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Lavonia Faye Ufkin, 88, of Rockford, died on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Crimson Point in Rockford.

Lavonia was born on December 6, 1928 in Sterling to Ora and Bertha (Jacobs) Scykes. She married LeRoy Ufkin on December 15, 1946 in Rock Falls. He preceded her in death in March 1964. She was a nurse's aide at Walnut Manor retiring in 1995. She enjoyed being outdoors, gardening and her pets.

Survivors include her sons, Ronnie (Aleece) Ufkin of Lockport, and Donald (Mary Linn Green) Ufkin of Rockford; 3 grandchildren, Amanda (Julius) Calhoun, Tamara Ufkin and Kory Ufkin. She was preceded in death by her husband, a son Kevin, a sister Viola Lundquist and a brother Edward Scykes.

Visitation will be on Saturday, October 28th from 10:00-10:30 AM at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 10:30 AM at the funeral home with Pastor Dalmus Meeks, officiating.

Burial will follow at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

To send condolences visit www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com