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Obituaries

  • Matthew D. Rodefer

    DIXON – Matthew D. Rodefer, 41, of Dixon, died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2016, at Franklin Grove Living & Rehabilitation Center, after a long illness.
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 10:56 pm
  • Vernon L. Butler

    STERLING – Vernon Lee Butler, 76, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, in Fairhope, Alabama. Lee was a successful business owner of Lee Butler's ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Michelle Morgan

    POLO – Michelle “Chellie” M. Morgan, 49, of Polo, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity, Rock Island.
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Evelyn J. Driessens

    TAMPICO – Evelyn J. Driessens, 68, of Tampico, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at her home.Garland Funer ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Edwin Clinton Bettner

    OREGON – Edwin Clinton Bettner, 76, passed away peacefully in his home on Friday, Jan. 15, 2016.Ed w ...
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • M. Lorraine Bender

    ROCK FALLS – M. Lorraine Bender, 95, of Rock Falls, died Sunday Jan. 17, 2016, at Sterling Pavilion.
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Norman 'Pete' D. Feltmeyer

    LANARK – Norman "Pete" D. Feltmeyer, 86, of Lanark, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at FHN Hospital in Freeport.
    Jan. 17, 2016 - 9:22 pm
  • Dorothy M. Williams Wojkowski

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Dorothy Mae Williams Wojkowski, 98, of Grand Rapids, formerly of Sterling, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Suzanne R. Diehl Chavez

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. – Suzanne Renee Diehl Chavez, 51, of Goodyear, died Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Goodyear.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Michelle M. ‘Chellie’ Morgan

    POLO – Michelle M. “Chellie” Morgan, 49, of Polo, died Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at Unity PointHealth Trinity in Rock Island.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • James P. ‘Jim’ Gainey

    PRAIRIE DU SAC, Wis. – James P. “Jim” Gainey, 34, of Prairie du Sac, passed away Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Maplewood Health Center in Sauk City, Wisco ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Ronald L. ‘Ron’ Witherow

    ROCK FALLS – Ronald L. “Ron” Witherow, 72, of Rock Falls, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, in Umatilla, Florida.
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Edwin C. Bettner

    OREGON – Edwin C. Bettner, 76, of Oregon, died Friday, Jan. 15, 2016, at his home.Farrell-Holland-Ga ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:10 pm
  • Vera ‘Joan’ Kessel

    SUBLETTE – Vera “Joan” Kessel, 84, of Sublette, died Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016, at KSB Hospital in Dixon, after a brief illness. She was a librarian at ...
    Jan. 15, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Patrick, Mary, Margarett, Donovan, and Katie Jo Hopkins

    ROCK FALLS – Patrick Hopkins, 61, Mary Hopkins, 49, Margarett Hopkins, 26, Donovan Hopkins, 16, and Katie Jo Hopkins, 13, all of Rock Falls, died Wedn ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:12 pm
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