Obituaries

Louis G. Bohms

Louis G. Bohms

October 3, 1925 — August 14, 2018
Service: August 20, 2018

ROCK FALLS – Louis Bohms, age 92, died Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at The Citadel of Sterling. Louis was born on October 3, 1925 in Rock Falls the son of Fred and Elva (Fisher) Bohms. He married Esther Bohms on September 18, 1950 in Sterling. Louis was employed as a Machinist with Northwestern Steel & Wire for 37 years retiring in 1982. He served his country in the United States Army in the Korean Conflict. Survivors include, his wife...

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Frances R. Anzelmo

Frances R. Anzelmo

October 7, 1957 — August 11, 2018
Service: August 19, 2018

Frances R. Anzelmo Frances R. Anzelmo, age 58, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Frances was born October 7, 1959 in Sterling the daughter of James and Marilyn (Purvis) Seeley. She married John Anzelmo on September 29, 2006. Frances was very involved in her church, was an avid reader, enjoyed making jewelry and blankets, and loved riding horses and motorcycles. She was a hunter safety...

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Meg Pew

August 17, 1936 — August 11, 2018
Service: August 14, 2018

DIXON, IL – Meg Pew, 81 of Dixon died Saturday August 11, 2018 at Clarrisa Cook Hospice in Bettendorf, IA. She was born on August 17, 1936 in Chicago, the daughter of Clayton and Patricia (Nolan) McCombs. She was employed at Edelman's in Dixon for several years. She was an active member of St Anne Catholic Church in Dixon where she sang in the choir and was a Catechist. She had served as past president of the A.B.W.A and a past member of...

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Eula George

July 14, 1924 — August 10, 2018
Service: August 14, 2018

STERLING - Eula L. George, 94 died Friday August 10, 2018 at the Citadel of Sterling. She was born on July 14, 1924 in Chilhowie, VA the daughter of Charles M. and Mary Jane (Lester) Hicks. She moved to this area in 1954. She married Joseph Neal. He died November 3, 1996. She later married Stan George and he died. Eula was employed for several years at General Electric in Morrison, IL before retiring. She was a member of the former New...

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Susan Marie Frank

Susan Marie Frank

October 17, 1946 — August 9, 2018
Service: No Services

Susan Marie Frank, 71 of Tampico, died Thursday, August 9, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Susan was born on October 17, 1946 in Sterling, the daughter of Glen R. and Iola (Warner) Stanley. She married Gerry K. Frank on December 27, 1966 at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church in Rock Falls. Susan was a homemaker and loving mother who enjoyed gardening, baking and decorating. She loved to spend time with her family and loved her dog, Dusty. ...

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Norma J. Ludwig

Norma J. Ludwig

June 6, 1941 — August 9, 2018
Service: August 15, 2018

Norma J. Ludwig, 77, of Sterling, died on Thursday evening, August 9, 2018 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. She was born on June 6, 1941 in Sterling the daughter of Carl and Dorothy (Bishop) Potts. She married Brad Ludwig on September 20, 1959 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on February 11, 2004. Norma was a member of Harvest Time Bible Church. She enjoyed gardening and cooking, fishing with her husband, but most of all...

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Ethelyn A. Pool

Ethelyn A. Pool

February 24, 1926 — August 9, 2018
Service: August 14, 2018

Ethelyn A. Pool Ethelyn A. Pool, age 92, of Sterling, formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Survivors include two daughters, Hope Howell of Sterling and Corinne Murray of Rock Island; one son, Clay (Dorothy) Pool of Iowa City, Iowa; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; and one brother. Visitation...

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Robert "Bob" Pannell

Robert "Bob" Pannell

May 4, 1931 — August 8, 2018
Service: August 13, 2018

Robert "Bob" Pannell, 87 of Thomson, died Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his home. Bob was born on May 4, 1931 in Fulton, the son of Edward and Katherine (Norman) Pannell. He married Dorothy Kustes on April 23, 1960 in Fulton. She preceded him in death on August 14, 2012. He was a member of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America for 59 years. Bob was a life member of the National Rifle Association. He avidly enjoyed...

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Raymond L Mangan, Jr

Raymond L Mangan, Jr

October 1, 1947 — August 7, 2018
Service: No Services

ROCK FALLS – Raymond L. Mangan, Jr, 70 of Rock Falls died Tuesday August 7, 2018 at his home with his family at his side following an extended illness. He was born on October 1, 1947 in Sterling, the son of Raymond L. and June (Stafford) Mangan Sr. and had attended local school. He married Marilyn J. Reigle on December 11, 1965 in Sterling. Ray had worked for 27 years for the City of Rock Falls as a police officer retiring as a detective...

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Gerald E Phillips

June 14, 1936 — August 4, 2018
Service: No Services

Gerald E. Phillips, 82, of Fulton, IL, died Saturday, August 4, 2018, at Harbor Crest Nursing Home, Fulton, IL. Gerald was born June 14, 1936, in Savanna, IL; the son of Carlton and Emily (Rowland) Phillips. He married Ruth Ann VanKampen in April, 1958, in Fulton, IL. She preceded him in death on June 27, 2018. He was employed as mechanic with John Krahn Guffys in Savanna for 36 years, then with Riverbend School Dist. where he retired. He...

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