Obituaries

Olga B. Bon

Olga B. Bon, age 87 of Sterling, died Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Franklin Grove Living and Rehab. Olga was born on November 6, 1931 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, the daughter of Eduardo and Francisca (Nivar) Bon. She was an architect and had a love for art, music and flowers. Survivors include her three…read more »

Betty J. Clark

Betty J. Clark, 85 of Rock Falls, died Thursday, February 14, 2019 at her home. Betty was born on July 9, 1933 in Tampico, Illinois, the daughter of Lester and Lenora (Brown) Law. She married William D. Clark on April 23, 1949 in Morrison. He preceded her in death on January 12, 1989. Survivors include…read more »

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Dr. Kate M. McDowell

Dr. Kate M. McDowell, DDS, of Broomfield, CO, died Monday, Feb. 18, 2019, at age 40. She was born on Dec. 6, 1978, in Peoria, IL, to Kim and Mary (Slain) Brokaw of Dixon, IL.  She graduated Dixon High School in 1997, received her Bachelor’s Degree from Bradley University in 2001, and then earned her…read more »

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Jeanette E. “Nettie” Gascoigne

Jeanette E. “Nettie” Gascoigne, age 91, of Amboy, died Monday, February 18, 2019, peacefully in her home. She was born August 27, 1927, in Dixon, the daughter of Arthur and Nora (Gottel) Naffziger. After the death of her mother, Nettie was raised in the Lutheran Children’s Home in Muscatine, IA with her siblings. As a…read more »

Howard A. Miller

Howard A. Miller, 82 of Sterling, died Saturday, February 16, 2019 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Howard was born on August 29, 1936 in Sheboygan Falls, WI, the son of Edgar and Mary (Grooms) Miller. He was a United States Army Veteran and served our country during the Korean War. Howard married Audrey Schomann…read more »

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Robert D. Livingston

Robert D. Livingston, age 74 died at his home Saturday February 16, 2019.                  Robert was born on December 17, 1944 in Yale the son of William and Jessie (O’Dell) Livingston. He married Karen “Kay” Gorzney on October 3, 1965 in Low Moor, Iowa.  She died April 19, 2008. Robert was employed with Northwestern Steel &…read more »

Danny E. Porter Sr

Danny E. Porter, Sr., 65 of Sterling, died Sunday, February 17, 2019 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Danny was born on December 2, 1953 at St. Francis hospital in Kewanee, IL, the son of Cecil D. and Beulah (Neer) Porter. He spent his school years growing up in Morrison schools.  He worked…read more »

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Henry “Larry” Lawrence Knoll

Henry “Larry” Lawrence Knoll, 90, of Dixon, IL, passed away Saturday, February 16, 2019, at his home in Dixon. After serving in the United States Army during World War II with the 101st Airborne, 514th Engineer – Philippine Scouts, 76th Engineers. When he returned home Larry starting working with WG Leffelman in Amboy and finished…read more »

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