With deepest regret the Sterling Fire Department and Chief Mike Dettman announce the death of Lieutenant Garrett E. Ramos, a 10-year veteran with the department, serving as Acting Captain on Shift 3.

Visitation will be from 1700 to 2000 hours on Wednesday December 8 at the Sterling High School Fieldhouse, 22 E Miller Rd. Sterling, IL .

Uniform personnel are requested to be at the field house at 1730 hours to participate in a walk through to honor Lieutenant Ramos.

Funeral services will be at the Westwood Sports Complex, 1900 Westwood Dr., in Sterling at 1000 hours on Thursday December 9.

There will be a memorial ceremony held at Sterling Fire Department main station.

Staging of equipment is at 0830 hours on December 9, 2021, at the Westwood Sports Complex.

RSVP for equipment attending the funeral to Dave Northcutt at Sterling Fire Department 815-632-6680.

Direct any other questions to Asst. Chief Greg Hurd 309-368-9320.