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Sheryl L. Strayer, 62, of LeRoy, passed away at 4 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington. A service celebrating her life will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2016, at Calvert & Metzler Memorial Home, Bloomington. Rev. Steve Evans will be officiating. A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends after the celebration of life service on Tuesday at the memorial home. The family suggests memorials be made to her family.
Sheryl was born June 20, 1954, in Danville, the daughter of Robert L. and Anita Hanna Sills.
She married Steven W. "Steve" Strayer on Sept. 30, 1981, in LeRoy. He survives.
Also surviving are mother, Anita Sills, Danville; three children, Karla (Chris) Litas Hoffman Estates, Amber (Casey) Scheuer, Bloomington and Ryan Strayer, LeRoy; three grandchildren, Maya Litas, Presley and Paxton Scheuer; three brothers, Ron Sills, Florida, Bob Sills, Danville, and Danny Sills, Danville; three sisters, Marnita Sills, Urbana, Elaine Sills, Champaign, and Dawn Sills, Urbana; also surviving several nieces and nephews. Sheryl was preceded in death by her father.
Sheryl graduated from Danville High School in 1972. She enjoyed writing poetry, singing and dancing. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister. She will be missed by all who knew her. Please view the obituary and share your condolences and memories online at www.calvertmemorial.com.
Published on November 4, 2016
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