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Obituaries

Jean L. Milnes

PROPHETSTOWN – Jean L. Milnes, 87, of Prophetstown, died Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown.

Jean was born August 19, 1931 in Malvern the daughter of Elmer and Lillian (Stern) Oncken.  She married Frank Milnes on September 30, 1951 in Sterling.  He preceded her in death on November 5, 2012. Jean was employed as a bookkeeper for Rock River Lumber and Grain and was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Prophetstown.          

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Schuettler of Las Vegas, Nev. and Ann Deck of Prophetstown; two grandchildren, Andrew Deck and Jennifer Deck; and two great grandchildren.  

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and her brother, Ronald Oncken.

A gathering of family and friends will be Thursday, February 14, 2019 from 10 – 10:45 AM at the First Lutheran Church in Prophetstown with memorial services at 11:00 AM with Reverend Susan Davenport officiating. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials have been established to Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center and the First Lutheran Church, both in Prophetstown.

Online condolences may be sent to mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.

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