Obituaries

Mary M Mireles Sandoval

Mary M Mireles Sandoval

December 24, 1955 — March 3, 2013
Service: March 6, 2013

Mary M. Sandoval Mary M. (Mireles) Sandoval, age 57, of Rock Falls, formerly of Hermleigh, Texas, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Mary was born December 24, 1955 in Hermleigh, Texas the daughter of Leonardo and Carmen (Pena) Mireles. She married Ramirio Sandoval, Sr. on March 29, 1972 in Dixon. Mary was a homemaker and enjoyed thrift shopping, gambling at casinos, taking care of people, bike riding...

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Mary E. Rose

Mary E. Rose

November 26, 1922 — March 1, 2013
Service: March 4, 2013

Mary E. Rose, age 90, of Clinton formally of Fulton, died Friday, March 01, 2013 at Eagle Point Nursing Home and Rehab. Mary was born November 26, 1922, in Fulton, the daughter of George W. and Dianne (Kopenga) Stanger. She worked at the Toy Factory, Fulton Public Schools, cleaned private homes all in Fulton, General Electric in Morrison, Greeks Candy Kitchen, and Bennett Box and Climax all of Clinton. Mary was a member of the Fulton...

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Herman F. Tieman

Herman F. Tieman

October 31, 1930 — March 1, 2013
Service: No Services

Herman F. Tieman, age 82, of Oregon passed away peacefully Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Herman was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Marie (Hansen) Tiemann, two brothers Andrew and Fred, and one sister Willamina. Survivors include his wife Donna of Oregon, three sons Steve and Kurt of Oregon, and Tony of Mt. Morris, daughter Lisa Nordman of...

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Charles F. Berry

Charles F. Berry

May 20, 1926 — February 28, 2013
Service: Private Service

Charles F. Berry, 86, of Sterling, died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving wife and children. Born May 20, 1926 in Sterling, he was the son of Frank Markus and Grace (Kearns) Berry. On November 6, 1964 he was united in marriage to Donna J. Kline in Sterling. Mr. Berry worked at National Manufacturing for 10 years until his retirement in 1989. Prior to National, he had worked for Art Pepper Conoco as a...

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John C. Gelwicks

John C. Gelwicks

November 19, 1937 — February 28, 2013
Service: No Services

John C. Gelwicks John C. Gelwicks, age 75, of Dixon, died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at his home. John was born November 19, 1937 in Flushing, NY the son of John and Jeanette (Lewis) Gelwicks. He married Beverly Vavra on September 27, 1962 in Wheaton. He was employed at Duplex in Sycamore as a Sales Service Representative for 37 years. Survivors include his wife, Beverly, of Dixon; two daughters, Laura Saghu of Belvidere and Lynn (Fred)...

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Angelo Celletti

September 12, 1924 — February 27, 2013
Service: March 4, 2013

ROCK FALLS – Angelo F. Celletti, age 88, died Wednesday February 27, 2013 at Manor Care in Davenport, Iowa. Angelo was born on September 12, 1924 in Rock Falls the son of Phillip and Anna (Garcia) Celletti. He was employed as a Millwright for 30 years with Northwestern Steel and Wire Company in Sterling retiring in 1977. Survivors include three daughters, Angela (Donald) Brown, Cheri (Ted) Creed both of Quincy and Debra Celletti of...

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John L. Jones, Sr.

John L. Jones, Sr.

April 29, 1953 — February 26, 2013
Service: No Services

John L. Jones, Sr. John L. Jones, Sr., age 59, of Dixon, died Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. John was born April 29, 1953 in Dixon the son of Charles and Lila (Helfrich) Jones. He married Diane Madden on March 25, 1972 in Dixon. He was employed by Freeman Shoes, Northwestern Steel and Wire and Shippert Moving and Storage / Allied Vanlines. John enjoyed fishing and was an avid Nascar and Chicago Bears fan. Survivors...

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Timothy J. McGinn, Sr.

Timothy J. McGinn, Sr.

April 5, 1950 — February 26, 2013
Service: March 4, 2013

Timothy J. McGinn, Sr., age 62, of Rochelle formally of Sterling died Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Tim was born April 5, 1950 in Sterling, the son of Edward Martin and Clarise Ann (Hellem) McGinn. He married Debbie O'Brien on August 16, 1969 in Sterling. He enjoyed doing genealogy work, shooting his guns, spending time on his computer. He definitely was a computer geek. Tim was very proud of his...

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Michael E. Shaw

Michael E. Shaw

April 8, 1965 — February 25, 2013
Service: March 2, 2013

Michael E. Shaw, age 47 of Brownstown, died Monday, February 25, 2013 in Knoxville, TN. Michael was born April 8, 1965 in Sterling the son of Herman and Lena F. (Gammon) Shaw. Michael married Pamela Dial on January 30, 1993 in Rock Falls. He was a truck driver for 25 years. Survivors include his parents, Herman (Lena) Shaw of Rock Falls, his wife, Pamela Shaw of Brownstown, four daughters, Sherri (Dave) Triplett of Aurora, Stephanie (Rick...

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W. E. Cherry D.D.S.

W. E. Cherry D.D.S.

July 11, 1935 — February 23, 2013
Service: February 27, 2013

Dr. W.E. Cherry, D.D.S., 77, of Sterling, died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at Sterling Pavilion. Born July 11, 1935 in Augusta, Montana he was the son of Wesley and Florence (Mullaney) Cherry. He was united in marriage to Mary Susan Hey on December 29, 1957 in Sterling. He served in the U.S. Navy. Dr. Cherry received his under graduate degree from Montana State University and graduated from Northwestern University receiving his D.D.S....

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