Obituaries

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. […]

 
 

Helen Elaine Jacobus Cadie, 85

Helen Elaine Jacobus Cadie, 85, of Belvidere, passed away, Saturday morning, Nov. 19. Helen was born May 9, 1931 to Arnold and Agnes (Schalk) Jacobus. She graduated from DeKalb Township High School in 1948. Helen married Harold George Cadie on Oct. 29, 1948, and they were the proud parents of […]

 
 

Nancy M. Johnson, 91

Nancy M. Johnson, 91, of Belvidere, passed away, Saturday afternoon, Nov. 19, at Anam Care. She was born March 8, 1925 in her parent’s home in Belvidere, to Hazel (Blake) and Allen Jukes. Nancy attended Belvidere schools, graduating from Belvidere High School as Valedictorian of Class of 1943. She graduated […]

 
 

Tina R. Fritts, 54 Obituary

Tina R. Fritts, 54 Obituary

Tina R. Fritts, 54, of Roscoe, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 25, in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on Nov. 24, 1961, in Belvidere, the daughter of Ray E. and Patricia M. (Etes) McCoy. She graduated from North Boone High School class of 1979. Later, she […]