Born: Dixon on 18 January 1956

Passed away: Sterling on 14 April 2019

Aged: 63 years

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We had a celebration of life gathering a couple months after he passed. It was very beautiful.

The Story

Gino Lee Cecchetti, age 63, of Sterling, died Sunday, April 14, 2019, at his home.

Gino was born on January 18, 1956, in Dixon, the son of William and Elizabeth (Fane) Cecchetti. He worked at Rhodes Feed Service and Quebecor during his lifetime. Gino was an avid Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. He was a free spirit and lived life to the fullest.
 Survivors include two daughters, Dana and Jana Cecchetti; two brothers, Louis Cecchetti (Bobbi Darr) and Tom (Karen) Cecchetti; four sisters, Teresa (Dennis) Coomes, Tina Popkins, Lori Goodeill (Todd Rosquist), and Gina Cecchetti (Ken Otten); his daughters’ mother, DeeAnn Cecchetti; sister-in-law, Sally Cecchetti VanCura; special friends, Dee Norman and Angie Troxell; many nieces, nephews, grand nieces, and grand nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Anthony Cecchetti; and brother-in-law, Tom Popkins.

Cremation rites will be completed with the McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Rock Falls. An announcement for his celebration of life will be made at a later date.
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Miss and love you Dad!

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Love you dad

Jana Cecchetti


I love you so much Dad, you will never be forgotten! <3

Jana Cecchetti