Loreen Allder, of Rockford departed this earthly life May 15, 2013 at River Bluff Nursing Home after a long illness. She was born August 26, 1927 in St. Thomas Barbados, West Indies, the daughter of Vashti Allder and Louis Brewster. She lived several years in Rockford. Loreen was employed as a Certified Nurses Assistant by River Bluff Nursing Home before retiring. She loved to knit, read and garden.. Loreen, leaves to cherish many loving memories her grandchildren, Natasha Hinds and Heather Wilson, three great grand children; sister, Jennifer Clarke; brothers, Winston Gibbs, Barmaley Brewster and Livingston Gibbs; niece Lisa (Malcolm) Seward; special friend Cecelia Dockery and son in law, Terence Hinds. She was predeceased by her parents, sister, Enid Brewster and brother Dudley Brewster. Services will be held 1:00p.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home 2429 W. State Street. Visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until the time of service.