Sterling Obituaries

Sterling Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Sterling, IL

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  • 16 hrs ago | via The Daily Gazette 

    Ronald D. Peppers

    Ronald was born Aug. 8, 1948, in Phillips, Arkansas, the son of Willie and Inez Peppers. He married Paula Franks on Aug. 23, 1967, in Como.

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  • 16 hrs ago | via The Daily Gazette 

    Megan M. Propheter

    MADISON, Wis. – Megan Margaret Propheter, 33, of Madison, Wis., passed away peacefully Sunday, March 19, 2017, at the University of Madison Medical Center, surrounded by her family.

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  • Yesterday | via The Daily Gazette 

    Corrine D. 'Connie' Schweiss

    STERLING – Corrine “Connie” D. Schweiss, 86, of Sterling, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Connie was born April 4, 1930, in Chicago, the daughter of Samuel and Elizabeth Nichols.

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  • Thursday | via Telegraph-Forum 

    Martin, Joyce Laverne

    Joyce Laverne Martin LEESBURG, FL: Joyce Laverne Martin, 85, of Leesburg, Florida, died Sunday, March 19, 2017 at the Mike Conley Hospice House in Clermont, Florida. Joyce is survived by her husband of 65 years, Harold Eugene "Gene" Martin of Leesburg, Florida; daughters; Theresa Castor and husband Mike of Bucyrus, Ohio; Deborah Martin of Burlington, Wisconsin; sister, Lois Scales of Sterling, Illinois, and one grandson, Scott Castor of Bucyrus, Ohio.

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  • Wednesday | via The Daily Gazette 

    Bridget M. Underhile

    DIXON – Bridget Marie Underhile, 46, of Dixon, died Monday, March 20, 2017, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. She was the lead biscuit maker at Hardees.

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  • Wednesday | via The Daily Gazette 

    Bertrand D. Rice

    Bert was born June 13, 1921, in Coleta, to William J. and Mabel J. Rice. Bert served in the Army Air Corps 390th Bomb Squadron – 13th Air Force, serving in the Pacific theater during World War II.

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  • Sunday Mar 19 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Hope D. Bailey

    Hope was born Sept. 1, 1922, in Rock Falls, the daughter of William and Anna Desmond.

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  • Monday Mar 13 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Henrietta R. Manon

    Henrietta was born Jan. 27, 1925, in Dundee, the daughter of Albert and Sophia Schultz. She married Leo Manon on Nov. 2, 1945.

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  • Sunday Mar 12 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Kathy M. Myatt

    SILVIS – The Rev. Kathy M. Myatt, 58, of Silvis, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at Illini Restorative Care in Silvis.

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  • Sunday Mar 12 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Debbie L. Potts

    She was born May 5, 1952, in Sterling, the daughter of Lyle and Arlene Rieger. She married Timothy Potts on April 26, 1975, in Sterling.

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  • Sunday Mar 12 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Ann W. Higley

    Ann W. Higley died Saturday, March 11, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society - Prophets Riverview in Prophetstown from cancer. She was employed as a librarian clerk at Sterling Public Library before retiring.

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  • Friday Mar 10 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Merrill V. Johnson

    SAN ANTONIO – Merrill V. Johnson, 85, of San Antonio, passed away Sunday, March 5, 2017, at a hospital in San Antonio. He was born Oct. 20, 1931, in Trenton, Missouri, to Willis A. and Esta Johnson.

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  • Tuesday Mar 7 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Gerald H. Heflebower

    He was born Jan. 28, 1928, in Polo, the son of Joseph and Grace Heflebower. He served in the Air Force.

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  • Tuesday Mar 7 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Gary D. Wright

    ROCK FALLS – Gary D. Wright, 53, of Rock Falls, died Monday, March 6, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He was born March 4, 1964, in Sterling, the son of Wayne and Maria Wright.

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  • Tuesday Mar 7 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Coroner IDs Rock Falls man found in moteI room

    ROCK FALLS – A cause of death has not yet been released for a 53-year-old Rock Falls man who was found unresponsive in a local motel Monday morning. Gary D. Wright was taken from the Napp Inn, 510 W. Rock Falls Road/U.S. Route 30, to CGH Medical Center in Sterling, where he was pronounced dead.

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  • Sunday Mar 5 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Elwin W. a Billa Janssen

    POLO – Elwin W. “Bill” Janssen, 88, of Polo, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. He was a longtime farmer, then delivered heavy equipment for John Deere Co.

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  • Saturday Mar 4 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Richard Burns

    Richard was born May 5, 1938, in Sterling, the son of John and Cecile Burns. He married Betty Hack on Dec. 2, 1967, in Elgin.

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  • Monday Feb 27 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Vera L. Maxwell Kunde

    Lucille was born Feb. 16, 1926, in Whiteside County, the daughter of Owen McKinley Maxwell and Milly Jane Maxwell. She married Robert Edward Kunde on Aug. 31, 1947, in Coleta.

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  • Sunday Feb 26 | via The Daily Gazette 

    Paul a Kennya Cheshire Sr.

    STERLING – Paul “ Kenny” Cheshire Sr., 86, of Sterling, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He was employed at Northwestern Steel & Wire Co.

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  • Friday Feb 24 | via Northwest Herald 

    Schmidt, Allison C.

    Allison C. Schmidt Born: December 19, 1979; in Sterling, IL Died: February 22, 2017; in Lake in the Hills, IL Allison C. Schmidt, 37, of Lake in the Hills, IL formerly of Elgin, passed away on February 22, 2017. She was born on December 19, 1979 in Sterling, IL the daughter of Carol Lloyd Foelschow.

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