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Beverly J. Ellmaker

Published: Friday, May 17, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

STERLING – Beverly J. Ellmaker, 83, of Sterling, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Dixon Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. She had worked as a housekeeper for Mrs. Martin Dillon for 29 years, retiring in 1989.

She was born June 11, 1929, in Rock Falls, the daughter of Glenn Milton and Blanche Bernice (Conkling) Keime. She was a member of Rock River Christian Center in Rock Falls.

Survivors include two sons, Bruce (Cindy) Ellmaker of Bristol, Tenn., and Randy (Denise) Ellmaker of Sterling; her daughter, Susan Ann (Mark) Vest of Columbus, Ohio; her brother, Glenn (Marsha) Keime of Sterling; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

At her request, there will be no services. Cremation rites will be accorded. McDonald Funeral Home & Crematory in Rock Falls is handling arrangements.

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