Muriel Dilts

Muriel Marie Dilts, 94, of Kewanee, died at 11:50 p.m. Sept. 13, 2011, at Kewanee Care Home.

She was born March 26, 1917, in Havana, a daughter of Calvin and Floss Camp Bainter. She married John J. Dilts in Lewistown. He preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were one son, David Dilts; one sister, Doris Tippey; and one brother, Cecil Bainter.

Surviving are two daughters, Sandra (and Ray) Heinrich of Kewanee and Emily Babrowski of Louisville, Ky.; two sisters, Eleanor (and Alfred) Berry and Shirley (and Max) Boo, both of Lewistown; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was a member of Faith Lutheran Church of Kewanee.

She resided in Peoria where she had been employed by S.S. Kresgee Co. prior to moving to Kewanee. In Kewanee, she had been a resident at The Whiting Home.

Services were held Friday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Lewistown with Reverend David Gerke officiating. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown.

Memorials may be made to Faith Lutheran Church of Kewanee.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 9/21/2011

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