Obituaries

Lee A. Reif, Sr.

BYRON – Lee A. Reif, Sr., age 77, passed away at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. He was born on Feb. 7, 1940 in Chicago, the son of Milo and Elma (Kline) Reif.... more

Jean Quentin Bearrows

OREGON – Jean Quentin Bearrows 98, of Lindenwood, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sept. 15, at Serenity Hospice and Home, Oregon. He was born on May 20, 1919 in Flagg Twp., Ill., to the late Bert and Maude (Furman ) Bearrows. Jean proudly served his country with the U.S. Navy as Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class.... more

 

Mary A. Ackerson

ASHTON – Mary A. Ackerson, 96, lifelong Ashton area resident, died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 in The Meadows at Franklin Grove. Born Nov. 20, 1920 in Shaw Station, the daughter of Sherman and Eva (Turner) Shaw. ... more

 

Bobby G. Holder

STILLMAN VALLEY – Bobby G. Holder, age 81, died Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 at his home near Stillman Valley surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 12, 1935 in Hoxie, Ark., the son of Will Henry and Leona Afton (Spargo) Holder. ... more

 

Donald A. Falzone

MOUNT MORRIS – Donald A. Falzone, age 79, died Sunday Sept. 10, 2017 in KSB Hospital, Dixon. Don was born June 16, 1938 in Rockford, the son of Joseph and Anna (Hall) Falzone.... more

 

Lola J. Duncan

MOUNT MORRIS – Lola J. Duncan, age 99, passed away on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mount Morris. Lola was born Nov. 3, 1917 in Leaf River, the daughter of Galen and Carrie (Fisher) Blake.... more

John L. “Huck” Clapper

OREGON – John L. “Huck” Clapper, age 57, a loving husband, father and grandfather, died suddenly Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 at Mercy Health Hospital in Rockford. He was born March 22, 1960 in Dixon the son of John S. and Betty (Ennenga) Clapper.... more

 

Virginia Mae Gallup

EGAN – Virginia Mae Gallup, 93, of Egan, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford after a short illness. Born April 15, 1924 in Rockford the daughter of Clayton Calvin and Dora Kathryn (Bakener) Hevrin the first daughter of eight children.... more

Jason David Hahne

BYRON – Jason David Hahne, age 42, died on Wednesday Aug. 2, 2017 at his home. Born on April 3, 1975 in Belvidere, he is the son of Gary and Johanna (Schreiber) Hahne.... more