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Daniel R. Hoffman

Posted: Thursday, Sep 25th, 2014
STILLMAN VALLEY -- Daniel R. Hoffman, 60, of Stillman Valley, formerly of Byron, died Sunday Sept. 21, 2014 at his home, after battling COPD for the last several years. He was born January 8, 1954 in Rockford, the son of Paul R. and Ruth (Hendershott) Hoffman.
Dan grew up on a farm north of Byron and was a

Carl L. Stoner

Posted: Thursday, Sep 18th, 2014
POLO -- Carl L. Stoner, 94, of Polo, passed away Sept. 12, 2014, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon.
Carl was born May 4, 1920, in Polo, the son of Arthur and Mabelle (Good) Stoner. On June 7, 1941, in Polo, he was united in marriage to Betty Roberts.
Carlwas a long time member of the Polo United

Michele Marie Ratledge

Posted: Thursday, Sep 18th, 2014
STILLMAN VALLEY -- Michele Marie Ratledge, 41, of Stillman Valley passed away Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at Swedish-American Hospital, Rockford. She was born January 3, 1973 in Somerville, NJ.
Michele attended Highland Community College and was employed as an independent transportation broker for various trucking companies.
She enjoyed activities such as four-wheeling, volleyball, softball, and anything that

Peter Ignatius Cacciatore

Posted: Thursday, Sep 18th, 2014
BYRON -- Peter Ignatius Cacciatore, 82, of Byron, died peacefully at home surrounded by his family after valiantly living eight years with cancer. He was born in Rockford, Illinois, to Peter S.and Domenica "Minnie" Bonafede) Cacciatore July 27, 1932.
Hewas President of his 1951 graduating class ofSaint ThomasHigh Schoolwhere he excelled in football and social skills.
He,along with

Paul Thomas Gilligan

Posted: Thursday, Sep 18th, 2014
LEAF RIVER, Paul Thomas Gilligan, 69, of Leaf River, passed away Saturday, September 13, 2014, in his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born January 27, 1945, the son of Frank and Jennie (Morgan) Gilligan.
Paul married Lucille Lynn Kite, the love of his life, on March 16, 1966. They were married 48 years. He worked for Twin Disc,

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