Authorities have released the name of the Whiteside County man who died Tuesday night after a tree fell on him.

Martin Jay Dykema, 51, of 11506 Garden Plain Road, Morrison, was cutting a tree when it fell on him, Whiteside County Coroner Joseph Mcdonald said Thursday.

Dykema was prounounced dead at the scene.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Morrison United Methodist Church, with visitation 3-7 p.m. today at the church and burial at Rock Creek Cemetery.

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