February 11, 1919 - - February 17, 2017
Robert G. Miller, age 98 of Freeport, IL, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017 at the Presence St. Joseph Center in Freeport. He was born February 11, 1919 in New England, ND; the son of the late Fred and Maybelle (McNair) Miller. He graduated from Davis High School. Robert married Iva M. Meier on August 31, 1946 in Salina, KS.
Robert was a Veteran of World War II and had ser ...
May 19, 1927 - - February 13, 2017
Marie E. (Ils) Kerchner, age 89 of Freeport, IL, passed away Monday, February 13, 2017 at Manor Court in Freeport. She was born May 19, 1927 at Leaf River, Il to Conrad and Katherine (Homburg) Ils. She attended Leaf River High School and received her G.E.D. Diploma in 1962 in Freeport, IL. On June 28, 1945 she and Marvin P. Kerchner were married in the parsonage of the United ...
April 21, 1925 - - February 13, 2017
Jean Cahoon, age 91, passed away on February 13, 2017 after a short illness at Liberty Village Manor Court in Freeport, Illinois with family members by her side. She was born in Lancaster Township on April 21, 1925 to Jessie Mae (Newcomer) Dornink and Howard C Dornink. Upon graduation from Dakota High School in 1943, Jean attended Manchester College in Nor ...
September 16, 1935 - - February 10, 2017
Vernon R. Ruthe, age 81 of Freeport, IL, passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Stephenson Nursing Center in Freeport. He was born September 16, 1935 in Baileyville, IL; the son of the late Carl and Fannie (Wubbena) Ruthe. He was a 1953 graduate of Forreston High School. He then attended Wheaton College and graduated from the Rockford School of Business. Vernon married Sh ...
June 10, 1916 - - February 10, 2017
Joseph (Joe) W. Dame, age 100, of Freeport, IL, went home to his Lord and Savior on Monday, February 10, 2017 at the Presence St. Joseph Center in Freeport, IL. He was born June 10, 1916 in Freeport, IL, the son of the late James and Ida Buelow Dame.
Joe grew up and graduated from high school in Freeport, and in 1943 was drafted and served in the U.S. Army in Italy during the ...
July 16, 1915 - - November 03, 2016
Laura Uthlaut, a longtime resident of Freeport’s Parkview Home, died at the age of 101 on November 3, 2016 . She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, the Reverend C.H. Uthlaut, pastor of St. John United Church of Christ on Park Blvd. from 1953 to 1967; her brother, Dr. Ernst Press; and her parents, the Reverend Otto and Laura Press. She is survived by her four ...