Obituaries

Theresa L. Zipse

LEAF RIVER – Theresa L. Zipse, age 69, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021 in her home with her family by her side. Theresa was born on June 14, 1951 in Sugarland, Texas, the daughter of Wilton and Lucille (Lamb) Trahan. ... more

Shirley A. Garrett

STILLMAN VALLEY – Shirley A. Garrett, 82, of Stillman Valley passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021. She was born Feb. 6, 1939 in Maynard, Ark., the daughter of Leo and Gladys (Williams) Spray.... more

Ronald P. Bahr

FORRESTON – Ronald “Ron” P. Bahr, 74, of Forreston, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. He was born Sept. 8, 1946 in Guilford Township, Ill., to Menno and Carolyn (Paul) Bahr. ... more

William B. Wagner

OREGON – William B. Wagner, age 84, died Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 in Dixon. He was born Dec. 2, 1936 in Dixon, the son of Charles and Irma (Cronk) Wagner. ... more

Karen L. Plumb

STILLMAN VALLEY – Karen L. Plumb, age 77, loving mother, grandmother, and sister, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 2021 following a sudden illness. She was born July 24, 1943 in Rockford the daughter of Martin and Marie (Hosfeldt) Brett. ... more

Dennis Kelly

Dennis “Denny” Kelly, 78 of Oregon, passed away peacefully on Feb. 12, 2021 after a short illness. He was born June 2, 1942 in Chicago, the son of Edward and Grace (Miller) Kelly.... more

Scot J. DeWall

MOUNT MORRIS – Scot J. DeWall, 50, of Mt. Morris, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 at Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon. He was born Sept. 15, 1970 in Rockford to James and Elaine DeWall. ... more