Obituaries

Irene L. Lindsay

Irene L. Lindsay

July 6, 1919 — November 7, 2018
Service: November 13, 2018

STERLING – Irene L. Lindsay, age 99, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Rock Falls Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Irene was born on July 6, 1919 in Vincent, Iowa the daughter of Otto and Florence (Modler) Dencklau. She married Charles Lindsay on July 30, 1937 in Clinton, Iowa. He died April 9, 2001. She was a member of Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sterling. Irene in her younger years loved to play golf, bowling, quilting...

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Clell "Jake" Jaques

Clell "Jake" Jaques

March 17, 1946 — November 5, 2018
Service: November 10, 2018

Clell A. "Jake" Jaques, 72 of Woosung, died Monday November 5, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. He was born on March 17, 1946 in Ashton, IL the son of Harold and Mae (Wendt) Jaques and was a 1964 graduate of Princeton High School. He married Sandra Lee Wise on September 19, 1965. Clell was a Viet Nam era veteran having served in the Army from October 29, 1965 to August 4, 1966. He was employed at Raynor Garage Door in Dixon...

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Frank E. Vock

February 15, 1955 — November 4, 2018
Service: November 7, 2018

Frank E. Vock, 63 of Rock Falls died Sunday November 4, 2018 at his home. He was born on February 15, 1955 in Sterling, the son of Harold and Mary Jane (Miller) Vock. He married Jennifer Onnen on September 13, 1991 in Sterling. Frank was employed at the former Northwestern Steel and Wire Co as a Piler Operator in the 14"mill. Survivors include his wife, Jennifer; his two brothers: Jim Vock and Gail Vock both of Sterling; his five sisters:...

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Thomas L. Siebert

Thomas L. Siebert

July 2, 1941 — November 3, 2018
Service: November 9, 2018

Thomas L. Siebert Thomas L. Siebert, age 77, of Lyndon, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown. Thomas was born July 2, 1941 in Topeka, KS the son of Maurice and Marie (Bursiek) Siebert. He served in the US Army from December of 1958 – February of 1962 and later married Linda Lu Stone on March 22, 1975. He was employed as a machinist, mechanic, truck driver as well as several other...

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Maria Annette Noble

Maria Annette Noble

February 17, 1960 — November 1, 2018
Service: No Services

Maria Annette Noble, 58, of rural Milledgeville, died on Thursday morning, November 1, 2018 at her home. She was born on February 17, 1960 in Steele, Mo. to William R "Pete" and Nellie (Webb) Phillips. She was united in marriage to Michael Noble at the Little White Church in Las Vegas, Nev. on October 12, 1992. Maria was a law enforcement specialist in the US Air Force, for 5 1/2 years. She helped guard the NASA Space Shuttle, as well as...

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Nathan R. Schroeder

Nathan R. Schroeder

February 19, 1979 — November 1, 2018
Service: November 6, 2018

Nathan R. Schroeder, 39, of Albany, IL, died Thursday, November 1, 2018, at his residence in Albany, IL. Nathan was born February 19, 1979, in Clinton, IA; the son of Robert D. and Deborah L. (Bitler) Schroeder. He married Melissa Foster on September 10, 2005, in Galena, IL and then married Nichole F. White on July 1, 2015, in Clinton, IA; she survives. He was employed by the Village of Albany as the Public Works Director for 17 years. ...

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Steven  E. Downs

Steven E. Downs

February 24, 1978 — October 31, 2018
Service: November 5, 2018

Steven E. Downs, 40, of Dixon, died Wednesday, October 31, 2018, at his home. He was born on February 24, 1978, in Freeport, the son of the late Gary L. Downs and Roberta (Gerdes) Konneck. He was a 1997 graduate of Prophetstown High School. He enjoyed video games, music and walking. Survivors include his mother, Roberta of Tampico; his brothers, Leland (Diane) Downs and Kenny Downs of Rock Falls; one uncle, Alan (Dolores) Downs; four aunts...

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Ellen E.  Chapman

Ellen E. Chapman

May 12, 1951 — October 30, 2018
Service: November 3, 2018

Ellen Elaine Chapman, age 67 of Pontiac, died Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at her home. Ellen was born on May 12, 1951 in Rock Falls, the daughter of George and Hertha (Nielsen) Moore. She married Forrest David Chapman, Jr. on July 14, 1968 in Rock Falls. He preceded her in death on October 13, 2010. Ellen worked for RR Donnelley as an examiner for about 30 years before retirement. Survivors include her sons, Forrest D. Chapman III of...

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Carla Ann Harrison

Carla Ann Harrison

July 29, 1941 — October 29, 2018
Service: November 2, 2018

Carla Ann Harrison Carla Ann Harrison, age 77, of Moline, died Monday, October 29, 2018 at Trinity Medical Center in Rock Island. Carla was born July 29, 1941 in Morrison the daughter of Carley and Thelma (Blagg) Harrison. She graduated from Lyndon High School in 1959 and later graduated from Millikin University in Decatur. She was employed as a music teacher in the Rock Island school system for many years retiring in 1994. In her younger...

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Ricardo Bernal

Ricardo Bernal

July 17, 1973 — October 28, 2018
Service: November 3, 2018

Ricardo J. Bernal, 45 of Davenport and formerly of Sterling died Sunday October 28, 2018. He was born on July 16, 1973 in Sterling, IL the son of Ramon and Virginia (Segobiano) Bernal and was a 1991 graduate of Sterling High School. Ricardo made many sacrifices in his life in order to earn his bachelor's degree and his family was very proud of his accomplishments. Ricardo was employed as an electrical engineer at Marco Group International in...

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