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“Such a sweet and loving women. She will be missed by many, but will be in our hearts always!! ”
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“Such as sweet and wonderful lady. She will be missed. ”
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Edith J. Beightler, 85 of Sterling died Saturday July 1, 2017 at her home

She was born on July 12, 1931 in Litchfield IL the daughter of Charles and Josephine (Pruitt) Hollers. She married Harry Williams. She later married Daniel Beightler. He died May 2, 2012. Edith was a member of the Sterling Moose where she had volunteered many hours and as well at the Rock Falls VFW. She enjoyed watching the birds, her flowers and visiting with her friends who would stop by.

Surviving are her children: Shirley (Pete) Williams of Lyndon, IL, Dorothy Holloway of Rock Falls, Mike (Linda) Williams of Sterling, Sue (Steve) Zemke of Rock Falls, Tina (Bob) Gould of Amboy and Dan (Todd) Beightler- Graves of Hertford, NC; her brother Bob (Joanne) Hollers of Litchfield, IL; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Tami Krutsinger; 4 sisters ; 4 brothers; 2 grandsons.
A gathering of friends and family will take place on Wednesday July 5, 2017 from 4-6:30 PM at the McDonald Funeral Home, 505 1st Avenue in Sterling. Memorials services will follow on Thursday at 10 AM in the funeral home, with the Reverend Jeff Coester officiating. Burial will conclude at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.