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“Sympathies to Carolyn's family. Rest in peace with your family above and know how much you were loved by your family below. Sincere condolences. ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Kelly Foster - Dixon, IL

“My deepest sympathy to all of Carolyn's family and friends.Carolyn was my cousin and as children we spent lots of time in the summers staying at each...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Carol Gibson (Madsen) - Denver, CO

“So sorry to see her go ! I remember all the family reunions....even though I was "trailing along", and "too young", both my sisters (Gloria and Carol...Read More »
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“Rest In Peace Young Lady! ”
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STERLING – Carolyn M. Koster, age 86, died Monday May 22, 2019 at Regency Care of Sterling.
Carolyn was born on May 17, 1933 in Sterling the daughter of Gordon and Esther (Jacobs) Nelson. She married Paul Koster on February 2, 1957 in Sterling. He died June 5, 1995. Carolyn was employed as a Receptionist with the First Class Insurance office in Milledgeville for 20 years retiring in 2015. She enjoyed reading, old movies and was an avid shopper.
Survivors include two daughters, Kimberly (Rodger) Kent of Milledgeville and Shauna (Sherm) Koster-Smith of Dixon; one sister, Marjorie (Gene) Bushman of Sterling; two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son in infancy; twin sister, Marilyn Schryver.
A private Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Cremation rites have been accorded. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home, Rock Falls.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to Vitas Hospice.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com

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