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“I was very saddened by the news that my childhood friend passed recently and of such a challenging cancer. I haven't seen Jim since I joined the Air...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Terry Cooney - Albuquerque, NM

“When we lose a loved one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us. May you take comfort in knowing that an angel is now...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Bill Hummer - Mishawaka, IN

“My brother Jim will be loved and missed tremendously. I know his Angel's wrapped him in their wings and delivered him to peace with our Lord. I will...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Julie Anning - Brooksville, FL

“So sad and sorry to hear about Jimmy. I have always had a fondness of him since we were kids. He was always so sweet and adorable. I know he's...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Auggie Queen - Oak Ridge, TN

“Haven't seen Jim since school. Sad to hear of your passing Jim. Condolences to friends and family. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Bradley Popejoy SR - STERLING

“We were saddened to hear of the passing of Jim. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Deb & Mike Stuker - ROCHELLE, IL

James W. Anning, age 61, of Rock Falls, died Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at his home after a courageous battle with throat cancer.

James was born July 8, 1958 in Sterling the son of Joseph and Evelyn (Loughe) Anning. He was employed at Northwestern Steel and Wire for many years and later retired from Sterling Schools in 2018 after 12 years of employment.

He is survived by his dad, Joseph H. (Loreta) Anning of Rock Falls; brother, John M. (Karen) Anning of Dixon; sister, Julie M. Anning of Fla.; son, Drake James Anning of Rock Falls; daughter, Heather (Terry Cushing) Anning of Rock Falls; and granddaughter, Haley Anning of Rock Falls.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

A gathering of family and friends will be Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 3:00 – 5:00 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. A memorial service will be Sunday at 5:00 PM at the funeral home with Reverend Richard Russo of St. Andrew Catholic Church officiating.