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  • Nancy Lou Matthews Obituary Photo
    Nancy Lou Matthews, 75 Chadwick, Illinois

    October 13, 1941 - August 10, 2017

    Nancy was born on October 13, 1941 in Livingston, Wisconsin to Lester and Vera (Davenport) Reger. She married James Matthews on September 25, 1959 at the Little Brown Church in the Vale at Nashua, Iowa. She enjoyed...


  • Robert A.  Gilbert Obituary Photo
    Robert A. Gilbert, 90 Milledgeville, Illinois

    August 17, 1926 - January 13, 2017

    Robert A. Gilbert, 90, of Milledgeville, died Friday, January 13, 2017 at Good Samaritan Living Center in Mt. Carroll. Robert was born August 17, 1926 in Des Moines, Iowa; he was a son of Cloy and Mabel (Smith)...


  • Carley Ann Harrielle Obituary Photo
    Carley Ann Harrielle, 17 Rural Sterling, Illinois

    December 8, 1998 - August 15, 2016

    Carley Ann Harrielle, 17 of rural Sterling died Monday August 15, 2016 of injuries received from an automobile crash near Milledgeville. She was born on December 8, 1998 in Sterling, the daughter of Scott W. and Dawn...


  • Merl L. Ludwig Obituary Photo
    Merl L. Ludwig, 66 Chadwick, Illinois

    August 29, 1949 - April 7, 2016

    Merl Leslie Ludwig, age 66 of Chadwick, died unexpectedly at home on Thursday, April 7, 2016. Merl was born on August 29, 1949 in Dixon the son of Melvin and Barbara (Grover) Ludwig. He married Roslyn Dyer on April...


  • June L. Stewart Obituary Photo
    June L. Stewart, 95 Mount Carroll, Illinois

    November 18, 1920 - February 24, 2016

    June (Dyslin) Stewart died Wednesday February 24 at Good Samaritan Society in Mt. Carroll, IL. She was born November 18, 1920 in Freeport, IL to Clifford and Elsie (Meyer) Dyslin. She graduated from Freeport High...


  • Stanley Stephen Wagner Obituary Photo
    Stanley Stephen Wagner, 84 Chadwick, Illinois

    December 3, 1931 - February 16, 2016

    Stanley Stephen Wagner, 85, of Chadwick, died Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the home of his caregivers. Born January 3, 1931 in Milledgeville, he was a son of Ernest Stephen and Achsia Helen (Deets) Wagner. ...


  • Terry J. Pilgrim Obituary Photo
    Terry J. Pilgrim, 63 Milledgeville, Illinois

    November 27, 1952 - January 28, 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...


  • Dorothy "Dotti" Real Obituary Photo
    Dorothy "Dotti" Real, 98 Milledgeville, Illinois

    November 8, 1917 - December 30, 2015

    Dotti Real, age 98, died Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at CGH Medical Center. She resided in the Good Samaritan Center in Mount Carroll. Dotti was formerly of Milledgeville and later of Sterling. Dotti was born on...


  • Darrel  C.  Spencer Obituary Photo
    Darrel C. Spencer, 64 Milledgeville, Illinois

    August 14, 1951 - December 16, 2015

    Darrel C. Spencer, age 64 of Milledgeville, died Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at Resthave Nursing Home in Morrison. Darrel was born on August 14, 1951 in Sterling; the son of Frank "Gail" and Edna (Byvick) Spencer....


  • Edward L. Dittmar Obituary Photo
    Edward L. Dittmar, 91 Milledgeville, Illinois

    October 5, 1924 - October 16, 2015

    Edward L. Dittmar, age 91 formally of Milledgeville died Friday, October 16, 2015 at Pleasant View Nursing Home in Morrison. Edward was born October 5, 1924 in Chadwick the son of John William and Bertha Louise ...


  • Margaret "Maggie" Mullen Obituary Photo
    Margaret "Maggie" Mullen, 74 Savanna, Illinois

    March 29, 1941 - October 6, 2015

    Margaret "Maggie" R. Mullen, 74 of Savanna, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at Big Meadows in Savanna. Maggie was born on March 29, 1941 in Seattle, Washington to John and Virginia Scott. She...


  • Alice Anna Martha Protokowitz Obituary Photo
    Alice Anna Martha Protokowitz, 95 Milledgeville, Illinois

    December 20, 1919 - March 25, 2015

    Alice Anna Martha Protokowitz, age 95 of Milledgeville, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Good Samaritan Society in Mt. Carroll, Illinois. Alice was born on December 20, 1919 in Husum West Germany; the daughter of...


  • William A.  Collins Obituary Photo
    William A. Collins, 73 Milledgeville, Illinois

    September 22, 1941 - January 30, 2015

    William Albert Collins, age 73 of Milledgeville, died Friday, January 30, 2015 at home after a brief battle with cancer. Bill was born on September 22, 1941 in New York Mills, Minnesota; the son of Albert William and...


  • Richard "Dick" L. Short Obituary Photo
    Richard "Dick" L. Short, 83 Freeport, Illinois

    February 4, 1931 - December 2, 2014

    Richard "Dick" L. Short, age 83 formerly of Milledgeville, died Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport. Dick was born on February 4, 1931 in Dixon. In 1948, he joined the United States Army...


  • Dennis R. Morris Obituary Photo
    Dennis R. Morris, 64 Milledgeville, Illinois

    June 7, 1950 - November 26, 2014

    Dennis R. Morris, age 64, of Milledgeville passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Sycamore. Dennis was born June 7, 1950 in Wilton, Arkansas to Berlin and Ophelia Morris Romero. He married...


  • Doris J. Bryant Obituary Photo
    Doris J. Bryant, 79 Chadwick, Illinois

    June 2, 1935 - July 29, 2014

    Doris J. Bryant, age 79 of Chadwick, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her home. Doris was born on June 2, 1935 in Sterling, the daughter of Herbert Leslie and Marguarite Frances (Turner) Saunders. She married Thomas H...


  • Duane C. Shank Obituary Photo
    Duane C. Shank, 73 Chadwick, Illinois

    February 25, 1941 - May 28, 2014

    Duane C. Shank, age 73 of Chadwick died Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Duane was born February 25, 1941 in Freeport the son of Eldon and Lois (Graybill) Shank. He worked as an over the...


  • Vernon Sidney Milnes, Sr. Obituary Photo
    Vernon Sidney Milnes, Sr., 86 Milledgeville, Illinois

    October 18, 1927 - March 12, 2014

    Vernon Sidney Milnes, Sr., age 86 of Milledgeville, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home. Vernon was born on October 18, 1927 in Morrison, Illinois to Sidney and Edna (Swanson) Milnes. He...


  • Larry Paul Gipe Obituary Photo
    Larry Paul Gipe, 76 Milledgeville, Illinois

    October 5, 1937 - February 27, 2014

    Larry Paul Gipe, age 76 of Milledgeville, died Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Morrison Community Hospital. Larry was born on October 5, 1937 in Sterling to Ellwood David and Helen May (Grim) Gipe. He married Carol...


  • Jereme "Chones" Pettorini Obituary Photo
    Jereme "Chones" Pettorini, 37 Lanark, Illinois

    April 8, 1976 - February 2, 2014

    Jereme (Chones) Jerike Pettorini, age 37 of Lanark, died Sunday, February 02, 2014 at CGH Medical Center. Jereme was born on April 8, 1976 in Morrison to Thomas A. and Carrie L. (Funderburgh) Pettorini. He married...


  • Thomas L. Sweitzer Obituary Photo
    Thomas L. Sweitzer, 67 Milledgeville, Illinois

    May 31, 1946 - January 7, 2014

    Thomas L. Sweitzer, age 67 of Milledgeville died Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. Thomas was born May 31, 1946 in Rural Lanark, the son of Oliver and Ruth (Koeller) Sweitzer. He married...


  • Sally Sue Dusing Obituary Photo
    Sally Sue Dusing, 57 Milledgeville, Illinois

    February 28, 1956 - October 31, 2013

    Sally Sue Dusing, age 57 of Milledgeville, died Thursday, October 31, 2013 at Freeport Rehab and Health Care Center after a long and hard battle of breast cancer. Sally was born on February 28, 1956 in Sterling to...


  • Marilyn J. Parks Obituary Photo
    Marilyn J. Parks, 77 Milledgeville, Illinois

    July 21, 1936 - October 29, 2013

    Marilyn Parks, age 77 of Milledgeville died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at her home. Marilyn was born July 21, 1936 in Sterling the daughter of Harry and Esther (Hartman) Bushman. She graduated from the Rockford...


  • Lillian M. Thorngren Obituary Photo
    Lillian M. Thorngren, 95 Milledgeville, Illinois

    June 10, 1918 - October 16, 2013

    Lillian M. Thorngren, age 95 of Milledgeville, died Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Mt. Carroll. Lillian was born on June 10, 1918 in Fair Haven Township to Floyd and Mary (Jones) Miller...


  • Orville D. Ohlwine Obituary Photo
    Orville D. Ohlwine, 87 Milledgeville, Illinois

    January 24, 1926 - September 20, 2013

    Orville D. Ohlwine, age 87, of Milledgeville died Friday, September 20, 2013 in Dixon after a long-term illness. Orville was born January 24, 1926 in Polo, the son of Oliver and Elizabeth (Barnes) Ohlwine. He joined...