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Helen Koster, 109.5 years old died Friday December 15, 2017 at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home.

She was born on May 30, 1908 in rural Sterling, the daughter of Bernard and Marguerette (Hohlen) Eilers. She married Albert Paul Koster on December 11, 1928 in St Paul Lutheran Church in Sterling. He died in April 27, 1979.

Survivors include her sons in law, Richard Davis of Sterling; her daughter in law Carolyn Koster of Sterling; 8 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; 7 great great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her daughter Lola Davis; her son Paul Koster; her brother Henry Eilers; her sister Teresa Weidel; her half-sisters, Marie and Hannah.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Thursday December 28, 2017 from 9 - 10 AM followed by the memorial service at the McDonald Funeral Home in Milledgeville with the Reverend Rich Koch officiating. Burial will conclude at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

Arrangements completed by McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory.