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Sandra J. Compton

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT
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Sandra J. Compton

ROCK FALLS – Sandra J. Compton, 77, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Riverview Nursing Home in East Peoria.

Sandra was born July 5, 1936, in Tomah, Wis., the daughter of Roy and Bernadine (Kippen) Dickinson. She married LeRoy Compton Sr. on May 12, 1956, in Sterling. She retired from Sauk Valley Community College after working 20 years as custodial supervisor. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sterling.

Survivors include her husband of Rock Falls; three sons, LeRoy (Maureen) Compton Jr. of Morton, Larry (Cherie) Compton of Las Vegas, and Brian (Renae) Compton of Little Rock, Ark.; one sister, Janelle (Lee) Calsyn of Glendale, Calif.; one brother, Ron (Pat) Dickinson of Cedar Falls, Iowa; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one grandson.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Sterling, with the Rev. Mark Oehlert officiating.

A memorial has been established.

Visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com to send condolences.

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