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STERLING, IL- Daniel J. Stone, 23, of Sterling, died Saturday, May 5, 2012 in Sterling.

Daniel was born November 9, 1988 in Ames, Iowa a son of Rodney and Donna (Rooker) Stone.

Daniel was a product technician at Aaron's in Sterling. He attended First Open Bible Church in Rock Falls. He enjoyed playing guitar, disc golf, playing video games and loved his nieces and nephews. He also enjoyed spending time with his brothers.

He is survived by his mother Donna Stone of Sterling; his father and step mother, Rodney (Veronika) Stone of Juarez, Mexico; siblings, Brooke (Laura) Nelson of Des Moines, Iowa, Richard Stone of Sterling and Nathan Stone (Kayleigh Tabor) of Rock Falls; his grandparents, Beulah (Maury) Bauldus of Boone, iowa, John (Sandy) Rooker of Creston, Iowa and Lee Vaux of Bagley, Iowa; and 2 nieces Gabriella and Lilly Stone. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Kathy Vaux, his grandfather, Richard Stone, and a nephew Colton Stone.

The funeral will be at 2PM Thursday, May 10 at First Open Bible Church in Rock Falls with Pastor Les Funderberg officiating. Burial will be at Bass Point Cemetery, Boone, Iowa on Friday, May 11. Visitation will be from 5-7 PM Wednesday, May 9 in McDonald Funeral Home 505 1st Avenue, Sterling. A memorial has been established in his memory. To send condolences visit