Scott Hayen

Scott Hayen

Scott Hayen, age 38, died Friday, August 17, 2018. Scott was born on November 9, 1979 in Sterling the son of Jeffrey and Denise (Leffelman) Hayen.  He was employed as an Order Filler with the WalMart Distribution Center in Sterling.  Scott served his country in the Army National Guard.  Survivors include his mother, Denise (Kenny)…read more »


Loren T. Beswick

Loren T. Beswick, of Sterling, passed away, Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Liberty Court, Dixon at the age of 64.  Loren was born October 1, 1953 in Morrison, IL. His parents were Thomas Lorenzo and Marion Nora (Naftzger) Beswick. He married Ann Roberta Gomsrud on October 4, 1986 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Sterling.  Loren’s…read more »


Alan “Al” Dowell Stephens

Alan “Al” Dowell Stephens, 69, of Dixon, passed away on Friday, August 17, 2018, at his home. He worked for Illinois American Water Company in Sterling for 40 years in different departments, retiring as a technician. Alan was born July 31, 1949, in Peoria, IL, the son of Horace Dowell and Gladys Mae (Doyle) Stephens. …read more »


Louis Bohms

Louis Bohms, age 92, died Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at The Citadel of Sterling. Louis was born on October 3, 1925 in Rock Falls the son of Fred and Elva (Fisher) Bohms.  He married Esther LaBine on September 18, 1950 in Sterling.  Louis was employed as a Machinist with Northwestern Steel & Wire for 37…read more »

Jeffrey Vernon Lenihan

Jeffrey Vernon Lenihan, age 62, of Princeton, died Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at his home. Jeffrey was born January 4, 1956 in Princeton the son of Roger and Grace (Butts) Lenihan.  He was employed in computer software sales. Survivors include daughter, Erin Lenihan of Chicago and son, Troy Lenihan of New Orleans, LA. He was…read more »

Frances R. Anzelmo

Frances R. Anzelmo, age 58, of Rock Falls, died Saturday, August 11, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Frances was born October 7, 1959 in Sterling the daughter of James and Marilyn (Purvis) Seeley.  She married John Anzelmo on September 29, 2006.  Frances was very involved in her church, was an avid reader, enjoyed…read more »


Betty J. Kidd

Betty J. Kidd, age 93, of Amboy, died Monday, August 13, 2018, at Maple Crossing in Amboy.  She was born July 15, 1925, in Amboy, the daughter of Paul and Lena (Heckman) Wasson. Betty had worked at the Green River Ordnance Plant and the Midwest Rug Factory in Amboy, as well as JC Penney and…read more »

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Shirley M. DeJarnatt

Shirley M. DeJarnatt, 89 of Sterling, died on Tuesday night, July 31, 2018 at Genesis East Medical Center in Davenport, Iowa. Shirley was born on December 19, 1928 in Belvidere to Clifford and Edna (McLain) Burroughs.  She married Carson DeJarnatt on December 28, 1947 in Belvidere. He preceded her in death on January 22, 1995.…read more »

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