Jeffrey “Jeff” Allen Stoll

LEAF RIVER – Jeffrey “Jeff” Allen Stoll, 55, of Leaf River, passed away, Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at home. Born Feb. 9, 1963 in Rockford, the son of Richard Dale Stoll and Judy Irene (Smith) Stoll. ... more


John Harry Remour

OREGON – John Harry Remour, 88, of Oregon and formerly of Sycamore, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 in Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born Oct. 23, 1930 in Havana, Ill., the son of Leslie and Justina "Jay" (Janssen) Remour.... more

Robert “Bob” E. Long

OREGON – Robert “Bob” E. Long, age 71, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 at the Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was born Oct. 20, 1947 in Byron, the son of Clarence and Burnetta (Coy) Long. ... more

Paul N. "Nick" Halverson

CHANA – Paul N. "Nick" Halverson, 75, lifelong Chana-area resident, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Born Nov. 27, 1942 in Rochelle, the son of Paul L. and Mary Ellen (Allison) Halverson.... more


Esther E. Frey

MOUNT MORRIS – Esther E. Frey, age 100, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mount Morris. Esther was born April 29, 1918 in Fresno County, Calif., the daughter of William H. and Johanna (Horn) Meyers.... more

Mary Josephine Erbach Canik

BELOIT, Wis. – Mary Josephine Erbach Canik, 95, of Beloit, Wis., died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 at Premier Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing in Beloit.... more

Charles “Chuck” W. Kness Jr.

POLO – Charles “Chuck” W. Kness Jr., 61, a lifelong resident of Polo, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 31st, 2018, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.... more

Gerald “Jerry” W. DeVries

OREGON – Gerald “Jerry” W. DeVries, age 74, passed away in his home on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018. He was born in Rockford, the son of Peter and Mary (Fletcher) DeVries.... more


Abilene Sherron Bocker

POLO – Abilene Sherron Bocker, precious baby girl of Winton and Bethany Bocker, was born into the arms of angels on Friday Nov. 2, 2018, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.... more

Ivan W. Magaw

OREGON – Ivan W. Magaw, 94, longtime Oregon resident, died Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. Born March 14, 1924 in Lester Prairie, Minn., the son of Sydney E. and Margaret (Hatch) Magaw.... more

Matthew Christopher Lewis

CHANDLER, Ariz. – On Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, Matthew Christopher Lewis, loving son, brother and dad, moved into Heaven from his temporary home here on earth. Matthew’s body was being attacked at Chandler Regional Hospital by a genetic disease from birth, he was 31 years of age.... more

Carol Ann Hubbard

CHANA – Carol Ann Hubbard, 86, passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018 at her son’s home in Chana. Carol was born on Feb.17, 1932 to Ernest and Hazel (Reeder) Schumaker in South Grove Township, Ill.... more