ROCK FALLS – David R. Franco, 55 of Rock Falls died Monday, June 10, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
He was born on December 19, 1964, in Sterling, the son of Manuel and Socorra “Coco” (Mendez) Franco. He was a graduate of Sterling High School and Welding Technical School in Tulsa, OK. He had been employed as a welder most recently at Allied – Locke in Dixon. He was a Chicago Bears and Cubs fan, and had enjoyed fishing and camping.
Survivors include is his sisters, Nadine (Dana) Hick of Sterling and Delores “Lola” (Terry) Lynch of Sterling; his nieces, Amber Stutzke Chavarria (Paul Heflin) and Nicole (Cody) Dornes; his nephew, Jonas Gragert; his great-nephew, Dax David Stutzke Heflin; and his great-niece, Nova Leigh Dornes; and his step-great-nephew and niece, Max and Mia Dornes.
He was preceded in death by his parents;
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 1st Avenue in Sterling, with a brief service to follow at 6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in his memory.