Judith A. Barger

  • Born: February 19, 2016
  • Died: October 11, 2016
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

505 1st Avenue
Sterling, IL 61081

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


Judith A. (Royer) Barger, 70, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at Rockford Memorial Hospital in Rockford surrounded by her loving family.

Born February 19, 1946 in Sterling she was a daughter of Floyd and Evelyn (Silvey) Royer.

She married Walter Lee Barger, Sr. on September 23, 1965 in Canton, Ohio. He preceded her in death on April 17, 2006. She attended Harvest Time Bible Church in Rock Falls and enjoyed playing cards, attending her grandchildren's sporting events and being with family.

Surviving are two daughters, Kelly (Randy) Donoho of Rock Falls and Kayla (Randy) Sharp of Tampico; a son, Wally (Kelly) Barger of Polo; grandchildren, Nicole (D' Andre) Harrington, Shauntae (KC) Barger, Ashley (Chris) Barger, Paige (Mitchell) Binkley, Josh Donoho (Katelyn), Cody Donoho (Alicia), Dakota Sharp (Allie), Austin Donoho (Danica), Lexi Sharp (Lucas), Brandy (Ronit) Prajapati; great grandchildren, Mercedes, Darius, Trey, Landen, Spencer, Greyson, Kai, Jaylen, Lane, Merrick and Logan; brothers, Vern Royer of Rock Falls, Eddie Royer of Rock Falls and Al (Tara) Royer of Rock Falls; and sisters, Alice (Jr.) Billings of Sterling, Nina (Leroy) Holloway of Rock Falls and Marcia Chaoinski of Sterling. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and 2 brothers Jackie and Larry.

Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Friday at McDonald Funeral Home in Sterling.

The funeral will be at 10 AM Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Jason Borton officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling. A memorial has been established in her memory.