Beryl Quilter Rites Thursday
Walnut: - Beryl Quilter,75, of Walnut, died late Monday night at Perry
Memorial Hospital in Princeton. Funeral services will be held Thursday, 2
p.m. from the Ross Funeral Home in Walnut with the Rev. Holland Wharton
officiating. Burial will be in the Walnut Cemetery. Friends may call at the
funeral home tonight from 7 to 9 pm.
Mr. Quilter was born May 17 190 at Belvidere, the son of Joseph and
Catherine Landers Quilter. He attended the Walnut schools and had lived most
of his life in the Walnut community. For over 45 years he had worked as a
painter and decorator. He was married to Masine Ross of Walnut on April 18,
1927 in Chicago.
Survivors include his widow, three sisters, Mrs. Edwin (Margaret) Britt and
Mrs. John (Catherine) Eggebrecht, both of Sterling, and Mrs. Edward
(Virginia) James of Burbank, Calif.; two brothers, Ward, Coeur D-Aline,
Idaho and Herbert of Ohio, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents, two sisters and four brothers.
(The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls,
Illinois, December 10, 1975 - Wednesday, pg 6, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)