Daniel "Dan" Wolf - 45

6/25/1967 - 8/4/2012
Rockford, Illinois

Daniel “Dan” E. Wolf, 45, passed away in his home on Aug. 4, 2012. Born June 25, 1967 in Waukegan, IL, the son of Blaine B. Wolf, Sr. and Linda Louise Wolf. Daniel was a great creative carpenter with high standards for quality assurance. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend and was also very generous to the homeless community. Survivors include his father, Blaine Wolf, Sr., and his wife Betty, his siblings, a twin brother, David F. Wolf, Belinda L. Wolf, Michael Gore, Blair Wolf, Brianne Wolf, Blaine B. Wolf, Jr., and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his mother and a sister, Tammi Reber.
Gathering of family and friends from 10:00 a.m. – Noon, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford.

Joan Louise Johnson - 81

3/28/1931 - 7/23/2012
Rockford, Illinois

Joan Louise (Howe) Johnson formerly of Mystic, IA, passed away peacefully Monday, July 23, 2012 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, surrounded by her children. She was a graduate of Mystic High School class of 1948. Joan worked at Sears Service Center in Rockford until her retirement in 1997. On July 11, 1953 she was joined in marriage to Leslie C. Johnson who preceded her in death. The couple enjoyed a blessed union of 58 years filled with love and devotion. Joan was an avid Chicago Bulls fan never missing a game during the season. Joan enjoyed trips to the casinos playing slots , word search games to keep her mind sharp. Joan was an accomplished pianist/vocalist and in her early years recorded a rendition of The Lord’s Prayer. She will be fondly remembered by her children for the many wonderful cross country adventures the family experienced including trips to Yellowstone Park, World Expo 67 and Disneyland and trips with her grandchildren and family to The Dells, Mall of America and Lancaster PA . Joan will be greatly missed by her loving family; one daughter Jackie and Bill Hatfield of Rockford, son James and Marianna of DE and her cherished grandchildren Paige Johnson , Kyle & (Taryn) Martin and Jonathan (Casey) Martin. Mrs. Johnson is also survived by one sister and brother in law Patricia (Howe) Ron Morrisson of TX and one sister in law Helen Howe of IA. She was preceded in death by two brothers James Howe who was killed in the Korean War and Orville (Junior) Howe of IA.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 28, 2012 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Memorial service 11:00 a.m., Saturday with Rev. Jeff Fricke officiating.

Dorothy L. Jenkins - 92

4/23/1920 - 7/19/2012
Rockford, Illinois

Dorothy L. Jenkins, 92, passed away at 1:30 pm, Thurs, July 19, 2012 in Rosewood Care Center after a short illness. Born April 23, 1920 in Richmondale, OH, daughter of George and Lucy (Harrison) Baxter. Married to the former Hugh “Tabe” Jenkins in Ohio, he predeceased her on Dec. 17, 1969. Employed as Punch Press Operator by National Lock 30+ years. Survivors: her sons; James (Ossie) Jenkins and Fred Jenkins; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren great-great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Predeceased by son, Hugh Jenkins and daughter, Marjorie “Sis” Simoens. She was everybody’s mother and everybody’s best friend, and we will miss her always.
Funeral Service 11:00 am, Tues., July 24, 2012 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd. 215 North Sixth St., Rockford. Burial to follow in Calvary Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 10:00 am until time of service.

Tassius W. Pappas - 84

5/2/1928 - 7/17/2012
Rockford, Illinois

Tassius W. Pappas, 84, passed away at 9:50 p.m., Tues., July 17, 2012 in Rockford Memorial Hospital. He was born May 2, 1928 in Rockford, the son of Theodore and Anna (Nordgren) Pappas. Married Bertha Picavet in Rockford in Nov. 1950. Tassius graduated from East High School and served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was the former owner of the Rockette Drive-In for 25 years during the 1950’s and 1960’s. He retired from Sundstrand Aviation. He is a member of St. Stanislaus Catholic Church. Survivors include his wife, Bertha, his sons, Michael, William (Angie), James, John, Robert (Cindy), Gerald, and Edward, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a brother and sister. Predeceased by his parents and a sister.
Visitation from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday, July 21, 2012 in St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, 201 Buckbee St., Rockford ,with Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m., Saturday at the church. Interment in Scandinavian Cemetery. Arrangements by Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford. Online condolences at www.sundbergfh.com. Memorials to Foundation for Sardcoidosis Research, 1820 W. Webster Ave., Suite 304, Chicago, IL 60614.

Doreen "Dink" Simmons Remhof Morrison - 77

10/23/1934 - 7/17/2012
Loves Park, Illinois

Doreen “Dink” Simmons Remhof Morrison, 77, passed away at 12:22 p.m., Tuesday, July 17, 2012 in SwedishAmerican Hospital. Born Oct. 23, 1934 in London, England, the daughter of Peter and Peggy (Bradford) Simmons. She married William E. Morrison, Sr. in Rockford on Oct. 25, 1953. He predeceased her Feb. 10, 2001. She was a member of St. James Catholic Church. She was an accomplished seamstress and was the family “Wedding Planner.” Survivors: 2 sons, Michael Remhof (Joan) of Leaf River, William E. Jr., (Ruth E.) of Loves Park, 2 daughters, Maureen Douglas of Loves Park, and Margaret E. (Robert) Neal of Phoenix, AZ, 8 grandchildren, Christopher, Vanessa, Jennifer, Pamela, Andrew, Amberlynn, William III, and Kayla, 10 great-grandchildren, a sister, Frances Buros of Rockford. Predeceased by her parents, 2 sisters, and a son, Matthew Morrison.
Visitation from 5 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday. July 19, 2012 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford.
Service at 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 20, 2012 in Sundberg Funeral Home with Fr. William Wentink officiating. Entombment in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Mary Margaret Johnson - 57

9/6/1954 - 7/9/2012
Rockford, Illinois

Mary Margaret Johnson, 57, passed away Monday, July 9, 2012 in her home.  Born Sept. 6, 1954, the daughter of Walter and Margaret (Baker) Johnson.  Mary was a member of St. James Catholic Church.  She is survived by her sister, Allison Svornik and brother, Karl G. Johnson, both of Rockford, her nieces and nephews,  Joshua Johnson, Tarah Marzorati, Megan Svornik, and Karl C. Johnson. Predeceased by her parents and brothers, Joseph and Walter. 

Carroll Joe Yoho - 47

11/7/1964 - 7/8/2012
Rockford, Illinois

Carroll Joe Yoho, 47 passed away at 11:58 am, Sun., July 8, 2012 in his home.  Born Nov. 7, 1964 in Rockford son of Carroll G. & Mary Joy (Spray) Yoho.  Employed as union master painter for over 20 years.  A member of International Union Painters and Allied Trades, Local #607 and member of ABATE.  Graduated from West High School.  Survivors are children, Gerald, Steven, & Alannah Yoho; his father, Carroll G. Yoho; his mother, Mary Joy Bridges; brothers, Doug, Sherman, Ricky, Terry, and Darrell Yoho.  Predeceased by step-father, Albert F. Bridges; and brother, Scott Yoho.  Gathering of family and friends from Noon – 4:00 pm, Thurs., July 12, 2012, in at 5640 Sockness Drive, Rockford, IL.  Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, IL  61107 assisted the family.  Online condolences may be left at www.sundbergfh.com.  Memorials to the family.

Raymond L. Poshka - 75

8/9/1936 - 6/19/2012
Rockford, Illinois

Raymond L. Poshka, 75 passed away Tues., June 19, 2012 in Provena St. Anne Center after a lengthy illness. He was born in Rockford on Aug. 9, 1936, the son of John and Olga (Janusevic) Poshka. He previously worked for Rockford Machine Tool and Dasco Steel Corp. He was a former member of Fraternal Order of Eagles, Loyal Order of the Moose, and Harmony Singing Society and avid Cubs and Bears fan. Ray is survived by a brother, Donald (Joyce) Poshka of Rockford, sister-in-law, Margaret Poshka of AZ, special friend Svea Henn, and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents, brothers, John, Albert, Norman, and Jerry, a sister Evelyn Abate, and a nephew, Brian Poshka. The family would like to thank the staff and bingo volunteers at St. Anne Center.
Funeral Service at noon, Friday, June 22, 2012 in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, with Rev. Ralph Kuespert officiating. Visitation at the funeral home from 11:00 a.m. until service time. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Bethlehem Lutheran Church or St. Anne Center.Online condolences at www.sundbergfh.com.

Jane C. Price - 91

8/10/1920 - 6/15/2012
Rockford, Illinois

Jane Catherine Price, 91, passed away Friday, June 15, 2012. Born August 10, 1920, in Dixon, Illinois, daughter of Clyde and Elvia (Cupp) Garman. Graduated from Polo High School and Rockford Business School. After graduation went to work at Woodward Governor Co. where she met the love of her life, Earl. They were married October 31, 1942. Jane also worked at several Rockford School District offices and Rockford Public Schools' Social Work Office, retiring in 1983.

Jane and Earl were lifelong members of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Rockford.

Jane enjoyed playing cards, traveling, bowling, eating out with family and friends and was an avid Chicago White Sox fan. She enjoyed watching all the birds and wildlife that visited their yard. She also loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Survivors include: daughter, Marcia (Klaas) Schenkel of Holcomb; sons, Bill (Vicki) Price and Steven (Karen) Price, both of Rockford; grandchildren, David (Katy) Price, Alan Price, Amy Price and Bobby Price; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Mason and Reagan Price; several nieces and nephews.

Predeceased by husband of 68 years, Earl, who passed away in June 2011. Also, predeceased by 2 brothers, Melvin Garman and LeRoy Garman.

The family would like to thank the staff at Fairhaven Christian Retirement Center for their care and compassion.

Service at 11:00 am, Tuesday, June 19, 2012, in Sundberg Funeral Home, Ltd., 215 N. Sixth St., Rockford, with visitation from 10:00 am to service time. Rev. Eric Lemonholm will officiate. Burial in Willwood Burial Park. In lieu of flowers memorials to Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. Online condolences may be left at www.sundbergfh.com.

Marsha Ann Williams - 37

10/2/1974 - 6/15/2012
Loves Park, Illinois

Marsha Ann Williams, 37, passed away peacefully Friday morning, June 15, 2012 in her home. She was born Oct. 2, 1974 in Great Falls, MT, the daughter of Gary and Judith (Allec) Speaker. Marsha was a devoted homemaker and loved her children. Survivors include: her children, Heidi and Kyle Swick of Loves Park, her mother, Judith Speaker of Grand Junction, CO, her brother Michel Speaker and his wife, Christina, of Loves Park, maternal grandmother, Beverly Allec of Rifle, CO, her significant other, Chris Clinton, and Kiersten Aurand. She was predeceased by her father, Gary Speaker, her paternal grandparents, Gerald and Bernice Speaker, and her maternal grandfather, Lawrence Allec.
Memorial service 1:30 p.m., Thursday. June 21, 2012 in Alpine Lutheran Church, 5001 Forest View Ave., Rockford, with Rev. Dr. Richard Meier officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family.

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