Obituaries

Charlotte A. Fitzpatrick

Charlotte A Fitzpatrick age 92 of Dixon IL died Wed. Dec. 30, 2020 at Rock River Hospice Home in Sterling, IL. She was born Jan. 13, 1928 in Sublette IL the daughter of Leo and Helen (McGovern) Goy. Charlotte worked as the Outreach Coordinator for the LCCOA at the Dixon Senior Center and sold Mary…read more »

Donald “Donnie” Reinhold

Donald “Donnie” Reinhold age 81 of Franklin Grove IL died peacefully at his home Wednesday December 30, 2020 surrounded by his wife and children. He was born on June 27, 1939 in Dixon IL, the son of Clarence and Elizabeth (Bodmer) Reinhold. Don was a lifelong farmer of nearly 60 years and beloved member of…read more »

Virginia Helleen (Calkins) Burnell

Virginia Helleen (Calkins) Burnell, 82, of Dixon, died at home on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. She worked for Plews Eldelmann for 27 years prior to her retirement. Virginia was born August 17, 1938 in Norwich, CT. Daughter of Florence (Buckley) and Theodore Calkins. Virginia married Jackie R. Burnell Sr. on March 1, 1958 in Oregon,…read more »

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Eileen M. Albee

Eileen M Albee age 82 of Amboy died Saturday Jan. 2, 2021 at Trinity Hospital in Rock Island, IL. She was born May 8, 1938 in Chicago, IL the daughter of Lawrence and Laverne (Miller) Miles. Eileen was a waitress at the Northern Railroad and Illinois Central Railroad. She enjoyed doing crafts and flowers while…read more »

Adolph Zapf

Adolph L. Zapf, age 98, died Saturday, January 2, 2021 at Regency Care of Sterling. He was born on March 13, 1922 in Rock Falls the son of George and Dora (Jacobs) Zapf.  Adolph married Ona Mae Rosene. She died March 21, 1981. He was a lifelong farmer in the Rock Falls area and lifelong…read more »

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William Wesley Fisher

William Wesley Fisher, age 95, died Sunday, December 27, 2020 at St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. William was born on August 13, 1925 in Harmon the son of Herbert and Helen (Robinson) Fisher.  He married Barbara Myers on October 11, 1947.  She died on December 20, 2011. William retired from Northwestern Steel & Wire…read more »

Rita Ann Conley, 91 of Rock Falls, died on Monday, December 28, 2020 at The Villas of Hollybrook, Reflections and Memory Care in Springfield. Rita was born on August 6, 1929 in Bagley, WI, the daughter of Alfred and Evelyn (Bailey) Jackley. She graduated from Sterling High School in 1948. She married Harold Conley on…read more »

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Dolores “Dee” Smith

Dolores “Dee” Smith, Age 82, formally of Prophetstown, IL passed away on December 25, 2020 at St. Patricks Residence in Naperville.  She was born February 17, 1938 in Michigan.  Dee moved to Prophetstown where she worked as a CNA at Winning Wheels.  There she meant her good friend Jim and they lived together in Prophetstown…read more »

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