Obituaries

Owen Ryan Oetting

Owen Ryan Oetting

September 2, 2001 — September 27, 2016
Service: October 1, 2016

Owen R. Oetting, 15 of Morrison and formerly of Sterling died Tuesday September 27, 2016 at Morrison Community Hospital. Owen was born on September 2, 2001 in Sterling, the son of Ryan and Jennifer (Grennan) Oetting. He was a freshman at Morrison High School and loved playing sports, including, football, wrestling and baseball. Owen was active member at St. Mary Catholic Church in Morrison and previously at St. Mary Catholic Church in...

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Tab A. Law

Tab A. Law

December 27, 1955 — September 26, 2016
Service: October 2, 2016

Tab A. Law, 60, of Rock Falls, died Monday, September 26, 2016 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Born December 27, 1955 in Sterling he was a son of Lawrence Newstrand and Sylvia Thompson. Tab was an automotive consultant at The Auto Store for over 20 years. Surviving are his sons, Mike (Rebecca) Miller of Leaf River, Brock (Jill Taylor) Law of Rock Falls and Tab "T.J." Jr. of Quincy; 2 brothers, Gary Law, of Minnesota and Dale...

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Dan E. Royer

Dan E. Royer

December 4, 1957 — September 26, 2016
Service: September 30, 2016

Dan E. Royer, 58, of Lyndon, died Monday, September 26, 2016 at his home. Born December 4, 1957 in Sterling, he was a son of Robert and Doris (Wallingford) Royer. He married Roxanne Sellnow on September 23, 1984 in Dixon. She preceded him in death on August 29, 2001. Dan was a truck driver for Dohrn Trucking in Rock Falls for over 15 years. He attended Harmon United Methodist Church. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle, spending time with...

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Sondra Hart

April 28, 1939 — September 25, 2016
Service: October 1, 2016

ROCK FALLS – Sondra Hart, 77 of Rock Falls died Sunday September 25, 2016 at her home. She was born on April 28, 1939 in Moline, the daughter of Harry Timothy and Myrtle Elletta (Charlberg) Viren. She married Larry Hart on August 8, 1964 in Rock Falls. She had worked at the Coloma Township Offices for many years. Survivors include her husband, Larry; her three sons: Tarry Hart, Leroy Hart, Gary (Gretchen) Hart; Her sisters: Vicki (Doug...

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Elsie M. Webb

Elsie M. Webb

July 11, 1936 — September 25, 2016
Service: October 1, 2016

Elsie M. Webb Elsie M. Webb, age 80, of Franklin Grove, died Sunday, September 25, 2016 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. Elsie was born July 11, 1936 in Woodlawn,IL the daughter of Lloyd and Alverta Mae (Layton) McDuffy. She married Ronald Webb on June 5, 1954 in Dixon. Elsie was the head cook at Franklin Center High School for over 30 years retiring in 1997. She was a member of Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls. Elsie enjoyed cooking,...

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Wallis Arvid Adell

February 23, 1934 — September 23, 2016
Service: September 27, 2016

STERLING – Wallis A. Adell, 82 of Sterling died Friday September 23, 2016 at University of Madison Hospital. He was born on February 23, 1934 in Greeley, CO the son of Arvid Waldermar and Vivian Evelyn (Udd) Adell. Wallis was a 1951 graduate of Essex High School, Essex, IA; He attended the North Park College in Chicago and then graduated from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. He served in the US Army during the Korean War....

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Joan L. Letcher

Joan L. Letcher

June 6, 1939 — September 22, 2016
Service: October 9, 2016

CLINTON, IOWA- Joan L. Letcher, 77, of Clinton, died Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Mercy Living Center South in Clinton. Born June 6, 1939 in Clinton, she was a daughter of Warden and Wilma (Ashpole) Welch. She married Melvin Letcher in Fulton on August 23, 1957 and he preceded her in death on October 15, 2003. Joan was a member of the United Methodist Church. She was active in several churches as Education Director, camp counselor, C.A...

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Donald G. Morgan

Donald G. Morgan

October 7, 1930 — September 21, 2016
Service: September 27, 2016

Donald Gene Morgan, age 85 of Sterling, passed away Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at his home. Don was born on October 7, 1930 in Rock Falls, the son of Allen and Vera (Landis) Morgan. He is a United States Army Veteran and served during the Korean War. He married Mary Lavonne McDonnell on October 17, 1953 in Sterling. She preceded him in death on April 26, 2016. Don was a chief engineer at Northwestern Steel & Wire until he retired. He...

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Paul D Tyler

Paul D Tyler

October 23, 1937 — September 17, 2016
Service: September 22, 2016

Paul D. Tyler, age 78 of Rock Falls, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Paul was born on October 23, 1937 in Rochelle, the son of Les and Mammie Tyler. He was one of six children. Paul married Emma E. "Dollie" Martenson of Tampico on December 28, 1956 in Rochelle. They were married 57 years. She preceded him in death on November 9, 2014. Paul was in the Army Reserves. He worked at the RB&W as a...

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Donald  W. Krug, Jr.

Donald W. Krug, Jr.

February 27, 1945 — September 15, 2016
Service: September 19, 2016

PROPHETSTOWN - Donald W. Krug Jr, 71 died on September 15th 2016 at CGH in Sterling. Don was born February 27, 1945 in Sterling the son of Donald and Lorraine (Hackbarth) Krug Sr. Don graduated from S. I.U. in Carbondale, IL with a degree in math and economics. He married Donna Rury in September 1965. She died December 21, 2000. He later married Victoria (Woosley) Duncan on December 26, 2002 in Moline, IL Don served our country in the...

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