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Obituaries

  • Scott W. Besse

    FREEPORT – Scott W. Besse, 53, of Freeport, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford. 
    May 10, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Donald D. Hunter

    STERLING – Donald D. Hunter, 73, of Sterling died Friday, May 8, 2015, peacefully at home, surrounded by his family.
    May 10, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Marian E. Gray

    MOUNT MORRIS – Marian Elizabeth Gray, 98, of Mount Morris, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at her home. She was employed by Kable Printing and Watt Publi ...
    May 9, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Connie Short

    DIXON – Connie Short, 70, of Dixon, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at her home with her loving husband and her family by her side, after a long brave ba ...
    May 9, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Vernan M. ‘Patricia’ Koechig

    ASHTON – Vernan Maxine “Patricia” Koechig, 92, of Ashton, passed away Monday, May 4, 2015, at her home.
    May 9, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Neil E. Cooperrider

    STERLING – Neil E. Cooperrider, 64, of Sterling, died Thursday, May 7, 2015.Neil was born April 14, ...
    May 9, 2015 - 1:15 am
  • Walter E. Ege

    ELIZABETH – Walter E. Ege, 79, of Elizabeth, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa.
    May 7, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Marvin L. Jensen

    ALBANY – Marvin L. Jensen, 63, of Albany, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at his home.Bosma-Renkes Fune ...
    May 7, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Bernice E. Lapp

    LITITZ, Pennsylvania – Bernice E. Lapp, 93, of Lititz, formerly of Akron, Pennsylvania, and Polo, died peacefully Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Landis Ho ...
    May 7, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Tonya M. Dewey

    DIXON – Tonya M. Dewey, 33, of Dixon, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at her home.She was born Feb. 5, ...
    May 7, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Eric J. Pepper

    MOUNT MORRIS – Eric J. Pepper, 37, of Mount Morris, died Tuesday May 5, 2015, in rural Oregon. He was employed by Danlee Wood Products in Forreston.
    May 7, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Connie Short

    DIXON – Connie Short, 70, of Dixon, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at her home.Preston-Schilling Funer ...
    May 7, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Marilyn B. Andrews

    DIXON – Marilyn Beverly Andrews, 93, of Dixon, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, at Heritage Square in Dixon. She was the secretary for 27 years at First Un ...
    May 7, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • David J. Huffman

    DIXON – David Jerome Huffman, 67, who lived most of his life as a Dixon resident, died Monday, May 4, 2015, at Niles Nursing and Rehabilitation Home.
    May 6, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Raymond ‘Mac’ McFadden

    SAVANNA – Raymond “Mac” McFadden, 93, of Savanna, died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at his home.Law-Jones Fu ...
    May 6, 2015 - 4:57 pm
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