Joshua Thomas Newnam, 25, unexpectedly died at 9:05 p.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2009 in Park Ridge, Illinois at Lutheran General Hospital. \r\r\n\r\r\n Born January 26, 1984 in Davenport, Iowa to Mr. and Mrs. Tracy and Mary (Broxterman) Newnam. Employed by the Illinois State Police as a Police Trooper. He was a member of the St. Andrew Lutheran Church and enjoyed playing the guitar, kayaking, and was on the Hononegah Soccer Team. Graduated from Hononegah High School, Class of 2002, attended WIU studying Criminal Law and received a bachelor degree in 2006. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include parents, Tracy and Mary (Broxterman) Newnam; sister, Kyra Newnam; brother, Kyle Newnam, all of Rockton, Illinois; paternal grandparents, Gene and Marilyn Newnam, Geneseo, Illinois, maternal grandmother, Elaine Herold, Geneseo, Illinois; maternal grandfather, Leo Broxterman, Davenport, Iowa; one nephew and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by William Herold. \r\r\n\r\r\n Services t be held Saturday, May 30, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 511 West Rockton, Rockton, Illinois with Rev. Rick Wagner officiating. Visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home, 767 N. Blackhawk Blvd., Rockton, Illinois Friday, May 29, 2009, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. \r\r\n\r\r\n Memorial has been established to Joshua T. Newnam.