John P. Weber

OREGON – John P. Weber, age 83, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 at the Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. He was born Nov. 25, 1935 in Wilmette, the son of John B. and Ethel (Sickinger) Weber. ... more

Randall “Randy” B. Spring

LINDENWOOD – Randall “Randy” B. Spring, 51, of Lindenwood, passed away on Feb. 6, 2019. Born March 7, 1967, in Rockford, the son of Andrew and Marlene (Richardson) Spring.... more

Janet L. Sabin

BYRON – Janet L. Sabin, age 70, passed away on Jan. 11, 2019 in Swedish American Hospital, Rockford, with her family by her side. Janet was born July 1, 1948 in Rockford, the daughter of Gene N. and Myrl K. (Heydt) Sabin.... more

Wayne "Doc" Haugh

ROCKFORD – Wayne "Doc" Haugh, 79, of Rockford, died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. He was born Sept. 16, 1939 in Freeport.... more


Richard A. Williams

MOUNT MORRIS – Richard A. Williams, 74, lifelong area resident, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 in his home near Mount Morris. Born November 4, 1944 in South Bend, Ind., the son of Brainard and Naomi (Creech) Williams.... more

Robert Lee Terviel

STILLMAN VALLEY– Robert Lee Terviel, age71, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. He was born Sept. 26, 1947 in Rochelle the son of Herman and Margaret (Jueal) Terviel. ... more

Warren Lee Smith

BYRON – Warren Lee Smith 75, of Byron Illinois passed away Feb. 3, 2019 at Swedish American Hospital after a long illness. Born Sept. 11, 1943 to Emma (Hohlen) and Benjamin Smith, he attended Oregon schools; graduating high school in 1962. He joined the U.S. Army serving in Germany after high school.... more

Harvey H. McCoy

BYRON – Harvey H. McCoy, 77, of Byron, passed away Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at Serenity House in Oregon, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Sept. 12, 1941 in Greene County, Tenn., the son of Bud and Elva (Evans) McCoy.... more

Vera M. Davison

OREGON – Vera M. Davison, age 93, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 at the Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling. She was born July 7, 1925 the daughter of Leland and Cardine Anna (Kappenman) Kendel.... more

Ervin J. “Jack” Davis

OREGON – Loving Husband, Father, and Grandfather, Ervin J. “Jack” Davis, age 89, died Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 at the Oregon Living and Rehab Center. He was born Feb. 24, 1929 in Martin’s Ferry, Ohio the son of Elsie and Viola (Oshinbine) Davis. ... more


Leonard H. Benhart

MOUNT MORRIS – Leonard H. Benhart, age 89, passed away in his home on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 with his wife by his side. Leonard was born Oct. 12, 1929 in Itasca, the son of Edwin and Esther (Pfingsten) Benhart. He grew up on a farm in Roselle. Leonard married Eleanor Steigerwald on July 29, 1950 in Roselle.... more


Arlene D. Beck

CHANA - Arlene D. Beck, 92, area resident since 2012, died Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 in Franklin Grove Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born Dec. 11, 1926 in Thompson, Iowa, the daughter of Hemme and Frances (Alberts) Troff. ... more