Obituaries

Pamela Ann Varden

Pamela Ann Varden, age 76, of Milledgeville, died Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at her home. Pamela was born on December 18, 1943 in Texas, the daughter of Warren and Florence (Brown) Fossett. She married Otis Varden. Pamela ran a large preschool for many years in Long Beach, California. She had a love for arts and…read more »

Eugene “Gene” Sanders

Eugene “Gene” J. Sanders, age 88, died Monday, November 16, 2020 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Gene was born on December 23, 1931 in Sterling the son of Earl and Mae (McCann) Sanders.  He married Adrienne Allen on September 14, 1953 in Sterling.  She preceded him in death on May 30. 2017.  Gene was…read more »

Allynn Parker

Allynn E. Parker, age 91, of Dixon, IL died Sunday Nov. 15, 2020 at Generations Nursing Home in Byron, IL. He was born March 24, 1929 in Ottawa, IL the son of Allynn and Ruth (Smith) Parker. Allynn worked as an electrician for Branson Electric 30 years prior to his retirement in 1990. He was…read more »

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John Earl Morley Jr.

John Earl Morley, Jr. 74, of Dixon, passed away on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at Dixon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Dixon, IL. He was a teacher at Dixon Public Schools, job coordinator at Lee County Special Education, and finished his career as an educator at Nachusa Lutheran Home. John was born, February 22, 1946, in…read more »

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William K. Schrader

William K. Schrader, age 91, died Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Citadel Care Center in Sterling. William was born on September 3, 1929 in Sterling the son of Carl W. and Nina Mae (Reecher) Schrader.  He married Dorothy Bauser on February 17, 1981 in Las Vegas, Nev. She preceded him in death on July…read more »

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Myrtle P. Penny

Myrtle P. Penny, 84, of Sterling formerly of Dixon, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020, at Citadel of Sterling, Sterling, IL. She worked for Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Housekeeping for 23 years prior to her retirement. Myrtle was born, January 18, 1936, in Sparta, IL, the daughter of Kenneth and Pauline (Killough) Madison. She…read more »

Bette J. Deets

Bette J. Deets, age 86 of Rock Falls, died Sunday, November 15, 2020 at her home. Bette was born on December 31, 1933 in Sterling, the daughter of Lester and G. Ailene (Scoughton) Hollis. She married Lawrence “Larry” Gordon Deets on June 14, 1952 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on September 3, 2001.…read more »

Jack Icenogle

Jack L. Icenogle, age 81, died Monday, November 16, 2020 at Regency Care of Sterling. Jack was born on January 23, 1939 in Monmouth the son of Clifford and Zelora (Sawyer) Icenogle. He married Carolyn Jaques on September 28, 1963.  Jack was employed as a Foreman for 30 years at Lawrence Brothers Manufacturing in Sterling…read more »

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