Marie Huffman

Marie Huffman, 79, of Dixon, died Saturday, July 7, 2018, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon. She worked for the Illinois Tollway for 17 years, prior to her retirement. Marie was born August 25, 1938, in Dixon, IL, the daughter of John and Elsie (Boone) Cox.  She married Bruce S. Huffman on October 29,…read more »

Allen E. “Zip” Sensenig

Allen E. “Zip” Sensenig age 47 of Polo died Thursday July 12, 2018 at his home. He was born May 23, 1971 in Dixon the son of Lyle “Red” and Mary (Diggs) Sensenig.  He had worked at Quality Metal Finishing in Byron for 14 years and then at Xena in Polo for the past 4…read more »


Alice J Vaile

Alice J Vaile 83 of Dixon died Thursday July 12, 2018 at Franklin Grove Living and Rehab. She was born May 17, 1935 in Dixon the daughter of Harry and Elsie (Brunnenmeyer) Reid.  Alice was a deputy clerk at the Lee County Clerk’s office prior to her retirement.  She was a member of the KSB…read more »


Cory Brett William Bearden

Cory Brett William Bearden, 41 of Dixon, died Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  He was a truck driver for Tony Brown Trucking in Dixon. Cory was born December 31, 1976, in Dixon, IL, the son of William V.O. and Linda (Outhouse) Bearden Jr. He is survived by two daughters, MaKenna and Cierra Bearden; his mother, Linda…read more »


San Juana “Jane” Amezola

San Juana “Jane” Amezola, 74, of Rock Falls, died on Sunday morning, July 8, 2018 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood.  She was born on December 15, 1943 in Anahuao, Nuevo Leon, Mexico to Celestino and Maria (Ramirez) Valdez.  She married Alejandro Amezola on July 28, 1974 in Ayotlan, Jalisca, Mexico.  He preceded her…read more »


Alice Arlene Stiles

Alice Arlene Stiles, 91, of Dixon, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Rockford, IL. She worked for the Dixon State School from 1964-1971, then as a case worker for the State of Illinois Department of Public Aid for 12 years prior to her retirement in 1983. Alice was born…read more »


Rev. Vernon Fred Dean

Rev. Vernon Fred Dean, of Franklin Grove, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, one day after his 90th birthday, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, IL. He was a meat cutter at Jewel for over 30 years and was called into the ministry in 1988, and the last church he pastored was the Franklin…read more »


Dorothy M. Brown

Dorothy M. Brown, 88, of Sterling, died on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.  She was born on December 13, 1929 in Tampico to Walter and Betty (Peterson) Anderson.  She married Robert Brown on January 22, 1949.  He preceded her in death on February 6, 1998.  Dorothy worked for the City…read more »

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