Obituaries & Death Notices

12/08/1942 - 10/07/2021

Gerald “Jerry” E. Devera passed away October 7, 2021 in Northwoods Care Center. He was born December 8, 1942 in Streator IL, the son of Frank and Catherine “Cass” Devera. He graduated from Str...


03/20/1932 - 09/26/2021

Anita Navarra Rossi of Rockford passed peacefully at home with her family on Sunday, September 26, 2021. She was born on March 20, 1932, in Rockford, the daughter of Ambrose and Josephine Navarra. She...


07/09/1946 - 09/24/2021

Gerald Williams 75 of Rockford passed away Friday, September 24, 2021, in his home. He was born July 9, 1946, in Rockford. He was a Veteran of the Army serving in the Vietnam War. He worked for man...


04/04/1931 - 09/20/2021

Barbara Lee Hallberg passed away Monday, September 20, 2021, in Rockford, IL. Barbara was born on April 4, 1931, in Menominee, Michigan to James and Edna Emery. Barbara was one of thirteen children. B...


08/25/1950 - 08/14/2021

Michael John Muzzarelli, Jr., 70, of Rockford, passed away Saturday, August 14th with his family at his side. Michael was born in Rockford on August 25th, 1950, the son of Michael and Viola (Liberato...


09/28/1943 - 06/03/2021

Patricia L. “Pat” Ambrose, 77, of Rockford, passed away Thursday, June 3, 2021, after a brief illness, in Swedish American Hospital. She was born on September 28, 1943, in Richland Center, WI, the...


02/17/1935 - 06/06/2021

ROLAND K. (“ROLLY”) BOWLER, 86 Rockford, Illinois – Rolly Bowler passed away peacefully of natural causes at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, Illinois on Sunday 6 June 2021. Born 17 February 1...


02/12/1962 - 05/03/2021

Greg Italis, 59, of Rockford passed away on May 3, 2021, after a long battle with brain cancer. He was born on February 12, 1962, to Tony and Mary Ellen Italis. He attended St. Francis Consolidated S...


Passed 05/03/2021

It can be hard to reconcile the totality of Tuong Nguyen’s life with the man that he was for the past thirty years. Somehow, the beloved grandfather who crept into his kitchen late at night to sneak...


02/25/1964 - 03/27/2021

Bobby Coble 57, loving father and best friend, good brother, and great uncle to many was called home unexpectedly at 2:55 PM on March 27th, 2021 in Silverdale, WA.  Bobby Coble was born on February 2...


07/05/1942 - 04/03/2021

Vicki G. Rimkus of Rockford passed away Saturday, April 3, 2021. She was born July 5, 1942, in Rockford, the daughter of George and Frances “Alyce” Straher. Graduate of West High School, class o...


02/28/1936 - 03/15/2021

Inge Helminski of Rockford passed away March 15, 2021 in PA Peterson. Inge was born on February 28, 1936 in Romania, the daughter of Theodore and Katharina Serr. She married Henry Helminski whom pre...


04/12/1937 - 03/10/2021

Richard "Dick" L. Gasparini of Rockford, IL, passed away on March 10, 2021. Born April 12, 1937 son of Angelo and Ida Gasparini. Richard was born in Rockford and raised on the west side, where the tim...


05/31/1973 - 03/04/2021

Cheryl Ann Dawson-Adkins 47 of Rockford passed away unexpectedly, Thursday, March 4, 2021. She was born May 31, 1973, in Rockford the daughter of David Dawson and Mary Kleczkowski. Cheryl attended Bo...


Memorial Visitation from 11 am until 2 pm, Memorial service at 2 pm Saturday, February 27


03/28/1930 - 02/24/2021

Joy Lea Cutsforth of Rockford, IL, age 90, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. She was born March 28, 1930, in Rockford, the daughter of Joseph and Josephine LaFleur. A graduate ...


01/22/1944 - 12/02/2020

Charles “Chuck” Henrey 76 of Machesney Park passed away peacefully on Wednesday December 2, 2020. He was born January 22, 1944 in Rockford. United in marriage to Joyce Aurit on June 12, 1965. C...


08/14/1955 - 12/02/2020

William Leighton Perry, 65, of Rockford, IL, formerly of Green Bay, WI, Gurnee, IL, and Orrville, OH passed away on December 2, 2020, in his home due to complications from Lewy Body Dementia. Bill wa...


03/29/1943 - 11/17/2020

Charles (Chuck) A. Purin passed away November 17th, 2020 at Javon Bea Hospital from COVID-19. He was born March 29th, 1943 in Rockford, Illinois to Charles J. Purin and Rose A. Cannova. He attended St...


07/04/1974 - 10/16/2020

Donnie J. Gasparini Jr., 46, of Rockford, was called home to Jesus on Sunday, October 11, 2020. He was born July 4, 1974 in Rockford, the son of Donald and Peggie Gasparini. He married Jamie Atkins ...


Born 11/21/1943

Virginia Rangel Ramos, She was born November 21, 1943 in Mexico, the daughter of Herlindo Rangel and Ines Ramos. Virginia worked most of her life in Rockford, working at Nelson Knitting and Nylint. ...


06/27/1953 - 09/12/2020

Maritza Ivette Clemente Flores of Rockford passed away Saturday September 12, 2020. She was born June 27, 1953 in Puerto Rico, the daughter of Felix and Ignacia Coss. She has been with her husband P...


08/05/1988 - 09/10/2020

Andrew Warren of Rockford passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020. He was born August 5, 1988 in Rockford, the son of Larry Opengo and Lisa Carmona. Andrew had a love for skateboarding, soccer an...


02/16/1937 - 09/04/2020

John Thomas (Tom) Hunt of Rockford died Friday, September 4th in his home. He was born February 16, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Curtis and Ethel Hunt. He was a pharmacist at Downtown Discou...


08/12/1950 - 08/20/2020

John W. Glaser died on August 20, 2020, of Amyloidosis. He fought this rare disease for 20 months. John was born on August 12, 1950, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Not long after, his mother moved her...