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John J. Kereven, age 89 of Rock Falls, died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.

John was born on May 16, 1928 in Dixon, the son of John P. and Katherine M. (Keul) Kereven. He married Joyce A. Dietz on February 22, 1948. John was employed by National Manufacturing for 46 years until his retirement in 1990. He belonged to Rock River Motorcycle and was a member of Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rock Falls.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce of 69 years; his son, John P. (Dessa) Kereven of Rock Falls; two granddaughters, DeLissa Rickert of West Allis, WI and Heather (Jay) Walden of Dixon and one great grandson, Xavier Walden.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 from 9:00-11:00 A.M. at Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church in Rock Falls. Memorial service will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the church with Reverend Bree Truax officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Immanuel Ev. Lutheran Church in Rock Falls in his memory.