Obituaries

Hubert Gebhardt

Hubert Gebhardt

July 8, 1942 — November 11, 2018
Service: November 16, 2018

Hubert R. Gebhardt, 76, of Dixon, died on Sunday, November 11, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home. He was born on July 8, 1942 in Sterling to Sidney and Lucille (Stultz) Gebhardt. He was employed as a Vehicle Recovery Agent with AMI of Big Bend, Wisc. for 15 years. He was USAF veteran. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Woods; 2 sisters, Barbara (David) Dorway of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jeanine (Lynn) Pepper of Conroe, Texas; a brother,...

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Robert J. Buhler

Robert J. Buhler

September 30, 1926 — November 10, 2018
Service: No Services

Robert J. Buhler, 92 of Rock Falls died Saturday November 10, 2018 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Bob was born on September 30, 1926 in Dixon the son of Bert and Alice (McCoy) Buhler and was a graduate of Dixon High School. He married Linda Lou Bradley on February 9, 1963 in Sterling. She died June 27, 2012. Bob worked for many years as a painter at the former Dixon Developmental Center and after their closure he continued on for 3 years...

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Carolyn V. Williams

Carolyn V. Williams

May 18, 1949 — November 9, 2018
Service: No Services

Carolyn Williams, 69, of Sterling, died on Friday, November 9, 2018 at her home. Carolyn was born on May 18, 1949 in Polo to Russell E. and Lillian E. (Ferguson) Scott. She married Richard Williams on September 23, 1967 in Sterling. He preceded her in death on September 6, 2000. Carolyn was a nurse at KSB Hospital in Dixon, Morrison Community Hospital in Morrison as well as Heartland Home Nursing for over 30 years combined. She enjoyed...

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Betty  G. Arians

Betty G. Arians

September 8, 1932 — November 8, 2018
Service: November 12, 2018

Betty G. Arians, 86 of Sterling died Thursday November 8, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home. She was born on September 8, 1932 in Fulton, IL the daughter of Duke and Reka (Sissing) Boerema. She married Marvin G. Arians on September 12, 1952 in Morrison. Betty worked as a receptionist/secretary at the former Arians Century 21 Realty in Sterling for several years. She was a member of New Life Lutheran Church in Sterling and had enjoyed...

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Irene L. Lindsay

Irene L. Lindsay

July 6, 1919 — November 7, 2018
Service: November 13, 2018

STERLING – Irene L. Lindsay, age 99, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Rock Falls Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Irene was born on July 6, 1919 in Vincent, Iowa the daughter of Otto and Florence (Modler) Dencklau. She married Charles Lindsay on July 30, 1937 in Clinton, Iowa. He died April 9, 2001. She was a member of Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sterling. Irene in her younger years loved to play golf, bowling, quilting...

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Clell "Jake" Jaques

Clell "Jake" Jaques

March 17, 1946 — November 5, 2018
Service: November 10, 2018

Clell A. "Jake" Jaques, 72 of Woosung, died Monday November 5, 2018 at Rock River Hospice and Home in Sterling. He was born on March 17, 1946 in Ashton, IL the son of Harold and Mae (Wendt) Jaques and was a 1964 graduate of Princeton High School. He married Sandra Lee Wise on September 19, 1965. Clell was a Viet Nam era veteran having served in the Army from October 29, 1965 to August 4, 1966. He was employed at Raynor Garage Door in Dixon...

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Frank E. Vock

February 15, 1955 — November 4, 2018
Service: November 7, 2018

Frank E. Vock, 63 of Rock Falls died Sunday November 4, 2018 at his home. He was born on February 15, 1955 in Sterling, the son of Harold and Mary Jane (Miller) Vock. He married Jennifer Onnen on September 13, 1991 in Sterling. Frank was employed at the former Northwestern Steel and Wire Co as a Piler Operator in the 14"mill. Survivors include his wife, Jennifer; his two brothers: Jim Vock and Gail Vock both of Sterling; his five sisters:...

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Thomas L. Siebert

Thomas L. Siebert

July 2, 1941 — November 3, 2018
Service: November 9, 2018

Thomas L. Siebert Thomas L. Siebert, age 77, of Lyndon, died Saturday, November 3, 2018 at Prophets Riverview Good Samaritan Center in Prophetstown. Thomas was born July 2, 1941 in Topeka, KS the son of Maurice and Marie (Bursiek) Siebert. He served in the US Army from December of 1958 – February of 1962 and later married Linda Lu Stone on March 22, 1975. He was employed as a machinist, mechanic, truck driver as well as several other...

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Maria Annette Noble

Maria Annette Noble

February 17, 1960 — November 1, 2018
Service: No Services

Maria Annette Noble, 58, of rural Milledgeville, died on Thursday morning, November 1, 2018 at her home. She was born on February 17, 1960 in Steele, Mo. to William R "Pete" and Nellie (Webb) Phillips. She was united in marriage to Michael Noble at the Little White Church in Las Vegas, Nev. on October 12, 1992. Maria was a law enforcement specialist in the US Air Force, for 5 1/2 years. She helped guard the NASA Space Shuttle, as well as...

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Nathan R. Schroeder

Nathan R. Schroeder

February 19, 1979 — November 1, 2018
Service: November 6, 2018

Nathan R. Schroeder, 39, of Albany, IL, died Thursday, November 1, 2018, at his residence in Albany, IL. Nathan was born February 19, 1979, in Clinton, IA; the son of Robert D. and Deborah L. (Bitler) Schroeder. He married Melissa Foster on September 10, 2005, in Galena, IL and then married Nichole F. White on July 1, 2015, in Clinton, IA; she survives. He was employed by the Village of Albany as the Public Works Director for 17 years. ...

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