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Charles Whittenberger

Posted: Thursday, Sep 3rd, 2015
AKRON, Ind. -- Charles William Whittenberger, 73, of Akron, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Visitation will be held at the Earl-Love Funeral Home, 811 E. Rochester Street, Akron, Ind., on Friday, Sept. 4 from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Sept. 5
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Cecelia Westbrook

Posted: Thursday, Sep 3rd, 2015
LONGMONT, Colo. -- Cecelia Catherine Westbrook, 87, passed away Aug. 15, 2015 at home with her son by her side, in Longmont, Colo.  She was born on March 30, 1928 in West Brooklyn, Ill., to Harry and Clara (Cusack) Clayton.
Following her graduation from Madonna Girls High School she returned home to work at Caron Spinning, Del Monte Corp, owning
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Richard Sisson

Posted: Thursday, Sep 3rd, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Richard M. Sisson passed away at the age of 76 on Sept. 1, 2015 at his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1939 in Sterling. He lived there until he went into the army from 1962-1965.
He then moved to Rochelle to work at Del Monte and Silgan as a QA inspector for 35 years. During that time,
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John Cobb

Posted: Thursday, Sep 3rd, 2015
ROCHELLE -- John M. Cobb, 82, of Rochelle, died Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb. He was born April 7, 1933 in Bellefonte, Penn., and was the son of Arnold and Alta (Woods) Cobb.
He served time in the armed forces as a Marine and was assigned to Korea during the Korean War.
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Richard (Dick) Carter

Modified: Tuesday, Sep 1st, 2015
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Richard (Dick) G. Carter, 80, passed away Aug. 27, 2015 peacefully at home following a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Dick was born Jan. 23, 1935 in Rochelle, the son of Dennis and Lillian Carter.
Dick attended the University of Arizona prior to moving back to Illinois to attend Northern Illinois University. Dick served in
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Norma "Jean" Russell

Posted: Tuesday, Sep 1st, 2015
PARKIN, Ark. -- Norma "Jean" Russell, a resident of Parkin, Ark., went to be with her Lord, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at the age of 74. She was born on Dec. 10, 1940 to August Monroe and Willie Jewel Spence Sides. She married Mr. Lee Russell on March 19, 1956.
Jean was a homemaker and a lifetime member of Parkin
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Roberta “Robin” Jane Burton Plumley

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
ROCHELLE -- Roberta "Robin" Jane Burton Plumley 58, of Rochelle, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family after years of battling ovarian cancer.
She was born on Dec. 15, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio, the daughter of Charles "Chuck" and Ruby (Frye) Burton. She graduated from Dixon High School in 1974 and attended Northern Illinois
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Mary Louise Hunter

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
ASHTON -- Mary Louise Hunter, 80, of Ashton, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, at Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon. She worked at Crest Foods in Ashton, prior to her retirement.
Mary was born Feb. 13, 1935, in Rochelle, the daughter of Clarence H. and Louise J. (Engelkes) Kersten. She married Walter L. Hunter on Oct. 2, 1958, in Rochelle.
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Sandra Brady

Posted: Tuesday, Aug 25th, 2015
ASHTON -- Sandra (Sandy) L. Brady, 75, of Ashton, formerly of Rochelle, passed away Aug. 21, 2015 at OSF St. Anthony's Medical Center in Rockford after a brief illness. She was born on Aug. 26, 1939 to the late Lyle and Pauline (Hute) Brady in Maquoketa, Iowa.
Sandy worked for over 40 years at Ingersoll Milling Machine (Cutter Tool
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Donald Hruby

Posted: Saturday, Aug 22nd, 2015
ROCHELLE,, Donald J. Hruby, 87, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 in his home surrounded by his family.
Don was born November 14, 1927 to John G. and Margaret E. (Holler) Hruby in Harvey, Illinois. He proudly served in the United States Navy and then in the United States Army between 1948 and 1960.
Don married Elaine
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