Obituaries

Clara D. Killion

January 17, 1922 — April 28, 2012
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STERLING - Clara D. Killion, 90 of Sterling, died April 28, 2012 after an illness. Clara was a loving mother of two and also supported her husband in running their advertising company, Carl Killion and Associates for over 25 years. Mrs. Killion was born on January 17, 1922 in Marshall, IL the daughter of Allen and Hallie (Culter) Drake. She married Carl Edward Killion on Jan 8, 1949 in Paris, IL. He died Apr 12, 2004. Clara enjoyed spending...

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Kathryn Biller

February 28, 1963 — April 26, 2012
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Kathi (Kathryn Stone) Biller, 49, left her earthly life on Thursday, April 26, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, IL. surrounded by her family and dear friends. She was born on February 28, 1963 in Freeport, IL to Pastor Robert and Betty (Schmitt) Stone of Rock Grove, IL. The family moved to Morrison in 1965 and Kathi graduated from Morrison High School in 1981.l . She attended Sauk Valley College and NIU, obtaining her LPN degree in 1983....

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Harry C. Heppel

August 11, 1928 — April 25, 2012
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SVM - $65.00 with picture Harry Heppel Harry C. Heppel, age 83, of Sterling, died Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Harry was born August 11, 1928 the son of Paul and Erma (Bauer) Heppel. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. He married Mary Ann Meinen on May 16, 1954 in Sterling. Paul and Harry owned and operated Heppel and Son Plumbing for 35 years retiring in 1988. He was a member of St. John...

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Jack Wangelin

July 31, 1928 — April 23, 2012
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Jack Wangelin Jack Wangelin, age 83, of Rock Falls, died Monday, April 23, 2012 at his home. Jack was born July 31, 1928 in Walnut Township the son of Albert and Eva (Becknell) Wangelin. He married Pearl E. Bohm on December 28, 1947 in Manlius. She preceded him in death on July 5, 1986. He was employed as a farmer his whole life. Survivors include two daughters, Carol Jones of Pekin and Betty (Terry) Fulfs of Sterling; one son, Bill (Darla...

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Tracy Tabor

February 1, 1965 — April 22, 2012
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ROCKFORD REGISTER STAR - DEATH NOTICE ONLY SVM $65.00 WALNUT - Tracy L. Tabor, of Walnut, age 47, died Sunday April 22, 2012 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Tracy was born February 1, 1965 in Sterling. He was employed at National Manufacturing in Sterling. Survivors include, his parents, Charles and Sandy Henson of Rock Falls; Fiance`e, Linda Denning of Walnut; one son, Terry Tabor, of Tenn.; half sister, Janie Williams of Kansas;...

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Patricia Clutterham

June 3, 1917 — April 21, 2012
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STERLING- Patricia M. Clutterham, 94, of Sterling died Saturday, April 21, 2012. She was a homemaker. Patricia was born June 3, 1917 in Sterling, the daughter of Tony and Barbara (Gartner) Apple. She married Norman Clutterham on June 17, 1940 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on November 11, 1989. Survivors include her daughters, Beverly Asbury of Sterling and Carol Calkins of Chetek, Wisconsin; a sister Elinore Mulcrone; 6 grandchildren...

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Oresto Rusty Pro, Sr.

January 19, 1921 — April 21, 2012
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ROCK FALLS - Oresto Anthony "Rusty" Pro, Sr., 91 of Rock Falls died Saturday April 21, 2012 at his home. He was born on January 19, 1921 in Sterling, the son of Celestino and Maria (Bianchi) Pro and was a veteran of WW II having served in the Army. He married Lucille G. Peterson on May 9, 1948 in Sterling. He was employed at the former National Manufacturing Co in Sterling for 43 years retiring in 1983. He was a member of St. Andrew Catholic...

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Marvin L. Folkers

Marvin L. Folkers

July 5, 1945 — April 20, 2012
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MILLEDGEVILLE - Marvin L. Folkers, of Milledgeville, age 66, died peacefully at home following an extended illness Friday April 20, 2012. Marvin was born on July 5, 1945 at the Morrison Hospital the son of Joseph H. and Clara E. (Reed) Folkers. He married Linda Strehlow on November 29, 1967. Marvin farmed most of his life in Genesee Township , was a member of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau and the Lutheran Church. Survivors include, his...

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Nancee H. Hughes

August 29, 1932 — April 20, 2012
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STERLING- Nancee H. Hughes, 79, of Sterling died Friday, April 20, 2012 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. She was a library technician with Sterling Unit 5 School District until her retirement. Nancee was born August 29, 1932 in Syracuse, New York the daughter of Willard and Faye (Hobbs) Hauser. She married Nick G. Hughes on January 22, 1955 in Fort Myer, Virginia. Nancee served in the US Army from 1953-1955. Surviving are her husband Nick of...

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Gloria Hohler

August 8, 1931 — April 19, 2012
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Sterling - Gloria G. Hohler, age 80, of Sterling died Thursday, April 19, 2012 at CGH Medical Center. Gloria was born August 8, 1931 in Sterling, the daughter of LeRoy and Mabel (Boyungs) Weaver. She married John W. Hohler in January of 1951 in Sterling. Her beloved husband died October 15, 1995. She was a long time member of Messiah Lutheran Church in Sterling. Gloria volunteered at CGH Medical Center for many years. Surviving are her three...

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