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  • Monday, January 26, 2015 4:18 PM

    GALENA–RoseMary C. Meyer, 87, of Galena, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 at the Galena-Stauss Serenity Room surrounded by family. Funeral mass will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Galena. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Jan., 30, at Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, a parish rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. and the Catholic Daughters prayer service to follow. Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, January 26, 2015 4:09 PM

    EAST DUBUQUE–Bernard “B.L.” Murray, 89, of East Dubuque, and Punta Gorda, Fla., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, Saturday, Jan. 24, at Manor Care Health Services, Dubuque, Iowa.

    Funeral Mass will be held at noon, Saturday, Jan. 31, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, East Dubuque. Friends may gather after 9 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the East Dubuque cemetery where military rites will be accorded graveside by the American Legion Post 787 of East Dubuque. American Legion Post 787 will have their walk thru at 10 a.m. Cremation rites will be accorded at Bernie’s wishes.

    The Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena, is in charge of arrangements as James T. Furlong, owner, was a classmate and life-long friend of Bernie’s.

    In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, East Dubuque, or Hospice of Dubuque in Bernie’s memory.

    Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Monday, January 26, 2015 3:49 PM

    GALENA–Steven W. Paxton, 52, of Galena, died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

    Funeral service was held on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the Furlong Funeral Chapel, Galena. Burial will be held at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded.

    Memorials may be given to NAMI of Dubuque, Iowa, and The Workshop of Galena.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Friday, January 23, 2015 2:51 PM

    ROSCOE–Frank Edward Hovar, Sr. 88, of Roscoe, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, at his home, surrounded by his family.

    Funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at St. Bridget Church, 600 Clifford Avenue., Loves Park.

    Visitation was held from 4-7:30 p.m. with rosary at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road. and 1 hour prior to Mass at the church.  Interment was in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

    In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to: Northern Illinois Hospice and Grief Center, 4215 Newburg Road, Rockford, IL 61108.

    Online condolences may be submitted at www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com

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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:35 PM
    Hanover–Elizabeth “Betty” M. Pash, 90, of Hanover, died Tuesday, Jan. 13 at the Midwest Medical Center in Galena. 
  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:31 PM

    Galena–Mica David Friederick, 40, of Galena, passed away Monday, Jan. 12, at home surrounded by his devoted wife of 19 years and loving family.

    Memorial donations can be left at Galena State Bank and will be used to create an educational scholarship for Olivia and Ella. Online condolences may be left at furlongfuneralchapel.com. 

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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 1:28 PM

    Effingham–David A Katt Sr., 55, of Effingham, formerly of Galena, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, Jan. 13 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon.

    Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 17, at Bauer Funeral Home in Effingham. Donations may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be left at bauerfh.com.

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  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 12:44 PM

    Cedarburg, Wis.–Patricia Bergstresser of Cedarburg, Wis., passed away peacefully on Sunday, Jan. 11, at Ellen’s Home in Port Washington, Wis., at the age of 85 years.

    Memorial services will be held at Mueller Funeral Home, W63 N527 Hanover Ave., Cedarburg, Saturday, Jan. 24, at 3 p.m. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, Jan. 24, from 1-2:45 p.m. Memorials of your choice appreciated. For online condolences please go to muellerfuneralhome.com.

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  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 8:51 AM
    GALENA, Ill.--Joan Mill, 83, of Galena, Illinois, formerly of Michigan and Alaska, passed away Saturday, October 11, 2014, at her home.

    In keeping with her wishes, there will be no public visitation or service.

    Online condolences may be left at www.furlongfuneralchapel.com.

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  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014 7:43 AM
    APPLE RIVER, Ill.--Dorothy Catherine Dittmar, 96, of rural Apple River, Illinois, passed away at 10:03 a.m., Monday, October 13, 2014, at the Galena-Stauss Senior Care Community in Galena.

    Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 17, 2014, at the Zion Presbyterian Church in Schapville, Illinois, with Pastor Dottie Morizzo officiating. Friends may call after 10 a.m., Friday, October 17 at the church. Burial will be in the Zion Presbyterian Cemetery.

    Memorials may be given to Zion Presbyterian Church in Schapville.

    The Miller-Steinke Funeral Home of Scales Mound is in charge of arrangements.

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