Northwest Fire Department chief laid to rest - – Rockford’s News Leader

Northwest Fire Department chief laid to rest


The chief of the Northwest Fire Department was laid to rest Monday, after a battle with liver cancer.

Tom Ragnar, Sr., spent 50 years with the department was promoted to chief in 1999. He passed away last week. A visitation was held Sunday and funeral services were held Monday morning at the Faith Center.

Ragnar was 69 years old and left behind a wife and three children.

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