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Ida M. Celletti

Published: Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST
Ida M. Celletti

ROCK FALLS – Ida M. Celletti, 83, of Rock Falls, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at the home of her son.

Ida was born July 7, 1930, in Sterling, the daughter of Edson and Edna (Santee) Smith.  She was united in marriage to John Celletti. He passed away in 1987.

Ida and her husband, John, owned and operated Celletti Sportland in Rock Falls since 1956. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls. Ida also was a founding member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5418 in Rock Falls.

Surviving are her son, John (Diana) Celletti Jr. of Rock Falls; five grandchildren, Jerry Ray Celletti, Lisa Marie Cooksey, John Celletti III, Carol Ann Flynn, and Jean Lynn Perkins; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Jerry Celletti; a sister; and three brothers.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.  The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew Catholic Church in Rock Falls, with Monsignor Thomas Dzielak officiating. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Sterling.  

A memorial has been established to Hospice of the Rock River Valley.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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