Donna M Lewis

Donna M Lewis age 84 of Dixon died Monday July 29, 2019 at Polo Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Polo.  She was born Feb. 28, 1935 in Princeton, IL the daughter of Howard and Helen (Coddington) Schroeder.  She had been a real estate agent in California and Arizona. She was a member of The Worship…read more »


John W. Abbas

John W. Abbas, 67, of Dixon, passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019, at his home surrounded by his family. He worked as a couselor at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital and then went on to work for Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling prior to his retirement. John was born, October 4, 1951, in Morrison, IL,…read more »


Richard “Corky” Eugene Herbon

Richard “Corky” Eugene Herbon, age 78, of Dixon, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. Richard was born July 27, 1941 in Sterling the son of Albert and Gladys (Hanson) Herbon.  He served in the United States Navy from 1958-1962 and 1964-1969.  Richard was a 52 year member…read more »

Mary Alice Arnold

Mary Alice Arnold, age 83 of Sterling, died Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Alice was born on October 30, 1935 in Centralia, WA, the daughter of Joseph Gordon and Lucille (Brady) Theriault. She married William “Bill” Arnold on February 2, 1957 in Centralia, WA. Alice was a very…read more »


Arthur “Art” A Johnson

Arthur “Art” A. Johnson, 80, of Walnut, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care in Walnut, IL. He was a truck driver for Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling, after retiring he went to work for Ronnie Wolf hauling grain for 15 years. Art was born, May 19, 1939,…read more »

Amy Ann Cox-Dawson

Amy Ann Cox-Dawson, 43, of Dixon, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019, after battling an illness for nine years, at her home surround by her family. She was a wonderful homemaker who loved to decorate, but her passion was to care for her three children. Amy was born, January 10, 1976, in Dixon, IL, the…read more »


Richard Earl (Dick) Dewey

On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 Richard Earl (Dick) Dewey of Mendota, died suddenly in his home at the age of 86. Dick was born September 20, 1932 in Amboy, Illinois to Earl and Alice (Andrews) Dewey.  In 1949 Dick joined the army and served as a military driver in Tokyo, Japan for high ranking officers…read more »


Larry Dean Buchanan

Larry Dean Buchanan, age 58, of Sterling, was killed in a construction accident on Thursday, August 8th, 2019 in Wyoming. Larry was born on October 15th, 1960 in Mooresville, N.C., the son of Ira and Gladys (Mayberry) Buchanan. He married Connie Sue Grenoble on June 9th, 2018 in Rockfalls after being together for 13 years…read more »

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