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Obituaries

W. Patricia Heren

STERLING – W. Patricia Heren, 83, of Sterling, died Saturday, June 8, 2013, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Prophetstown.

Patricia was born July 14, 1929, in Wheeling, W.Va., the daughter of Joseph W. and Lillian K. (DeRouffignac) Adlam. She married Robert A. Heren on March 3, 1960.  

Survivors include her husband of Sterling; three daughters, Lucinda Kay (Keith) Zoeller of Sterling, Eva Marie (Steve) Newnam of Muncie, Ind., and Laura Kerrill Smith of Dallas, Ga.; one son, H. Dana (Beth) Heren of Carbondale; one sister, Helen Kerrill (Charles) Foster of Heath, Ohio; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Joseph and William Edgar. 

Cremation rites have been accorded. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. June 22 at Orendorff Cemetery in Hopedale, with the Rev. Tom Heren officiating. McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls is handling local arrangements. Davis Mortuary in Hopedale is handling graveside arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to Hospice of the Rock River Valley.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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