Rebecca Dawn DeGraf

STERLING – Rebecca Dawn DeGraf of Sterling passed away at CGH Medical Center on June 6, 2022. Born Aug. 17, 1976 on Rockford. Becky lived at home until she was 10 years old.  After being diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, she went to Walter Lawson Children’s Home in Loves Park. On April 7, 1994 she moved to Exceptional Care & Training Center in Sterling where she currently resided.

Predeceased by grandmother Janet Mueller, Larry DeGraf and paternal grandparents, Gottfried and Marion DeGraf and James Kereven and niece Jadyn DeGraf. Survived by parents Larry and Janice Kereven of Oregon, brother Jason (Nikki) DeGraf of Mt. Morris, sister Keri (Aaron) Mudge of Oregon, grandfather Raymond Mueller of Byron, grandmother June Kereven of Oregon, and nephews Payton (Shannon) DeGraf of San Diego, Calif., and Miles Mudge of Oregon.

Private family services were held at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Oregon at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Pastor Luke Schier of Open Bible Church in Polo, officiating. Burial in Riverview Cemetery.

Memorials to Walter Lawson Children’s Home Exceptional Care & Training Center or CGH Medical Center. Thank you for all the for the kind & compassionate care you provided Becky.

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