinor) Synnott.... more

Loretta L. Eden

OREGON – Loretta L. Eden 79, longtime Oregon resident, died suddenly Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 at KSB Hospital, Dixon. Born Nov.24, 1940 in Chandlerville, Ill., the daughter of Charles E. and Eula (Masten) Hinrichs.... more

Barbara A. Haub

Barbara A. Haub, age 84 of Amboy and formerly of West Brooklyn, died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. She was born June 10, 1936 in Amboy the daughter of Donald and Mabel (Harms) Ackerson. ... more

Lisa A. Eden

OREGON – Lisa A. Eden, age 53, a loving wife, mother, daughter, and sister, died suddenly Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 at her home. She was born June 13, 1967 in DeKalb, the daughter to Roger and Nancy (Montgomery) Buehler. ... more

Ruth A. Capriola

OREGON – Ruth A. Capriola, age 94, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 at Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. She was born on Sept. 13, 1926 in Rochelle the daughter of Ralph and Ruth Dame.... more

Marvin G. Birkholz

Marvin G. Birkholz, 92, of Freeport, formerly of Forreston, passed away, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 at FHN Memorial Hospital. Marvin was born April 20, 1928 in Freeport, the son of Albert and Grace (Viel) Birkholz.... more

Pamela M. Atchison

ROCKFORD – Pamela M. Atchison, age 72, from Rockford passed away suddenly on Nov. 4, 2020 at her home. She was born on Oct. 7, 1948 in DeKalb the daughter of Clark and Betty (Jay) Atchison.... more

Leonard Raymond Steffen

STILLMAN VALLEY – Leonard Raymond Steffen, age 87, died Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford due to complications with Covid-19. He was born Feb. 4, 1933 in Rockford, the son to Clarence and Ruth (Bauder) Steffen. ... more

George Merle Lingel

ROCKFORD – George Merle Lingel, 80, of Rockford, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 at Presence Cor Mariae Center. Son, brother, cousin, nephew, husband, father, grandfather, father in law, uncle, great uncle, great great uncle, and friend to many. He was born Oct. 12, 1940 in Byron, Illinois the son of Harold and Henrietta Lingel. ... more

Douglas “Doug” Heine

CHANA – Douglas “Doug” Heine, 82, longtime resident of Chana, died Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. Born Nov. 26, 1937 in Elgin, the son of Raymond and Ella (Hecht) Heine.... more