Obituaries

Lorraine W. Harms

November 2, 1917 — February 22, 2012
Service: No Services

Gazette/Telegraph Standard Obituary STERLING- Lorraine W. Harms, 94, of Sterling died Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at Sterling Pavilion. Lorraine was born November 2, 1917 in Polo the daughter of Elton and Bess (Welty) Eckerd. She married William H. Harms on September 2, 1939 in Clinton, IA. He died October 17, 2000. Surviving is her son, Richard (Jackie) Harms of Dixon; a granddaughter; a brother Roger of Iowa; and several nieces and...

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Wilma Alene Lockhart

Wilma Alene Lockhart

February 14, 1940 — February 20, 2012
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Sterling - Wilma Alene Lockhart, age 72, of Sterling, died Monday February 20, 2012 at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport. Wilma was born February 14, 1940 in Fairfield, IL, the daughter of Paul and Audrey (Lamb) Feather. She married David H. Lockhart on June 15, 1961 at Messiah Lutheran Church in Sterling. David died in May 2, 1983. Wilma was a licensed beautician and cosmetology instructor for more than 50 years. She and David owned...

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John Dutch Bushman

— July 26, 1929
Service: No Services

ROCK FALLS- John G. "Dutch" Bushman, 82, of Rock Falls died Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Transitions Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Rock Falls. He worked for District 13 Schools as a custodian at Merrill School and the Rock Falls Junior High School and later for Tri County for 8 years as an IHEAP assistant. Mr. Bushman was born July 26, 1929 in Sterling the son of John L. and Ellen (Welker) Bushman. He was united in marriage to Betty...

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Unknown Name

Service: March 10, 2017

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Laurence E. Dennis

Laurence E. Dennis

Service: December 11, 2015

Laurence E. Dennis, Jr. Laurence E. Dennis, Jr., age 97, died Monday, December 7, 2015 at his home. Laurence was born the son of Laurence, Sr. and Alice (Harrison) Dennis. He graduated from Farmington Community High School in the class of 1936. He served in the US Army Air Force during WWII in the 8th Air Force 92nd Bomb Group. He was shot down over Norway on his 23rd Mission and was a POW for 18 months at Stalag 17B. Laurence married...

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