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Jane M. Rockwell
Jane M. Rockwell, age 87, of Dixon, formerly of Rock Falls and Tampico, died Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Liberty Court in Dixon.
Jane was born April 1, 1931 in Sterling the daughter of Jesse and Demarius Adele (Robinson) Warner. She was a 1950 graduate of Central Catholic High School in Sterling and later met and married the love of her life, Lowell D. Rockwell, on May 7, 1951 in Rock Falls. He preceded her in death on December 15, 2009. Jane was a homemaker who raised five children and loved them unconditionally. She also loved her grandchildren, great grandchildren and animals very much. Jane was involved at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tampico and was named Catholic Woman of the Year for the Rockford Diocese.
Survivors include her children, Dave (Rhonda) Rockwell of Tampico, Dennis (Deborah) Rockwell of Rock Falls, Denise (Randy) Blackburn of Dixon, Doug Rockwell of Rock Falls and Diane (Karen Kradle) Rockwell of Dixon; six grandchildren, Kelly Jo Rockwell, Jeannie (Lee) Haigwood, Tina (Mike) Rockwell, Kenny (Brittany) Rockwell, Purdue (Marisa) Blackburn and Rylie (Nick) Blackburn; and six great grandchildren, Keegan Rockwell, Noah Blackburn, Zoe Blackburn, Marlee Blackburn, Jax Blackburn and Ella Rockwell.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; one brother, Cletus McFadden; and three sisters, Mary Middleton, Martha Kreider and Katherine Hansen.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 3 – 5 PM at Liberty Court in Dixon.
The Rockwell family would like extend a special thanks to Liberty Court for all of their love, care and concern over the last nine years. You are truly amazing and appreciated very much and we thank you and love you. Also, thank you to Serenity Hospice for making mom comfortable in her time of need and to Fr. Easton for his blessings.
MAMA – YOU ARE AND ALWAYS WILL BE OUR SUNSHINE.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com.