George Leonard Wilcox

ROCHELLE — George Leonard Wilcox, 74, of Rochelle passed away on Jan. 3, 2022 at home surrounded by family. George was born on March 14, 1947 in Lenroot, Wisconsin to Walter Harold and Edith (Nettleton) Wilcox. He will be missed by many. He loved gardening and had a green thumb. He was known for his sense of humor and his love for others.

George is survived by his close friend and mother of his children, Carol Wilcox; nine children, Nikki McDonough, Jody Wilcox, Trace Wilcox, Lisa Maynard, Everett Bradley, Patricia Bradley Michel, Kathy Hosier, Deanna Haile and Meghan Linley; two brothers, Ron Wilcox and Gary Wilcox; one sister, Judy Worsley as well as several grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; As well as 12 siblings, Gerald, Raymond, Harold, Henry, Oren, Robert, Iva, Elmer, Lilly, Nancy, Keith and Donald.

Memorials and flowers may be donated to the Wilcox family.

A celebration of life will be determined at a later date.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Beverage-Lyons Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at


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