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Richard Arley Shoop, 76 of Sterling died Friday June 2, 2017 at his home.

He was born on February 15, 1941 in Lynn, Massachusetts, the son of Arley Alvin and Evelyn (Riddle) Shoop. He served in the US Army form November 29, 1962 until November 27, 1964. He worked as an electrician in construction. He married Catherine on April 27, 2017 in Dixon.

Surviving is his wife, Catherine; step daughter Kimberly Kettley of Dixon and step son Michael Koehler of Dixon; his sister Sandy Ladehoff of Clinton, IA; his brother Robert A. Shoop of Sterling; 5 step grandchildren and 1 step great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.

Graveside services will be held on Wednesday June 7, 2017 at 10 AM in Riverside Cemetery in Sterling, with the Reverend Dalmus Meeks officiating. There will be visitation.