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  • Mary Parker Obituary Photo
    Mary Parker, 85 Galt, Illinois

    March 27, 1933 - June 17, 2018

    GALT, IL – Mary R. Parker, 85 of Galt died Sunday June 17, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She was born on March 27, 1933 in Dothan, Alabama the daughter of Thornton Earl and Grace Ruth (Collins) Stees. She...

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  • Lawrence William Nelson Obituary Photo
    Lawrence William Nelson, 92 Nelson, Illinois

    October 19, 1925 - June 14, 2018

    Lawrence W. Nelson Lawrence W. Nelson, age 92, of Nelson, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Larry was born October 19, 1925 in Clinton, Iowa the son of Harry and June ...

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  • Caryl Westlund Obituary Photo
    Caryl Westlund, 89 Prophetstown, Illinois

    February 27, 1929 - June 10, 2018

    L. Caryl Westlund, 89, of Prophetstown, died on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Prophets Good Samaritan Home in Prophetstown. She was born on February 27, 1929 in Kewanee to C. Russell and Ethel (Stephens_ Thurwachter. She...

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  • Ruth Arlene Borth Obituary Photo
    Ruth Arlene Borth, 88 Polo, Illinois

    August 19, 1929 - June 9, 2018

    POLO – Ruth A. Borth, age 88, formerly of Milledgeville, died Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Polo Rehab and Health Center, Polo. Ruth was born on August 19, 1929 in Milledgeville the daughter of John L. and Marie T. ...

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  • Robert W. Cheshier Obituary Photo
    Robert W. Cheshier, 89 Sterling, Illinois

    August 13, 1928 - June 8, 2018

    STERLING – Robert W. Cheshier, 89 of Sterling died Friday June 8, 2018 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on August 13, 1928 in Vandalia, IL the son of Wilson and Zola (Helm) Cheshier. He married...

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  • Janet R. Hallman Obituary Photo
    Janet R. Hallman, 75 Dixon, Illinois

    June 1, 1943 - June 7, 2018

    DIXON- Janet R. Hallman, age 75, died peacefully at her home in Dixon Thursday, June 7, 2018. Janet was born on June 1, 1943 in Mankato, Minn. the daughter of Victor and Norene (Severns) Freeberg. Janet married...

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  • James R. Hollaway, Jr. Obituary Photo
    James R. Hollaway, Jr., 28 Memphis, Tennessee

    July 24, 1989 - June 4, 2018

    James R. Hollaway, Jr., 28, of Memphis, formerly of Rock Falls, died on Monday, June 4, 2018 in Memphis, Tenn. He was born on July 24, 1989 in Long Beach, Calif. to James Hollaway and Kelli Larkin. Jim enjoyed...

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  • Mark Girton, 58 Rock FallsROCK FALLS – Mark W. Girton, 58 of Rock Falls died W, Illinois

    December 19, 1959 - May 30, 2018

    Mark was born on December 19, 1959 and passed away on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Mark was a resident of Rock FallsROCK FALLS – Mark W. Girton, 58 of Rock Falls died W, Illinois.

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  • Mark E. Girton Obituary Photo
    Mark E. Girton, 58 Rock Falls, Illinois

    December 19, 1959 - May 30, 2018

    ROCK FALLS – Mark W. Girton, 58 of Rock Falls died Wednesday May 30, 2018. He was born on December 19, 1959 in Sterling, the son of Edward William and Sierra Sue (Hager) Girton. He had worked at various occupations...

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  • Randall W. Randy Dugger Obituary Photo
    Randall W. Randy Dugger, 49 Dallas, Texas

    May 31, 1968 - May 29, 2018

    Randall W. "Randy" Dugger, 49 of Dallas and formerly of Rock Falls died Tuesday May 29, 2018 at his home. He was born on May 31, 1968 in Dixon, IL the son of William and Hazel Beatrice (Shortt) Dugger. He attended Rock...

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  • Sylvia J. Myers Obituary Photo
    Sylvia J. Myers, 83 Sterling, Illinois

    November 9, 1934 - May 29, 2018

    STERLING – Sylvia Jean Myers, 83 of Sterling died Tuesday May 29, 2018 at her home with her family by her side. She was born on November 9, 1934 in Knoxville, TN the daughter of Chairey and Pansy Pauline (Couch)...

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  • George Tiemann Obituary Photo
    George Tiemann, 77 Henderson, Texas

    November 21, 1940 - May 27, 2018

    LYNDON, IL – George E. "Poppy" Tiemann, 77 formerly of Lyndon died Sunday May 27, 2018 in Henderson, TX. He was born on November 21, 1940 in Detroit, MI the son of Henry H. and Regina M (Apfelbacher) Tiemann. He...

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  • Joyce A. Hemminger Obituary Photo
    Joyce A. Hemminger, 75 Rock Falls, Illinois

    November 21, 1942 - May 23, 2018

    Joyce A. Hemminger, 75, of Rock Falls, died on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Joyce was born on November 21, 1942 in Sterling to Edward and Fanny (Clapper) Roberts. She is survived by...

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  • Jane M. Rockwell Obituary Photo
    Jane M. Rockwell, 87 Dixon, Illinois

    April 1, 1931 - May 22, 2018

    Jane M. Rockwell Jane M. Rockwell, age 87, of Dixon, formerly of Rock Falls and Tampico, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Liberty Court in Dixon. Jane was born April 1, 1931 in Sterling the daughter of Jesse and...

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  • Richard J. Strong Obituary Photo
    Richard J. Strong, 82 Sterling, Illinois

    May 4, 1936 - May 20, 2018

    Richard J. Strong, age 82, of Sterling, died Sunday, May 20, 2018 at his home in Sterling. Richard was born May 4, 1936 in Atchison, Kan. the son of Albert and Irene (VanDyke) Strong. He served in the US Marine Corps...

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  • Esther Mae Jones Obituary Photo
    Esther Mae Jones, 81 Sterling, Illinois

    February 26, 1937 - May 16, 2018

    Esther Mae Wallace Long Jones Esther Mae Wallace Long Jones, age 81, of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Central Dupage Hospital in Winfield. Esther was born February 26, 1937 the daughter of James and...

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  • George Albert Logan, Jr. Obituary Photo
    George Albert Logan, Jr., 90 Rock Falls, Illinois

    July 8, 1927 - May 14, 2018

    George A. Logan passed away peacefully at home on Monday, May 14 surrounded by his immediate family. George was born July 8, 1927 in Rock Falls, the son of Ernest O. and Mary (Smith) Logan. He graduated from Rock...

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  • John M. Dunaway Obituary Photo
    John M. Dunaway, 83 Sterling, Illinois

    February 19, 1935 - May 12, 2018

    John M. Dunaway, age 83, of Sterling, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at his home. John was born February 19, 1935 in Decatur the son of Noah and Marguerite (York) Dunaway. He served in the US Air Force and later...

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  • Antonio M. Castillo Obituary Photo
    Antonio M. Castillo, 85 Sterling, Illinois

    July 31, 1932 - May 12, 2018

    Antonio M. Castillo, age 85 of Sterling, died Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Regency Care of Sterling. Antonio was born on July 31, 1932 in San Benito, Texas, the son of Jose and Teresa (Martinez) Castillo. He married...

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  • Marjorie L.  Brotheridge Obituary Photo
    Marjorie L. Brotheridge, 98 Sterling, Illinois

    July 3, 1919 - May 9, 2018

    Marjorie L. Brotheridge, age 98 of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at Regency Care of Sterling. Marjorie was born on July 3, 1919 in Sterling, the daughter of Edward and Ruth (Macfarlane) Pexton. She married...

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  • James Preston Starling Obituary Photo
    James Preston Starling, 70 Prophetstown, Illinois

    October 10, 1947 - May 8, 2018

    James Preston "Sweet Coc" (name originated from his love of Coca Cola) Starling, 70, of Prophetstown, IL, formerly of Des Moines, IA, and Rock Island, IL., went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 8,...

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  • Howard A. Boostrom Obituary Photo
    Howard A. Boostrom, 93 Sterling, Illinois

    February 21, 1925 - May 7, 2018

    Howard A. Boostrom Howard A. Boostrom, age 93, of Sterling, died Monday, May 7, 2018, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Howard was born February 21, 1925 in Galva the son of Carl and Gladys (Larson)...

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  • MaryLou Meyer, 91 Sterling, Illinois

    February 8, 1927 - May 5, 2018

    STERLING – MaryLou E. Meyer, 91 of Sterling died Saturday May 5, 2018 at the Citadel of Sterling. She was born on February 8, 1927 near Morrison, IL the daughter of William and Jennie (Taylor) Frankfother. She...

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  • Lawrence "Larry" Eggleston Obituary Photo
    Lawrence "Larry" Eggleston, 84 Sterling, Illinois

    October 13, 1933 - May 5, 2018

    STERLING - Mr. Lawrence "Larry" Paul Eggleston, born on October 13, 1933 in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, to the late Sylvia and Wilbur Eggleston , passed away at age 84 on May 5, 2018 at the Rock River Hospice and Home in...

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  • Esther Marie Cummings, 98 Tigard, Oregon

    April 20, 1920 - May 3, 2018

    Esther Marie Cummings, age 98, formerly of Sterling, IL, passed away peacefully at her home in Tigard, Oregon, on Thursday morning, May 3, 2018, following an extended recovery period from a broken hip. She was born on...

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