Obituaries

Mr. LaVerne F. Friday

September 28, 1920 - December 18, 2017

Mr. LaVerne F. Friday

Obituary

Belvidere, IL

LaVerne F. Friday, of Belvidere, IL, left us on December 18, 2017 at the age of 97 to reunite with his bride in the hands of the Lord.

LaVerne is survived by his children, Rodney (Rosalie) Friday, of Belvidere, IL, Donald (Sue Warneke) Friday of Poplar Grove, IL, Dennis (Mary) Friday of Poplar Grove, IL, and Jill (Donald) Huett of Rockton, IL; grandchildren, Jason (Anna) Friday, Joshua (Angela) Friday, Kristin (Joel Koerber) Huett, Paul Huett, and Lauren Friday; great-grandchildren, Anderson Friday, Brody Friday, Brielle Friday and Maxwell Koerber. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, of Belvidere, IL, in January 2005, his parents, and his siblings.

LaVerne was born on September 28, 1920 in Monroe Center, IL, to August and Grace Friday. He graduated from Rochelle High School and after marrying, proudly served his country in World War II. Upon his return home, he moved to Rockford, IL, and spent 40+ years working at Rockford Products. LaVerne was a dedicated member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rockford, IL, and his family will forever remember him as a teacher of both faith and the importance of family. He had a passion for sailing, photography, and gardening.

A visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2821 N. Bell School Road, Rockford, IL 61107. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

Service Schedule

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Westminster Presbyterian Church

A visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2821 N. Bell School Road, Rockford, IL 61107

Wednesday, December 27, 2017
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Westminster Presbyterian Church

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., at the church

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John and I send our heartfelt sympathies. We are so very sorry that Vern has left us, left the congregation. We so enjoyed his presence, his friendliness, his love of the Lord Jesus Christ and his commitment to Westminster through thick and thin, ups and downs. He will surely receive his crown in the company of the saints in the light. We will miss him, and our conversations about NIU football. Go Huskies.

Rev. Karen Gerhard-Conner 2018-01-16T02:04:43

Don & Family,

So sorry for your loss.

May warm memories ease your pain and sorrow at this difficult time.

Dave & Kay Rumple 2018-01-03T04:53:06

Our sincerest heartfelt condolences to the Friday family.

Gene and Sue Paluzzi 2018-01-03T04:52:01

Our heart felt condolence’s to the Friday family. LaVerne will leave many cherished memories for all. He’s with his bride again, whom he always so lovingly talked of. Rest in Peace.

Gene and Sue Paluzzi 2018-01-03T04:50:46

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