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Karla C. Beattie

Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

STERLING – Karla C. Beattie, 85, of Sterling, died Tuesday, March 25, 2014. She was a nurse at KSB Hospital in Dixon.

Karla was born May 12, 1928, in Sterling, to Emerson and Mary (Weber) Fike. She married Robert Beattie on March 15, 1952, in Sterling. 

Survivors include her husband, Robert; three daughters, Cindy (Larry) McWilliams of Cuba City, Wis., Sally (Rick) Renner and Jo (Russ Yeager) Bryson, both of Sterling; one sister, Leatice Raver of Wabash, Ind.; one brother, John (Carol) Fike of Fort Pierce, Fla.; and seven grandchildren, Christine McWilliams and Maggie McWilliams, Amy (David ) Refeinberger, Cory Renner, Nicole Renner, Suzanne Bryson, and Lance Bryson.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Wendell Fike.

Services will be private. Cremation rites have been accorded. Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling is handling arrangements.

A memorial has been established to Bethel Reformed Church in Sterling. 

Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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