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Rhonda K. Coates

December 21, 1960 — January 31, 2023

Rhonda K. Coates, 62, of Rockford, IL died on January 31, 2023, at her home. She was born on December 21, 1960, in Belvidere, IL, the daughter of Donald and Dorothy (Schwartz) Walraven.

Rhonda was a very loving and caring person. She liked to make floral arrangements in her spare time. Rhonda was a 13-year employee at the Chrysler assembly Plant in Belvidere. She was a lover of dogs, especially Teddy Bear, and will be missed by all who knew her.

Rhonda is survived by her husband of 33 years, Richard; son, Arron Hendricks and grandchildren, Gavin and Keeley. She is preceded in death by her father and siblings, Rick Walraven and Donna Walraven.

Arrangements entrusted to Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory. To extend condolences or share memories please visit

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