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Irene J. Stokstad, 94, of Rockford, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2017, in Alden Park Stratmoor. She was born February 11, 1923, in Cleveland, OH; the daughter of Harold D. and Okla M. (Joy) Cooper. Irene was a graduate of East High School and attended Rockford Business College. She was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She married Gordon R. Stokstad on November 28, 1964; he predeceased her December 17, 2010.
She is survived by her son, Steven W. (Crystal) James of Rockford; brother, James B. Cooper; grandchildren, Bradley Paul (Melissa) James, Barbara Ann (Jack) Mueller, and Nicholas L. James; and six great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her previous husbands, William J. James, and George W. Kellner; and sister, Phyllis Palm.
Memorial service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2017 in Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd., Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 Second Ave. Rockford, with Pastor Mike Mirakian officiating. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service in the chapel. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1111 S Alpine Rd # 307, Rockford, IL 61108.

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  1. Jean (Mincemoyer) and Dave Alfredson

    We extend our deepest sympathies to you in the loss of your Mother. May you find peace and comfort from the Lord. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.


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