Obituaries

Kathryn Webb

December 22, 1921 — March 8, 2013
Service: March 12, 2013

PROPHETSTOWN – Kathryn R. Webb, age 91, formerly of Rock Falls, died Thursday March 7, 2013 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Nursing Home. Kathryn was born December 22, 1921 in Morrison the daughter of Ernest and Elsie (Merema) Shipma. She married Kenneth H. Webb on June 9, 1939 in Davenport, Iowa. He died July 13, 2007. Kathryn was employed with Klines Department Store and Prince Castle both in Sterling. She enjoyed flower gardening...

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Guadalupe O. Munoz

Guadalupe O. Munoz

October 27, 1938 — March 7, 2013
Service: March 13, 2013

Guadalupe O. Munoz, 74, of Sterling, died Thursday, March 7, 2013 at Genesis East Medical Center, Davenport. Born October 27, 1938 in McAllen, Texas she was the daughter of Sixto and Magdalena (Garza) Ortega. On August 5, 1958 she was united in marriage to Yrineo Munoz in Princeton. She worked for General Electric in Morrison, IL for 30 years before retiring. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling. Guadalupe was an...

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Joyce M. Preston

Joyce M. Preston

July 11, 1940 — March 7, 2013
Service: March 11, 2013

Joyce M. Preston, age 72, of Sterling died Thursday, March 07, 2013 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. Joyce was born July 11, 1940 in Sterling, the daughter of Arthur J. and Myrtle (Modler) Fossett. She married James Preston on June 24, 1962 in Rock Falls. Joyce worked as an activities aid at Coventry Living Center for 12 years she also ran a day care from her home for many years. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in...

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Elsie C. Dahlquist

Elsie C. Dahlquist

July 27, 1914 — March 4, 2013
Service: March 9, 2013

PROPHETSTOWN – Elsie C. Dahlquist, 98 of the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Prophetstown, died Monday March 4, 2013. She was born on July 27, 1914 in Uma, CO, the daughter of Peter and Mary Ann (Vanderloo) Bannick. She left Colorado when nine years old and moved to Cumberland, IA area and was educated in the Iowa School system. She married there and her children were born in that area. She moved to Lyndon, IL in late 1945 and retired...

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Melvin Edward Hohn

Melvin Edward Hohn

June 1, 1942 — March 4, 2013
Service: March 8, 2013

Melvin E. Hohn, age 70, of Sterling, died Monday, March 4, 2013 at his home. Melvin was born June 1, 1942 in Dimock, S.D. the son of Raymond and Ella (Kuster) Hohn. He served in the US Navy. Melvin married Jo Ann Jacobsen on July 9, 1966 in Mitchell, S.D. He later married Beverly Pociecha in Mt. Carroll. He was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire in the Furnace Department for 31 years retiring in 1997. He enjoyed his cats, pheasant...

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Mary M Mireles Sandoval

Mary M Mireles Sandoval

December 24, 1955 — March 3, 2013
Service: March 6, 2013

Mary M. Sandoval Mary M. (Mireles) Sandoval, age 57, of Rock Falls, formerly of Hermleigh, Texas, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Mary was born December 24, 1955 in Hermleigh, Texas the daughter of Leonardo and Carmen (Pena) Mireles. She married Ramirio Sandoval, Sr. on March 29, 1972 in Dixon. Mary was a homemaker and enjoyed thrift shopping, gambling at casinos, taking care of people, bike riding...

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Mary E. Rose

Mary E. Rose

November 26, 1922 — March 1, 2013
Service: March 4, 2013

Mary E. Rose, age 90, of Clinton formally of Fulton, died Friday, March 01, 2013 at Eagle Point Nursing Home and Rehab. Mary was born November 26, 1922, in Fulton, the daughter of George W. and Dianne (Kopenga) Stanger. She worked at the Toy Factory, Fulton Public Schools, cleaned private homes all in Fulton, General Electric in Morrison, Greeks Candy Kitchen, and Bennett Box and Climax all of Clinton. Mary was a member of the Fulton...

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Herman F. Tieman

Herman F. Tieman

October 31, 1930 — March 1, 2013
Service: No Services

Herman F. Tieman, age 82, of Oregon passed away peacefully Friday, March 1, 2013 at the Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Herman was preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Marie (Hansen) Tiemann, two brothers Andrew and Fred, and one sister Willamina. Survivors include his wife Donna of Oregon, three sons Steve and Kurt of Oregon, and Tony of Mt. Morris, daughter Lisa Nordman of...

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Charles F. Berry

Charles F. Berry

May 20, 1926 — February 28, 2013
Service: Private Service

Charles F. Berry, 86, of Sterling, died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at his home surrounded by his loving wife and children. Born May 20, 1926 in Sterling, he was the son of Frank Markus and Grace (Kearns) Berry. On November 6, 1964 he was united in marriage to Donna J. Kline in Sterling. Mr. Berry worked at National Manufacturing for 10 years until his retirement in 1989. Prior to National, he had worked for Art Pepper Conoco as a...

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John C. Gelwicks

John C. Gelwicks

November 19, 1937 — February 28, 2013
Service: No Services

John C. Gelwicks John C. Gelwicks, age 75, of Dixon, died Thursday, February 28, 2013 at his home. John was born November 19, 1937 in Flushing, NY the son of John and Jeanette (Lewis) Gelwicks. He married Beverly Vavra on September 27, 1962 in Wheaton. He was employed at Duplex in Sycamore as a Sales Service Representative for 37 years. Survivors include his wife, Beverly, of Dixon; two daughters, Laura Saghu of Belvidere and Lynn (Fred)...

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