Wayne I. Fields

Wayne L. Fields, 93, of Eldena, passed away Friday, January 10, 2020, at Morningside of Sterling in Sterling, IL. He worked on the pipeline at Arco Pipe Line for 18 years prior to his retirement. Wayne was born, December 5, 1926, at home in Miami County, KS, the son of Everett and Gertie (White) Fields.…read more »


Jerry Lee Bollman

Jerry Lee Bollman, 84, of Dixon, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020, at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon, IL. He worked for Dixon Public Schools, prior to his retirement. Jerry was born, August 29, 1935, in Sublette, IL, the son of Frederick and Della (Phillips) Bollman. Jerry married Lois Glenn on February 20, 1957…read more »


Andrea Elizabeth Norris

Andrea Elizabeth Norris, 47, of Dixon, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2020, at University of Iowa Hopitals & Clinics, Iowa City, IA. She was an Assistant Branch Manager at Midland States Bank prior to her passing. Andrea was born, April 21, 1972, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Kenneth and Janet (Chick) Norris. She was…read more »


Delores Eileen Pitzer

Delores Eileen Pitzer, 86, of German Valley, formerly of Franklin Grove, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020, at home. She owned and operated Dixon Floral for 12 years and then worked for First National Bank in Amboy at their Dixon locations for 14 years; in charge of their Senior Travel Club prior to her retirement.…read more »


Mary Julia “Julie” Hage, nee Horton

Mary Julia “Julie” Hage, nee Horton, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2020 at the age of 83 at home in Dixon, Illinois, surrounded by her family and friends. Julie was born on April 21, 1936 in Sublette, Illinois to Claude and Mary Frances (Wilson) Horton. She is preceded in death by her parents, her…read more »


Margery Ruth Perino

Margery Ruth Perino, 95, of Sterling, passed away on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Regency Care. Margie was born on August 26, 1924 in Scarboro, IL, the daughter of Robert and Alice (O’Donnell) Herrmann.  She was a faithful member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Tampico, and served in the St. Mary’s Altar and Rosary…read more »

Francisca Brainerd

Francisca Brainerd, 74, of Sterling, died on Sunday, December 29, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, TX. Francisca was born on August 4, 1945 in Hidalgo County, TX, the daughter of Pedro and Romona (Olivarez) Guerra. She married Donald Brainerd on June 17, 1995. She worked in housekeeping at Exceptional Care for many years,…read more »


Russell “Russ” L. Arend

Russell “Russ” L. Arend, 57, of Dixon, passed away Friday, January 3, 2020, at his home in Dixon, IL. He worked for IL Forge as a Machinist for 18 years prior to his retirement. Russell was born, November 21, 1962, in Dixon, IL, the son of Delbert Arend and Janet (Gipson) Sieberns. He married Kimberly…read more »

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