Visitation: 2 p.m. until the service time Saturday at the Preston-Schilling Funeral Home, Dixon.

SERVICES: 3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Ronald Hammond, of Joplin, Mo., officiating.

STERLING, Ill. — Sandra Ann Madding, 60, of Sterling and formerly of Dixon, Ill., and Nachusa, died Aug. 19 at the Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital, Dixon.

Cremation rites have been accorded.

She worked at the Dixon Health Care Center; Lee County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dixon; Polo (Ill.) Nursing Home; ShopKo Jewelry Department, Dixon; and was an activities director at New Beginnings, Rock Falls, Ill.

She was born Oct. 19, 1946, in Chicago to Bert and Lillian Niedermayer Locke. She married Richard Eugene Morgan Sr. on Feb. 13, 1967, in Morrison, Ill. He died in 1978.

Survivors include one son, Richard Eugene Morgan Jr. of Sterling; one daughter, LoriAnn Morgan of Asbury; her mother, Lillian Locke of Lyons, Ill.; one brother, Charles Locke of Kenosha, Wis.; one sister, Susan Besaw of Lyons; and one grandchild.

A memorial has been established.

Condolences may be made online at

She was preceded in death by her father.

Death date: Aug. 19, 2007

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