Obituaries

Marie Boggs

Marie Boggs, age 81, passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, January 24, 2021 surrounded by her family. Marie was born on February 2, 1939 in Newton Township, Illinois, the daughter of William Joseph and Gladys Marie (Kennedy) Sullivan. She married Fred Boggs on May 3, 1962 in Rapid City, Illinois. In her younger…read more »

James H. Clausen

James H. Clausen, age 83, died at his home Tuesday, January 19, 2021. James was born on April 3, 1937 in Ramona, S.D. the son of Harry W. and Mary L. (Fordice) Clausen.  He married Ramona Schinderling on December 20, 1960 in Madison, S.D.  James was employed as a Supervisor at Northwestern Steel & Wire…read more »

Patricia Kessler

Patricia Kessler, age 70, died at the Citadel of Sterling on Friday, January 15, 2021. Patricia was born on September 7, 1950 in Milledgeville the daughter of Jesse Aldin and Mary Ellen (Brilles) Winters.  She married Ronald E. Kessler on January 16, 1987 in Sterling. He died September 19, 2013. Patricia was employed as an…read more »

Folkers

Brian Kenneth Folkers

Brian Kenneth Folkers, 57 of Bettendorf, died Thursday, January 21, 2021 at his home. Brian was born on March 11, 1963, the son of Kenneth Folkers and Patricia (Pfeffer) Jones. He was employed at Arconic Inc. for many years. Brian was outgoing and energetic, and was a friend to many. He loved his Harley and…read more »

Landreth

Roger Lyle Landreth

Roger Lyle Landreth, 85, of Dixon, passed away on Monday, January 18, 2021, after a short illness at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon, IL. Roger was born December 25, 1935, in St. Elmo, IL, at his grandparent’s home, the son of James and Helen (Wurl) Landreth. He spent his early years in Moro, IL where…read more »

Thomas E. Latta

Thomas E Latta age 66 of Amboy died Tuesday Jan. 19, 2021 at his home. He was born Aug. 29, 1954 in Sterling the son of Donald and Fredleen (Ferguson) Latta.  Tom was a graduate of the Amboy High School class of 1973.  He worked at Allied Locke Ind. for 35 years and was Supervisor…read more »

Eissens

Mark Harold Eissens

Mark Harold Eissens, 62 of Sterling, died Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at his home. Mark was born on December 15, 1958 in Sterling, the son of Raymond and Charlotte (McCullough) Eissens. He worked as a landscaper and had landscaped many local parks. Mark enjoyed being outdoors and was an avid cyclist. He is survived by…read more »

Robert Wright Jr.

Robert L. Wright, Jr., 83, of Dixon, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 17, 2021. Robert was born or November 21, 1937, in Dixon, IL, the eldest son of Robert and Edith (Volz) Wright, Sr. He married Sharon Gilbert on May 11, 1958, at St Paul’s Lutheran Church in Franklin Grove IL. They were married…read more »

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