Obituaries

Omer Jarret Bardoner, Jr.

Omer Jarret Bardoner, Jr.

April 30, 1944 — October 29, 2014
Service: November 3, 2014

Omer Jarret Bardoner, Jr., age 70 of Rock Falls died Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Jarret was born April 30, 1944 in Windsor, MO the son of Omer Jarret and Edith (Collins) Bardoner, Sr. He was in the first tool and die maker class at Kishwaukee College. Jarret married Linda Butts on October 25, 1963 in Sycamore. He worked as a tool and die maker for 15 years at Burgess-Norton in Geneva. Jarret then started...

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Dallas L. Hodge

Dallas L. Hodge

September 17, 1937 — October 29, 2014
Service: November 2, 2014

Dallas L. Hodge, 77, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Neighbors Rehab in Byron. Born September 17, 1937 in Dixon he was a son of Clarence and Minnie (Pitzer) Hodge. He was united in marriage to Beverly Huffman in 1960 in Franklin Grove. Mr. Hodge served his country in the U.S. Navy for 4 years and worked as a pipefitter for 32 1/2 years at Northwestern Steel and Wire Company. He was a member of First United Methodist...

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B.J. Wolf

B.J. Wolf

November 26, 1948 — October 29, 2014
Service: November 1, 2014

Dr. B.J. Wolf, 65 died Wednesday October 29, 2014 at his home. He was born on November 26, 1948 in Sterling, the son of Robert and Vina (Pollock) Wolf. He was a graduate of Crystal Lake High School; he earned his Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University, his Master's degree from Northern Illinois University, his Educational Specialist Degree from Northern Illinois University and his Doctorate in Education from Northern Illinois...

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Joanne Darlene Boesen

Joanne Darlene Boesen

February 21, 1944 — October 28, 2014
Service: November 1, 2014

Joanne D. Boesen, 70 of Sterling died Tuesday October 28, 2014 at Sterling Pavilion. She was born on February 21, 1944 in Sterling, the daughter of Kenneth Edward and Helen Darlene (Cantlin) Boesen. She was employed at Donaldson's in Dixon for 18 years retiring in 2005. Joanne was married to Jack Hippen in 1963. She later married Lonny O'Bryan in 1969. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Surviving are two daughters: Jennifer ...

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Ivie O. Barton

Ivie O. Barton

May 12, 1934 — October 26, 2014
Service: October 29, 2014

Ivie O. Barton Ivie O. Barton, age 80, of Rock Falls, died Sunday, October 26, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. Ivie was born May 12, 1934 in Stockton, Mo. the son of Gilbert and Florce (Tindle) Barton. He married Dorla Albright on August 15, 1953 at St. Louis Catholic Church in Princeton, Ill. He was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire in Sterling for 37 years retiring in 1996. Ivie was a member of St. Andrew Catholic...

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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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Jeffrey L. Nelson

Jeffrey L. Nelson

April 8, 1959 — October 23, 2014
Service: October 27, 2014

Jeffrey L Nelson, 55, of Rock Falls, died Thursday October 23, 2014 at CGH Medical Center. Jeff was born on April 8, 1959 at Andrews Air Force Base, MD. The son of H. Jerry and Evalen (Hasenyager) Nelson both of Rock Falls. He was a graduate of Rock Falls High School. Jeff married Carrie M (Swails) of Iowa City, IA on July 9, 1994 in Rock Falls. Jeff was a devoted, loving husband, uncle and "deer" friend to many. Jeff loved the outdoors...

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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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