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 »


Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson, 76, of Dixon, died Saturday, July 28, 2018, at his home in Dixon. Richard worked as a truck operator for St. Mary’s Cement Plant in Dixon prior to his retirement. Richard was born September 4, 1941 in Sterling, IL, the son of Francis Dawson and Mildred Thormahlen.  He married Patricia A. Kernes on…read more »

John David Dykhuizen

John David Dykhuizen, 87 of Milledgeville, died Friday, July 27, 2018 at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison. John was born in Morrison, IL to William and Elena (VanWieren) Dykhuizen on February 21, 1931. He married Alberta Ann Smith in Fulton, IL on September 25, 1953 who survives. A graduate of Morrison High School in 1951,…read more »

Michael L. Clark

Michael L. Clark, 48, of Sterling, died Friday, July 27, 2018. Michael was born June 2, 1970, in Sterling, IL; the son of Penny L. Tubbs and James L. Wessels.  He was employed by Wahl Clipper of Sterling, IL.  Michael was a 1988 graduate of Rock Falls High School.  He enjoyed spending time with his…read more »

Michael T. Little

Michael T. Little, age 48, of Rock Falls, died Monday, July 23, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Michael was born October 26, 1969 in Sterling the son of Thomas and Sandra (Lawrence) Little.  He graduated from Rock Falls High School in 1987 and later graduated from Sauk Valley Community College.  Michael was employed…read more »

Betty Jane Harridge

Betty Jane Harridge, 89 of Morrison, died Sunday, July 22, 2018 at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison surrounded by her family.  She was born in Morrison, the daughter of John and Louise (Rosenow) Popkins on July 10, 1929. She attended Morrison Schools. Betty married John A. Harridge on September 7, 1949. She was a former…read more »


Barbara A. Josephson

Mom was born November 21, 1927, in Cedar Rapids, IA, the daughter of Harley and Vera (Comport) Bowser. After graduating with her Registered Nursing Degree from KSB School of Nursing in Dixon, IL, Mom worked as a private duty nurse. Prior to her retirement, she had worked many years for the Lee County Health Department…read more »

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Patrick R. Jones Sr

Patrick R. Jones, Sr., age 83, of Dixon, died Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Heritage Square in Dixon. He was born October 30, 1934, in Dixon, the son of J. Willard and Elizabeth (Hennessy) Jones. Pat was a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer for over 50 years in Illinois and was the 3rd generation owner…read more »

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