Obituaries

Mary Lou Echebarria

Mary Lou Echebarria

August 27, 1946 — November 10, 2012
Service: November 16, 2012

STERLING – Mary Lou Echebarria, 66, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by loving family on Saturday November 10, 2012 of an extended illness. Mary was born on August 27, 1946 in Sterling, the youngest of 11 children born to Exiquio and Mary (Rodriguez) Echebarria. She loved playing the bass guitar and singing. Her voice was loved by everyone who heard her sing. She was a member of Tabernacle Chrsitian Church in Sterling, a church...

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Boyd Duane Remour

Boyd Duane Remour

August 18, 1950 — November 8, 2012
Service: November 10, 2012

Boyd D. Remour Boyd D. Remour, age 62, of Albany, died Thursday, November 8, 2012 at his home after a courageous 7 ½ year battle with lung cancer. Boyd was born August 18, 1950 in Moline the son of Robert and Ruby (Hussey) Remour. He married Dianna Stephens on June 17, 1974 in Morrison. He was employed by International Union Operating Engineers, Local 150, as a heavy equipment operator, retiring in 2005. He was a member...

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Sharon Linden

Sharon Linden

June 20, 1952 — November 7, 2012
Service: November 10, 2012

ROCK FALLS – Sharon A. Linden, age 60, died at home Wednesday November 7, 2012 surrounded by her family following an extended illness. Sharon was born June 20, 1952 in Moline the daughter of Roy and Lourena (Baker) Reynolds. She was employed as a LPN at many nursing homes in the Sterling and Rock Falls area. Sharon enjoyed camping, music, dancing, riding her Harley and her pets. She loved spending time with her family and friends. ...

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Brenda Druien

September 19, 1941 — November 5, 2012
Service: November 9, 2012

ROCK FALLS – Brenda L. Druien, 71 of Rock Falls passed away Monday November 5, 2012. She was born on September 19, 1941 in Hoxie, AR the daughter of John H. and Elnora (Williams) Hibbard. She married C. Dale Druien on September 29, 1959 in Como, IL. Brenda was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Sterling. She was very active in genealogy and loved working in her flower garden and collecting antiques. ...

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Frank "Gene" Milnes

Frank "Gene" Milnes

March 16, 1928 — November 5, 2012
Service: November 10, 2012

Frank "Gene" Milnes, age 84, of Prophetstown died Monday, November 5, 2012 at Prophets Riverview Nursing Home in Prophetstown. Frank was born March 16, 1928 in Morrison the son of Harold and Marion (Annan) Milnes. He married Jean Oncken on September 30, 1951 in Hopkins Township, IL. Frank was a manager at Rock River Lumber and Grain for many years. He served in the US Army National Guard for 21 years and was a member of the Prophetstown...

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George V. Allie

George V. Allie

December 31, 1958 — November 4, 2012
Service: November 8, 2012

George V. Allie, 53, of Sterling, died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at his home. Born December 31, 1958 in Sterling, he was a son of G.V. and Patricia (Mc Cleary) Allie. George was a former president of the Sterling Youth Girls Softball League. He was a laborer with Local 727 in Dixon. Surviving are his three daughters, Darcy Allie of Rock Falls, Heather Allie of Sterling and Ashley Allie of Rock Falls; four grandchildren, Luis Reyes, Jr.,...

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Hildred Davis

January 28, 1920 — November 4, 2012
Service: November 6, 2012

Hildred June Davis, 92, died at Edgewater Haven Nursing Home in Port Edwards, WI on Nov. 4, 2012 where she had resided since April of 2006. Hildred was born on January 28, 1920 to Leonard and Clara (Mandrell) Dillon in Benton, Franklin County, IL. She married Carl Dempsey Davis on August 20, 1938 in Benton, Scott County, MO. Hildred and Dempsey were the parents of Joan Swanson/Joseph of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Deborah (Charles) Whitmore of...

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Mary Alice Shoffner

Mary Alice Shoffner

December 16, 1945 — November 4, 2012
Service: November 10, 2012

Mary Alice Shoffner, age 66, of Rock Falls died Sunday, November 4, 2012 at her home. Mary was born December 16, 1945 in Chicago, the daughter of Gonzalo and Rachel Sandoval. She married Niel Shoffner on May 16, 1998 in Rock Falls. Mary worked at Schwinn Bicycle as an Executive Administrative Assistant for 24 years. She was a member of the First Congregational Church in Rock Falls. Survivors include her husband; Niel of Rock Falls, one...

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Deno C. Tulini

Deno C. Tulini

December 10, 1920 — October 30, 2012
Service: November 5, 2012

ROCK FALLS- Deno C. Tulini, 91, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at Coventry Living Center, Sterling. He was a pipefitter at Northwestern Steel and Wire Company for 33 years, retiring in 1983. Later he worked as a custodian at the former AMCORE bank for 15 years. Born December 10, 1920 in Mark, Illinois he was the son of Joseph and Albina (Bettocchi) Tulini. He was united in marriage to Cecilia Concotelli on September 1,...

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John Russell Chinouth

John Russell Chinouth

January 14, 1958 — October 29, 2012
Service: No Services

John Russell Chinouth, age 54, of Polo died Monday, October 29, 2012 at his home. John was born January 14, 1958 in Dixon, the son of Everett Russell and Lorraine Louise (Bender) Chinouth. He worked as a materials handler at PNC manufacturing in Polo for 17 years. Survivors include one daughter; Shayna Chinouth of Dixon, one son; Shawn Russell Chinouth of Oregon, one sister; Cindy (Jim) Stark of Leaf River, and five grandchildren. He...

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