Obituaries

Vicki J. Spielman

Vicki J. Spielman, age 79, of Harmon, died Thursday, March 26, 2020 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Vicki was born October 4, 1940 in Amboy the daughter of Edwin and Charlotte (Wells) Wasson.  She married Carlton Spielman on May 19, 1973 in Rock Falls and was employed as a Registered Nurse. She…read more »

Mary Helen Dunn

Mary Helen Dunn, age 86 of Sterling, died Saturday, March 28, 2020 at her home. Mary was born on July 30, 1933 in Mounds, IL, the daughter of Walter Graves and Easter Buckles. She married Herschel Dunn on September 23, 1949. He preceded her in death on June 22, 2007. Mary worked at the Ramada…read more »

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Gregory “Greg” Lee Witzleb Sr.

Gregory “Greg” Lee Witzleb, Sr., 73, of Dixon, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020, at his home in Dixon, surrounded by his loving family. He worked for the Dixon Police Department, for 22 years, and then worked for the Illinois Department of Transportation for 18 years, prior to his retirement. Gregory was born, November 3,…read more »

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Ricky “Rick” Lee Miller

Ricky “Rick” Lee Miller, 68, of Dixon, passed away Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at his home in, Dixon, IL. He worked for Dixon Rural Fire Department, for 27 years prior to his retirement. Rick was born, February 14, 1952, in Sterling, IL, the son of Donald and Gladys (Wessels) Miller. He married Karin Clementz on…read more »

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Albert M Fredericks

Albert M. Fredericks, 82, of Amboy, passed away peacefully, Monday, March 16, 2020, at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon, IL. Albert was born, October 3, 1937, in Spring Valley, IL, the son of Albert and Leona (Windlan) Fredericks, Sr. He married Carol (Smith) on June 24, 1960, in Amboy. He is survived by his wife…read more »

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Bill Walls

Bill Walls, age 80, died Monday, March 16, 2020 at the Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Bill was born on September 27, 1939 in Myron, Ark. the son of Virgil G. and Clarice (Brown) Walls. He married Linda Buisker of Polo on October 24, 1959 in Rock Falls. Bill was employed as a…read more »

Lucille M. Russell

Lucille M. Russell, age 90, of Rock Falls, passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, Illinois. Lucille was born August 13, 1929 near Orion, Henry County, Illinois the daughter of James and Florence (Sanders) Thompson. She married Harris Russell December 2, 1948 in Rock Falls, Illinois. Lucille…read more »

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Darwin Slain

Darwin Slain age 85 of Dixon died Tuesday March 17, 2020, St Patrick’s Day, Irish heritage proud, at KSB Hospital in Dixon. He was born Aug. 23, 1934 in Dixon the son of John and Helen (Stacey) Slain and was a lifelong Dixon resident. Darwin married Verna Adams Oct. 27, 1956. He worked at Dixon…read more »

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