Obituaries

Connie C. Jackson

Connie C. Jackson

July 13, 1957 — November 17, 2017
Service: November 22, 2017

Connie C. Jackson Connie C. Jackson, age 60, of Lyndon, died Friday, November 17, 2017 at her home. Connie was born July 13, 1957 in Morrison the daughter of Ralph and Coletta (Wand) Koehn. She married Merle Jackson in July of 1995 in Morrison and was employed at Sterling Medical Supplies for 26 years. Survivors include her husband of Lyndon; one daughter, Tiffany (Ron) Coleman of Prophetstown; one son, Shawn (Tina) Buckley of Annawan;...

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Nancy Ellen Hahn

Nancy Ellen Hahn

December 13, 1951 — November 16, 2017
Service: November 20, 2017

Nancy Ellen Hahn, 65 of Sterling, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling surrounded by her loving family. Nancy was born on December 13, 1951 in Dixon, the daughter of Loyd and Hazel Black. She graduated from Dixon High School in 1970. She worked at the Dixon State School and several different nursing homes. She met the love of her life, Gary Lee Hahn and they were married on May 23, 1975. They enjoyed 42...

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Larry A. Horner

Larry A. Horner

November 21, 1940 — November 16, 2017
Service: No Services

Larry A. Horner, Sr., 76 of Sterling, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at his home. Larry was born on November 21, 1940 in Freeport, the son of LaVerne E. and Lorraine Celeta (Hopkins) Horner. He grew up in Nelson and graduated from Rock Falls High School in 1959. Larry served in the US Army three years in Germany. He married Margo A. Paschal on August 17, 1963 in Rock Falls. Larry was employed by National MFG for 41 years. He worked as a...

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Ida Mae Wiemken

Ida Mae Wiemken

August 24, 1932 — November 16, 2017
Service: November 20, 2017

Ida Mae Wiemken, 85 of Sterling, IL died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She was born on August 24, 1932 in Woosung, IL the daughter of Harry Dale and Faye Geraldine (Brown) Houpt. Ida Mae married Don Wiemken in Royce City, TX on July 2, 1985. She was employed at Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, IA from 1964-1974. She then worked for Dixon State School from 1975-1983 and Edgewild Nursing Home in Sterling from 1984...

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Eunice Detweiler

Eunice Detweiler

August 18, 1934 — November 15, 2017
Service: November 20, 2017

Eunice E. Detweiler, age 83 of Sterling, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 after an extended illness. Eunice was born on August 18, 1934 in Sterling, the daughter of Roy K. and Minnie (Arnold) Detweiler. She was educated at Kapp Grade School and Sterling High School, working at Community General Hospital during her senior year. She continued to work there for several years before spending over 30 years in the payroll department at...

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Jesus Ortega

Jesus Ortega

November 13, 1926 — November 14, 2017
Service: November 17, 2017

Jesus Ortega Jesus Ortega, age 91, of Sterling, died Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at his home. Jesus was born November 13, 1926 in Olivia, Texas the son of Mr. and Mrs. Primitivo Ortega. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and married Anne R. Martinez on November 13, 1950. She preceded him in death on June 25, 2009. He was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling for over 30 years and was a member of St. Mary Catholic...

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Dorothy M. Marsh

Dorothy M. Marsh

July 21, 1920 — November 13, 2017
Service: November 16, 2017

Dorothy M. Marsh, 97 of Sterling died Monday November 13, 2017 at Heritage Woods of Sterling. She was born on August 21, 1920 in Sterling, the daughter of James "Shirley" and Bertha Irene (Talmadage) Funk. She married Robert James Marsh on May 2, 1942 in Kahoka, MO. He died September 9, 2015. She was a lifetime member of St. John Ev Lutheran Church in Sterling. Survivors include her son, Dennis (Dona) Marsh of Rock Falls; two...

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Anna Young

Anna Young

July 5, 1944 — November 12, 2017
Service: November 18, 2017

Anna Young Anna Young, age 73, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, November 12, 2017 at her home surrounded by family. Anna was born July 5, 1944 in Sterling the daughter of Chirilia John and Eva (Pavel) Ordean. She married Ronald D. Young on August 8, 1965 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Falls. He preceded her in death on February 18, 2017. Anna was employed as an LPN for Whiteside County Home Health Care, CGH Medical Center and the Sterling...

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Doris  J. Wade

Doris J. Wade

February 16, 1925 — November 10, 2017
Service: November 18, 2017

Doris J. Wade, 92 of Sterling died Friday November 10, 2017 at Morningside of Sterling. She was born on February 16, 1925 in Sterling, the daughter of Garrett and Caroline (Averill) Abel. She married Harold C. Wade on April 9, 1947 in Sterling. He died December 22, 2002. Doris had worked for 5 years 1943-1948 at the former Central National Bank in Sterling. Doris was a member of Grace Episcopal Church in Sterling. Survivors include her...

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Harvey J. Waldschmidt

Harvey J. Waldschmidt

July 8, 1921 — November 10, 2017
Service: November 15, 2017

Harvey Joseph Waldschmidt, 96 of Sterling, died Friday, November 10, 2017 at CGH Medical Center peacefully from a short illness. Harvey was born on July 8, 1921 in Metamora, Ill., the oldest of eleven, the son of Henry A. and Lillian (Elbert) Waldschmidt. The family moved to the Waldschmidt Family Farm south of Rock Falls on March 1, 1942. Harvey was needed with the farming so he did not attend high school but graduated from grade school...

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