Obituaries

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

Matt Henkel

BYRON — Matt Henkel, 42, of Byron, formerly of Sublette and Amboy died on May 19, 2021, with his family by his side. Matt fought a courageous 13-year battle with brain cancer and spent his last few months participating in a clinical trial in hope of advancing the cause of conquering GBM. Matt fought this battle with an unbelievable amount of love and support from family, friends, co-workers, and the community.... more