Obituaries

Elmer G Habben , Jr

Elmer G Habben , Jr

September 7, 1958 — September 5, 2018
Service: September 12, 2018

Elmer G. Habben Jr, 59, of Sterling, died Wednesday, Sept. 5th, 2018 at home after a five year battle with lung cancer. Elmer or "E" as he was called was born Sept. 7, 1958, in Sterling, the son of Elmer and Evelyn (Evans) Habben. He attended Hopkins Elementary School and graduated from Sterling High School in 1977. He married Kathy Kissee on Oct 5, 1985 at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Elmer worked at Dana Corporation for 28 years and also...

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James "Slim" Dunaway

James "Slim" Dunaway

February 23, 1991 — September 4, 2018
Service: September 23, 2018

STERLING – James "Slim" Dunaway, age 27, died Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at CGH Medical Center. James was born on February 23, 1991 in Marion, Ohio the son of John and Kathryn (Bushman) Dunaway. He was employed with Perfect Tree Service in Sterling for 6 years. Survivors include his parents, John and Kathryn Dunaway of Sterling; four daughters, Arsenia of Rock Falls, Sydney, Madelyn and Jamie all of Sterling; his Fiance`, Candi Garcia...

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David H. Carlson

David H. Carlson

August 30, 1946 — September 2, 2018
Service: No Services

David Carlson, age 72 of Dixon, died Sunday, September 02, 2018 at his home. David was born on August 30, 1946, the son of Otto H. and Hilda K. (Braten) Carlson. He married Wendy Jane Condon on September 27, 2004 at St. Bride's Episcopal Church in Oregon, IL. Survivors include his wife, Wendy Travers; one daughter, Mary (Chase) Williamsen of Rock Falls; two sisters, Helen and Roxanne. He was preceded in death by his parents; two...

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Floyd L. Glick

Floyd L. Glick

July 19, 1916 — September 1, 2018
Service: September 5, 2018

Floyd LeRoy Glick, age 102, of Rock Falls, Illinois, passed away on September 1, 2018 of natural causes. He is sharing eternal life in Heaven, with his wife Mae L. Glick. Floyd graduated high school in Sterling, Illinois where he lived with his family. He is preceded in death by his wife, his parents Agnes and Clarence Glick, his sister Evelyn Bennett, his twin brother Lloyd Glick, his brother Hubert Glick, and his brother Wilfred Glick. ...

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Cecilia R.   Tulini

Cecilia R. Tulini

January 31, 1923 — September 1, 2018
Service: September 7, 2018

Sterling- Cecilia R. Tulini, 95, of Sterling, died on Saturday morning, September 1, 2018 at her home. She was born on January 31, 1923 in Sterling to Louis and Alphonsine (Colin) Concotelli. She married Deno C. Tulini on September 1, 1951 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling. He preceded her in death on October 30, 2012. Cecilia was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church...

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Barbara K.  Linboom

Barbara K. Linboom

August 24, 1942 — August 31, 2018
Service: September 6, 2018

Barbara K. Linboom, 76, of Rock Falls, died on Friday, August 31, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Barbara was born on August 24, 1942 in Green Castle, Mo., to Bruce and Clara (Polly) Snyder. She married Horace Linboom and he preceded her in death in 1978. Barbara enjoyed crocheting and was an avid Cubs fan. She loved spending time with family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Survivors include her son, Mark...

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Margie C. Sommers

Margie C. Sommers

January 5, 1936 — August 30, 2018
Service: September 5, 2018

Margie C. Sommers, 82 of Rock Falls, died Thursday, August 30, 2018 at home. Margie was born on January 5, 1936 in Sterling, the daughter of Theodore and Stella Wessels. She married Carl Sommers on June 16, 1956 in South Carolina. He preceded her in death on September 4, 1991. Margie was employed by the City of Rock Falls as the City Clerk for 27 years before retirement. She was a member of the Municipal Clerks of Illinois. Margie enjoyed...

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Lois Evalee White

Lois Evalee White

January 10, 1934 — August 30, 2018
Service: No Services

SHABBONA – Lois Evalee White, age 84, died Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Prairie Crossing Nursing Home in Shabbona. Evy was born on January 10, 1934 in Greenville, Mo. the daughter of William and Lottie (Atnip) Brown. She married Herbert Curtis White on March 12, 1953 in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Evy was employed as a Secretary for Franklin Grove grade school and also worked 10 years at Edelmann's in Dixon. She was a member of the Franklin Grove...

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Josephine "Jo" A. Gaskill

Josephine "Jo" A. Gaskill

October 19, 1951 — August 29, 2018
Service: September 8, 2018

Josephine A. "Jo" Gaskill, 66, of Tampico, died on Wednesday morning, August 29, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Jo was born on October 19, 1951 in Sterling to John H. and Mellie A. (Clark) Cumby. She was united in marriage to Dennis Gaskill on September 18, 1971 in Tampico. Jo retired from National Manufacturing Company in 2007 after 30 years of service. She graduated from the Sterling School of Beauty and was a hairdresser for...

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Marion "Earline" Harper

Marion "Earline" Harper

February 3, 1927 — August 29, 2018
Service: September 4, 2018

Earline Harper, 91 of Rock Falls died Wednesday August 29, 2018 at Resthave Home in Morrison. She was born on February 3, 1927 in Poplar Grove, AR the daughter of Edward and Alma Mae (Long) Crow Sr. She married Floyd Marsden Harper on November 12, 1946 in Phillips Co, AR. He died December 21, 2017. Earline enjoyed her country music, loved to play golf and was a CUBS fan. Survivors include six daughters: Alice Feldkirchner of Rock Falls,...

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