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  • Paul Van Oosten Obituary Photo
    Paul Van Oosten, 94 Sterling, Illinois

    June 5, 1923 - May 9, 2018

    Paul Van Oosten, 94, of Sterling, died on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Rock River Home and Hospice. He was born on June 5, 1923 in Newton Township to Adolf and Marie (Lantinga) Van Oosten. He married Frances Stultz on...

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  • Jean  M. Wagenknecht Obituary Photo
    Jean M. Wagenknecht, 88 Sterling, Illinois

    February 10, 1930 - May 9, 2018

    Jean Marie Wagenknecht, age 88 of Sterling, died Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Regency Care of Sterling. Jean was born on February 10, 1930 in Janesville, WI, the daughter of Oliver and Hazel (Swanson) Haugen. She...

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  • Marjorie Bowman Obituary Photo
    Marjorie Bowman, 86 Sterling, Illinois

    July 3, 1931 - February 17, 2018

    Marjorie Mable Bryant Bowman, age 86 of Sterling, died Saturday, February 17, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Marjorie was born on July 3, 1931 in Spring Valley, IL, the daughter of George M. and Anna W. ...

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  • David Anthony Clayton Obituary Photo
    David Anthony Clayton, 41 Rock Falls, Illinois

    July 3, 1976 - January 23, 2018

    David A. Clayton, 41, of Rock Falls, died on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. He was born on July 3, 1976 in Sterling to Anthony Wayne and Karen Jean (Kelsey) Clayton. David...

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  • Evan D. Kuhlemier Obituary Photo
    Evan D. Kuhlemier, 80 Rock Falls, Illinois

    December 10, 1937 - December 29, 2017

    Evan D. Kuhlemier, 80 of Rock Falls died Friday December 29, 2017 at Rock River Home and Hospice in Sterling. He was born on December 10, 1937 in Milledgeville, IL the son of Verlin and Gladys (Daehler) Kuhlemier and...

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  • Gabriel Huett, 17 Adrian, Michigan

    January 6, 2000 - December 24, 2017

    Gabriel Alexander Huett, 17 of Adrian, MI and formerly of the area, died Sunday December 24, 2017. Gabriel was born on January 6, 2000 in Alsip, IL the son of Bradley A. and Helen (Schueler) Huett. Gabriel was a...

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  • Catherine Mae Buckingham Obituary Photo
    Catherine Mae Buckingham, 89 Sterling, Illinois

    August 30, 1928 - December 22, 2017

    Catherine Mae Buckingham, 89, of Sterling, died on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Catherine was born on August 30, 1928 in Kewanee to Herbert and Catherine (Huber) Whitmer. ...

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  • Donna L. Johnson Obituary Photo
    Donna L. Johnson, 86 Sterling, Illinois

    April 28, 1931 - December 5, 2017

    Donna L. Johnson, 86 of Sterling died Tuesday December 5, 2017 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. She was born on April 28, 1931 in Sterling the daughter of Earl and Clara (Buyers) Myers. She married Robert "Buck"...

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  • David H. Conley, 62 Springfield, Illinois

    September 11, 1955 - November 27, 2017

    David H. Conley, 62 died Monday November 27, 2017 in Springfield. David was born on September 11, 1955 in Sterling, IL the son of Harold Dean and Rita Ann (Jackley) Conley. Survivors include his mother, Rita...

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  • Jane M. Fonder Obituary Photo
    Jane M. Fonder Sterling, Illinois

    October 20, 2017 - November 20, 2017

    Jane Marie Fonder, age 97, went to be with the Lord on Monday, November 20, 2017, from her home in the company of her loving family in Sterling. Jane Fonder was born Jane Marie Schoenberg on October 7, 1920, in El...

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  • Roberta Anne Cummings Obituary Photo
    Roberta Anne Cummings, 63 Chadwick, Illinois

    October 24, 1954 - November 20, 2017

    Roberta A. Cummings, 63, of Chadwick, died on Monday, November 20, 2017 at University of Chicago Hospital in Chicago. Roberta was born on October 24, 1954 in Dixon to Robert Carson and Anna Rose (Huffstutler) Davis. ...

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  • Jack W.  Radke Obituary Photo
    Jack W. Radke, 85 Sterling, Illinois

    March 27, 1932 - November 19, 2017

    Jack W. Radke, 85 of Sterling, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at his home. Jack was born on March 27, 1932 in Elgin, the son of Walter and Hazel (Meline) Radke. He served in the United States Coast Guard in the 1950...

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  • Nancy J. Freid, 78 Sterling, Illinois

    January 21, 1939 - November 17, 2017

    Nancy J. Freid, 78 of Sterling died Friday November 17, 2017 at her home. She was born January 21, 1939 in Rockford, IL the daughter of Harley and Lena (Martingileo) McCammond. She married Robert L. Freid September...

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  • Doris  J. Wade Obituary Photo
    Doris J. Wade, 92 Sterling, Illinois

    February 16, 1925 - November 10, 2017

    Doris J. Wade, 92 of Sterling died Friday November 10, 2017 at Morningside of Sterling. She was born on February 16, 1925 in Sterling, the daughter of Garrett and Caroline (Averill) Abel. She married Harold C. Wade...

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  • John Boyer Obituary Photo
    John Boyer, 55 Sterling, Illinois

    August 13, 1962 - November 8, 2017

    John Boyer, age 55 of Sterling, died Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at his home. John was born on August 13, 1962 in Sterling, the son of Burton and Marguerite (Woessner) Boyer. He was a United States Army Veteran. John...

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  • Alfred M. Pace Obituary Photo
    Alfred M. Pace, 82 Rock Falls, Illinois

    May 19, 1935 - November 6, 2017

    Alfred M. Pace, 82, of Rock Falls, died Monday evening, November 6, 2017 at his home. He was born on May 19, 1935 in Canton to Clarence and Lillian (Duncan) Pace. He married Vivian Shuman on April 4, 1958 in Rock...

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  • Pamela J. McAleese Obituary Photo
    Pamela J. McAleese, 83 Sterling, Illinois

    February 18, 1934 - October 29, 2017

    Pamela J. McAleese, 83, of Sterling, died on Sunday, October 29, 2017 at Regency Care. She was born on February 18, 1934 in LaSalle to Ralph and Marie (Kapinski) O'Byrne. She married Ronald C. McAleese in 1955 at...

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  • Francisca T. Valdez Obituary Photo
    Francisca T. Valdez, 86 Sterling, Illinois

    May 8, 1931 - October 27, 2017

    Francisca T. Valdez, 86, of Sterling, died on Friday, October 27, 2017 at her daughter's home in Palatine. She was born on May 8, 1931 in Coolidge, Texas to Jose and Andrea (Martinez) Trevino. She married Ventura...

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  • Eileen M. Miller Obituary Photo
    Eileen M. Miller, 93 Sterling, Illinois

    December 22, 1923 - September 26, 2017

    Eileen M. Miller, 93, of Sterling, died on Tuesday afternoon, September 26, 2017 at Resthave Home in Morrison. She was born on December 22, 1923 in Avon, Illinois to Earl J. and Lavina (Cooper) Utsinger. She married...

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  • Mildred L. Holy Obituary Photo
    Mildred L. Holy, 88 Sterling, Illinois

    December 20, 1928 - July 6, 2017

    Mildred L. Holy, age 88 of Sterling, died Thursday, July 6, 2017 at home surrounded by her family, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Mildred was born on December 20, 1928 in Sterling, the daughter of...

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  • Edith  Beightler Obituary Photo
    Edith Beightler, 85 Sterling, Illinois

    July 12, 1931 - July 1, 2017

    Edith J. Beightler, 85 of Sterling died Saturday July 1, 2017 at her home She was born on July 12, 1931 in Litchfield IL the daughter of Charles and Josephine (Pruitt) Hollers. She married Harry Williams. She later...

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  • Reba N.  Ries Obituary Photo
    Reba N. Ries, 78 Sterling, Illinois

    July 27, 1938 - May 25, 2017

    Reba N. Ries, age 78 of Sterling, died Thursday, May 25, 2017 at Dixon Rehab and Health Care. Reba was born on July 27, 1938 in Stuttgart, AR., the daughter of Porter and Flora Marie (Escue) Gill. She married Jerome...

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  • L. Robert "Bob" Wilson Obituary Photo
    L. Robert "Bob" Wilson, 82 Rock Falls, Illinois

    January 12, 1935 - April 19, 2017

    L. Robert "Bob" Wilson, 82 of Rock Falls died Wednesday April 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on January 12, 1935 in Dixon the son of Pearl Irene Wilson. He married Ann (Schneider) Smith on...

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  • Edward E. Cushing Obituary Photo
    Edward E. Cushing, 84 Rock Falls, Illinois

    January 8, 1933 - April 5, 2017

    Edward E. Cushing, 83, of Rock Falls died Wednesday evening, April 5, 2017 at home. He was born January 8, 1933 in Dixon the son of Maurice E. and Margaret M. (Byers) Cushing. He married Jean L. Rippy on December...

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  • Tomasa "Tommie" Cavazos Obituary Photo
    Tomasa "Tommie" Cavazos, 90 Sterling, Illinois

    December 28, 1926 - April 1, 2017

    Tomasa H. "Tommie" Cavazos, 90, of Sterling, died Saturday, April 1, 2017 at her home. She was born on December 28, 1926 in Tivoli, Texas a daughter of Candalerio and Andrea (Ortiz) Hernandez. She attended St. Mary...

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