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LaMeda “Skip” Boyungs

Published: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
LaMeda 'Skip' Boyungs

STERLING – LaMeda “Skip” Boyungs, 94, of Sterling, died Monday, April 28, 2014, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, with her family by her side.

LaMeda was born April 20, 1920, the daughter of Marie (Willett) Craig. She was born and raised in the Sterling and Dixon areas. LaMeda graduated from Sterling Catholic schools. She married Gilbert Rein. She later married Richard Boyungs. Better known as “Grandma B,” she was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. She enjoyed music, dancing, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

LaMeda proudly told everyone she had 12 children, Pat Shaw and Gil Rein Jr. (both deceased), Ed (Cheryl) Rein, Sherry Reitzel, Steven (Linda) Rein, Lynn Pfister, Craig (Minerva) Boyungs, Brad (Jeani) Boyungs, Pam Dustin, Barry Boyungs, infant son Jerry Boyungs (deceased), and Jill (Dennis) Fullmer; 27 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and a special friend, Pat Shannon Spratt.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; two sisters; and a granddaughter, Trisha Reitzel.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Adalberto Sanchez officiating. Burial will be at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

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