Obituaries

Sigifredo Moncivais

Sigifredo Moncivais

May 26, 1942 — July 25, 2015
Service: July 30, 2015

Sigifredo Moncivais, age 73 of Sterling passed away peacefully Saturday, July 25, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family. Sigifredo was born May 25, 1942 in Monterrey, Mexico the son of Pedro and Carmen (Alvarez) Moncivais. He married Maria Echebarria on January 21, 1966 in Sterling. Sigifredo worked for the City of Sterling for more than 10 years. He enjoyed listening to music, working on cars, collecting watches and fixing and working...

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Vicki Lynn Oviatt

Vicki Lynn Oviatt

April 3, 1954 — July 24, 2015
Service: July 28, 2015

Vicki Lynn Oviatt, age 61 of Sterling, died Friday, July 24, 2015 at her home. Vicki was born on April 3, 1954 in Mt. Carroll; the daughter of Ray and Imogene (Handel) Oviatt. She married Gustavo Lorenzo Rodriguez; he preceded her in death on September 28, 1974. Survivors include, her significant other, Jeff Knutson of Sterling; two daughters, Vanessa "Bussy" (James Dean) West of Pittsburg, TX and Maria Rodriguez of Las Vegas, NV; two...

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Norbert Padilla

Norbert Padilla

June 6, 1930 — July 17, 2015
Service: July 20, 2015

STERLING – Norbert M. Padilla, 85 of Sterling died Friday July 17, 2015 at his home. He was born on June 6, 1930 in Galva, IL the son of Miguel and Serafina Padilla and was a graduate of Kewanee High School. Norbert served his country in the US Army as a ranger during the Korean War. He married Nancy E. Jones on April 19, 1958 in Kewanee. Norbert was employed at the former Northwestern Steel and Wire Co in Sterling for 31 years retiring in...

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Maria L. Brito-Arellano

Maria L. Brito-Arellano

February 26, 1958 — July 16, 2015
Service: July 20, 2015

Maria L. Brito-Arellano, age 57 of Sterling, died Thursday, July 16, 2015 at OSF St. Francis Hospice Home in Peoria. Maria was born on February 26, 1958 in Mexico; the daughter of Juan and Guadalupe (Arroyo) Trujillo. She married Juan Brito-Arellano on May 23, 1981 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling. Maria was employed by Borg Warner in Dixon for 38 years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband,...

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Joseph D. Geeting

Joseph D. Geeting

November 12, 1971 — July 16, 2015
Service: July 25, 2015

ROCK FALLS – Joseph Douglas Geeting, 43 died Thursday July 16, 2015 near Scottsbluuf, NE as the result of a truck crash. He was born on November 12, 1971 in Sterling the son of Douglas Wayne and Sheila Rae (Brinkman) Geeting. He was a 1989 graduate of Rock Falls High School and a 1993 graduate of Parkland College with his associates degree in veterinary technology, Joe had worked for Attendorf Trucking of Minot, ND for 11 years and most...

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Danielle S.  Wade

Danielle S. Wade

June 9, 1989 — July 15, 2015
Service: July 20, 2015

Danielle Sue Wade, age 26 formerly of Sterling, died Wednesday, July 15, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Danielle was born on June 9, 1989 in Sterling; the daughter of Thomas Wade and Roxanne (Johnson) Glazier. She graduated from Sterling High School in 2007. Danielle was employed by Wells Fargo in Des Moines, Iowa. Survivors include, her father, Thomas Wade of Rock Falls; her mother, Roxanne (Kurt) Glazier of Sterling; paternal grandmother,...

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Logan Paul Parker

Logan Paul Parker

June 29, 1994 — July 13, 2015
Service: July 16, 2015

Logan P. Parker, 21 of Rock Falls died Monday July 13, 2015 at his home following an extended illness. He was born on June 29, 1994 in Sterling the son of John Paul Parker and Mandy Lea Clevenger. His dogs Asya and Kane were very important to him. Surviving are his father, John P (Wendy) Parker of Rock Falls and his mother Mandy L Clevenger (Noe Ramirez III) of Rock Falls; his sisters: Keishia (Marshall) Parker Jr of Sterling and Kaitlyn...

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Larry L. Reynolds

Larry L. Reynolds

September 15, 1950 — July 12, 2015
Service: July 25, 2015

Larry L. Reynolds, age 64 of Dixon, died Sunday, July 12, 2015 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Larry was born on September 15, 1950 in Ottawa, IL; the son of Gordon and Virginia (Walters) Reynolds. He was a United States Army Veteran who served our country in the War in Vietnam. He married Edith Pennell on August 31, 1979 in Ottawa. Larry was employed at Walmart in Sterling for the past 6 years. Survivors include his wife,...

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Anne M. Brouilette

Anne M. Brouilette

July 6, 1937 — July 11, 2015
Service: July 18, 2015

Anne Mary Brouilette, age 78 of Sterling, passed away Saturday, July 11, 2015 at her home. She was born July 6th, 1937 in Chicago, IL; the daughter of Joseph and Helen (McCarthy) McCarthy. She married Kenneth Brouilette on August 30, 1958 at Genevieve Catholic Church in Chicago. Together, they spent nearly 53 years of marriage before his passing August 16th, 2011. She and Ken lived in Chicago until 1968. Anne and Ken then made their home in...

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Bernice M. Dolan

Bernice M. Dolan

November 3, 1921 — July 10, 2015
Service: No Services

Bernice Marian Dolan, 93 of Rock Falls, died Friday, July 10, 2015 in Rock Falls, IL. Mrs. Dolan was born November 3, 1921 in Dyersville, IA to Michael and Hildegard (Goerdt) Steffen. She married E. Patrick Dolan on November 11, 1942. He preceded her in death on September 2, 2006. She worked as a "secretary on wheels" to Bill Schorenberg at Amerock Corporation in Rockford for 30 years. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in...

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