Sterling John Zweifel


DELAVAN – Sterling John Zweifel, age 86, of Delavan passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born in Crawford County on January 7, 1929. Sterling proudly served in the U.S. Army. He was united in marriage to Faye Reader on July 7, 1956. Sterling was a mechanic his whole life and loved working on anything mechanical. He belonged to the American Legion, VFW, and DAV. Sterling enjoyed fishing, hunting, bird watching and gardening.

Sterling is survived by his wife of 58 years, Faye; five children, Cindy (John) VanBrocklin, of Mt. Carroll, IL, Scott (Lorie) Zweifel, of Janesville, Rhonda Zweifel, of Delavan, Sterling Jay (Kim) Zweifel, of Sharon, and Todd (Monica) Zweifel, of Delavan; 19 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren; and siblings, Roger (Nancy) Benkovic, of Georgetown, TX, Carole (Paul) Brahm, of Eagle River, WI, and John (Rosemary) Zweifel, of Sterling, IL.

A Celebration of Sterling’s Life will be held from 1:00 – 5:00 P.M. on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at the Delavan American Legion. MONROE FUNERAL HOME is assisting the family. Please visit us at

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