Rebecca D. DeGraf

August 17, 1976 ~ June 6, 2022 (age 45)


            Rebecca Dawn DeGraf of Sterling passed away at CGH Medical Center on June 6, 2022. Born August 17, 1976 on Rockford. Becky lived at home until she was 10 years old.  After being diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, she went to Walter Lawson Children’s Home in Loves Park. On April 7, 1994 she moved to Exceptional Care & Training Center in Sterling where she currently resided.

            Predeceased by grandmother Janet Mueller, Larry DeGraf & paternal grandparents, Gottfried & Marion DeGraf & James Kereven & niece Jadyn DeGraf. Survived by parents Larry & Janice Kereven of Oregon, brother Jason (Nikki) DeGraf of Mt. Morris, sister Keri (Aaron) Mudge of Oregon, grandfather Raymond Mueller of Byron, grandmother June Kereven of Oregon, & nephews Payton (Shannon) DeGraf of SanDiego, CA & Miles Mudge of Oregon.

            Private family services will be held at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Oregon at 10:30 AM on Saturday, June 11, 2022. Pastor Luke Schier of Open Bible Church in Polo, officiating. Burial in Riverview Cemetery.

            Memorials to Walter Lawson Children’s Home Exceptional Care & Training Center or CGH Medical Center. Thank you for all the for the kind & compassionate care you provided Becky.

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110 South 7th Street
Oregon, IL 61061


Exceptional Care & Training Center
2601 Woodlawn Rd, Sterling IL 61081
Tel: 1-815-626-5820

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100 E Le Fevre Rd, Sterling IL 61081
Tel: 1-815-625-0400

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