Obituaries

Anna Mae Baldwin

Anna Mae Baldwin

March 14, 1926 — November 22, 2020
Service: November 27, 2020

ROCK FALLS – Anna Mae Baldwin, 94, of Sterling, died on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She was born on March 14, 1926 in New Bedford, the daughter of John and Pearl (Wescott) Norman. Ann married Willard Baldwin on May 29, 1946. He predeceased her on September 12, 1995. Ann was a member of First Christian Church in Sterling. She was also a member of the Whiteside County Geneology Club. Ann enjoyed working with her...

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Robert Dean Hawkins

Robert Dean Hawkins

September 1, 1944 — November 22, 2020
Service: No Services

FENTON – Robert Dean Hawkins, 76, of Fenton, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at his home. Robert was born on September 1, 1944 in Galesburg, the son of Walter and Marie (Logsdon) Hawkins. He married Barbara Ann Lehr on May 4, 1963 in New Buffalo, MI. He was a member of Colbrook Christian Church in Cameron, IL; as well as a lifetime member of the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts. Robert was employed as petroleum divisional manager at...

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Sandra S. DeJonge

Sandra S. DeJonge

May 20, 1945 — November 21, 2020
Service: November 25, 2020

Sandra S. DeJonge, 75 of Lyndon, died Saturday, November 21, 2020 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Sandra was born on May 20, 1945 in Princeton, the daughter of James W. and Evelyn (Hubbard) Hudgin. She married Larry DeJonge on August 19, 1962 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Sterling. Sandie enjoyed camping for the past five years in Sheffield, spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, and loved having family dinners. ...

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Albert L. Foy

Albert L. Foy

July 14, 1936 — November 21, 2020
Service: November 25, 2020

Albert L. Foy, 84 of Sterling, went to be with the Lord, Saturday, November 21, 2020 at the Illinois Veteran's Home in La Salle. Albert was born on July 14, 1936 in Sterling, the son of Albert and Evelyn Foy and Lucille and Herb Schick. He was a United States Army Veteran and served during the Korean War. Albert retired from Dohrn Transfer Co. He was a member of the Rock Falls American Legion Post 902 and served as a past post commander in...

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Doretta  Kay Lathrop

Doretta Kay Lathrop

August 6, 1938 — November 21, 2020
Service: No Services

STERLING – Doretta Kay Lathrop, 82, of Sterling, took the hand of the Lord in Heaven on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at The Citadel of Sterling. Doretta was born on August 6, 1938 in Nevada, IA, the daughter of Darwin and Helen (Corbin) Blayney. She married Bobbie Ray Lathrop on August 19, 1956 in Sterling. He predeceased her on January 24, 2020. Doretta was employed as an Activity Director for the Whiteside County Senior Center for many...

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Maria Leal

Maria Leal

July 20, 1943 — November 20, 2020
Service: November 24, 2020

STERLING – Maria Elvira Leal, 77 died Friday November 20, 2020 at CGH Medical Center. She was born on July 20, 1943 in Edinburg, TX the daughter of Valentin and Maria (Corpus) Plata. She married Rudolfo "Rudy" Leal on May 9, 1964 in Aurora. She was employed at CGH Medical Center in the laundry for 9 years. Maria was a member of St. Mary Church. She was an excellent cook, seamstress and a CUBS fan. She liked to crocheting, camping and...

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Brent  D.  Oncken

Brent D. Oncken

January 13, 1954 — November 19, 2020
Service: No Services

LYNDON – Brent D. Oncken, 66, of Lyndon left to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Unity Point Health Trinity in Rock Island. Brent was born on January 13, 1954 in Morrison, the son of Ronald and Lavona (Egert) Oncken, Sr. He married Peggy Dublo in March 2007. Brent was employed as a delivery driver for F.S. He was a member of St. Peter's Church in Morrison. Brent enjoyed camping and was a diehard Chicago Cubs and Bears fan. ...

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Kenneth  E.  Elliott

Kenneth E. Elliott

April 13, 1948 — November 18, 2020
Service: November 20, 2020

STERLING – Kenneth E. Elliott, 72, of Sterling passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at CGH Medical Center following a brief illness. Kenneth was born on April 13, 1948 in DeKalb, the son of Clyde and Ruth (Walker) Elliott. He was a US Army Veteran, and served in the Vietnam War. Kenneth married Charlotte Wells on October 8, 2005 in Dixon. He enjoyed farm shows and auctions, and was also an avid reader and history buff. Survivors...

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Ida Ann Porter

Ida Ann Porter

December 13, 1943 — November 18, 2020
Service: No Services

Ida Ann Porter, age 76 of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Ida was born on December 13, 1943 in Sterling, the daughter of Louis and Doris (Eichelberger) Celletti. She worked as a LPN at the Dixon Correctional Facility for many years. Survivors include her two sons, William (Jen) Porter of Rock Falls and Brent "Ben" (Mindy) Porter of Rock Falls; three grandchildren, Conner, Lucas and Sam; one...

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Yetta R. Todd

Yetta R. Todd

August 3, 1920 — November 18, 2020
Service: November 27, 2020

Yetta Roana Todd, age 100 of Morrison, died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison. Yetta was born on August 3, 1920 in Morrison, the daughter of Frank Glenn and Ethel Grace (Fellows) Lyon. She married, Warren Smith, Sr on August 21, 1938 in Morrison; he preceded her in death on September 9, 1954. She then married Lyle Frank on December 10, 1960 in Rock Falls; he preceded her in death on April 16, 1977. She married...

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