Lillian J. O’Connor
STERLING – Lillian Jeanne O’Connor, 83, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013, at her home.
She was born March 7, 1929, in Sterling, the daughter of Arthur Bruce and Maria Adrianne (Colin) Farnham. She married Richard R. O’Connor on June 19, 1949, in Belvidere. He died April 1, 2005. She was a graduate of OSF Saint Anthony School of Nursing in Rockford, and obtained her bachelor’s degree in community nursing from Northern Illinois University. Jeanne worked as the head nurse of pediatric at Community General Hospital, and later as a unit director at Dixon State School. She retired as the director of nursing at Lee County Nursing Home in Dixon. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling and the Catholic Order of Foresters.
Surviving are her daughters, Lorrie (Tom) Meisel, Sue (David) Parks and Peg (Dennis) Stessman; her sons, Michael O’Connor, Kelly (Barbara) O’Connor, and Pat (Charleen) O’Connor; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
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