Obituaries

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Mary Rose (Parker) Zopf

Mary Rose (Parker) Zopf of Sterling and formerly of Dixon, peacefully passed away of natural causes on Sunday, December 13th, 2020. Mary Rose was born on August 9th, 1921, to Walter and Rose (Brechon) Parker, in Dixon IL. She married Richard Zopf, who preceded her in death on December 22nd, 1995. She lived her entire…read more »

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Arthur A. Deem

Arthur A. Deem, 96 died Monday December 14, 2020 at Regency Care of Sterling. He was born on June 30, 1924 in Rock Falls, the son of Arthur E. and Genevieve (Coe) Deem. He was a US Navy Veteran and served in WWII and the Korean War. He married Ruth Corl on November 28, 1948…read more »

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Harold Donald Johnson

Harold Donald Johnson, 94, of Dixon, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2020, at Liberty Court Assisted Living & Memory Care, Dixon, IL. He was employed by the Illinois Northern Utility Co., which merged with Public Service Co., then with Commonwealth Edison Co. for 36 prior to his retirement. Harold was born May 15, 1926,…read more »

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Steven M. Bierdeman

Steven M. Bierdeman, 61, passed away Thursday, Dec 10, 2020 in Dixon, IL. Steve was born on December 10, 1959 in Aurora, IL, the son of John and Marie (Hedeen) Bierdeman. He attended Moody Bible Institute where he met his beloved wife, Ruth. Following graduation from Moody, they were married at Ruth’s family farm in…read more »

Wyonne Christina Huene

Wyonne Christina Huene, 104, of Dixon, went to be with her lord on December 13, 2020, at her home in Dixon, IL. She worked for Dixon Developmental Center, for 13 years prior to her retirement. Wyonne was born, December 8, 1916, in Ashton, Bradford Township, Lee County IL, the daughter of Harvey and Rose (Henert)…read more »

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Virginia A. Leffelman (nee Warner)

Virginia A. Leffelman (nee Warner), 89 of Dixon, formerly of Amboy, died on December 9, 2020 of COVID-19. Having just lost her husband, Sylvan Leffelman to the same horrid virus five days prior, Virginia left this world with her children Nancy, Paul, Phil and Jan by her side. She was welcomed into heaven by Sylvan…read more »

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John “Keith” Roop Sr

John “Keith” Roop, Sr., 84, of Franklin Grove, passed away Sunday, December 13, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family. He worked for Frank N Butler Company, for 39 years. Keith was born, November 3, 1936, in Cavalier County, ND, the son of Donald and Marjorie (Morrison) Roop. He graduated from Franklin Grove High…read more »

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Patricia A. Harney

Patricia A Harney age 88 of Dixon died Sunday Dec. 13, 2020 at the Citadel of Sterling. She was born April 20, 1932 in Sterling IL the daughter of Eli and Bonnie (Conrady) Forquer. Patricia was a graduate of the KSB School of Nursing and worked for the Edwards Clinic and with her husband at…read more »

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