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Kathryn Hesser, 82, of Sterling, died on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at her home.

She was born on November 10, 1935 in Princeton to Ivan and Ethel (Baxter) Saathoff.

She married Ronald D. Hesser, Sr. on January 5, 1957 in Dixon. He preceded her in death on January 29, 1997.

Kathryn was a registered nurse for over 50 years and had worked at several area nursing homes, retiring as Director of Nursing from Rock Falls Rehabilitation.

Those surviving include her daughters Yvonne Hesser and Barbara (Mel) White of Sterling; her sons, Ronald (Molly) Hesser, Jr. of Herscher and Raymond (Debbie) Hesser of Tampico; her sisters, Loretta Coan and Iva Jean Rossman both of Peru, and Susan Davis of Henry; a brother, James Saathoff of Washington, Ill.; 20 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and a son.

Visitation will be from 10-11 AM on Wednesday, March 7th at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 11AM at the funeral home with Reverend Dr. Solomon Sudhakar, pastor of Rock Falls United Methodist Church officiating. Cremation rites will follow. A memorial has been established in her memory. To send condolences visit