Sterling

Brumbly

Pamela K. Brumbly, age 58, died Thursday, December 19, 2019 at the Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling.

Pam was born on May 26, 1961 in Sterling, the daughter of Donald and Naomia (Junkins) Harrison.  She was employed at PNC Manufacturing, in Polo, for 18 years.  Pam cherished spending time with her friends and family.  She was caring, loving, quick-witted, and will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her mother, Naomia of Rock Falls; two daughters, Erin Vasquez of Haldane and Danielle (Jason) Wold of Milton, Fla.; niece, Brandi (Dusten) Duchay, great niece, Cheyenne Duchay and great nephew, Issac Duchay, all of Rock Falls; two grandchildren, Sarah Johnston and Zakary Johnston both of N.D.

She was preceded in death by her father, one sister, Kathi Geiger.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Monday, December 30, 2019 at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.  Memorial services will follow at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Reverend Dr. Solomon Sudhakar officiating.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to Rock River Hospice and Home.

Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com

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Sterling is a city in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. The population was 15,370 at the 2010 census, down from 15,451 in 2000. Formerly nicknamed “Hardware Capital of the World”, Sterling has long been associated with manufacturing and the steel industry.

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