JoAnn K. Dukelow
Born: July 29, 1935; Chicago
Died: March 20, 2021; Sterling
STERLING – JoAnn Kathryn Dukelow, 85, of Sterling, died on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Morningside of Sterling.
JoAnn was born on July 29, 1935, in Chicago, the daughter of Joseph and Ann (Mellor) Schwartz. JoAnn graduated from Steinmetz High School in Chicago. She married Donald K. Dukelow Jr on August 29, 1953 in Chicago. He predeceased her on February 11, 2003. JoAnn enjoyed playing the accordion. She will be remembered as a woman full of faith who was loyal and dedicated to her family.
Survivors include one daughter, Wendy (Dan) Wells; one son, James (Kathleen) Dukelow, all of Sterling; and four grandchildren, Matthew, Cassie, Victoria, and MaryRose.
JoAnn was preceded in death by her parents; husband Donald; one daughter, Carol King; one sister, Alice Grace; and three brothers, Joe, Jack, and Bob Schwartz.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Masks and social distancing will be in effect for a memorial service at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at McDonald Funeral Home, 1002 12th Ave, Rock Falls, with Pastor James Jaeger officiating. Interment will conclude at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
Online condolences may be made at www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com
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Published by Sauk Valley News on Apr. 1, 2021.