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Obituaries

Earl Ray Krutsinger

Earl Ray Krutsinger
Earl Ray Krutsinger

ROCK FALLS – Earl Ray Krutsinger, age 69, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at his home.

Earl was born on September 1, 1949, in Sterling, the son of Ivan and Hazel (Nash) Krutsinger. He married Tamara Sue Williams and they later divorced. He then married Norma McCartney and later divorced. Earl worked at Quaker Oats in Rockford and at Woods in Oregon, where he had retired from. He enjoyed cars and going to car shows. Earl had volunteered at the Amboy Depot Days for the past several years.

Survivors include his daughter, Angela (Timothy) Portner of Randalia, IA; three grandchildren, Tamara (David) Bierdeman of New Berlin, WI, Alexzander Portner of Randalia, IA, and Alyssa Portner of Fort Hood, TX; two great-grandchildren, Finnegan and Everly; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ivan and Hazel Krutsinger; and three brothers, Paul, Larry, and Dale Krutsinger; and his former wives, Tamara Krutsinger in 1978 and Norma McCartney.

Visitation will be Monday, May 20, 2019, from 10-11 a.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Reverend Jeff Coester officiating. Burial will conclude at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

For online condolences, please visit: www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.

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