Obituaries

Rosemary Egan

December 23, 1922 — May 21, 2012
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Rosemary Egan, age 89, of Sterling, died Monday, May 21, 2012 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Rosemary was born December 23, 1922 in Sterling the daughter of Joseph and Helen (Hermes) Kelly. She married Francis Fritz on May 2, 1942 in Sterling. He preceded her in death in 1953. She later married Stanley Egan on October 17, 1953 in Sterling. She was employed by GE in Morrison for 26 years retiring in 1985. She was a member of...

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Edna Marie Howerton

March 2, 1914 — May 20, 2012
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ROCK FALLS - Edna Marie Howerton, age 98, died Sunday May, 20, 2012 at the Rock Falls Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Rock Falls. Edna was born on March 2, 1914 in Peoria the daughter of James and Mary E. (Booher) Snyder. She married Edward Howerton on April 11, 1931 in Rock Falls. He died January 26, 1997. Edna was a homemaker. She enjoyed bicycling, social activities and was a bowling coach for several years. Edna was a member of...

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Owen Wayne Vetter

March 16, 1925 — May 20, 2012
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Prophetstown - Owen Wayne Vetter, age 87 of Prophetstown, died Sunday May 20, 2012 at Friendship Manor in Rock Island. Owen was born March 16, 1925 in Hoopole, the son of Roland and Mabel (Hilger) Vetter. He married Linda Wade-Lewey on July 16, 1983 in Prairieville, IL. He was a member of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls. Owen enjoyed music, he loved playing gospel songs on his saxophone. He played in many bands in the area for many...

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Janey J. McCrady

Janey J. McCrady

February 13, 1940 — May 19, 2012
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ROCK FALLS- Janey J. McCrady, 72, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, May 19, 2012 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling. She was a homemaker. Janey was born February 13, 1940 in Paragould, Arkansas the daughter of John and Ethel (Morrow) Gill. She married Rudy O. McCrady on January 6, 1961 in Paragould. Janey was a member of the 16th Avenue Church of Christ in Sterling. She is survived by her husband, Rudy McCrady,of Rock Falls; her children David...

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Robert L. Lundquist

September 8, 1941 — May 18, 2012
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ROCK FALLS- Robert L. Lundquist, 70, of Rock Falls died Friday, May 18, 2012 at his home. Robert was born September 8, 1941 in Sterling the son of Carl W.G. and Anna Marie (Koppes) Lundquist. He was united in marriage to Karen "Kay" Propheter on August 1, 1964 in Gary, Indiana. He was a US Army Veteran. He worked at Northwestern Steel and Wire Company as a shipper for 31 years until retiring on January 1, 1992. Survivors include his wife...

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Joy Annette McGarvey

September 9, 1922 — May 14, 2012
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MORRISON - Joy Annette Rose McGarvey, age 89, died Monday at Select Specialty Hospital in Davenport, Iowa. Joy was born on September 9, 1922 in DeKalb the daughter of Alvin W. and Rachael J. (Moutray) Rose. She married Harry C. McGarvey on February 14, 1942 in Morrison. He preceded her on July 31, 1980. Survivors include five daughters, Kathleen (Mark) Cetwinski of Grand Rapids, Minn., Sheila (Ron) VanKampen of Fulton, Mary O'Shea of Roy...

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George Petroff

October 29, 1922 — May 13, 2012
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George Petroff George Petroff, age 89, of Iron River, MI, died Sunday, May 13, 2012 at his daughter's home. George was born October 29, 1922 in Iron River, MI the son of Ratko and Mary Ann (Kavech) Petroff. He married Norma White on May 30, 1952 in Iron River. She preceded him in death on May 9, 2010. After high school, he worked on the family farm, served in the US Army Air Corps during WWII, was employed as a logger in Pacific Northwest,...

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Richard D. Hesson

August 25, 1945 — May 12, 2012
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Richard D. Hesson, passed away Saturday May 12 at age 66 at his home in Rock Falls. Richard D. Hesson was born August 25, 1945, in Chicago, Ill., to Paul L. Hesson and Karleen Carlson. He married Judith Brushafer, February 1, 1969 in Milwaukee Wis. An avid collector of ephemera, Richard was a retired civil servant having served the government 32 years, first in the U.S. Army and, later with the U.S. Postal Service. Mr. Hesson is survived by...

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Donald L. Reed

February 14, 1940 — May 12, 2012
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ROCK FALLS - Donald L. Reed, 72 of Rock Falls died Saturday May 12, 2012 at his home. He was born on February 14, 1940 in Rock Falls, the son of Fayne and Susan (Hardesty) Reed and served in the US Army. He married Bonnie Weeks on September 19, 1964 in Rock Falls. Donald was employed at the former Northwestern Steel and Wire Co in the shipping department when he retired . He enjoyed classic cars and had owned a 1956 Ford convertible. ...

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William Bill Adams

March 13, 1944 — May 9, 2012
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William "Bill" Adams, age 68, of Rock Falls died, Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Rockford Memorial Hospital. Bill was born March 13, 1944 in Sterling, the son of Owen and Doris (King) Adams. He worked at National Manufacturing for over 40 years. Survivors include one sister, Susan Adams of Rock Falls; one brother, Bob Adams of Tampico, one niece, one nephew, and many special friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister...

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