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  • Jean Kehl

    MOUNT CARROLL – Jean Kehl, 64, of Mount Carroll, entered Heaven Nov. 16, 2016, at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • Betty A. Donaldson

    POLO – Betty A. Donaldson, 66, of Polo, passed away Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Nov. 18, 2016 - 8:40 pm
  • Ruth E. Carew

    STERLING – Ruth E. Carew, 91, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at Sterling Pavilion.Ruth wa ...
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 9:09 pm
  • Jewell G. Hummel

    PROPHETSTOWN – Jewell G. Hummel, 85, of Prophetstown, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Nov. 17, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Eugene H. Westphal

    SAVANNA – Eugene H. Westphal, 66, of Savanna, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at his home.Law-Jones Fu ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Joyce A. Anderson

    ROCK FALLS – Joyce A. Anderson, 78, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at her home.An open ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:51 pm
  • Randy Hacker

    STERLING – Randy C. Hacker, 61, of Sterling, died Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. 
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Nellie Jean Commisso

    STERLING- Nellie Jean Commisso, 89, of Sterling, died Wednesday morning, Nov. 16, 2016, at CGH Medical Center.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Terry L. Colcord

    DIXON – Terry Lee Colcord, 55, of Dixon, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, at Polo Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Sharon W. Callaghan

    DEER GROVE – Sharon spent her early years at Welchwold, the family farm in Deer Grove. She attended St. Mary School in Sterling and later moved to Win ...
    Nov. 16, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Marion L. Deets

    MORRISON – Marion L. Deets, 96, of Resthave Home in Morrison, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at the home. She was employed by General Electric Co. in Mor ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Wayne "Butch' Streicher

    ELIZABETH – Wayne "Butch" Streicher, 92, of Elizabeth, died Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital in Madison, Wi ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Tamallie A. 'Tammy' Davison

    WILD ROSE, WISCONSIN – Tamallie A. 'Tammy' Davison, of Wild Rose, died unexpectedly Nov. 5, 2016. She was spending the winter with her husband, Ken, a ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Sharon Callaghan

    DEER GROVE – Sharon Callaghan, 77, of Deer Grove, died Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at her home.McDonald F ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:53 pm
  • Henry 'Hank' J. Gutierrez III

    PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida – Henry 'Hank' Joseph Gutierrez III, of Palm Beach Gardens, formerly of Sterling, passed away at the age of 64 on Tuesday, ...
    Nov. 15, 2016 - 10:53 pm
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