DAVIS JUNCTION – Len Soderblom knew something had to change.
In 2013, the Davis Junction resident had had enough. Diagnosed with diabetes and pushing 300 pounds, Soderblom said he decided to make some changes.
The students and staff of Chana Education Center would like to thank the following groups and individuals for their time, efforts, and donations to our yearly Christmas Basket Project to help support our community
OREGON – Lauren Elizabeth Donmeyer, 18, of Oregon passed away peacefully on Sunday Jan. 7, 2018, at the Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon. Lauren was born June 3, 1999, in Rockford, she is the daughter of Jeff (Deb) Donmeyer, of Byron and Sheila (Dustin Ahlensdorf) Donmeyer, of Oregon.
OREGON – Dean Johnson, 89, lifelong Oregon resident, died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon after a short illness. Born Sept. 23, 1928 in Oregon, the son of Samuel and Mary (Holmes) Johnson.
WINNEBAGO – Norman “Norm” K. Benters, 78, of Winnebago, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 at Rockford Memorial Hospital. Born Sept. 24, 1939 in Sterling, the son of Warren E. and Virginia Mahlkuch (Pratt) Benters.
OREGON – JoAnn Spratt, 85, of Oregon, passed peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017 at Pinecrest Terrace Nursing Home in Mount Morris with her family at her side. Born Aug. 11, 1932 in Dixon, the daughter of Lawrence and Adeline (Blackburn) Cramer.