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Cheryl K. Watkins

1946 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Cheryl K. Watkins Obituary
Cheryl K. Watkins 1946 - 2018
Lincoln, IL—Cheryl K. Watkins, 72, of Lincoln passed away on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.
Cheryl was born on July 22, 1946 in Edwardsville, IL the daughter of Cleo and Edith (Sellmeier) Bohnenstiehl. She married James M. Watkins on February 10, 1968 in Staunton, IL. He survives in Lincoln.
Cheryl is also survived by her daughter, Laurie (Doug) Routson; her son, Kevin (Melissa) Watkins; her brother, Kenneth (Janey) Bohnenstiehl; her five grandchildren, Darrin, Nick, Conner, Shelbi, and Morgan. Additionally Cheryl is survived by one great-grandchild, and two step great-grandchildren.
Cheryl was a retired secretary for Tarter Bros. and Myer Industries in Lincoln. She was also a member of The American Legion Auxiliary Lincoln Post #263. Cheryl enjoyed a variety of hobbies including quilting and sewing with her friends at Peace & Applique Quilt Shop in Rochester, IL. Cheryl also enjoyed country dancing with her husband, they were known to have taught a few country dancing classes as well.
A Memorial Gathering will take place for Cheryl from 4:00pm-7:00pm on Monday, August 27, 2018 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln. Memorial donations may be made in Cheryl's name to The Humane Society of Logan County.
Published in The Lincoln Courier from Aug. 20 to Aug. 22, 2018
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