Obituaries

Paula

Paula L. Bryant

Paula L. Bryant, age 71 of Rock Falls, died Thursday, October 11, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Paula was born on April 3, 1947 in New Albany, IN, the daughter of Charles and Mildred (Stroud) Skaggs. She married Kenneth Walker Bryant in August, 1996 in Rock Falls. She was a nurse’s…read more »

Mary Helms

Mary Helms, age 74, died at home Thursday, October 11, 2018. Mary was born on February 7, 1944 in Sterling the daughter of Ralph and Vivian (Sullivan) Miller.  She married John Helms on August 18, 1973 in Sterling.  Mary was a homemaker.  Survivors include her husband, John Helms of Milledgeville; one daughter, Crystal Helms-Woodward of…read more »

Berniece Anschutz

Berniece Anschutz, age 96 of Sterling, died Friday, October 12, 2018 at Regency Care of Sterling. Berniece was born on March 10, 1922 in Milledgeville, the daughter of John and Mary (Glenn) Magill. She married Howard Anschutz on October 15, 1955 in Morrison. He preceded her in death on October 15, 1992. Berniece worked as…read more »

Helen Spencer

Helen Spencer, age 59, died Friday October 12, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home, Sterling. Helen was born on April 18, 1959 in Sterling the daughter of Robert L. and Sandra (Rhoades) Thompson.  She married Mark Spencer on March 16, 1984 in Sterling.  Helen was a homemaker and member of Living Bread Fellowship Church…read more »

Charlie R. White

Charlie R. White, 57 of Princeton, died Monday, October 8, 2018 at his home. Charlie was born on August 3, 1961 in Sterling, the son of Charlie and Elaine (Fernandez) White. Survivors include his son, Ryan (Lauren) White of Oak Harbor, WA; his parents, Charlie and Elaine White of Rock Falls; one granddaughter; one brother,…read more »

Aubrianna Marie Hill

Baby Aubrianna Marie Hill, infant daughter of Brandon Hill and Montanna Beauchamp, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018, at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon. Survivors include the baby’s parents Brandon Hill and Montanna Beauchamp; one brother, Kingstyn Hill; one sister, Lydianna Hill all of Dixon; Paternal Grandma, Tina Grobe of Rock Falls; Maternal Grandma;…read more »

Joshua Springer

Joshua Springer, 36 of Dixon, passed away Tuesday, October 9, 2018. Josh was born on April 7, 1982, the son of David and Donna (Allen) Springer. He enjoyed fishing and riding his motorcycle. He was the 2nd Vice President of the Who Else Club in Nelson. Josh loved to lend a helping hand and was…read more »

Josephine M. Wade

Josephine M. Wade, age 80, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Josephine was born April 23, 1938 in Rock Falls the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Clapper) McCallister.  She married Melvin Wade on June 5, 1955 in Rock Falls.  He preceded her in death on March 5,…read more »

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