Gloria Gutierrez

Gloria Gutierrez, age 75 of Sterling, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Gloria was born on April 6, 1944 in San Benito, TX, the daughter of Jose and Clara (Garza) Escamilla. She married Abraham J. Gutierrez on February 3, 1962 in…read more »


Patricia A. Marruffo

Patricia A. Marruffo, age 73 of Sterling, died Friday, September 13, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Patricia was born on February 28, 1946 in Sterling, the daughter of Benito A. and Jovie (DeLeon) Marruffo. She worked at Woolworth’s and Walmart in Sterling for many years. Pat was an avid Cubs Fan and enjoyed…read more »

Janice L. Hanson

Janice L Hanson age 75 of Dixon died Saturday Sept. 14, 2019 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. She was born May 25, 1944 in Kewanee the daughter of Lawrence and Lucille (Bumphrey) Foltz.  She had been a homemaker for Laurence Clayton for many years.  Janice enjoyed crafts, crocheting and games. She was preceded in death…read more »


Deborah VanLanduit

Deborah VanLanduit, age 69, of Tampico died Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling. Debi was born on October 15, 1949 in Dixon the daughter of Harry and Helen (Hays) Thompson.  She married Bill VanLanduit on December 31, 1968 in Sterling.  Debi was employed as a Secretary for 38 years…read more »


Robert “Bob” Allen Ragan

Robert “Bob” Allen Ragan, 84, of Dixon, passed away Friday, September 6, 2019, at Unity Point Trinity Medical Center in Bettendorf, IA. He worked for Ludwig Dairy for 15 years prior to his retirement in 1999. Bob was born, June 17, 1935, in West Frankfort, IL, the son of Walter and Lillie (Meadows) Ragan. He…read more »


Delbert M. Tarbill

Delbert M. Tarbill, age 82, of Polo, died Sunday, September 8, 2019 at his home. Delbert was born November 28, 1936 in Sterling the son of Raymond and Luella (McLindsey) Tarbill.  He married Evelyn Portner on June 20, 1964 in Rock Falls and was employed with the City of Sterling for many years.  Delbert enjoyed…read more »


Edythe L. Gloden

Edythe L. Gloden, age 82, of Dixon, died peacefully Saturday, September 7, 2019 at Franklin Grove Living and Rehabilitation. Edythe was born October 14, 1936 in Dixon, the daughter of Earl and Nada (Mossholder ) Guise.  She married Ned V. Gloden on January 25, 1957 in Dixon and was employed doing various part time jobs throughout her life. …read more »


Rhonda Kay Lenox

Rhonda Kay Lenox, 59, of Dixon, passed away Saturday, September 7, 2019, at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon, IL. She worked for Rayovac, for 13 years. Prior to that she ran a Home Day Care Facility for 12 years. Rhonda was born, January 18, 1960, in Springfield, IL, the daughter of Charles “Charlie” and Luvilla…read more »

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