Obituaries

Richard E Cummings

Richard E Cummings

November 25, 1948 — June 5, 2017
Service: June 16, 2017

Richard Eugene Cummings passed away on June 5, 2017 in Lakeland, Fla. Richard was born November 25, 1948 in Sterling the son of Olin and Joyce (Lakin) Cummings. He was employed as a truck driver and enjoyed triking. He is survived by his mother, Joyce Clevenger; one son, Joseph Cummings; one daughter, Jodie Cummings; two brothers, Ronald and David Cummings; one brother-in-law, Bradley Popejoy; six grandchildren, Ashley, Brittany, Chelsey,...

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Lorraine P. Dahlstrom

Lorraine P. Dahlstrom

October 19, 1939 — June 5, 2017
Service: June 12, 2017

Lorraine Patricia Dahlstrom born a lifetime Cubs fan on October 19th 1939. She died on Monday June 5, 2017. She was born in Sterling, IL the daughter of Albert and Emma (Lennman) Melville. Lorraine was very active in the Girl Scouts and an avid Rocket Booster being Alumni herself, also a member of the Rock Falls Firefighters Lady Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time on the Rock River with her family. She traveled to see other family every...

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Florence Propheter

Florence Propheter

September 15, 1923 — June 5, 2017
Service: June 13, 2017

Florence L. Propheter, formerly of Sterling, died Monday, June 5, 2017 in San Diego, CA. Mrs. Propheter was born September 15, 1923 in Dixon, the daughter of Edward D. and Margaret G. (Murphy) O'Malley. Florence graduated from Dixon High School in 1941 and married Robert A. Propheter, June 6, 1942. Mr. Propheter died May 1, 1994. Survivors include five sons, Michael, Patrick (Ginny) of Dixon, Timothy (Ann) of Rock Falls, Marc (Christine) of...

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Bonnie S. Jacob

Bonnie S. Jacob

November 27, 1964 — June 4, 2017
Service: June 8, 2017

Bonnie S. Jacob, age 52, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, June 4, 2017 at her home. Bonnie was born November 27, 1964 in Sterling the daughter of Roscoe and Dorothy (White) Jacob. She was employed at MacLean Fogg. Survivors include one son, Devin Jacob of Rock Falls; two daughters, Danielle (Cody Richardson) Grennan and Stevie Thomas both of Rock Falls; one sister, Melissa (Lance) Hartzell of Sterling; one brother, Mark Cripe of Rock Falls;...

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Glenn M. Schutt, Jr.

Glenn M. Schutt, Jr.

March 31, 1925 — June 4, 2017
Service: No Services

BRADENTON, Fla. – Glenn M. Schutt Jr., age 92, formerly of Rock Falls died Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Bradenton Hospice House. Glenn was born on March 31, 1925 in Sterling the son of Glenn and Minnie (Speidel) Schutt. He married Ruth Ella Zarr on October 12, 1945 in Sterling. She died July 20, 2014. Glenn attended Iowa State University and joined the Civil Air Patrol. He loved flying small planes, at one time he owned and flew an ultralight...

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Richard A. Shoop

Richard A. Shoop

February 15, 1941 — June 2, 2017
Service: June 7, 2017

Richard Arley Shoop, 76 of Sterling died Friday June 2, 2017 at his home. He was born on February 15, 1941 in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of Arley Alvin and Evelyn (Riddle) Shoop. He served in the US Army form November 29, 1962 until November 27, 1964. He worked as an electrician in construction. He married Catherine on April 27, 2017 in Dixon. Surviving is his wife, Catherine; step daughter Kimberly Kettley of Dixon and step son Michael...

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Keith J. Mayne

Keith J. Mayne

January 6, 1978 — June 1, 2017
Service: June 4, 2017

SFC Keith J. Mayne, age 39, of Milledgeville, died suddenly on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at his home. Keith was born January 6, 1978 in Richland Center, Wis. to Nora (Baker) and Jim Mayne. He grew up in Boscobel, Wis. and enlisted in the US Army. He later graduated from UW-Platteville as an Education Major. He married Lisa Waldman on February 23, 2002. They were blessed with two beautiful girls, Leslie, 8, and Lacey, 5. Keith was a...

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Robert Paul Inboden, Sr.

Robert Paul Inboden, Sr.

August 14, 1931 — May 30, 2017
Service: June 3, 2017

Robert P. Inboden Sr, 85 died Tuesday May 30, 3017 at Sterling Pavilion. He was born on August 14, 1931 in Casey, Illinois the son of Emery and Opal (Garret) Inboden and had served in the US Marines during the Korean War. He married Caroline O. Beachler on August 21, 1954 in Tampico. Mr. Inboden had served as an Insurance Representative for many years before retiring. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling. ...

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Adrienne Mae Sanders

Adrienne Mae Sanders

June 23, 1933 — May 30, 2017
Service: June 2, 2017

Adrienne M. Sanders, age 83, of Sterling, died Tuesday, May 30, 2017, at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown. Adrienne was born June 23, 1933 in Rockville Center, N.Y. the daughter of Austin and Mary (Flanagan) Allen. She was a 1951 graduate of Sterling High School and later married Eugene Sanders on September 14, 1953. Adrienne was part of the first graduating class of the Sauk Valley Community College Nursing Program...

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Joseph  G.  Fiorini

Joseph G. Fiorini

February 22, 1921 — May 27, 2017
Service: May 31, 2017

Joseph George Fiorini, age 96 of Sterling, died Saturday, May 27, 2017 at Regency Care of Sterling. Joseph was born on February 22, 1921 in Rock Falls, the son of Antonio and Rosa Fiorini. He married Marjorie N. Frank in 1953 in Good Hope, IL. She preceded him in death on December 15, 2011. Joseph served in the United States Navy. After graduating from Moler Barber College, he worked for Esquire barber shop in Rock Falls for 20 years and then...

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