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ROCK FALLS - George E. Iben, 83 of Rock Falls died Saturday March 24, 2012 at CGH Medical Center, Sterling.
George Earl Iben was born on January 16, 1929 in Sterling, the son of Ado and Alice (Ohms) Iben. He married Carol L. Camps on September 5, 1954 in Sterling. Mr. Iben was an electrician having worked with IBEW Local 364 for 60 years before retiring. He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Rock Falls. He enjoyed Civil War history; was a gun collector; and enjoyed collecting clocks and watching the CUBS and BEARS.
Surviving is his wife, Carol; four children: Mark Iben of Houston, TX, Christine Higley (Dan Grennan) of Rock Falls, Kate (Don) Gross of Athens, TN, and Diane (Comer) Wadzeck of Phoenix, AZ; one brother, Arnold "Bud" (Elsie) Iben of Sterling; one sister, Elvera Ilgenfritz of Midland, MI; nine grandchildren: Alex Iben, Brad (Katherine) Higley, Andy Higley, Ben (Jaden) Higley, Emily Higley, Kaylan Gross, Mick Gross, Jake Wadzeck, Jonathan Wadzeck.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 9:30 - 11 AM at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Rock Falls, with services following at 11 AM. The Reverend Daniel Behmlander, will officiating. Burial will be at Hopkins Cemetery, rural Sterling. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home, Rock Falls.