William “Bill” Reuter

William “Bill” Reuter, 80, of Ohio, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Heritage Health & Therapy & Senior Care. He worked for LTV Steel, for 32 years prior to his retirement. However, his true passion was farming his family farm with his brother Tom. Bill was born, June 9, 1938, in Amboy, IL, the…read more »


Rojelio “Roy” Garza

Rojelio “Roy” Garza, 65, of Sterling, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Born on May 24, 1954 in Morrison, he was a son of Daniel and Paula (Sandoval) Garza. Roy was a cement finisher and owned and operated RG Concrete.  He was a member of Local 11…read more »

Randy J. Fullmer

Randy J. Fullmer, age 65, of Rock Falls, died Monday, May 27, 2019 at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City. Randy was born June 15, 1953 in Sterling the son of Walter “Bud” and Darla (Fritz) Stigall.  He graduated from Rock Falls High School in 1971 and attended SIU in Carbondale. He was employed…read more »

Lyle A. Mull

Lyle A. Mull, 70, of Dixon, died on Saturday evening, May 25, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family. Born on September 7, 1948 in Dixon, he was a son of Lyle and Irma (Hays) Mull  He was a general contractor for many years. Those left to honor his memory include his daughter, Shawn…read more »


Myrtle V. Burgess

Myrtle V. Burgess, 92, of Janesville, formerly of Rock Falls, died on Saturday, May 25, 2019 in Janesville. Born on June 23, 1926 in Chilhowie, Virginia, she was a daughter of Coy Monroe and Lula (Harris) Porter.  She married George E. Burgess on June 27, 1947 in Chilhowie.  He passed away on March 1, 1988. …read more »


Constance Rose Pankhurst

Constance Rose Pankhurst joined her Heavenly Father on May 24, 2019 at her home in Dixon, IL. Constance was born January 25, 1925, the daughter of Elwin and Lydia (Rose) Bunnell and was one of four children. She joined James W. Pankhurst in marriage on December 12, 1943, in Hannibal, MO., and were married for…read more »


Carolyn M. Koster

Carolyn M. Koster, age 86, died Monday May 22, 2019 at Regency Care of Sterling. Carolyn was born on May 17, 1933 in Sterling the daughter of Gordon and Esther (Jacobs) Nelson.  She married Paul Koster on February 2, 1957 in Sterling.  He died June 5, 1995.  Carolyn was employed as a Receptionist with the…read more »

Robert Washington Ager

Robert Washington Ager, age 84 of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at his home. Robert was born on February 22, 1935 in Frederika, IA, the son of Charles and Ella (Howard) Ager. He was a Corporal in the United States Marines and is a Korean War Veteran. He married Diane O’Day on September…read more »

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