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Jan Craig Eubanks - 693/31/1947 - 8/9/2016
Davis Junction, IL
Jan Craig Eubanks, 69, of Davis Junction, died Tuesday August 9, 2016 in OSF St. Anthony Hospital, Rockford. He was born March 31, 1947 in Blue Island, IL the son of Lionel & Florence (Callahan) Eubanks. He was a1965 graduate of Tinley Park High School, was an Army Veteran, and enjoyed fishing and following NASCAR. He married Diane Haack in Oak Forest, IL on Sept. 28, 1968. He retired, in 2014, after 50 years of employment, from Panduit Corp. He is survived by his wife, Diane; daughters, Cynthia Eubanks of Davis Junction, IL and Teresa Eubanks of Byron; grandson, Abram Craig Eubanks of Byron; and sisters, Pamela Kormiak of Mokena, IL and Tamara Trock of Crete, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Christian funeral mass will be held Monday August 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM, preceded by visitation from 9:30 AM until mass time, in St. Mary Catholic Church, 220 E. 2nd St., Byron with Father Howard Barch officiating.
Gregory L. Bonne - 6910/5/1946 - 8/8/2016
Gregory Lee “Greg” Bonne , 69, of Rockford, passed away on Monday August 8th, 2016 at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, WI surrounded by his loving family and dear friends. He was born October 5th, 1946 in Rockford, Illinois the son of the late John M. and Winnifred L.( Braddy) Bonne. He was raised and worked on the family farm until he enlisted in the Navy in 1965. A Vietnam War Veteran, he served our country on the US Navy supply ship U.S.S. Mars. A Northern Illinois University graduate, Greg’s infectious charm led him down the sales path selling computers, stocks, and oil products. Greg delighted in fishing, traveling, carpentry, and coin collecting. He spent his later years in the company of his dear friend Kathy Flannigan, longtime companion Don Bonavia, and beloved dog. He had a wide range of friends from the military, work, biking, AA, and his favorite local diners. He adored visits from his children, grandchildren, nieces, cousins, and anyone willing to stop by and join him in watching Fox News. He is survived by his son, Andrew (Kylee), and daughter Katherine (Doyle Miller III), five grandchildren, and former spouse Judy. A memorial service will be 10:00 am Saturday, August 20th at Monroe Center Community Church with the Pastor Mike Ballard and Pastor Robert Mellon co-officiating followed by interment of ashes at the Monroe Center Cemetery and luncheon at the church. Memorials may be made to William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital ICU (Attn: Community Relations (135)), 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53705).
Marvin L. Hay - 794/16/1937 - 8/7/2016
Marvin L. Hay, 79, of Byron died Sunday August 7, 2016 in Serenity Hospice Home, Oregon. He was born April 16, 1937 in Sorento, IL, the son of John H. & Edna I. (Stoner) Hay. He married Christina “Vicki” Nannenga on Dec. 28, 1978 in Byron. Marvin was a truck driver for Advanced Transportation in Rockford and was a member of the Teamsters Local #325. He was an Air Force Veteran and was a member of the Byron American Legion Post. He supported A.B.A.T.E. of Illinois and enjoyed crossword puzzles. Survivors include his children, Michael (Sherry) Hay of Newcastle, OK, Linda (Mike) Goodman of Dunlap, CA, Kenny Earl Hay of Fresno, CA, Annette (Matt) Burke of Buena Park, CA, Joe (Nita) Aebly of Rockford, Craig Hay of WI, and Andy (Jeni) Hay of Rockford; grandchildren, Taylor, Holly, Abagail, and Marian, Destiny, Jeremy, Brian, James and Lynda; and brother, Kenny Hay of Hebron, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Vicki, son, John, brother, Larry, and nephew, Jeffrey. Funeral services will be held Saturday August 13, 2016 at 11:00 AM, preceded by visitation beginning at 10:00 AM, in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant St., Byron with Pastor Randy Snider officiating. Burial will be in Byron Cemetery.
Carleen Miller - 621/15/1954 - 8/6/2016
Carleen J. Miller, age 62, of Byron passed away on August 6, 2016 at Serenity Hospice House in Oregon. She was born on January 15, 1954 in Zion, Illinois the daughter of Donald and Francis (Monio) Erickson. Carleen married David Miller on July 19, 1975. He preceded her in death on February 12, 2013. She was a member of Cornerstone Family Church in Byron. She enjoyed sewing and taking care of her family. She is survived by her children, Dan Miller of Forreston, Michael Miller of Byron, and Kate Miller of Byron; and sisters, Karen (Dale) Friedrich of Stillman Valley and Andrea (Elizabeth) Erickson of Lake Bluff, IL. Carleen is preceded by her parents, husband, brother Don Erickson, infant brother Ronald and an infant sister Connie. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday August 12 in Cornerstone Family Church in Byron with Pastor Randy Snider officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service on Friday from 12:30 – 2:00 pm at the church. Memorials are established in her name.
Charles W. Naber - 6312/28/1952 - 8/5/2016
Charles Walter Naber, age 63, passed away on August 5, 2016 in his home surrounded by his family. He was born on December 28, 1952 in Muscatine, IA the son of Walter and Betty (McCleary) Naber. He is a graduate of Rockford East High School. Charles married his true love, Maria Vasquez on October 5, 1995 in Rockford. He was an incredibly hard worker and could build and fix anything. In his spare time, he liked putting together race cars and playing games online. The most important thing in his life was his family and spending time with them. He is survived by the love of his life, Maria; children, Alejandro (Xenia) Ramos, Benjamin Naber, Alicia Ramos, Christina Naber, Katrina Naber, Yesenia Ramos, Jeremy Naber, and Chasity Naber; father, Walter Naber; 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his mother and Brothers Michael and Steve. At his request, no services will be held.
Nancy Greenfield - 742/10/1942 - 8/4/2016
Nancy A. Greenfield, 74, lifelong area resident, died Thursday August 4, 2016 in Swedish-American Hospital, Rockford. Born February 10, 1942 in Fayette County, Iowa, the daughter of Howard F. and Marie (Brackin) Thomas. Married to John Greenfield May 19, 1963 in Oregon. She was a graduate of Oregon High School and a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point. Nancy was employed at Wal-Mart in Rochelle over 20 years and also worked at J.D. Kings Implement in Kings and sold Avon Products. She was a 13th generation descendent of the Mayflower and a member of the Mayflower Society. Nancy loved vacationing, especially in northern Wisconsin, and family gambling excursions . Survived by her husband, John of Rochelle; daughter Tonja Greenfield of Rochelle; brothers, Howard "Duke" (Mindy) Thomas, Jr. of Chana and Garth (Pat) Thomas of Oregon; sisters, Mary Fisher and Vicki (James) Hunt, both of Franklin Grove; sisters-in-law, Marian (Bob) Asselborn-Richmond of Rochelle, Caroline (Russell) Levan of Grand Detour, Kathy Thomas of Oregon and Leta Thomas of Mesa, AZ; and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, brothers Wayne and Robert Thomas, and brothers-in-law Roger Fisher and James Asselborn. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am Monday August 8 in Emmanuel Lutheran Church at Paynes Point with Pastor Andrew Kayes officiating. Burial in Emmanuel Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 2:00 - 4:00pm in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon. Memorials may be made to St. Jude's or the Shriners' Children's Hospital.
Samuel Louis LaFleur - 613/4/1955 - 8/4/2016
Stillman Valley, IL
Loves Park, IL – Samuel Louis LaFleur, age 61, died Thursday, August 4, 2016 at Rockford Memorial Hospital. He was born March 4, 1955 in Rockford the son of Louis Samuel and Tena C. (Benedetto) LaFleur. He worked for many years at PDQ Machine, Inc in Machesney Park, IL. Sam loved to ride his motorcycle, watch the 3 stooges, and loved to make people laugh. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother John. Survived by his 4 sisters; Teresa LaFleur of Machesney Park, Roseanne LaFleur of West Virginia, Connie (Carl) Caldwell of Rochelle, and Margaret (Dave) Mathieu of Hendersonville, TN, nephews; Jon, Andy, Josh, and Michael, Great nephew Kai, many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Funeral service will be 2:00 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 at the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 136 West Roosevelt Road in Stillman Valley, IL with the Rev. William Budden officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home from 12:30 to 2:00 pm. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Byron. A memorial fund is established in Sam’s name
Richard Cuyler Folk - 376/9/1979 - 7/31/2016
Richard Cuyler Folk, 37, of Oregon, died unexpectedly at home on Sunday July 31, 2016. He was born June 9, 1979 in Sterling, IL, the son of Richard W. & Avril (Ramage) Folk. He married Kristin Anderson in Morris, IL on July 31, 2010. Richard was a 1998 graduate of Oregon High School and then received his undergraduate degree from Evergreen Sate College in Olympia, Washington. He received his law degree from Northern Illinois University and then established private practice in the Rockford area before opening an office in Oregon in 2012. Richard was a member of the Illinois Bar Association, the Ogle County Bar Association, and the Oregon Lions Club. He enjoyed music, playing his guitar, and attending concerts. Family was most important to him, especially playing with his boys.
Survivors include his wife, Kristi; sons, Rico & Zach; parents, Richard & Avril Folk of Oregon; sisters, Maggie Kendall of Chicago and Emily (Ryan) Zukowski of Madison, WI; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard & Linnea Folk and A. Cuyler & Vivian Ramage, and his brother-in-law, Zach Anderson.
Funeral services will be held Friday Aug. 5, 2016 at 6:00 PM, preceded by visitation beginning at 3:00 PM, in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon. Memorials may be directed to the family for an account to be set up for Rico and Zach.
Clyde H. Lundquist - 9812/2/1917 - 7/28/2016
Franklin Grove, IL
There will not be any services.
Janet May Woods - 829/15/1933 - 7/27/2016
Janet May Woods, 82, of Byron, died Wed. July 27, 2016 in Rockford, IL. She was born Sept. 15, 1933 in Chicago, Il, the daughter of Fred & Alvina Case. She married Ronald C. Woods in Chicago on April 24, 1953; he died in 2014. Janet is survived by son, David of Justice, IL; and grandson, Eric.
Funeral services will be held Sat. July 30, 2016 at 2:30 PM, preceded by visitation beginning at 1:30 PM, in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Byron. Pastor Randy Snider will officiate. Burial will be at the Byron Cemetery.