Allen E. Crotts Sr

Allen E. Crotts, Sr., age 81, formerly of Rock Falls died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Marigold Nursing and Rehabilitation in Galesburg.  Allen was born on March 9, 1937 in Rock Falls the son of Frank and Bertha (Alexander) Crotts.  He married Dorothea Craig on October 25, 1975 in Prophetstown.  She died February 24, 2005. …read more »


Donald S. Mulnix

Donald S. Mulnix, age 73, of Morrison, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in Clinton, Iowa. Donald was born July 30, 1944 in Carroll County, IL the son of  Virgil and Grace (Paschal) Mulnix.  He served in the US Army and later was employed at GE for 34 years retiring on November…read more »


William Marion Machen

William Marion Machen age 85 of Amboy died peacefully Wednesday June 20, 2018 at his home. He was born Feb. 13, 1933 in Amboy the son of Louis and Lillian (Barnes) Machen. He worked many jobs during his lifetime retiring from Sauk Valley Community College after 26 years in 1996. He married Mary Francis Hillison…read more »

Jack L. Kuelper

Jack L. Kuelper, age 78, of Wyanet, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford. Jack was born June 10, 1940 in Deer Grove the son of Leonard and Helen (Reffett) Kuelper.  He married Judith Morse on December 22, 1961 in Rock Falls and was employed as a mill wright at Northwestern…read more »

Lawrence W. Nelson

Lawrence W. Nelson, age 92, of Nelson, died Thursday, June 14, 2018, at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. Larry was born October 19, 1925 in Clinton, Iowa the son of Harry and June (Thompson) Nelson.  He served in the US Navy during WWII as Radioman Third Class and later married Florence Shonka in…read more »


Donovan K. Fordham

Donovan K. Fordham, 26, of Dixon, died Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Memphis, TN. Donovan was born May 11, 1992, in Dixon, IL, the son of Joseph E. Phillips and Misti L. Fordham.  He loved spending time with family and friends. Donovan enjoyed boating and spending time on the Rock River.  Music was a passion…read more »


James “David” Bartlett-Reynolds

James “David” Bartlett-Reynolds, 61, of Dixon, died Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at his home. He was a sergeant at the Dixon Correctional Center for 18 years, prior to his retirement.  He also owned and operated PeeWee’s Restaurant in Dixon from 2004 – 2006. James was born October 19, 1956, in Dixon, IL, the son of…read more »


Geneva L. Beane

Geneva L. Beane, age 94, of Sterling, died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at her home. Geneva was born October 15, 1923 in Fancy Farm, Ky. the daughter of Coleman and Mattie (Clark) Handley.  She married Donald O. Beane on June 10, 1944 in Dixon.  She was a homemaker and was part owner of People’s Market…read more »

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