Contributed by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
December 10, 1975 - Wednesday, pg 6
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.
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