Services Set for Murder-Suicide Victims Christopher and John Ruckman

Visitation will be held Thursday with memorial services on Friday.

ROCKFORD - Services have been scheduled for the two young boys killed in a suspected murder-suicide in Cherry Valley over the weekend.

A visitation will be held for Christopher, 14, and John, 12, Ruckman on Thursday, March 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church, 3300 Rural Street, Rockford. Memorial services will be held Friday, March 9 at 1 p.m. at Our Saviors Lutheran Church.

A private burial will be held in Elmwood Cemetery in Sycamore.

Memorials to Rockford Christian High School will be used to establish a music scholarship in both of the boys' names.

To share condolences online, and to read Christopher and John's full obituaries, click here.

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