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Janet Margaret Friday

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
BYRON, Janet Margaret Friday, 67, departed her earthly life on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Born on July 31, 1949 in Rockford, the daughter of Lawrence T. Gorst and the former Jane A. Johnson, Janet attended Rockford and Byron Schools, graduating from Byron High School in 1967.
Janet married Darrell R. Friday on Aug.

Shirley Louise (Hallen) Dirksen

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
OREGON, The Lord called Shirley Louise (Hallen) Dirksen home on Sept. 19, 2016. Shirley was born Sept. 16, 1923 in Rockford, Ill., to parents Herman and Hilder (Nelson) Hallen.
She was very proud to let everyone know she was 100 percent Swedish. In June, 1952 she married John Dirksen in Oregon, Ill. and they resided on and operated the

Sara D. Coulman

Posted: Friday, Sep 23rd, 2016
Sara D. Coulman, age 29, died suddenly; cherished love of Matthew Gann; amazing mom of Tanner; loving daughter of Matthew and Karen nee Thomas; beloved granddaughter of Ted (the late Florence) Thomas and the late John and Dorothy Coulman; dearest niece, cousin and friend of many.
Visitation Sunday 10 a.m. until time of service at 3 p.m. at Modell Funeral

Betty Ross White

Posted: Friday, Sep 16th, 2016
POLO, Betty Ross White, age 91, of Polo, passed away peacefully on Sept. 6, 2016 in Freeport, Ill. She was born on Aug. 4, 1925 in Eldorado, Ill., the daughter of William Ross and Jewell (Walker) Simons.
Betty's parents moved to Dixon, Ill. where she finished school and graduated in 1943 from Dixon High School. She started her

Doris Lorraine Shull

Posted: Friday, Sep 16th, 2016
OREGON, Doris Lorraine Shull, 79, of Oregon, passed away peacefully Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 in Rockford Memorial Hospital. She was born July 6, 1937 in Oregon to George and Harriett (Cann) King.
Doris married the love of her life, Donald Shull, on Nov.12, 1955; he preceded her in death on Aug. 12, 2013. Doris was an avid reader and

Charles “Chuck” Sauber Sr.

Posted: Friday, Sep 16th, 2016
Charles "Chuck" Sauber Sr., age 96, of Virgil, claimed the promise of his Savior on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 at Oak Crest Retirement Center, where he had made his home in recent years.
He was born on April 16, 1920 in Sycamore, Ill., the son of P. Paul and Adeline (Welter) Sauber.
He was the beloved husband of the late

Sandra Lynn Janssen

Posted: Friday, Sep 16th, 2016
MOUNT MORRIS, Sandra Lynn Janssen, 62, longtime Oregon/Mount Morris resident, was called home to our Lord unexpectedly on Tuesday Sept. 13, 2016 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford. Born Jan. 2, 1954 in Green Bay, Wis., the daughter of Paul and Nancy (Swita) Kaczmarzyk.
Married to Stephen Janssen Nov. 5, 1976 in Oregon. Sandy was a 1972 graduate of

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