Obituaries

Jesse Torres

VHANTIS, TAMAULIPAS, Mexico — Jesse Torres, 76, formerly of Rochelle, passed away Aug. 28, 2020 in Vhantis, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Jesse was born Sept. 29, 1943 in Santa Marie Del Rio, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Gregorio Torres and Brigida Menchaca. Jesse came to Rochelle in the mid-1970s; he worked at Caron International.... more

Bernice V. Riddle

Bernice V. Riddle, 95, passed away Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Heritage Square in Dixon after a long courageous battle with sarcoma cancer. ... more

Catherine 'Cathy' Mary Mayberry

Catherine “Cathy” Mary Mayberry, 62, daughter of Clyde “Pete” Junior Mayberry and Mary Inez Snyder Mayberry was born Sept. 19, 1957 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. She was raised and educated in Ogle County, Northern Illinois where she graduated from Leaf River High School in 1976. ... more

Betty L. Barnes

Byron – Betty L. Barnes, age 90, and longtime Byron resident, died on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 at The Atrium in Rockford. She was born on June 15, 1930 in Grand Detour, the daughter of Francis and Mary (Aurand) Newhausen. ... more