Obituaries

Philip E. Bollman

Philip E. Bollman

June 21, 1926 — October 23, 2014
Service: October 26, 2014

Philip "Phil" Eugene Bollman, age 88 of Rock Falls, died October 23, 2014 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Phil was born on June 21, 1926 in Dixon to Frederick and Della (Phillips) Bollman. He was a World War II Veteran who served in the United States Army and was Honorably Discharged on January 27, 1946. Phil married Irene Florence Truckenbrod on November 24, 1946 in Mendota. He was the owner of Bollman Motors and a longtime automobile...

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E. Marshall Goble

E. Marshall Goble

January 24, 1927 — October 23, 2014
Service: November 2, 2014

E. Marshall Goble, age 87, of Prophetstown died at his home Thursday, October 23, 2014. Marshall was born on January 24, 1927 in Evanston the son of Paul B. and Helen M. (Marshall) Goble. He married Margaret J. Jeffrey on August 27, 1947 in Chicago. She preceded him in death on February 7, 2013. He was employed as a furniture salesman for many years with Kroehler Manufacturing in Naperville. Marshall served in the U.S. Coastguard during...

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Sharon B. Nichols

Sharon B. Nichols

September 23, 1945 — October 21, 2014
Service: October 24, 2014

Sharon B. Nichols, age 69 of rural Sheffield, IL, died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at her home. Visitation will be on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 10:00-10:45 A.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Prophetstown. Graveside service and burial will follow at Lyndon Cemetery with the Reverend Jane Courtright of Sheffield United Church of Christ, officiating. Memorials may be made to the Lyndon Area Historical Society. Sharon Beth Harrison was...

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Corey S. Bertine

Corey S. Bertine

January 31, 1986 — October 20, 2014
Service: October 27, 2014

OGDEN, UT – Corey S. Bertine, 28 formerly of Rock Falls died Monday October 20, 2014 as a result of an auto crash near Ogden. He was born on January 31, 1986 in Phoenix, AZ the son of Christine J. Herzog. He attended local schools. At the time of his death he was working at a Cracker Barrel Restaurant. Surviving is his mother, Christine (Richard) Shaw of Rock Falls; his sons: Nathan and Audin Bertine; his sister Stephanie Bertine of SC; his...

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Gary D. Crossland

Gary D. Crossland

July 27, 1936 — October 19, 2014
Service: October 22, 2014

Gary D. Crossland, 78, of Sterling, died Sunday, October 19, 2014 at CGH Medical Center. Born July 27, 1936 in Clayton, Illinois he was the son of Harvey and Merida (Junk) Crossland. He was united in marriage to Jeanne Rose on May 21, 1956 in Fulton. Gary was employed at RB & W for 38 years until his retirement in 1998. He was a member of Bethel Reformed Church in Sterling and served in the US Navy. Surviving is his wife, Jeanne, of...

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Wilbur W. Denning

Wilbur W. Denning

January 10, 1949 — October 18, 2014
Service: No Services

Wilbur W. Denning, 65, of Rock Falls died Saturday, October 18, 2014 at home. Born January 10, 1949 in Sterling he was a son of Clarence and Lela (Burger) Denning. He was employed at Self Help Enterprises for 5 years and attended Harvest Time Bible Church. Surviving is his sister, Nancy Wagner of Rock Falls; 3 brothers, Richard (Cheryl) Denning of Rock Falls, Steven Denning of Sterling and Jackie (Leslie) Denning of Rock Falls. He was...

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Glenn E. Hammer

Glenn E. Hammer

October 5, 1923 — October 18, 2014
Service: October 25, 2014

Glenn E. Hammer, 91, of Sterling, passed away Saturday, October 18, 2014 at home. Born October 5, 1923 in Polo, Illinois he was the son of Clarence E. and Edith (Carpenter) Hammer. He married Genevieve P. Robinson on October 14, 1950. He was employed with International harvester as an accountant until it's shut down in 1961. Over the years he had relocated to Rock Island, IL, Stockton, CA and the General Office of International...

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Terry J. Potts

Terry J. Potts

August 4, 1947 — October 18, 2014
Service: October 22, 2014

STERLING – Terry J. Potts, age 67, died Saturday October 18, 2014 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Terry was born on August 4, 1947 in Sterling the son of Carl D. and Dorothy L. (Bishop) Potts. He married Ann Pederson on June 27, 1970 in Rock Falls. Terry was retired from the IDOT where he was a Highway Maintainer in Whiteside County. He enjoyed cooking, and was an avid gardener. He is survived by his wife, Ann of Sterling; two...

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Robert K. Allison, Jr.

Robert K. Allison, Jr.

December 22, 1936 — October 14, 2014
Service: October 18, 2014

Robert K. Allison, Jr., age 77, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at his home. Robert was born December 22, 1936 in Lincoln the son of Robert, Sr. and Louise (Young) Allison. He was married to Irene Clark for 44 years and later married Judy Williamson on February 14, 2014 in Cleveland, Texas. He served in the US Air Force and was employed as a supervisor at National Manufacturing in Sterling for 36 years, retiring in...

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Leatrice "Cookie" Ramirez

Leatrice "Cookie" Ramirez

February 22, 1923 — October 14, 2014
Service: October 17, 2014

Leatrice "Cookie" E. Ramirez Leatrice "Cookie" E. Ramirez, age 91, of Sterling, died Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Coventry Living Center. Cookie was born February 22, 1923 in Dixon the daughter of Charlene Doan. She married Louis A. Ramirez on July 28, 1943 in Chicago. Cookie was a homemaker, a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sterling and was an avid Bingo player. Survivors include two daughters, Shaunna (Michael) Hurd of...

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