Melvin F. Berogan

  • Born: March 4, 1933
  • Died: June 29, 2020
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


STERLING – Melvin F. Berogan, 87 of Sterling died Monday June 29, 2020 at his home.

He was born on March 4, 1933 in Amboy, the son of Harry C. and Laura Mae (Hobbs) Berogan. He served in the in US Army during Korean War. Melvin married Donna M. Clevenger on April 13, 1956 in Rock Falls. She died October 18, 2013. He had worked for 38 years at the Parrish Alford plant of Northwestern Steel and Wire Co in Rock Falls. Melvin was a member of First Church of the Nazarene in Sterling and volunteered at the church for various activities. He was a member of the Rock Falls American Legion Post 902. He had enjoyed bowling and was a Rock Falls Rocket fan.
Survivors include his daughter, Brenda (John) Fox; his son Bryan (Lori) Berogan; his sister Harriett Moore; his brother Donald (Christine) Berogan; 7 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife and his brother Levi.

Private family visitation and funeral services will be held on Friday July 3, 2020 at the McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Avenue in Rock Falls. Burial with military honors will conclude at Coloma Township Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene.

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