Obituaries

Richard L. Snyder

Richard L. Snyder

August 11, 1948 — February 21, 2017
Service: February 25, 2017

Richard L. Snyder Richard L. Snyder, age 68, of Sterling, died Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at his home. Richard was born August 11, 1948 in Rock Falls the son of Charles and Leanora (Tompkins) Snyder. He married Janice Reiger on March 14, 1970 in Rock Falls. Richard was employed by Trek Transportation in Jackson, Mi. as a truck driver retiring in 1997. He also farmed for many years. Richard loved collecting all sorts of items especially...

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Janice L. Burress

Janice L. Burress

August 13, 1944 — February 19, 2017
Service: February 22, 2017

Janice L. Burress, age 72 of Prophetstown, died Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home. Janice was born on August 13, 1944 in Montcalm, West Virginia, the daughter of Frank and Mamie Stevens. She married Edward Kenneth Burress on October 30, 1960 in Bluefield, Virginia. Janice was a homemaker all her life. Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; two sons, David (Missy) Burress of Prophetstown and Michael (Tommy) Burress...

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Alberta M. Flessner

Alberta M. Flessner

April 8, 1930 — February 18, 2017
Service: February 22, 2017

ROCK FALLS – Alberta M. Flessner, age 86, died at her home Saturday, February 18, 2017. Alberta was born on April 8, 1930 in Danville the daughter of James and Mabel (High) Richards. She married Leo R. Lewis in 1947 in Danville. He died on January 23, 1971. She later married Douglas Flessner in Dixon. He died January 3, 2001. Alberta was employed as a line worker for 10 years in the cafeteria at JCPenney in Sterling. Survivors...

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Mary Jane Hill

Mary Jane Hill

March 1, 1921 — February 18, 2017
Service: February 23, 2017

Mary Jane Hill, 95, of Sterling, died on Saturday, February 18, 2017 at Resthave Home in Morrison. She was born on March 1, 1921 in Paris, Kentucky the daughter of Nimrod and Emily (Little) Crump. She married Allen E. Hill on August 16, 1945 and he died on January 30, 1985. Mary worked for Quinn's Jewelry for 20 years as a clerk. She was a longtime and faithful member of First United Methodist Church in Sterling. Mary enjoyed bowling...

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Ronald  DeWayne Young

Ronald DeWayne Young

October 14, 1941 — February 18, 2017
Service: February 22, 2017

Ronald Dewayne Young, age 75 of Rock Falls, died Saturday, February 18, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Ron was born October 14, 1941 in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Howard and Pauline Young. He is a United States Marine Corps Veteran. Ron married Anna Ordean on August 8, 1965 in Rock Falls. He was employed by Northwestern Steel and Wire as an electrician for 28.5 years. Ron was a member of the Tampico American Legion and Sterling/Rock...

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Margaret Frazier

Margaret Frazier

June 11, 1960 — February 15, 2017
Service: February 18, 2017

Margaret Mary Frazier, 56, of Freeport, IL, died February 15, 2017 at University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison. Visitation will be from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at McDonald's Funeral Home, 505 First Avenue, Sterling, Illinois on Saturday, February 18 with service following at 2:00. A graveside service at Calvary Cemetery will follow. A luncheon will then be served at St. Mary's Parish Hall in Sterling, IL. Margaret Mary Frazier was born on June 11,...

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Dale Maynard

Dale Maynard

September 25, 1950 — February 15, 2017
Service: February 23, 2017

Dale H. Maynard, 66, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at his home. He was born on September 25, 1950 in Sterling a son of Edward and Lila (Schwartz) Maynard. He married Christine Thompson on December 31, 1991 in Sterling. Dale was a firefighter with Rock Falls Fire Department for 33 years retiring in 2010. He was a veteran of the US Army. Surviving is his wife of Rock Falls; daughters, Angela (Cory) Marruffo of Rochelle and...

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Irene Allison

Irene Allison

June 3, 1934 — February 14, 2017
Service: February 17, 2017

Irene Allison, 82, of Rock Falls, died Friday morning, February 14, 2017 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. She was born on June 3, 1934 in Magnolia, KY she was a daughter of Howard and Sarah (Pottinger) Clark. She married Robert Allison Jr. on July 4, 1958 and they divorced in 2002. Robert preceded her in death on October 14, 2014. Irene attended Liberty Baptist Church. She was a great cook and also enjoyed cooking on the grill and...

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Stanley "Kim" Egan

Stanley "Kim" Egan

September 17, 1954 — February 13, 2017
Service: February 17, 2017

ROCK FALLS – Stanley "Kim" Egan, age 62, of Rock Falls died at his daughters home following an extended illness. Stanley was born on September 17th, 1954 in Sterling the son of Stanley and Rosemary (Kelly) Egan. He was married to Vickie Comer of Rock Falls for 11 years. Stanley was employed as a Tool & Die Maker for most of his career at RB&W in Rock Falls and later at Allied Locke Industries in Dixon. He was an avid painter, enjoyed...

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Claud Ensinger

Claud Ensinger

August 8, 1932 — February 12, 2017
Service: No Services

DIXON – Claud L. Ensinger Sr of Dixon, IL went home surrounded by his family on Sunday February 12, 2017 at the age of 84. He was born on May 8, 1932 in Mulkytown, IL the son of Oscar and Ollie (Web) Ensigner. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the Army. He married Carol M. (Lamoreux) Jutras of Milledgeville on March 30, 1963 in Morrison, IL. He was an avid radio HAMM radio operator (WB9EBS) which was his favorite past time...

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