Obituaries

Ronald Mock

Ronald Mock

June 9, 1936 — October 30, 2015
Service: No Services

Ronald R. Mock, age 79 of Chadwick, died Friday, October 30, 2015 at Sterling Pavilion. Ronald was born on June 9, 1936 in Sterling; the son of Russell and Irma (Oncken) Mock. He is a United States Navy Veteran. Ronald married Jacqueline Ruppert on March 14, 1959 in Sterling. He was employed by Wall Trucking in Lanark for 30 years before retirement. Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline; two daughters, Heidi (Robert) Dittmar of...

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Noel Reed, Sr.

Noel Reed, Sr.

December 30, 1942 — October 29, 2015
Service: November 4, 2015

Noel Reed, Sr., 72, of Rock Falls, died Thursday, October 29, 2015 at Sauk Valley Senior Living Center in Rock Falls. Born December 30, 1942 in Sterling, he was a son of Raymond and Pearl (Whiteside) Reed. Noel worked as a pipefitter for Northwestern Steel and Wire Company for 32 years and also served as past president of Steel Workers Local 63. Noel attended Rock River Christian Center and was an avid musician and was involved with...

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Laura Moldt

Laura Moldt

October 16, 1922 — October 27, 2015
Service: October 30, 2015

Laura Moldt, age 93, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison. Laura, daughter of Victor and Marie DeKeyser, was born on October 16, 1922 in Oelwein, Iowa. She graduated from Annawan High School. She was a homemaker, worked at Dixon State School, then at General Electric in Morrison. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, Altar & Rosary Society, and the Elks of Sterling-Rock Falls. She...

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LaVerne R. Thompson

LaVerne R. Thompson

August 22, 1927 — October 27, 2015
Service: October 31, 2015

LaVerne R. Thompson, age 88 formally of Rock Falls died Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at Heritage Manor Walnut in Walnut. LaVerne was born August 22, 1927 in Albany the son of James and Florence (Sanders) Thompson. He married Beverly Rose Knapp on December 24, 1947 in Rock Falls. She preceded him in death on May 12, 2001. LaVerne served in the US Army at the end of World War II. He worked at Northwestern Steel and Wire Company in Sterling for...

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Beverly "Betty" Albus

Beverly "Betty" Albus

August 27, 1927 — October 26, 2015
Service: October 29, 2015

Beverly "Betty" Albus, age 88, of Sterling, died Monday, October 26, 2015 at Regency Care of Sterling surrounded by family. Betty was born August 27, 1927 in Sterling the daughter of Noel and Margaret (Rogers) Oberg. She married Elmer "Bud" Albus on February 11, 1947 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Sterling. Betty worked at JC Penney's for many years and enjoyed country music, camping, reading, Nascar and going to the casino with family...

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Ted A. Jankowski

Ted A. Jankowski

April 18, 1926 — October 20, 2015
Service: October 24, 2015

MORRISON – Ted A. Jankowski, 89 of Morrison died Tuesday October 20, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Ted was born on April 18, 1926 in New Castle, IN the son of Frank and Helen (Romsicki) Jankowski. He was united in marriage to Irene Gilbertson on October 30, 1949 in Rock Falls. She preceded him in death on October 8, 2003. In 1943 he worked in Seattle, WA at the MP Munter, Co Overseas Construction as a bridge builder. Ted...

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Jason Alan Reglin

Jason Alan Reglin

September 18, 1976 — October 20, 2015
Service: October 25, 2015

Jason Alan Reglin, age 39 of Sterling, died Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at his home. Jason was born on September 18, 1976 in Sterling; the son of Lawrence and Janyce (Squyres) Reglin. He was employed as a Union painter for around 15 years. Jason married Sherri K. Long on April 30, 2006 in Sterling. Survivors include his wife, Sherri; his mother, Janyce of Sterling; two daughters, Cheyenne Barton of Dixon and Savannah Barton of Sterling; two...

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Donald  E.  Hughes

Donald E. Hughes

October 13, 1957 — October 19, 2015
Service: October 26, 2015

Donald Hughes, age 58 of Rock Falls, died Monday, October 19, 2015 at his home. Don was born on October 13, 1957 in Sterling; the son of James Hughes and Betty (White) Graves. He is a United States Army Veteran. Survivors include one son, LaVae Hughes of Rock Falls and two brothers, James C. Hughes of Sun City, CA and Joseph Audette of Rock Falls. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, LaVae Audette and one sister, Shirley...

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Leandro G. Canas

Leandro G. Canas

February 9, 1930 — October 18, 2015
Service: October 24, 2015

Leandro G. Canas Leandro G. Canas, age 85, of Houston, Texas, died Sunday, October 18, 2015 at his home. Leandro was born February 9, 1930 in El Progresso, Texas the son of Herlinda Garcia. He married Beatrice Martinez. Survivors include three daughters, Gloria Sanchez, Delia Canas and Teresa Tubbs; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; two daughters, Elva Puentez and Celia...

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Anita K. Elgin

Anita K. Elgin

January 24, 1954 — October 18, 2015
Service: October 22, 2015

Anita K. Elgin, age 61, of Tampico, died Sunday, October 18, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones. Anita was born January 24, 1954 in Princeton the daughter of Lester and Alice (Saathoff) Peach. She married Ron Elgin on December 8, 1979. Anita was currently employed at the Sterling Public Library where she was the Head Children's Librarian. She worked there for 40 years and was affectionately known as "Miss Anita". She...

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