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Lois Garner

May 06, 1927 - Feb 18, 2023

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Rochelle, IL

Lois Omalee Garner, 95, of Hardy, Arkansas, formerly of Rochelle, Illinois, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2023. She was born May 6, 1927 in Vanndale, Arkansas to Lonnie Layton and Sellia Jane Williams Holt. She was the ultimate homemaker raising four children with her husband, Beverly Austin Garner. They were members of the Church of God. Lois was an excellent cook, especially remembered for carrying on the family tradition of chocolate gravy among so many other wonderfully edible foods, a ...Read More

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Mark William Stevenson

Jul 29, 1954 - Feb 15, 2024

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Rochelle, IL

Mark William Stevenson, 69, of DeKalb, IL passed away on February 15, 2024 in Rochelle, IL. Mark was born Sycamore, IL to Ruth (Troutman) Stevenson & Harold Stevenson on July 29, 1954. He went to school at Sycamore High School. He worked as a postal worker for the United States Postal Service for 39 years. He was involved in the Sycamore Softball league as a coach and player for a number of years. Mark is preceded in death by his mother Ruth, his father Harold, and his brother Jack Minnihan (Spokane, WA). Mark is survived by his three sons, Matt Stevenson (39, Chicago, IL), Brad Stevenson (37, Forest Hill, MD) & Brent Stevenson (34, Bel Air, MD), as well as his two grandchildren, Audrey Stevenson (7, Chicago, IL) and Luca Stevenson (2, Forest Hill, MD). More information on his celebration of life will be made available at a later date. Donations can be made in our dad’s memory and sent to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home, 704 N. 6th St. Rochelle, IL 61068, for memorials to be decided later. Arrangements were entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.beveragelyonsfamilyfh.com

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Hector Z. Amador

Feb 11, 1945 - Jan 21, 2024

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Rochelle, IL

Hector Z. Amador, 78, of Rochelle, IL passed away on January 21, 2024 in Rochelle, IL. Hector was born on February 11, 1945 in Mexico to Augustine and Amelia (Tolentino) Amador.Hector moved from Mexico at the age of 10 to Texas, and he eventually migrated up to Rochelle. He worked at Del Monte for 36 years. He enjoyed fishing, barbecuing and watching Westerns. He was a family man and always helped his family and friends when they needed it.Hector is survived by 4 children, Hector (Balandren) Amador of San Antonio, TX, Cindy Amador of Rochelle, IL, Sylvia Larsen of Rochelle, IL and Steve Amador of Rochelle, IL; 4 grandchildren, Sarah, Noah, Anthony and Rachel; 3 great grandchildren, Via, Hazel and Zela; 1 sister, Elizabeth Amador; As well as a special friend, Samual Anaya of Rochelle.He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Beatriz.A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 from 4:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home, 704 N. 6th St. Rochelle, IL 61068. A funeral service will be held same day with a time to be determined. Arrangements were entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home. Check in for updated service times and online condolences may be made at www.beveragelyonsfamilyfh.com

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John E. Dobbs

Nov 07, 1938 - Jan 21, 2024

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Rochelle, IL

John E. Dobbs, age 85, passed away peacefully to eternal life Sunday, January 21, 2024 at his son’s home in Rochelle, IL surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Chicago, IL on November 7, 1938, the son of Erwin and Janice (Dunn) Dobbs. On August 5, 1961 he married the love of his life, Jeanette C. Lang, and they remained married for 57 years until she passed in July 2019. Together they had a son, John Howard, in July 1964, and a daughter Deborah Kathleen in January, 1969.John was drafted and served in the US Army from December, 1961 to November, 1967 and was stationed in Berlin, Germany. John enjoyed his hard-earned retirement after working at Continental White Cap as a Tool & Die Maker for 40 Years and being awarded the patent for the “button” on Heinz Ketchup bottles. He was a long-time resident of Des Plaines, IL, was then a snowbird between Lake Geneva, WI and Henderson, NV before he and Jeannette moved back to Lake Geneva, WI in 2012 to be closer to their children and grandchildren.John enjoyed electronics (including making an OnTV cable box and a lie detector to “test” his children), “flying a hull” on his Hobie Cat, teaching family and friends how to waterski, spending his summer weekends at “the lake” with his wife, his children, and his granddaughters, and laughing while watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation…every Christmas.Survivors include his son John (Kay) Dobbs, daughter Deborah (late husband David) Schober, granddaughters Michelle (Nick Nielsen) Dobbs, Emily (Cameron) Frieden, Niki Dobbs, and Courtney Schober; sisters-in-law Gail Carpenter and Mary Dobbs, brothers-in-law Jim Derbick and Robert “Bud” Connolley, many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews from his and Jeannette’s family; and many other family and dear friends too numerous to name. John was a loyal and loving husband who cared for Jeannette tirelessly when her Parkinson’s took away her ability to walk, an amazing father, a beloved “Grumpa”, an incredibly strong man who served as an example to his family, and a dear friend to many; he will be sorely missed by all.He was preceded in death by his parents, Erwin and Janice Dobbs, his mother-in-law Olive (Jim) Hayes, his brothers Kenneth and Robert Dobbs, his son-in-law, David Schober, many sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law from both the Dobbs and Lang families, and many dear friends from White Cap and church.Visitation will be Friday, January 26, 2024 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm with a service at 4:00pm followed by military honors, and food and fellowship thereafter at First Lutheran Church and School, 1101 Logan Street, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 53147. Interment with Mom’s ashes in their columbarium will be private.The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, you consider an online donation in tribute to John with Serenity Hospice at www.serenityhospiceandhome.org.Lazarczyk Family Funeral Homes of Lake Geneva is proudly conducting arrangements.

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Ismael Guevara

Apr 28, 1959 - Oct 26, 2023

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Rochelle, IL

Ismael Rivera Guevara April 28, 1959 – October 26, 2023 Ismael Rivera Guevara, 64 of Rochelle, IL passed away suddenly on October 26, 2023. He was born on April 28th 1959 in Humacao, Puerto Rico. Son of Fransico Rivera and Isabel Guevara. Ismael also know as Smiley had a very sociable and uplifting spirit that would make anyone smile and laugh when they spent time together. He always had cheesy jokes to make people around him laugh. He was a hardworking man that even after early retirement, he still worked part time at Del Monte Foods. He loved spending time with his family and his children, playing outdoor games. He enjoyed cornhole, horseshoes and giant Jenga. He also enjoyed playing Guesstures, Loteria and other board games. He enjoyed attending family functions and making lasting memories with everyone, by making them laugh and getting everyone to talk and get everyone involved even when they may not want to play the game. Not only was he outgoing with his family but also with his friends and anyone he got to know. He loved to dance and listen to music until his heart was content. He was a great and loving father that was survived by his children, Ismael Rivera Jr. , Estrellita Rivera, Manuel Fransico Rivera (Rochelle), Mathew and granddaughter Karrma Michelle Rivera. Siblings, Elba Rivera Guevara (sister), Heriberto Rivera (brother), David Rivera (brother), Edwin Rivera from Humacao (brother), Puerto Rico. Angel (aka Yuyo Rap) Luis Rivera (brother) from Florida, Luis (aka Papo) Manuel Rivera of Dekalb, IL. Hermana de corazón, Wilma J. Cordero. He is preceded in death by his parents and also his life partner Irma Estella Losoya, they will be dance together again. One sister Medelicia Rivera and his two brothers Anibal Rivera and Francisco Rivera of Humacao, Puerto Rico. A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 2, 2023 from 4:00 – 8:00 P. M. at Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home, 704 N. 6th St. Rochelle, IL 61068. A visitation will also be held on Friday, November 3, 2023 from 4:00 – 7:00 P. M. at the funeral home with a service at 5:00 P. M. on Friday. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be made at www. beveragelyonsfamilyfh. com Flowers are appreciated by the family.

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Robert Milliman

Nov 17, 1953 - Sep 25, 2023

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Rochelle, IL

Robert Arthur Milliman, 69, of Oregon, Illinois, passed away on September 25, 2023, after a short illness, with his family by his side He was born on November 17, 1953, in Rochelle, Illinois to Ralph and Vera Milliman Robert, also known as Mush to his friends, was a loving and kind-hearted man who cared deeply for his family and close friends Robert honorably served his country in the United States Navy as a Fireman from 1972 to 1975 He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal with a Bronze Star for his dedicated service After his military service, Robert pursued a career at Woods Equipment Company He dedicated himself to his work and made valuable contributions to the company All who worked with Robert enjoyed his candor and most importantly his sense of humor In his free time, Robert enjoyed riding his motorcycles, indulging in woodworking projects, and cooking Robert's woodworking skills were one of a kind; he created many replicas of buildings and steam engine trains and tractors with amazing intricate details He also enjoyed crafting beautiful wood bowls on his lathe These hobbies brought him joy and allowed him to showcase his creativity and skills Robert is survived by his daughters, Stacie (Jessie) Cantu of La Feria, TX, and Julie (Kevin) Rogers of Oregon, IL, as well as 2granddaughters, 4 grandsons, and 4 step granddaughters He also leaves behind his siblings: Lyford (Debbie) Milliman of Plymouth, IL; Lyle (Diane) Milliman of Glendale, AZ; Eula (Jim) Monahan of Alvin, TX; Butch Milliman of Oregon, IL; Charlene (Randy) McNeill of Morton, IL; and Millie (Earl) Sweig of Meridian, ID He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Vera (Schier) Milliman, as well as two nephews and agreat niece Robert will be remembered for his kind heart, his dedication to his family and friends, and his love for his country He will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him A celebration of Robert's life will be held in the spring of 2024 at the Oregon VFW Date, and times will be announced by the family at a later date If you wish to donate towards Robert's memorial, you may do so during his celebration of life A very special thank you to Serenity Hospice and Home in Oregon, IL, for their tremendous care and compassion for our father To to the family or in memory of Robert Arthur Milliman, please

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Dolores Rose

Nov 22, 1932 - May 01, 2023

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Rochelle, IL

Dolores C. Rose, 90, of Rochelle, IL passed away on May 1, 2023. Dolores was born on November 22, 1932 in Jersey City, New Jersey to Harry and Norma (Wegner) Cole. Dolores graduated with a Bachelors Degree from Monmouth College in Monmouth, IL. She then went on to work as a school teacher at Lowell School in Wheaton, IL. She also sold Mary Kay products for 45+ years. Dolores loved playing piano and bowling. She also enjoyed traveling and socializing with her friends. She was a devoted Baptist. Dolores is survived by 2 children, Fred (Sandy Yon) Rose of Rochelle, IL and Craig Rose of West Chicago, IL; As well as 1 grandchild, Fred James (Alli) Rose of Fowler, IL. She is preceded in death by her parents. A private family visitation and graveside service will be held on Friday, May 5, 2023. Interment will take place at Forest Home Cemetery in Forest Park, IL. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www. beveragelyonsfamilyfh. com

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Lois Garner

May 06, 1927 - Feb 18, 2023

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Rochelle, IL

Lois Omalee Garner, 95, of Hardy, Arkansas, formerly of Rochelle, Illinois, passed away Saturday, February 18, 2023. She was born May 6, 1927 in Vanndale, Arkansas to Lonnie Layton and Sellia Jane Williams Holt. She was the ultimate homemaker raising four children with her husband, Beverly Austin Garner. They were members of the Church of God. Lois was an excellent cook, especially remembered for carrying on the family tradition of chocolate gravy among so many other wonderfully edible foods, a gardener and seamstress for the family and others, and a master of multiple crafts. Her passion was for flowers: growing, receiving, and admiring them. She was preceded in death by her husband, Beverly Austin Garner; a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn Lois and Jerry Knight; a son-in-law, Ron Harper Sr. ; her parents; three sisters: Artavee Holt, Joy DuBois, and LonEll Holt; and two brothers, Verlon and Vernest Holt. Survivors include her daughters, Barbara Harper of Ash Flat and Linda (Mike) Chunko of Rochelle, IL; a son, Steven Garner (Mona Otts) of Hardy; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; many other relatives; and a host of friends. SHE LOVED THEM ALL! A graveside service (by

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Janet Kramer

Oct 16, 1943 - Aug 24, 2022

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Rochelle, IL

Janet R. KramerOctober 16, 1943 - August 24, 2022Janet R. Kramer, 78 of Rochelle, IL, passed away peacefully at her home after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease. Born and raised in Ashton, IL, the daughter of Chandler and Hazel (Morgan) Kime. She married Raymond W. Kramer in Rochelle, IL. She worked 20 plus years in the offices of Carnation and Nestle before retiring. She then worked part time as a teller at First National bank before retiring for good. She enjoyed traveling and being with her family, going to the river boat casinos, going to auctions and collecting green glass and lladros. Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Ray, son Scott Kramer, brother Jack Kime, nephew David Shoudy, sisters-in-law Diana Kime and Velma Shoudy and brother-in-law Richard Shoudy. Survivors include her son Bruce Kramer of Rochelle, IL, brother Mark Kime of Appleton, WI, granddaughter Dani Kramer of Creston, IL, great grandchildren Kaiden and Madison Dummer of Creston, IL, daughter-in-law Laurie Kramer of Rochelle, IL, sister-in-law Sally Kime of Calhoun, GA and many nieces and nephews. Go be well now mom. Love and miss you. . . The family will be having a private graveside service. To send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Janet R. Kramer, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. There are no gallery images.

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Evelyn Fell

Aug 10, 1929 - Aug 18, 2022

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Rochelle, IL

Evelyn C. Fell, 93, of Rochelle, IL passed away on August 18, 2022. Evelyn was born on August 10, 1929 in Lindenwood, IL to Christopher and Helen (Wendorf) Jaeger. Evelyn married her late husband, Roger, on December 27, 1950. She was a life long member of the Lindenwood Immanuel Lutheran Church. She enjoyed sewing and making mission quilts. She volunteered at the Presbyterian Thrift Shop and Hand in Hand food pantry in Rochelle. She painted saw blades and milk cans, as well as painted on canvas. Evelyn baked many wedding cakes and worked for 25 plus years at the Eswood School as a cook. Evelyn is survived by 4 children, Kristy (Bob) Roberson of Rochelle, Shelley (Dennis) Trothing of Santa Clarita, CA, Sandra (Billy) Roberson of Rochelle and Tracy (Steve) Komadina of Rochelle; A daughter-in-law, Chris Fell of Genoa; As well as 16 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents; Her husband, Roger Fell; A son, Zann Fell; As well as siblings, Myrtle, Mabel, Raymond and Lucille. Visitation will be held on Monday, August 22, 2022 from 10:00 - 11:00 A. M. at the Immanuel Lutheran Church, 16060 E Lindenwood Rd, Lindenwood, IL 61049. A funeral service will take place immediately afterwards at 11:00 A. M. with a graveside service to follow out to Lindenwood Cemetery in Lindenwood, IL. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www. beveragelyonsfamilyfh. comThere are no gallery images.

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Vernon Randall

Mar 11, 1933 - Mar 12, 2022

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Rochelle, IL

Vernon L. Randall, 89, of Rochelle, IL passed away on March 12, 2022. Vernon was born on March 11, 1933 in Finksburg, MD. Vernon was a resident of the Rochelle area for 75 years. He loved music, playing guitar and singing. He also enjoyed fishing and was an animal lover. He had a unique bond with companion animals. He was a dedicated employee of Del Monte for 35 years. He was hard working and respected. He also had a charismatic personality that impressed everyone he knew. He loved his two daughters. He was a beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather. Vernon is survived by 2 daughters, Renee Bogue of Overton, TX and Rhonda Lowden of Overton, TX; 3 grandchildren, Brittany (Kuzma) Ziblich, Amber (Mark) Cordle and Christen (Calvin) Espich; 4 great grandchildren, Cooper, Niko, Camryn and Chance; 1 sister, Janet; 1 cousin, Mary Bauer of Rochelle, IL; As well as 1 special friend, Garrett Williams. He is preceded in death by his parents. A graveside service will be held on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 11:00 A. M. at Lindenwood Cemetery in Lindenwood, IL. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Homes. Online condolences may be made at www. beveragelyonsfamilyfh. comTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Vernon L. Randall, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. There are no gallery images.

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