Obituaries

Ismael Bello, 45

Ismael Bello, 45, of Caledonia, passed away suddenly, March, 13. He was born Nov. 23, 1971 in Mexico City, Mexico, son of Genaro and Maria (Morales) Bello. He married Maria J. Jaramillo on Aug. 5, 1997. Ismael attended Saint James Church in Belvidere. He had a love for animals, which […]

 
 

Maria J. Bello, 47

Maria J. Bello, 47, of Caledonia, passed away suddenly, March 13. She was born Feb. 14, 1970 in Mexico City, Mexico, daughter of Celia VillaFana Jaramillo. She married Ismael Bello on Aug. 5, 1997. Maria attended Saint James Church in Belvidere. Maria was a devoted mother to her children and […]

 
 

Death notice for Allen Silver, 89

Death notice for Allen Silver, 89

Attorney Allen Silver passed away at Northwoods Care Center in Belvidere, Ill. on Thursday, March 2, a few weeks before his 90th birthday. He was born on March 27, 1927. Although he was a divorce attorney, he was able to save many marriages. Allen belonged to VFW Post 1461. He […]

 
 

Rosemarie Kreutziger, 83

Rosemarie Kreutziger, 83, of York, Neb. passed away on Tuesday, Feb.14, in Belton, Mo. She was born on Oct. 29, 1933 to Baltazar and Mariquita Alvarado in Amarillo, Texas. She grew up in Colorado Springs with her parents and 12 siblings.  She was married in 1955 to John W. Kreutziger […]

 
 

Belvidere Fire Department announces death of retired firefighter

The Belvidere Fire Department is sorry to report the passing of one of their own retired firefighter Ted Vickers, 55, of Belvidere. The visitation for Vickers was held on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, located at 218 W. Hurlbut […]

 
 

Kiefer family holds memorial service

Theodore H. Kiefer, 87, of Belvidere, passed away, Dec. 17. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 16, at First Baptist Church, located at 1255 W. Jackson St. in Belvidere. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 17, at First […]

 
 

Wanda Kuehne, 91

Wanda P. Kuehne, 91, of Belvidere, passed away in her home, Sunday, Feb. 5, after a lengthy illness. Wanda was born on June 3, 1925, to Gomer and Inez (Anderson) Davis in Des Moines, Iowa. She was a member of the Belvidere Women’s Bowling Association for many years and worked […]

 
 

Maynard Kincaide, 77

Maynard Kincaide, 77, of Rockford, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Feb. 2, at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center. Maynard was born on Jan. 26, 1940 in Belvidere, the son of Perry and Effie (Hettrick) Kincaide. Maynard married the love of his life, Catherine Blackwell, on Sept. 23, 1958 in Rockford. He […]

 
 

Margaret (Peggy) Blair, 71

Margaret (Peggy) Blair, 71

Margaret (Peggy) Blair, 71, passed away peacefully, in her Rockford home, with Paul, her husband of 55 years by her side, on Sunday, Jan. 22, after a lengthy illness. Peggy was born in Paris, Ill. on April, 1 1945 and later moved to Belvidere where she married her high school […]

 
 

THOMAS F. PETERSON, 87

Thomas F. Peterson, 87, of Black River Falls, Wis. passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2016 at Pine View Care Center in Black River Falls, Wis. Thomas F. Peterson was born on July 2, 1929, commonly referred to as “The Big Event” in Rockford, Ill. Thomas was the son of […]