Sylvia M. Keating (5 June 1917 – 29 May 2012)

Sylvia M. Keating of Evenglow Lodge and formerly of Odell, Illinois died on 29 May 2012. She was born 5 June 1917 in Modoc, Illinois to Raymond and Anna (Horrell) Simpson. Funeral services 2 June 2012 at 11:00am at St. Paul Catholic Church in Odell, Illinois.

Sylvia  was educated in Sunbury School and graduated from St. Xavier Academy of Ottawa, Illinois. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Odell, Illinois. She worked at Owens Illinois Glass Company. She enjoyed baking and saying the rosary.

She married husband Vincent Keating on 19 July1941 at St. Bernard’s Church, Sunbury, Illinois.

She was preceded in death by: husband Vincent Keating on 12 December 1958; daughter Carol Gernentz, five brothers Delbert, Justin, Val, Walter and Robert and three sisters, Anna Mae Scott, Betty Wallace and Mary Fecarotto.

She is survived by: daughter Catherine (Frank) Stahler of Odell, Illinois and Bonnie Coriell (Bill Fuss) of Pontiac, Illinois; son John Keating of Normal, Illinois and son-in-law Amiel (Jeanne) Gernentz of Odell, Illinois.

She is also survived by eight grandchildren,  Jeff Stahler, Jim Stahler, Susan Stahler, Janet (Christopher) Bier, Mary (Jeff) Grundler, Michele (Mark) Brummel, Laura (P.J.) Ringenberger, Justin (Diana) Keating; nine great-grandchildren, Jason (Tasha), Ryan and Madison Grundler, Courtney and Kylee Bier, Emma and Logan Brummel, Gus and Sylvi Ringenberger. She is also survived by her brother, Dave (Helen) Simpson of Geneva, Illinois;  brother-in-law James C. Scott, Dwight and sister-in-law Lorraine Simpson of Largo, Florida.


Abstracted by John W. Keating III on 14 June 2012.

Source: (2012). Sylvia M. Keating. [ONLINE] Available at: [Last Accessed 20 June 2012].


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