John Gale Callow

John Gale Callow, age 65 of Richmond, VA departed this life for another on September 19th, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.  He was born March 25, 1954 in Dixon. Preceded in death by his younger brother Bryan and parents Maryln (Trader) and Gale Callow. John is survived by his two sons, Teddy and Bryan…read more »


Jackie S. McCollum

Jackie S McCollum age 56 of Amboy died Friday Oct. 18, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born Dec. 11, 1962 in Pomona, CA the daughter of David and Sally (Dees) Neel. Jackie was a Christian by faith and a die hard Pittsburgh Steeler fan. She was preceded in death by…read more »

Aloysius J Dieterle

I, Aloysius J. Dieterle, on October 14, 2019, passed away at the age of 94. Born July 20, 1925 in Santa Monica, California I was the first born of six sons to Earnest and Helen (Vock) Dieterle.  Raised in Westwood, California (UCLA area, with vivid memories of Jackie Robinson), I was a very active child. …read more »


John Haden Moore

John Haden Moore passed into eternal light and peace on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at the age of 76. He was born March 15, 1943 to Haden M. and Jessie (LeFevre) Moore. John attended Sterling Schools and graduated from Sterling High School class of 1961. He was a member of some great Sterling basketball teams,…read more »


Florence Marie Brockman

Florence Marie Brockman, 82, died Monday, October 21, 2019 at Mill Valley Care Center, Bellevue, IA. Florence was born January 13, 1937 in Sterling, the daughter of John R. and Alma (Ellsworth) Covel. She married Roy Lilly on June 1, 1952.  He preceded her in death on June 9, 2014. She then married Arthur Brockman.…read more »


Austin Edward Taft

Austin Edward Taft, 27, of Dixon, passed away Monday, October 14, 2019, at home in Dixon, IL. He worked for Raynor Garage Door prior to his passing. Austin was born, July 15, 1992, in Kankakee, IL, the son of Andrew and Bridget (Lambert) Taft. He was a member of IBEW Local Union 196 and the…read more »

Helene Kilchrist

HELENE KILCHRIST was an unforgettable woman who touched the lives of many many people. All who knew her, loved her for her generous spirit and fiery nature. She had a zest for life unmatched. In the end, she was surrounded by those most precious and important to her, TANJA and CHARLES, FRED and MEGHANN and…read more »

Jonathan Wade Buntjer

Jonathan Wade Buntjer, 58, of Renton, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Auburn, Washington. He was born June 25, 1957, in Sterling, the son of John W. and Judith K. (Sanders) Buntjer. He married Martha Jean “Jeannie” Simmons on Jan. 3, 1977, in Peoria. A gathering of family and friends to honor him and Shirley Buntjer will…read more »

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