Obituaries

Alice L. Morris

Alice L. Morris

August 21, 1932 — November 22, 2012
Service: November 27, 2012

Alice L. Morris, age 80 of Prophetstown died Thursday, November 22, 2012 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. Alice was born August 21, 1932 in Walnut the daughter of Omar and Arleta (Dietz) Morgan. She married Clellan Morris on December 26, 1950 in Princeton, he died November 7, 1987. Alice was a lifelong farmer's wife and also worked as a receptionist at Dr. Bryan's dentistry office. She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in...

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Linda M Schorsch

Linda M Schorsch

March 31, 1946 — November 21, 2012
Service: January 26, 2013

Linda M. Schorsch, age 66, died Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at Rock Falls Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Linda was born on March 31, 1946, the daughter of Raymond and LaVerne (Duenn) Schorsch in Chicago, IL. She was a member of St. Pascal's Catholic Church in Chicago. Linda enjoyed horse racing and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan. Survivors include; one sister, Bonita ( James) Tovell of Chicago; two nieces, Donna (Garth) Kisel, their...

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James A. Bohms

James A. Bohms

February 11, 1931 — November 18, 2012
Service: November 21, 2012

James Bohms, age 81, of Sterling died Sunday, November 18, 2012 at his home. James was born February 11, 1931 in Sterling, the son of Herman and Tessie Bohms. He married Lucille Decker on June 3, 1961 in Sterling. James served in the US Air Force and worked as a laborer at Lawrence Brothers Hardware for 43 years. Survivors include his wife Lucille of Sterling, five daughters; Rita (Vincent) Rausch-Kleckner of Burtrum, MN, Becky Rausch...

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Richard E. Clark, Sr

Richard E. Clark, Sr

July 26, 1930 — November 18, 2012
Service: November 24, 2012

STERLING – Richard E. Clark, Sr , 82 of Sterling died Sunday November 18, 2012 at Morrison Community Hospital. He was born on July 26, 1930 in Sterling, the son of Merriet David and Elva (Karr) Clark and was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the Air Force from 1951-1955. He married Doris I. Linton. He later married Ilzita T. "Ziggy" Zakle . She preceded him in death. Throughout his working career, Richard worked at: the former...

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Sherry Irene Gholson

Sherry Irene Gholson

January 25, 1948 — November 18, 2012
Service: November 23, 2012

Sherry Irene Gholson, 64, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, November 18, 2012 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. Born January 25, 1948 in Sterling she was the daughter of Marvin and Carmen (Bohms) Wallace. She was united in marriage to Larry Gholson on August 29, 1970 in Rock Falls. Sherry was a floral assistant at County Market in Sterling for 11 years. She formerly worked at Admiral in Dixon, Family Hair Design as a receptionist and Young's...

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Mark S. Myers

Mark S. Myers

May 16, 1961 — November 18, 2012
Service: November 21, 2012

Mark S. Myers, 51 of Sterling died Sunday November 18, 2012 at OSF St Anthony Medical Center, Rockford. He was born on May 16, 1961 in Dixon, the son of Austin C. and Judith E. (Gann) Myers. He married the former Kristi (Hubbard) Vock on September 18, 1995 in Lake Tahoe. Mark was employed as a machinist at Woods Equipment Co in Oregon for the past 17 years. He loved riding his motorcycle and was a true enthusiast. Surviving is his wife,...

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Philip J. Ries

Philip J. Ries

March 26, 1960 — November 17, 2012
Service: November 21, 2012

Philip J. Ries, 52, of Sterling, died Saturday, November 17, 2012 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. Born March 26, 1960 in Sterling, he was the son of Vernon S. and Jean L. (Adams) Ries. He enjoyed playing the guitar, fishing, golfing, playing pool, working crossword puzzles and collecting Hot Wheels cars. Surviving is his daughter, Joyce Ries, of Rock Falls; his sisters, Pam Shank of Lyndon and Patti Jensen of Florida; and his...

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Debbie Royer

Debbie Royer

July 30, 1955 — November 15, 2012
Service: November 26, 2012

Debbie Royer, 57, of Rock Falls, died Thursday evening, November 15, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family. Born July 30, 1955 in Sterling, she was a daughter of Marion and Delores (McConnell) Royer. Debbie was a CNA for over 15 years, working at Dixon State School, then Sterling Pavilion. She enjoyed playing cards and going to the casino. In her spare time she liked to go for drives in the country, playing computer games and bingo. ...

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Janet Marie Cardot

Janet Marie Cardot

December 18, 1974 — November 13, 2012
Service: November 19, 2012

Janet M. Cardot, age 37, of Nelson died Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Janet was born December 18, 1974 the daughter of Leo and Rita (Andrews) Cardot. She was a member of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls. Survivors include her four brothers; Dennis Cardot of Freeport, Mike Cardot of Sterling, Thomas Cardot of Nelson and Kevin Cardot of Dixon. She was preceded in death by her parents. Cremation rites have been accorded and there...

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Tadeusz Maciejczyk, MD

Tadeusz Maciejczyk, MD

November 1, 1923 — November 12, 2012
Service: November 16, 2012

MILLEDGEVILLE- Dr. Tadeusz Maciejczyk, age 89, died Monday, November 12, 2012 at his home. He was born on November 1, 1923 in Warchova, Poland. On January 5, 1956, he married Bernarda Boix in Santa Coloma de Farnes, Spain. He moved to Milledgeville with his family in 1965 and practiced family medicine there for the remainder of his career. He enjoyed painting and gardening. Survivors include his wife, Bernarda of Chicago; four daughters,...

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