Obituaries

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 […]

 
 

Jason Alex Kays, 45

Jason Alex Kays, 45

Jason Alex Kays, 45, of Rockford, died peacefully, surrounded by family, on Monday, Sept. 19. Jason was born on Dec. 31, 1970 to Hubert and Alice (Crawford) Kays in Belvidere. He was a very handy mechanic, collected pennies, loved to fish, sit around campfires, and gardening. Jason had a pet […]

 
 

Bernice Johnson, 91

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, at the Elsberry Nursing Home in Elsberry, Mo., Bernice Johnson, 91, passed away. She was the beloved wife of the late Lloyd Johnson; mother of Evanie (Don) Williams of Winfield, Mo.; grandmother to Elisa (Brad) Sargent of Winnebago, Ill., Holly Harris (Eric) of Knob Noster, Mo., […]

 
 

Rollan E. Grimes, 78

Rollan E. Grimes, 78, of Orange, Va., passed into life eternal on Thursday, Aug. 18. He was born in Belvidere, Ill. on Aug. 24, 1937 to Everett and Ada (Somerville) Grimes. He married Lois Harwood on Aug. 12, 1961 in DeKalb, Ill. Rollan was a graduate of Belvidere High School […]

 
 

Charles Lee Summers, 55

Charles Lee Summers, 55

Charles Lee Summers, 55, of Rockford, passed away Sunday, Aug. 21, at his home. He was born June 25, 1961 in Belvidere, the son of Bill and Betty (Glass) Summers. He graduated from Belvidere High School in 1979, received his Electronic Certificate from Rock Valley College, and attended Drake University […]

 
 

Dennis E. Ross, 65

Dennis E. Ross, 65

Dennis E. Ross, 65, of Janesville, Wis., passed away on Aug. 9 at his home.  He was born on May 18, 1951. Dennis is survived by his love: Judy Milburn; son: Casey (Connie) Ross; sisters: Roxanne (Dave) Von Haden, Sheila (Bill) Lyga; brothers: Lynn and Jeff Ross; grandsons: Austin and […]

 
 

Hallie Jean Warriner Bednar, 65

Hallie Jean Warriner Bednar, 65

Hallie Jean Warriner Bednar passed away quietly in her home in Minneapolis, Minn. on Sunday, June 12. Born on Nov. 10, 1950 in Statesville, N.C. to Jean and Bill Warriner, she grew up in Belvidere and graduated from Belvidere High School in 1968 where she learned to love literature. She received her Bachelor […]

 
 

Dr. Joe Carlisle, 94

Dr. Joe Carlisle, 94

Joe Carlisle served the Belvidere community for 40 years as a family doctor. He was born in Edwardsburg, Mich. to Harley and Ida Runkle Carlisle. He was the youngest of five siblings. The family relocated to Michigan City, Ind. when his father bought the Carlisle Funeral Home. He attended Indiana […]