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“Bob & Willa,I'm so sorry to hear of Alberta's death. I was out to visit her a few weeks ago. She is the one who recommended me for my job at Farm &...Read More ยป
1 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Lawrence - Sterling, IL

“Lots of great memories. Glad we visited last spring. John and I talk of you often, lots of good food with those memories. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Gail Carrillo - Sterling, IL

“RIP Mom, we love bTEWKand miss you so very much ! Bob and Willa ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Willa Sisson - Lyndon, IL

“RIP Aunt Bert ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Dean and Beth Eikenberry - IL

“RIP Aunt Bert love and miss you always ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Dean and Beth Eikenberry - IL

“Rip grandma we all love you ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jack Cochran - Rock falls, IL

“RIP Grandma!!! Love you!! ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Kellie Cochran - Rick Falls, IL


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Alberta I. Herrera, age 86 of Sterling, died Friday, July 28, 2017 at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.

Alberta was born on January 17, 1931 in Sterling, the daughter of Albert Otten and Bessie (Craig) Beggs. She married Pedro "Pete" Herrera. He preceded her in death on February 9, 2001. Alberta worked at Farm and Fleet in Sterling for 25 years, retiring in 1996. She was a past member of the Eagle's Club. She enjoyed reading, going to the casinos and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her son, Robert (Willa) Sisson of Lyndon; one brother, Neal (Linda) Otten of Rock Falls; four grandchildren, Candie (Rick) Henderson, Rob (Kendra) Sisson, Kellie (Jack) Cochran and Sonia Sisson; seven great grandchildren and five great, great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Bill and John Sisson; two brothers, Kenny Otten and Bud Craig and one sister, Barb Eikenberry.

Cremation rites have been accorded with the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.