Jeronimo "Jerry"  Echebarria, Sr.

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Jeronimo "Jerry" Echebarria Sr, 79 of Rock Falls died Monday January 8, 2018 at his home.

He was born on September 30, 1938 in Sterling the son of Ezekial and Maria (Rodriguez) Echebarria. He was employed for 32 years at Northwestern Steel and Wire Co in Sterling retiring from the shipping department. He loved his Lord and Savior.

Surviving are his daughters: Veronica (Gene) Chadd of Geneseo, Katherine (Calvin) Hermes of Rock Falls and Barbara Echebarria of Savanna; his sons: Jeronimo (Aleta) Echebarria Jr of Rock Falls, Michael (Becky) Echebarria of Sterling and Richard (Janice) Echebarria of Rock Falls; his sister Maria Moncivais of Sterling; his brothers: John Echebarria and Antonio Echebarria both of Sterling; 14 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren and his special fiend Gladys Ramsey.

He was preceded in death by 3 sisters; 4 brothers; 1 grandchild and 2 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Thursday January 11, 2017 from 9 – 10:30 AM at the 1st Open Bible Church in Rock Falls. The funeral will follow at 10:30 AM. Burial will conclude at Riverside Cemetery.