Marilyn Peretto

Marilyn Peretto, 77, of Sterling died on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. She was born on March 5, 1941 in Chicago to Nicholas and Angeline (Longo) Nelson.  She worked for Hammond Organ Company for over 15 years as a customer service representative.  She is survived by 2 daughters, Janet (Marion) Hall…read more »


Carl V. Parton

Carl V. Parton, age 82, of Compton and formerly of Amboy, died Sunday, December 23, 2018, at OSF St. Paul Medical Center in Mendota. He was born July 18, 1936, in Springfield, the son of Napoleon and Gladys (Langfield) Parton. Carl was an Interior Communications Specialist in the Navy for 22 years prior to his…read more »

Kenneth Houzenga

Kenneth Houzenga, age 83, of Fulton, died Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison. Kenneth was born August 12, 1935 in Thomson the son of Richard and Hilda (Eissens) Houzenga.  He served in the US Army and later married Marge Beswick on February 4, 1955 in Fulton.  He was employed as…read more »

Loretta Ruth Robinett

Loretta Ruth Robinett, 85 of Deer Grove, died Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at her home. Loretta was born on February 20, 1933 in Sikeston, Missouri, the daughter of William and Ruby (Browning) Hill. She married Lonnie Earl Robinett, Sr. Loretta worked at General Electric for over 30 years. Survivors include her daughter, Judith Ann (John)…read more »


Billy Joe Seidel

Billy Joe Seidel, age 63 of Rock Falls, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City after an extended illness. Billy was born on August 1, 1955 in Sterling, the son of Raymond H. and Darlene E. (Love) Seidel. He married Donna Hose on May 25, 1995 in Jamaica.…read more »


Robert Tod McLane

Robert Tod McLane, 74, of Dixon died peacefully Saturday, December 15 at KSB Hospital after a short illness. Robert was one of two children.  He was born September 20, 1944 in Dixon, the son of Helen and John McLane, Sr.  Robert was a lifelong resident of Dixon and devoted member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church.…read more »


Eugene “Gene” Chelca Hardy

Eugene “Gene” Chelca Hardy, 96 of Deer Grove, Il died peacefully at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling, IL on December 16, 2018. Gene was born on November 12, 1932 in rural Deer Grove, IL to Edmund and Amy (Crystal) Hardy. Gene was the 8th of 9 sibblings. In his early years he worked…read more »


Rodney James Fetterolf

Rodney James Fetterolf, 78, of Grand Detour, passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, IL. Rodney was a Civil Engineer for over 35 years. He worked for Illinois Department of Transportation and Willet Hoffmann prior to his retirement. Rodney was born March 29, 1940, in Freeport, IL, the son…read more »

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