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Robert Lee Kelser

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
OREGON, Robert Lee Kelser, age 84, died Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Serenity Home and Hospice following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born Oct. 16, 1929 near Dixon, the son of John and Carrie E. (Shugars) Kelser.
Bob served is county in the U.S. Army from 1948-1952. He married Lois R. Scheffler on
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Carol L. Zellers

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
LEAF RIVER-- Carol L. Zellers, 77, of Leaf River, died Sunday, September 7, 2014, after a short illness, at her friends' home surrounded by her family. She was born January 18, 1937 in Louisville, Ky. the daughter of Victor and Thelma (Hibbs) Dollinger.
She moved to Mount Morris, in the 1940's where she graduated from high school. She
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Barbara Lynn Holland

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
OREGON, Barbara Lynn Holland, 80, longtime resident of Oregon, died Friday, September 5, 2014 in Rush University Medical Center, Chicago surrounded by family. Barbie put up a courageous fight but complications from her cancer left her too weak to go on.
She was born May 28, 1934 in Erie, the daughter of Adam and Anna Pauline (Abbott) Manning. Barb
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Beverly J. Hammer

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
POLO -- Beverly June Hammer, 90, of Polo, died Thursday, September 4, 2014.  She was born in Dixon, Illinois on November 30, 1923 to William and Margaret Null.   
She was raised by her grandparents, Elizabeth and Theodore Behrends, and graduated from Sterling High School.   She married Russell W. Hammer on June 23, 1945.
Together they raised three children, managed a family
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Amos Wyman Blanchard

Posted: Thursday, Sep 11th, 2014
BYRON, Amos Wyman Blanchard, 86, of Byron, died Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at his daughter's home in Cherry Valley, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Dec. 7, 1927 in rural Byron the son of Amos D. and Goldie (Wadsworth) Blanchard. Married to Pauline C. Becker on February 28, 1948 in German Valley.
He worked for
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Evelyn J. Pederson

Posted: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014
OREGON -- Evelyn J. Pederson, 83, of Oregon died Thursday, August 28, 2014 in Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. She was born July 22, 1931 in Pine Rock Township, Ogle County, the daughter of Henry and Alta (Lind) Schmarge.
Evelyn was employed at various businesses and restaurants in the Oregon area. She enjoyed sewing and embroidery and anything
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Terry M. “Tink” Bushland

Posted: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014
OREGON, Terry M. "Tink" Bushland, 62, longtime Oregon and Mount Morris area resident, died Friday, August 29, 2014 in KSB Hospital, Dixon. Born June 24, 1952 in Rice Lake, Wisc., the son of William and Noma (Cheever) Bushland.
He had worked at Lowden State Park and Helle Hardwoods. Tink enjoyed tinkering with motors, camping, fishing, demo-derbies and garage saling.
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Shirley A. Gremba

Posted: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014
LEAF RIVER--Shirley A. Gremba, 79, of Leaf River, died Monday, September 1, 2014 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. She was born July 19, 1935 in Fayette County, the daughter of Bonnie and Mabel (Smith) Carter. She married Joseph C. Gremba in Colorado Springs, CO on July 7, 1954; he died in 2004.
Shirley enjoyed nature and
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Haylie Elizabeth Goodin

Posted: Thursday, Sep 4th, 2014
ROCKFORD - Haylie Elizabeth Goodin, 34, passed away, after a courageous battle with cancer, Sunday, August 31, 2014, in her home with her family by her side. Born November 14, 1979, the daughter of Paul and Linda (Wagner) Sanders. Graduate of Stillman Valley High School, Class of 1998. Married to Aaron Goodin on June 19, 2004.
She worked for the
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