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Edna Mae Cheshier, 83, of Sterling, died on Sunday, March 17, 2019 at
CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

She was born on August 23, 1935 in Sterling to William and Margaret (Ufken)
Lauts. She married Harry Cheshier on May 23, 1963 in Rock Falls. He died on
November 1, 1988. She worked for Tri County Opportunity Council for 22 years
until retiring in 2010.

Edna was a member of the Women's Auxiliary of the VFW and American Legion
In Rock Falls. She and her husband enjoyed many years of camping at the Crow
Valley Campground near Lyndon.

Those left to honor her memory include (adopted son) Roy Ramirez of the Chicago area, her brothers, Leroy Lauts and Clifford Lauts both of Sterling,
a nephew, Larry Schettler of Sterling, and two nieces, Linda Dunphy of Harmon and Paula Schroeder of Mesa, Arizona.

She joins her parents, her husband, three sisters and a brother who have gone before her.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial gathering will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care and direction of McDonald Funeral Home and Crematory in Rock Falls. To send condolences visit