Obituaries

Kay F. Fellows

Kay F. Fellows

August 10, 1941 — February 3, 2016
Service: February 6, 2016

Kay Frances Fellows Kay Frances Fellows, age 74, of Erie, formerly of Prophetstown, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown. Kay was born August 10, 1941 in Prophetstown at home the daughter of Earle and Ella (Reilly) Fellows. She attended and graduated from Prophetstown schools. Kay was employed at Micro Gear in Prophetstown and Hill and Dell Erie 66. She also did photography and...

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Salvador W. Garcia

Salvador W. Garcia

December 6, 1925 — February 3, 2016
Service: February 8, 2016

Mr. Salvador W. Garcia, 90, of Sterling, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at his home. Born December 6, 1925 in Dixon, he was a son of Joseph and Barbara (Steanz) Garcia. He was united in marriage to Delores M. Seidel on March 25, 1948 in Sterling. She preceded him in death on January 12, 2005. Mr. Garcia was a US Army Veteran Private 1st Class and served proudly in Europe as a tank gunner during WW II with the 22nd Tank Batallion, 4th...

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Carl H. Latchford

Carl H. Latchford

August 20, 1950 — February 3, 2016
Service: February 6, 2016

Carl H. Latchford, age 65, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at his home. Carl was born August 20, 1950 in Sterling the son of Carl and Joyce (McDaniel) Latchford. He graduated from Rock Falls High School in 1968 and also graduated from Sauk Valley College. Carl married Anne L. Meyer on April 10, 1976 in Ottawa. He was previously employed as a construction worker and later was a roofer for Rock River Roofing and Siding in...

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James W. Thompson

James W. Thompson

May 18, 1935 — February 3, 2016
Service: February 8, 2016

James W. Thompson, age 80 formally of Rock Falls died Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Aperion Care Center in Toluca, IL. James was born May 18, 1935 in Fulton the son of James and Florence (Sanders) Thompson. He was a past member of the First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling. Survivors include one sister Lucille Russell of Rock Falls and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers and four sisters. ...

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Terry J. Pilgrim

Terry J. Pilgrim

November 27, 1952 — January 28, 2016
Service: February 1, 2016

Terry Joe Pilgrim, age 63 of Milledgeville, died Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Genesis Medical Center West in Davenport. Terry was born on November 27, 1952 in Sterling; the son of Robert and Ardetta (Howard) Pilgrim. He was employed by Bushman's in Milledgeville as a mechanic since 2001. Terry enjoyed all outdoor activities, such as, camping, hunting, fishing, softball and riding his motorcycle. He loved spending time with his family and...

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Roberta P. Davis

Roberta P. Davis

February 27, 1959 — January 26, 2016
Service: No Services

Roberta P. Davis Roberta P. Davis, age 56, of Morrison, died Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at her home. Roberta was born February 27, 1959 in Wyandotte, MI the daughter of Robert and Dorothy (Snonowski) Cohoon. She attended Morrison High School and later married Charles Davis, Jr. She enjoyed doing arts and crafts, fishing, going to the beach and looking at light houses. Survivors include one daughter, Stacey (Colby Richmond) Davis- Doebler...

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Ivan L. Barton

Ivan L. Barton

August 28, 1954 — January 25, 2016
Service: January 29, 2016

ROCK FALLS – Ivan L. Barton, 61 of Rock Falls died Monday January 25, 2016 at his home. He was born on August 28, 1954 in Princeton, IL the son of Ivie O'dell and Dorla (Albright) Barton and had been a 1972 graduate of Rock Falls Township High School. Ivan was employed at the former National Manufacturing until they closed. He had been the owner of the former 1st Choice Auto Sales and had also sold cars at various dealerships. In his...

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Richard "Dick" Denning

Richard "Dick" Denning

July 18, 1944 — January 25, 2016
Service: February 6, 2016

Richard "Dick" L. Denning, age 71 of Rock Falls, died Monday, January 25, 2016 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Dick was born on July 18, 1944 in Sterling; the son of Clarence and Lela (Burger) Denning. He married Cheryl Rippy on July 1, 1977 in Dixon. Survivors include his wife, Cheryl; one daughter, Rose Price of Rochelle; three sons, Curtis Rajnowski of Prophetstown, TJ (Julie) Denning of Rock Falls and Brett DeLeo of Hampton; one...

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Irene F. Bollman

Irene F. Bollman

April 28, 1921 — January 24, 2016
Service: No Services

Irene F. Bollman Irene F. Bollman, age 94, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, January 24, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. Irene was born April 28, 1921 in Mendota the daughter of Albert and Ella (Zimmerlein) Truckenbrod. She married Philip E. Bollman on November 24, 1946 in Mendota. He preceded her in death on October 23, 2014. She was the bookkeeper for the family business, Bollman Motors, retiring in 1993. Irene was a member of the...

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Donna f. Boehm

Donna f. Boehm

April 6, 1930 — January 22, 2016
Service: No Services

STERLING – Donna F. Boehm, age 85, formerly of Rock Falls died Friday, January 22, 2016 at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home. Donna was born on April 6, 1930 in Tampico the daughter of Edward A. and Martha M. (Jacobs) Schultz. She married Ellis W. Boehm on July 22, 1955 in Rock Falls. He died on May 13, 2011. Donna was employed as a Telephone Phone Operator for eight years. Survivors include, two sisters, Ruth Finley and Maxine Mount both...

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