Mary Ann Shipman

Mary Ann Shipman, 65, of Dixon, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at her home in Dixon. Mary Ann worked for KSB Hospital for 47 years.  She officially retires on Friday, August 10, 2018. Mary Ann was born August 29, 1952, in Dixon, IL, the son of Ernest “Ernie” and Mary Ellen (Brierton) Rhodes. She…read more »


Robert “Bob” Pannell

Robert “Bob” Pannell, 87 of Thomson, died Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at his home. Bob was born on May 4, 1931 in Fulton, the son of Edward and Katherine (Norman) Pannell. He married Dorothy Kustes on April 23, 1960 in Fulton. She preceded him in death on August 14, 2012. He was a member of…read more »

Ethelyn A. Pool

Ethelyn A. Pool, age 92, of Sterling, formerly of Maquoketa, Iowa, died Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Survivors include two daughters, Hope Howell of Sterling and Corinne Murray of Rock Island; one son, Clay (Dorothy) Pool of Iowa City, Iowa; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She…read more »


Patricia A. Schrauth

Patricia A. Schrauth, 89, of Dixon died Friday, August 3, 2018 at Avonlea Cottage of Dixon. Patricia A. Long was born May 24, 1929 in Joliet, the daughter of John and May (Doherty) Long. Pat married Michael Schrauth on June 12, 1954 in Joliet. Mike preceded her in death May 5, 2013. Pat was a…read more »

Edward Durward Jones

Edward Durward Jones, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, passed away August 1, 2018, at the age of 88. He was born January 6, 1930, in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, to Edward Chesley & Maude (Fricks) Jones. Edward proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, for two years from 1951-1953 as an…read more »


Marguerite A. Leffelman

Marguerite A. Leffelman, age 87, of Amboy, died Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Maple Crossing of Amboy.  She was born March 4, 1931, in Chicago, the daughter of Rudolph and Margaret (Foltyniewicz) Shappa. Marguerite married Kenneth Leffelman at  St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Maytown on April 17, 1948.  He preceded her in death December 7,…read more »


Hazel Arlene Gonigam

Hazel Arlene Gonigam, 84 of Dixon, formerly of Walnut, died Friday, August 03, 2018 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison.  Hazel was born on March 14, 1934 in Mendota, the daughter of Vesta and Laura (Moody) Pasley. She married Gail Gonigam on September 6, 1985 at the Harmon Christian Assembly Church. She worked as…read more »

Dolores Nieves

Dolores Nieves, age 99, died Friday, August 3, 2018 at Clarissa Cook Hospice Center, Davenport, Iowa. Dolores was born on November 11, 1918 in Puerto Rico the daughter of Antonio and Edelmira (Garcia) Velez.  She married Emilio Nieves on August 6, 1951 in New Jersey.  He died May 10, 2000.  Dolores was employed as a…read more »

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