Karen “Karone” Lee

Karen “Karone” Lee age 59 of Sterling passed away Sunday Dec. 1, 2019 with her children at her side.  Karen was born on May 2, 1960, the daughter of Steve F. and Marcella M (Janota) Bednar. Karen’s main passions in life were teaching, fishing, and being a Grandmother.  She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Western…read more »


Lisa A. Miller

Lisa A. Miller, age 55 of Dixon passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019. Lisa was born, June 13, 1964 in Sterling, Illinois and is the daughter of James and Linda Miller. Lisa attended Dixon Schools and lived in Dixon most of her life. Lisa had the most infectious laugh of us all, and one…read more »


Elaine Laverne White

Elaine Laverne White, 80, of Rock Falls, formerly of Manlius, IL, passed away Monday, December 2, 2019. Born January 28, 1939 in Hilo, Hawaii, the daughter of Joseph P. Fernandez and Julie (Charles) Souza Bailey. Elaine was a Faithful wife, loving Mother and Grandmother.  She loved her family, friends and her church. She is survived…read more »

Thomas and Dawn Whitney

Thomas and Dawn Whitney, of Lyndon, died Saturday, November 16, 2019 at their home. Thomas was born January 6, 1941 in Keshena, Wis. the son of Thomas and Madeline (Westcott) Whitney.  He served in the US Coast Guard and was employed as a contractor.  He was also a member of the Menominee Nation. Dawn was…read more »

Robert K Bellini

Robert K. Bellini, 86, of Dixon, died December 3, 2019 at KSB Hospital, Dixon. Robert was born September 12, 1933 in Rock Falls the son of Fiare and Thelma (Jones) Bellini.  He served in the US Navy from 1950-1954 during the Korean War on the USS Hopewell DD681 Destroyer, Division 135.  He was employed as…read more »


Ervin “Cork” Goodell

Ervin “Cork” Goodell, age 80, died at his home Sunday December 1, 2019. Cork was born on August 31, 1939 in Rock Falls the son of Ervin D. and Irene (Crossley) Goodell.  He married Judith Mandrell on March 21, 1958. Cork was employed at Northwestern Steel & Wire for 35 years retiring in 1999.  He…read more »


Doris J. Ebert

Doris J. Ebert, 90, of Ashton, passed away Friday, November 29, 2019, at Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon, IL. Doris was born, May 7, 1929, in Dixon, IL, the daughter of Waldron and Lena (Woessner) Gilbert. She married Martin Ebert on August 24, 1947. He preceded her in death on April 3, 2016. Doris was…read more »


Beverly Ann Fick

Beverly Ann Fick 75, of Franklin Grove, passed away Friday, November 30, 2019 at home surrounded by her loving family. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend, that was loved, cherished and will be missed. Bev was born March 5th, 1944 in Amboy, the daughter of Harold and Ruth (Cupp) North. She married…read more »

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