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Arlen C. "Art" Wright

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
MOUNT MORRIS, Arlen C. "Art" Wright, 84, of Mount Morris, former longtime resident of Oregon, died Thursday Nov. 24, 2016 in his home. He was born June 2, 1932 in Oregon, Ill., the son of Harry "Pete" and Minnie (Helman) Wright.
He married Mary Owings on May 28, 1955 in Fresno, Calif. Art was an Air Force
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Thomas L. Simpson

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
OREGON, Thomas L. Simpson, age 73, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 in Swedish American Hospital, Rockford. Tom was born Dec. 12, 1943 in Rockford,, the son of Charles and Muriel (Alberts) Simpson. Tom was raised by Royal and Marian Holden.
He graduated from Oregon High School class of 1961 and he received his Associate of Science Degree in 1997. Tom
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Sherman "Sherm" Schubbe

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
OREGON, Sherman "Sherm" Schubbe, 80, of Oregon, Ill. (formerly of Hampshire, Ill.) passed away on Nov. 28, 2016. He was born in Elgin to Charles Schubbe and Katherine (Schellenberger) on April 30, 1936, and he was adopted by foster parents George and Phyllis Klein at a young age when his parents divorced.
He joined the Army and served from
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Virginia Lee Schnorr

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
OREGON, Virginia Lee Schnorr, age 87, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016 at the Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1929 in Ashley, Ill., the daughter of Lawrence and Linda (Barrell) Kelly.
"Ginnie" as she was known to most, graduated from Shawneetown, Ill. High School. Ginnie married Chester L. Schnorr on Sept. 20, 1947 in Rochelle,
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Michael C. Greve, Sr.

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
DIXON, Michael C. Greve, Sr., age 61, of Dixon, died Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, in his home. He was born Oct. 26, 1955 in Woodstock, the son of William and Lillian (Miller) Greve.
He had worked at Plews-Edelmann, IMECO, and SGS Refrigeration, all in Dixon, as well as the Amboy Garden Shop.
He was a veteran of the Air Force.
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Linda Baker Burr

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
MOUNT MORRIS, Linda Baker Burr, 60, Mount Morris, died on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 at Serenity House, Oregon, after a long illness.
Linda was born on Jan. 16, 1956 in Freeport, the daughter of Uldine and Harold Baker.
She graduated from Midstate College in 1979.
She married Melvin Burr in 1986. The Burrs were married in Mesa, Ariz., where Melvin
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John "JB" Bennett

Posted: Thursday, Dec 1st, 2016
OREGON, John "JB" Bennett passed away at home surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, Nov. 19. He was 56 years old.
John is survived by his loving wife Patty (Howard) of 34 years. He loved his family and was a very proud father of Brandon (Tina Adams), Austin (Riley Mayer), Bailey, and Lucas. He was the beloved brother of
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Edwin L. Smith

Posted: Friday, Nov 25th, 2016
OREGON, Edwin L. Smith, age 80, died Friday Nov. 18, 2016 in KSB Hospital, Dixon, Ill., with his family by his side. Edwin was born Oct. 23, 1936 in Ashton, Ill., the son of Benjamin and Emma (Holden) Smith.
Edwin married Edna Donker on July 26, 1957 in Oregon, Ill. He worked at Martin Marietta in Oregon for 23 years
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Ross Rainwater

Posted: Friday, Nov 25th, 2016
MONROE CENTER, Ross Rainwater, age 92, of Monroe Center, Ill., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. Ross was born on July 19, 1924 in Bluford, Ill.
He married Eva (Baxter) Rainwater on March 29, 1947. He owned and perated Rainwater Electric Service. Ross was a World War II army veteran and purple heart recipient. He
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Lucille R. Lovell

Posted: Friday, Nov 25th, 2016
POLO, Lucille R. Lovell, 101, of Polo, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at KSB Hospital with family by her side. Lucille was born, April 18, 1915, in rural Polo, the daughter of Erastus W. and Rose (Gock) Schryver.
On Sept. 21, 1940 in Mount Morris she was united in marriage to William L. Lovell (he preceded her on
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Kenneth I. Heeren

Posted: Friday, Nov 25th, 2016
MOUNT MORRIS, Kenneth I. Heeren, age 77, died Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 in Pinecrest Manor Nursing Home, Mount Morris, Ill. Ken was born Dec. 10, 1938 on the family farm in Shannon, Ill., the son of Alvin and Gertrude (Fuls) Heeren.
He farmed with his father both in Shannon and later on the ancestral farm in George, Iowa. Ken loved
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Forrest (Butch) Leslie Farbo

Posted: Friday, Nov 25th, 2016
BYRON, Forrest (Butch) Leslie Farbo, 74, Byron, Ill. (formerly of Stillman Valley) passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family after a long illness.
Butch is survived by his wife, Vicki (Miller) Farbo, sons John Farbo and Mark (Jerry) Farbo, daughters Christine (Robert) Swanson and Kari Paulson. Sisters Shirley Nordine, Cheryl King, 12 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many
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Helen Elizabeth Borneman

Posted: Friday, Nov 25th, 2016
MOUNT MORRIS, Helen Elizabeth Borneman,92, of Leaf River, died Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 at Pinecrest Manor in Mount Morris. She was born Dec. 30, 1923 in the family home in Mount Morris, Illinois,the second child and only daughter of Roy and Beulah (Conrad) Baker.
She graduated from Mount Morris High School in 1941and attended one year at Northern Illinois
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