Richard A. Personette, age 64, passed away August 11, 2016 at KSB Hospital, Dixon, IL.  He was born December 12, 1951 in Rockford, IL the son of Frank & Lois (Frey) Personette.  Richard graduated from Mt. Morris High School class of 1970.  Richard married Pamela VanBuskirk on June 1, 1971 in the Mt. Morris Brethren Church, and they were married 45 years.  Richard enjoyed camping, fishing, bowling, Nascar (18 Kyle Busch), and besides his family his other love in his life was the Mt. Morris Fire Department.

Rich joined the Mt. Morris Fire Protection District in 1971.  He retired with 45 years of dedicated service in June of 2016.  We will miss you around the station Rich.  Thank you for your service and thank you Personette Family for sharing him with us.

Mt. Morris Fire would like to thank the Oregon and Polo Fire Districts for staffing our station during the service.  Thank You!

Contact Us:
​Fire Chief Robert G. Hough IV
15 E. Center St.

Mount Morris, IL 61054
Tel: (815)734-4322
​Fax: (815)734-7837

Copyright 2016 Mt. Morris Fire Protection District

In Memory of Sr. Engineer Rich Personette

Mark your Calenders- The Mt. Morris Community Blood Drive Group has once again teamed up with the Rock River Valley Blood Center and is gearing up to hold it's second blood drive of 2016!  The drive will be held at Aspiring Health at 315 E. Hitt St. on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from noon until 6:30pm.  Donate a pint of your blood and remember your donation could save up to three lives!  Please call (815)965-8751 to schedule an appointment and as always:

Walk Ins are always Welcome!

"We Will Never Forget"