Neva L Deets

  • Born: May 20, 1928
  • Died: August 12, 2012
  • Location: Sterling, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

Neva L. Deets, 84 of Sterling died Sunday August 12, 2012 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.

She was born on May 20, 1928 in Ethel, MO the daughter of John Albert and Geneva Mae (Dunseith) Rockwell. She married Mervin Deets on May 5, 1946 in Rock Falls. He died January 13, 2006. Neva was employed at the former Lawrence Brother's Hardware in Sterling for 25 years retiring in 1989. She was a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, Rock Falls.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra (Royce) Skinner of Lyndon; three sons: Mervin Deets (Sabrina Weitz) of Sterling, Roger (Julie) Deets of St. Clair, MN and Daniel Kathy) Deets of Fulton; three sisters: Lorena (Ross) Harrison of Milton, FL, Loreta Huebsch of Rock Falls and Patricia (Marv) Anderson of Sterling; 15 grandchildren and several great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and one great grand daughter Eva Marie Skinner.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Wednesday August 15, 2012 from 9 -10 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. A memorial service will follow at 10 AM with Deacon Larry Zitkus officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park.


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