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Richard H. Greening, 84 of Sterling died Saturday February 19, 2022.

He was born on October 11, 1937 in Peru, IL, the son of Richard Otto and Anna (Prohs) Greening. He was a 1955 graduate of LaSalle-Peru High School. He served in the National Guard. Richard married the former Karen Rae Kradle on April 4, 1959 in Rock Falls. She died December 22, 2017. He was employed for over 32 years at General Electric in Morrison, retiring as a Foreman. Richard had enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and watching the CUBS, the BEARS and NASCAR.

Survivors include his daughters: Diana (Michael) Walters of Sterling, Barb Geesey of Clinton, IA, Donna (Dave) McDonald of Sterling and Stacey Greening of Clinton, IA; his brother James Greening of Peru, IL; 9 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Karen; his brother David Greening and his grandson Cody.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Wednesday February 23, 2022 from 10-11 AM at the McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls. Burial will follow at Oak Knoll Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital or Boys Town.