Edith May Shuster

July 26, 1930 - December 5, 2015
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Edith May Shuster, 85, of Belvidere, IL, passed away December 5, 2015. She was born July 26, 1930 in Grundy County, MO, daughter of Arthur Porter and Edith May (Hopkins) Lynch. She graduated from Galt High School, Class of 1948, in Galt, MO. Edith was a homemaker who loved caring for her daughters and grandchildren, and keeping in touch with family in Missouri. She enjoyed gardening, playing the piano, organ, and accordion. Edith had a caring heart who loved helping people and giving to charities. She was supportive of the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation, Judicial Watch, Heritage Foundation, MLB Insiders Club, Help Hospitalized Veterans, Reagan Ranch member, and Social Security Coalition.

Edith is loved and will be missed by her daughters, Rosella Shuster of Belvidere, IL, Betty Kotila of Hanover Park, IL, and Kathy (Patrick) Rapp of Union, IL; grandchildren, Christopher Rapp of Belvidere, IL and Carl Rapp of Mesa, AZ; siblings, Mary “Tootie” Hamilton of Tindle, MO, D.G. (Sandy) Lynch of Trenton, MO; sister-in-law, Virginia Lynch of Trenton, MO; former spouse, Wayne Shuster; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Gerald Lynch, Preston Lynch, Willis Lynch, Lewis Lynch, infant sister, Dorothy Ruth, infant brother, son-in-law, Arthur Kotila.

Memorial visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, December 9, 2015 with a service at 7:00 p.m. Cremation rites have been accorded. To light a candle or share a condolence, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com.

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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel


218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Service Information

Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Time: 7:00 pm -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel


218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Born: July 26, 1930
Died: December 5, 2015

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Debra Dail posted on 12/7/15

Dear sweet Edie... you will be greeted with open arms. Love you.


Jodi Boardman posted on 12/8/15

Kathy I'm very sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family


Phyllis Duffy posted on 12/8/15

Kathy so sorry for your loss


Mary Canterbury and Don Woodside posted on 12/8/15

Our deepest condolences. God Speed.


Rhonda LYNCH Brown posted on 12/10/15

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I wish I could have been there for you but it just was not possible. Please know I will be keeping you in my prayers in the days ahead as well. Love and hugs, Rhonda


Shelly Guerrero posted on 12/14/15

A wonderful, kind hearted woman. Love you Edie


Shelly Guerrero posted on 12/14/15

You will always be in my heart


Steve and Selene Pierce posted on 12/20/15

Kathy, Pat, Christopher, Carl, We are so very sorry for your loss. We will be keeping you all in our prayers.