Obituaries

Beverly E. Bellini

Beverly E. Bellini

April 20, 1929 — June 22, 2017
Service: June 26, 2017

Beverly Elberta Bellini, age 88 of Sterling, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Avonlea Cottages in Sterling. Beverly was born on April 20, 1929 in Sterling, the daughter of Donald and Ethel (Pettenger) Harting. She married Milo Bellini on June 14, 1947. He preceded her in death on July 12, 2004. Beverly was employed by General Electric in Morrison for 23 years before retiring in 1981. She was a past bowler and enjoyed sewing and reading. She...

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Louise E. Oskroba

Louise E. Oskroba

May 18, 1944 — June 22, 2017
Service: July 1, 2017

Louise E. Oskroba, 73, of Rock Falls, died on Thursday morning, June 22, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She was born on May 18, 1944 in Chicago. She worked in customer service at Office Max for 15 years. Louise enjoyed dancing, shopping, gambling, palm and tarot card reading. Louise adored her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was Mrs. Claus at the Peru Mall. Surviving are her daughters, Misty (Darren) Skinner of...

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Ronald I. Rendleman

Ronald I. Rendleman

January 16, 1933 — June 22, 2017
Service: June 26, 2017

Ronald Ivan Rendleman Born Jan 16, 1933 Went to Heaven June 22, 2017 Ron Rendleman was a model and actor in Chicago during the 1960's. Upon his conversion to Christianity in 1966 he was instrumental in the Jesus People Movement of the 70"s promoting Christian Rock concerts bringing the message of Jesus to thousands of people on college campuses, churches, parks, prisons and Sweden. Ron was also a published author of both fiction and non...

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Marianne Wright

Marianne Wright

November 3, 1937 — June 22, 2017
Service: June 24, 2017

Marianne Wright, 79 of Rock Falls, lost her battle with Alzheimer's and passed away on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Avonlea Cottage Memory Care in Dixon, IL. Marianne was born on November 3, 1937 in Nowawes, Germany, the daughter of Herman Wilhelm and Anna Stolle. She came over from Germany in October of 1974 with Maureen Wall Frankfother and Virginia Wall Pinkston after having met Arthur Wright at the Chicago Train Station. They were...

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William A. Snyder

William A. Snyder

August 27, 1928 — June 20, 2017
Service: June 23, 2017

William "Bill" A. Snyder, age 88, of Garden Plain, died Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Bill was born August 27, 1928 in Albany, IL, the son of Dean and Marie (Settle) Snyder. He married Joyce Nelson on February 22, 1948 in Morrison, IL. He farmed in the Garden Plain area for 68 years. Bill enjoyed reading newspapers and magazines to keep up on the world news. Survivors include his wife, Joyce of...

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Ronald  Paliwoda

Ronald Paliwoda

October 20, 1936 — June 19, 2017
Service: June 23, 2017

Ronald Paliwoda, age 80 of Rock Falls, died Monday, June 19, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Ronald was born on October 20, 1936 in Chicago, the son of Walter and Josephine Paliwoda. He is a United States Army Veteran. Ron married Carol Mrozynski on October 26, 1957 in Chicago. She preceded him in death on June 8, 2017. He was employed by Illinois Bell for 35 years before retirement. Ron loved spending time with his grandchildren. He...

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Florencia A. Interone

Florencia A. Interone

October 16, 1935 — June 18, 2017
Service: June 24, 2017

Florencia A. Interone, 81 of Sterling died Sunday June 18, 2017 at her home. She was born on October 16, 1935 in Dansalan Lanao, Philippines, the daughter of Leocadio and Eleuteria (Guillena) Alegarbes. She married Dr. Carmelo V. Interone on February 8, 1964. He died January 16, 2002. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sterling where she had served as a Eucharistic minister at Mass. She was also a member of the BMA (Bisaya...

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Peggy J. Lesniewski

Peggy J. Lesniewski

February 29, 1928 — June 18, 2017
Service: June 22, 2017

Peggy J. Lesniewski, age 89, of Sterling, died Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Peggy was born February 29, 1928, in Prophetstown the daughter of Clayton and Adelaide (Cox) Marshall. She married Richard J. Lesniewski on November 16, 1946 in Prophetstown. He preceded her in death on September 20, 1990. She was employed at General Electric for 25 years retiring in 1991 and was member of St. Mary Catholic Church...

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Olive "Sandy" Meyer

Olive "Sandy" Meyer

June 25, 1932 — June 17, 2017
Service: No Services

ROCK FALLS – Olive "Sandy" Meyer, 84 of Rock Falls died Saturday June 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving faming. She was born on June 25, 1932 in Paw Paw, IL the adopted daughter of Arthur and Ella Henry. She married Donald H. Meyer on July 25, 1953. He died August 28, 1990. Sandy enjoyed cooking, singing, music including piano, organ, and guitar. Sandy was very proud of her flower garden, and family time was very important to...

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Michael Wade

Michael Wade

September 30, 1960 — June 17, 2017
Service: June 20, 2017

STERLING – Michael T. Wade, 56 of Sterling died Friday June 16, 2017 at his home. He was born on September 30, 1960 in Sterling, the son of William Hart and Judith Ann Fry. He married LeAnne Waters on October 4, 1983. Mike was employed by the Whiteside County Sherriff's Department as a tele communicator for 20 years retiring in 2012. He served in the US Airforce from October 30, 1979 – January 8, 1982. Survivors include his wife; his...

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