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Obituaries

John Beien

STERLING – John T. Beien, 64, of Sterling, died unexpectedly Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019.

He was a retired IBEW 364 union electrician of 36 years, fully transitioned to loving Grandpa.
John was born May 15, 1955, in Sterling, the son of Vincent C. and Catherine A. (O’Connell) Beien.

Survivors include his wife, Sheryl; son and daughter-in-law, Adam and Andrea Beien; one grandson, John-Thomas; four siblings, Kathy (Pete) Kaup, Vicki (Warren Jones) Beien, Jim (Deborah) Beien, and Tom (Laura) Beien; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother; one niece; and three nephews.

A funeral Mass will be held at 10 am Friday Oct. 25, 2019, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Sterling, with the Rev. Jorge Bravo officiating. Luncheon immediately following, at Kapp’s Banquet Facility, 201 W. 1st Street in Rock Falls. 

Memorials can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, St. Mary grade school, and Newman High School.

Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.

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