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Barbara J. Love

Published: Saturday, July 5, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

DIXON – Barbara Jo Love, 61, of Dixon, died Thursday, July 3, 2014, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. She was a licensed practical nurse, and worked for the last 28 years with Dr. Joseph Welty and Theresa Shroyer at KSB Hospital in Dixon,

Barbara was born Sept. 30, 1952, in Sterling, the daughter of Robert and Evelyn (Crouse) Maxwell. She married Thomas Love on May 22, 1971, in Dixon. Barbara was a member of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls.

Survivors include her husband of Grand Detour; one son, Matthew (Jillian) Love of East Peoria; one daughter, Jody (Mike) Bindgen of North Aurora; her mother, Evelyn Maxwell of Sterling; two brothers, Thomas (Louie) Maxwell of Sterling and John (Patricia) Maxwell of Dallas; and one sister, Lynda Maxwell of Chicago.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Memorial visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon. The memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls, with the Rev. Jason Borton, youth pastor, officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded.

A memorial has been established to Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon.

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