Obituaries

George Brodrecht

May 20, 1942 — June 12, 2012
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FULTON - George D. Brodrecht, age 68, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at Eagle Point Rehabilitation and Nursing Home in Clinton, Iowa. George was born May 20, 1942 in Galena the son of Delbert and Irene (Johnson) Brodrecht. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War. George was employed as a truck driver for US Food Service for over 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking and motorcycles. Survivors include one daughter, Angie ...

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James Wade

James Wade

November 12, 1912 — June 12, 2012
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James Alfred Wade, age 81, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at his home. James was born November 12, 1930 in Milton, Tennessee, the son of Leonard and Irene (Persur) Wade. He married Patricia Alter in 1956. He worked at Northwestern Steel and Wire for 35 years in the furnace room, after retiring on June 1, 1984. James was a member of First Open Bible Church in Rock Falls. Survivors include four daughters, Debbie (Keith) Swanson of...

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Lester J. Dombroski

January 16, 1922 — June 11, 2012
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STERLING - Lester J. Dombroski, 90 of Sterling died Monday June 11, 2012 at CGH Medical Center. He was born on January 16, 1922 in Sterling, the son of John Henry and Matilda Katherine (Berge) Dombroski and was a veteran of WW II having served in the pacific theater in the US Army in the Phillipines. He married Mary Alice Butterfield on December 2, 1950 in Chicago. Lester retired with International Harvester after more than 33 years of service....

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Richard Reecher

May 3, 1949 — June 11, 2012
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ROCK FALLS - Richard A. Reecher, age 63, died Monday June 11, 2012 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Richard was born on May 3, 1949 in Sterling the son of Lester and Evelyn (Reed) Reecher. He worked at Micro Gear, Manufacturing in Rock Falls for several years. Survivors include one brother, Gary Reecher of Sterling. Graveside services will be announced at a later date. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory...

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Edith Hoster

October 7, 1946 — June 10, 2012
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Edith J. Hoster, age 83, of Sterling died Sunday, June 10, 2012 at CGH Medical Center. Edith was born March 13, 1929 in Clinton, IA, the daughter of Edson and Edna Smith. She married Robert Hoster on October 7, 1946 in Sterling. Her beloved husband died on April 20, 2000. Edith was a member of the Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls. She worked at General Electric in Morrison for 17 years. She was an active member of Rock Falls VFW Post...

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Michael Magon

Michael Magon

February 19, 1968 — June 10, 2012
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Temecula, CA - Michael E. Magon, 44 of Temecula, CA, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at the CGH Medical Center, Sterling, IL. Michael was born February 19, 1968, in Sterling, IL; the son of John and Bonnie (Minnich) Magon. He married Crystal S. Kuhns on July 5, 1997, in Oceanside, CA. He served in the U.S. Marines Corp, obtaining rank of MSgt and retired after 20 years of service in 2006. He was honored with the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement...

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Gerald L. Wilson

July 20, 1938 — June 10, 2012
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Gerald L. Wilson, age 73, of Prophetstown died Sunday, June 10, 2012 at his home. Gerald was born July 20, 1938 in Escanaba, MI, the son of William and Myra (Fallmer) Wilson. He married Judy Newlon on May 23, 1964, she died January 7, 2008. He owned Printshop Graphic Concepts in Hillsdale for many years. He also served in the US Army. Survivors include one daughter, Dawn (Mel) Arians of Sterling; two sons, Steven Wilson of Dixon, and Daniel ...

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Enid Bauer

October 7, 1921 — June 9, 2012
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Enid Bauer, age 90, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, June 09, 2012 at Coventry Living Center in Sterling. Enid was born October 7, 1921 in Cwmparc, Gelli, South Wales, Great Britain, the daughter of Thomas Edward and Grace Mathilda (Glass) Nutt. She married Arnold C. Bauer on July 20, 1946 in South Wales, Great Britain, Arnold died August 8, 2000. Enid came to the US in 1947. Enid was a member of Good Shepard Lutheran Church in Rock Falls. She...

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Bernice A. Murphy

Bernice A. Murphy

September 26, 1909 — June 9, 2012
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STERLING - Bernice A. Murphy, 102 of Sterling died Saturday June 9, 2012 at her home. She was born on September 26, 1909 in Elkton, SD the daughter of Charley and Ethel (Scaman) Brown. She married Joseph P. Murphy on October 25, 1930 in Morrison. He died September 22, 1990. Bernice was a current member of St. Mary Church, Sterling and a past member for 60 years of St. Patrick Church in Dixon where she was active in N.I.A.M. Chapter. She was a...

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Randel Stoudt

December 17, 1950 — June 9, 2012
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Randel Grant Stoudt Randel Grant Stoudt, age 61, of Sterling, left for his final long, strange trip on June 9, 2012 at home due to a long illness. Randy was born on December 17, 1950 to LeRoy and Bertha (Ohda) Stoudt in Sterling. He served in the Army as a medic with HQ Batry, 1st Bn, 92 Arty in Vietnam. He loved going to concerts, especially Grateful Dead shows, fishing, riding his bicycle, and spending time with his friends, family and...

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