Kay Eilers

Kay Eilers

1936 - 2019

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Caroline “Kay” J. Eilers, 83, of Monticello passed away Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Monticello Nursing & Rehab Center.

Visitation will be held from 3 - 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home in Monticello where a Rosary will be held at 3 p.m.  Visitation will continue from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Monticello prior to funeral services.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial in the church cemetery.  Rev. Paul Baldwin will officiate and Deacon Jeffrey Sutterman will assist.

Kay was born March 9, 1936, in Moline, IL, the daughter of Paul and Eleanor (Petr) Joy.  She married Lawrence Sutterman on June 9, 1956, in Rock Island, IL.  He preceded her in death in 2004.  She later married Robert Eilers on April 14, 2007, in Monticello, Iowa.

She worked as a nurse’s aide for most of her working years. She and Larry settled in Monticello and worked part time at Family Foods and later at Fareway Grocery Stores.  She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and volunteered for many years.  She enjoyed playing cards with family and friends, and her interior design was second to none.

Survivors include her husband, Bob, children: Steven (Tammy) Sutterman of Monticello, Jeffrey (Beth) Sutterman of Frederick, MD, step-children: Allen (Julie) Eilers of Quincy, IL, Deanne (Clint) Bennett of Wheatland, IA; grandchildren: Nash Sutterman, Kelli and Brittany Sutterman, Samantha, Anthony, Timothy and Nathaniel Sutterman; step grandchildren: Jennifer & Michelle Dettbarn, Corynn & Chloe Bennett, Devon & Andrew Eilers; 1 great grandchild; in-law: Jerry Vietti of Peoria, IL, Mel (Becky Menster) Eilers of Monticello, Loren Eilers of Cedar Rapids, Donald (Glenda) Eilers of Scotch Grove, Steve Eilers of Harrisonville, MO, Sharon (Ernie) Rahm of Anaheim, CA, Jean Nelson of Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her first husband, Lawrence, one son, Scott Sutterman in 2011, in-laws: Marian (Larry) Harksen, Patricia Vietti and Bill Nelson.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.kramerfuneral.com

Friday
29
November

Visitation

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, November 29, 2019
Kramer Funeral Home, Monticello
700 East Oak Street
PO Box 791 Monticello, Iowa, United States
Saturday
30
November

2nd Visitation

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Monticello
302 North Sycamore
Monticello, Iowa, United States
Saturday
30
November

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am - 7:30 am
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Monticello
302 North Sycamore
Monticello, Iowa, United States
Saturday
30
November

Burial

11:30 am - 11:45 am
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Sacred Heart Cemetery, Monticello
210 East 3rd Street
Monticello, Iowa, United States