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“Shelley: I am so sorry to hear about your husband. I'm not sure you remember me. I am Karen Dever's aunt. My thoughts and prayers are with you...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Joanne Olson - Prophetstown, IL

“Peggy I am so sorry . Prayers for the whole family. God bless ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Mary jo Foy adler - Friend

“So sorry . I am praying for you all to find strength and comfort. Love you all. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Paula Malone - Benton, KY

“My deepest sympathy to the family at your time of loss.sneding many prayers and hugs your way.. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Shauna Gonzalez - Rock falls, IL

“So sorry, I can't image losing a child. My heart is sad with you ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: June Moore - Sterling, IL

“The family and friends are in my thoughts and prayers may God and his angels watch over him remember the good memories you all made with him ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Lampert - Marshalltown, IA

“Dave , Peggy and family I am so sorry for your loss. May God guide you to healing. Big hugs and my deepest sympathy. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: DeAnn Bonnewell - Dixon, IL

“Eric was always a quiet one. He and Derrell were only 14 days apart in age, and grew up as best bud cousins. It breaks my heart that this happened....Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Audrey Scott - Tuscaloosa, AL

“So sorry for your loss Dave and Peggy.Your family is in our prayers. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Ervin and Jayden McKibben - GA

“Peggy, I am so very sorry for the loss of your son. Only a person that has had the same loss can understand. I do . I live it and feel it each and...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jeffery Scott - Hardin, KY

“Prayers are with the all of ypu ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Brenda Scott - Family

Eric D. Balsley, 33, of Sterling, died Monday, December 18, 2017.

He was born on September 29, 1984 in Dixon, to David and Peggy (Scott) Balsley.

He married Shelley Morse on March 21, 2015 in Sterling.

He was employed with Jeff Bright RV Sales in Rock Falls. Eric was a loving father and husband who was very devoted to his family. He played an active role in raising his nieces. He enjoyed golfing and was an avid Denver Broncos fan.

Survivors include his wife, Shelley, of Sterling; a son Brixton of Sioux City, Iowa; 2 sisters, Shelley (Dustin) Bower of Rock Falls and Cara Balsley of Hull, Iowa; 2 brothers, David Jr. (Crystal) Balsley of Terrill, Iowa and Josh Helfrich of Dixon; his paternal grandfather Kenneth Balsley of Rock Falls and his maternal grandmother, Marilyn Scott of Sterling; his mother in law, Susan Lanphere of Erie. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather Harold Scott and his paternal grandmother Lois Balsley.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A gathering of family and friends will be on Friday December 22 from 9:30-10:30 AM at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. A memorial service will follow at 10:30 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Scott Porter officiating.

A memorial has been established in his memory.

Arrangements completed by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory.