Obituaries

Sylvan J. Leffelman and Virginia A (Warner) Leffelman

AMBOY — Sylvan J. Leffelman, 91, Feb. 19, 1929 to Dec. 3, 2020 and Virginia A (Warner) Leffelman, 89, Feb. 24, 1931 to Dec. 9, 2020, of Dixon and formerly of Amboy.... more

Carolyn A. "Nan" Montavon

DIXON — Carolyn A. "Nan" Montavon, 72, of Dixon died Wednesday, June 9, 2021 at her home. She was born Dec. 1, 1948 in Amboy, the daughter of Donald and Dorothy (Oester) Friel. Nan worked at numerous local restaurants over the years most recently at the Walton Tap. ... more

Sheryl Lynn Scharpf Lyons

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Sheryl Lynn Scharpf Lyons was born to Donald E Scharpf & Josephine Kelley Scharpf on November 24th, 1942 in Amboy. Sheryl graduated from Franklin Center High School in 1960 and was married to William C. Lyons of Amboy, where they raised three children. ... more

Sheila Gale Berry

PLYMOUTH, IND. — Sheila G. Berry, 72, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family and her beloved dog Baby on Friday, June 4, 2021, in Amboy.... more

James L. Ligtenberg

DIXON — James L. Ligtenberg, 78, of Dixon, died Friday, June 4, 2021 at Heritage Health Walnut. ... more

Josephine Lucille “Jo” (Nana) Morrissey

ROCKFORD — Josephine Lucille “Jo” (Nana) Morrissey, daughter of Lorenzo and Catherine Matranga, passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 29, 2021, surrounded by family, with a Rosary in her hands.... more

Helen L. "Minnie" Sheridan

DIXON — Helen L. "Minnie" Sheridan, 88, of Dixon, died at home surrounded by her family on Monday May 31, 2021.... more

Mary G. "Gene" Mead

GENOA — Mary G. "Gene" Mead, 92, of Genoa, died of natural causes on Monday, May 31, 2021 at NW Medicine- Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb. ... more

Mary E. Dickinson

AMBOY — Mary E. Dickinson, 94, of Amboy, died Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Heritage Health in Mendota. ... more

Randy A. Jackson

SUBLETTE — Randy A. Jackson, 66, of Sublette, died on May 22, 2021 as a result of an automobile accident.... more