Alice Arlene Stiles

Alice Arlene Stiles, 91, of Dixon, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Rockford, IL. She worked for the Dixon State School from 1964-1971, then as a case worker for the State of Illinois Department of Public Aid for 12 years prior to her retirement in 1983. Alice was born…read more »


Rev. Vernon Fred Dean

Rev. Vernon Fred Dean, of Franklin Grove, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018, one day after his 90th birthday, at Serenity Hospice & Home in Oregon, IL. He was a meat cutter at Jewel for over 30 years and was called into the ministry in 1988, and the last church he pastored was the Franklin…read more »


Dorothy M. Brown

Dorothy M. Brown, 88, of Sterling, died on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.  She was born on December 13, 1929 in Tampico to Walter and Betty (Peterson) Anderson.  She married Robert Brown on January 22, 1949.  He preceded her in death on February 6, 1998.  Dorothy worked for the City…read more »


William Harlow Fagan

William Harlow Fagan, 86, of Dixon IL died at home surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 3 2018. He was born April 22, 1932 in Watauga, TN the son William Robert Fagan and Pluma Alice Bare. He is a veteran of the Korean War after which he was awarded the Silver Star, Bronze Star for…read more »

Robert M. Woosley

Robert M. Woosley, 56, of Rock Falls, died on Saturday, July 7, 2018 following an automobile accident in Lee County. Robert was born on November 13, 1961 in Morrison to Billy Woosley and Barbara Abney.  He was a carpenter with Terry Wolf Construction and attended Harvest Time Bible Church. He enjoyed demo derbies, listening to…read more »


Judith J. May

Judith J. May, age 75, of Dixon, died Thursday, July 5, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She was born September 5, 1942, in Harrisburg, the daughter of Ardell and Edna (Mitchell) Hamilton. She had worked as Head Cook at the Nachusa Lutheran Home for 10 years. Judy was a member of Calvary Baptist…read more »


Nellie Mae Tieken

Nellie Mae Tieken, 89, of Dixon, died, Friday, July 6, 2018, at St. Anthony’s Medical Center, Rockford. Nellie was the Home Economics teacher at Dixon High School for many years and prior to that was a substitute teach in the Dixon Public Schools. Mrs. Tieken was born May 6, 1929 in Cortland, IL, the daughter…read more »


Pastor Howard Lee Wiseman

Pastor Howard Lee Wiseman, lovingly known as “Bro”, 86, of Dixon, passed away July 3, 2018, at Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling. He was married for 58 years to the day to his sweetheart, Cherrith Kathryn Hill, joined on July 3, 1960 in McCook, NE. Howard pastored at Lincoln Ave Church of God,…read more »

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