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Obituaries

  • Rollin K. Mercer

    NORMAL– Rollin K. Mercer, 72, of Normal, died of pancreatic cancer peacefully Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at his home. 
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 7:10 pm
  • John W. Abbadusky

    LYNDON- John W. Abbadusky, 74, of Lyndon, died Saturday morning, Nov. 12, 2016, at home, surrounded by his family.
    Nov. 14, 2016 - 7:09 pm
  • Carol J. Williamson

    STERLING – Carol J. Williamson, 86, of Sterling, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Gerald A. 'Jerry' Woods

    FULTON – Gerald A. "Jerry" Woods, 78, of Fulton, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Robert G. 'Bob' Schroeder

    MOUNT CARROLL – Robert G. "Bob" Schroeder, 80, of Mount Carroll, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at Good Samaritan Society – Mount Carroll.
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Jerry Reecher

    COLETA – It is with deep and heavy sadness that we announce the death of Jerry Reecher, who passed away Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa, ...
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Glen A. Heisler

    MOUNT CARROLL – Glen A. Heisler, 66, of Mount Carroll, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at his home.Law ...
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Gladys V. Moen

    LANARK – Gladys V. Moen of Lanark, formerly of Morrison, passed away Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, with loved ones by her side.
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Melissa K. Poci-Conboy

    ROCK FALLS – Melissa K. Poci-Conboy of Arizona, formerly of Rock Falls, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, surrounded by her family ...
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Wanda J. Peterson

    WALNUT – Wanda J. Hansen Peterson, 82, of Walnut, died Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, at Heritage Care of Walnut.
    Nov. 13, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Vivian J. Keene Steele

    Vivian Joann Keene Steele Vivian Steele, 90, of Lyndon passed away on Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016 at Centr ...
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Barbara V. Deutsch

    Barbara Viley Deutsch, 90, of Dixon died Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, after receiving loving care at Serenity Hospice Home in Oregon.
    Nov. 11, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Henry ‘Hank’ Gutierrez

    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. 11, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Victor ‘Vic’ Mason

    HANOVER – Victor “Vic” Mason, 85, of Hanover, died Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, at Elizabeth Nursing Home.L ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 8:55 pm
  • Eugene Kelly

    AMBOY – Eugene Kelly, 89, of Amboy, died Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.He was bo ...
    Nov. 10, 2016 - 8:55 pm
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