Obituaries

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 […]

 
 

ARNOLD JAMES ROERIG, 85

Arnold James Roerig, 85, Rockton, Ill. died at 7:45 p.m., Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Born Feb. 22, 1931, in Menomo-nie, Wis., the son of Mr. and Mrs. William and Elsa (Bleifernicht) Roerig He graduated from Menomonie High School. He married Gloria Mae Johnson October 12, 1951; […]

 
 

Cleo D. Keeling, 74

Cleo D. Keeling, 74

Cleo Delvin Keeling, 74, formerly of Belvidere, peacefully passed away Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2016, at his home in Brooklyn Center, Minn. He was born Nov. 22, 1942, son of the late Cleo and Jewell Mondon Keeling. Cleo is loved and dearly missed by his children: Denise Keeling of Minneapolis, […]

 
 

Edward (Ted) Jess Sherman, 78

Edward (Ted) Jess Sherman, 78

Edward (Ted) Jess, Sherman, 78, of Belvidere, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, in the loving presence of his family. The son of Thelma (Giffey) and Henry “Hank” Sherman, he was born on Nov. 5, 1938, in Sheyboygan, Wis. He married the love of his life and best friend, Joan […]

 
 

Dean, M. Bailey, 92

Dean, M. Bailey, 92

Dean M. Bailey, 92, formerly of the town of Rome (Nekoosa), Wis., died Monday, Jan. 9, at Atrium Post Acute Care in New Holstein. Dean was born June 9, 1924 in Belvidere, Ill. to Fred and Alversa (Rote) Bailey. Dean served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater. […]

 
 

Trudy Catherine Metzger, 65

Trudy Catherine Metzger, 65

Trudy Catherine Metzger, 65, of Rockford, formerly of Belvidere, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 24, in the loving presence of her family at Wesley Willows in Rockford. The daughter of Walter and Marlette (Winterland) Metzger, Trudy was born on Aug. 27, 1951 in Belvidere. She worked […]

 
 

Luraine G. Cannell, 96

Luraine G. Cannell, 96

Luraine G. Cannell, 96, of Garden Prairie, went home to Jesus on Tuesday, Dec. 13, in her Garden Prairie home. Luraine was born April 2, 1920, to Carl and Annette Johnson while being snowed in just outside Hayward, Minn. She later moved to Rockford and graduated from Rockford High School […]

 
 

Veronica “Ronnie” J. Dunlap, 70

Veronica “Ronnie” J. Dunlap, 70

Veronica “Ronnie” J. Dunlap, 70, fought the good fight against ovarian cancer and passed away peacefully after 11 years at her home in Belvidere, Ill. on Tuesday, Dec. 6.  Born in Abusir, Egypt on June 26, 1946; one of five siblings to Earnest George Hemsworth and Linda Ferres. She came to […]

 
 

Barbara J. Parisot, 77

Barbara J. Parisot, 77, of Kirkland, died Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Medina Manor Retirement Center in Durand. She was born July 11, 1939 in New Albany, Ind., the daughter of Robert and Thelma (Banet) Montgomery.   She married Donald W. Parisot on Jan. 21, 1956. He preceded her in […]

 
 

Mildred Theresa Yerk, 95

Mildred Theresa Yerk, 95

Mildred Theresa Yerk, 95, of Belvidere, passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, at Maple Crest Care Centre. She was born Dec. 16, 1920 in Humphrey, Neb., the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Preister) Zimmerer. She married Lester Yerk Sept. 2, 1944 in Belvidere. She retired form Champion Packaging as an inspector. […]