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Sherry A. Olthoff, 70, of Rockford, passed away on August 28, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 20, 1947 in Benshiem, Germany, the daughter of Allen and Elfreida (Hoff) Cole. Loving companion, then wife to Ronald L. Olthoff, Sr. for 51 years. She fought heart and cancer illness for years. Sherry worked at Pierce Packing, and Kelly Williamson Mobil as a manager, then Sep Tran/Sun Rise as a bus driver. She loved life. She loved to decorate her home, was an occasional bingo player and enjoyed trips to the Casinos. She will be waiting in heaven to re-unite with her husband.
Survived by husband, Ronald; son, Ronald Jr.(Becky); daughter, Michelle (Joiner) Olthoff; grandchildren, Ronald L. Olthoff, III (Kelly); and Matthew and Samantha Sjostrom; great-grandson, Keaton L. Olthoff; special nephews and nieces, Gary, Debbie, and Nancy; and special people in her life, Linda Maggio, Natale Maggio, Becky Maggio, and Bella McIntire.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, August 31, 2018 in Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave., Rockford, with Father Wentink officiating. Visitation will be prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 am. Burial in Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 4312 E State St., Suite 1, Rockford, Il 61108.


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