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James Fithen, 56, of Rockford, passed away on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. He was born May 9, 1960, in Rockford, Il.; the son of James A. and Jerrie (Travis) Fithen. James was an avid "Illinois" sports team fan and enjoyed Harley Motorcycles. He was a loving father, grandfather and friend.
He is survived by his children, Megan Neal, James William Jr., Dustin Hayes Sr., and twins, Nicole and Mallory Fithen; 11 grandchildren; siblings; Jamie Fithen, Steven Eisman, Vanessa Brees, and Jason Norton, and special friends, Noah and Ginger Reeves.
A Celebration of Life will be at 4:00 pm to close on Saturday March 25, 2017 at the American Legion Post #1207, 1011 S. Alpine, Rd. Memorials to the family. To share a memory or online condolence, visit Olson Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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  1. Steven M Eisman Jr.

    Bro I love you and you are truly missed. I am sorry you got mixed up with the people that was in your life the last 5 weeks of your life. I would of put a stop to it if I could of but what is done is done. She can no longer stress you out or steal from you. Bro you were a wonderful person with a huge heart that thought you could save everyone and that was your down fall. I am just glad you are no longer suffering and me and your son is making sure your last wishes are being handled lIke you asked I love you brother and it's not going to be the same with out you. Until we meet again on the other side ride on bro!!!!!



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