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Muriel Ann Myers

Muriel Ann Myers, 84, of Dixon, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021, at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon, IL. She was a secretary to the Chief of Police in Carol Stream, IL for 26 years prior to her retirement in 1994. Muriel was born, April 29, 1936, in Saint Joseph, MI, the daughter of…read more »

Leonard G. Strader

Leonard G. Strader, age 79, died Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Perry Memorial Hospital, Princeton. Leonard was born on July 4, 1941 in Princeton the son of Ben F. and Mildred (Beaver) Strader.  He married Mary Jane Haefner on June 6, 1964 in Dixon.  Leonard was employed as Assistant Superintendent with the Village of Walnut…read more »

Daniel J. Crebo Jr

Daniel J. Crebo, Jr, age 26 of Rock Falls, died Saturday, January 9, 2021. Dan was born on December 29, 1993 in Sterling, the son of Daniel J. and Lisa (Bollman) Crebo, Sr. He was a 2012 graduate of Prophetstown High School and a United States Army National Guard Veteran. Dan enjoyed reading, writing, drawing,…read more »

Sara Mae McCoy

Sara Mae McCoy, 72 of Rock Falls, died Thursday, January 14, 2021 at her home. Sara was born on January 12, 1949 in Sterling, the daughter of Clevie and Juanita (Thomas) Pillars. She worked at Winning Wheels as a dietician for many years. She also was a cook at Self Help, Head Start and Grandma…read more »

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Larry Duane Potter

Larry Duane Potter, 78, of Polo, passed away on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at CGH Medical Center, Sterling, IL. He was a lifetime farmer in the surrounding area for many years. Larry also worked for Allied Locke for 17 years. Larry was born, January 9, 1942, in Fort Scott, KS, the son of Paul and…read more »

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Lyle R. Schrader

Lyle R. Schrader, age 91, of Walnut, passed away peacefully Monday January 11, 2021 at the Walnut Manor Nursing home with family members (in person as well as in prayer) and his wonderful caregivers at his side. Lyle was born October 16, 1929 in Sublette IL., the son of George and Ethel (Christiansen) Schrader. As…read more »

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Cynthia “Cindy” Ann Knowlton

Cynthia “Cindy” Ann Knowlton, 62, of Dixon, passed away on Monday, January 4, 2021, at her home surrounded by loved ones and her beloved dog, Bo. She was a registered nurse and worked at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital with Dr. Laxman S. Iyer, MD, for many years prior to her retirement in October of 2019.…read more »

Alice M. Brunk

Alice M. Brunk, 84 of Rock Falls, died Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Alice was born on May 15, 1936 in Green Castle, Missouri, the daughter of Ida (Wildman) Adams. She married Paul Brunk on April 15, 1955 in Prophetstown. Alice was a registered nurse and worked at…read more »

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