Raechael M. Sterling

October 25, 1985 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 35)


PRINCETON – Raechael M. Sterling, 35 of Princeton died Wednesday August 11, 2021 at OSF Richard E. Owens Hospice in Peoria.

Raechael was born on October 25, 1985 in Sterling the daughter of Stephen and Patricia (White) Boyce. She was a 2004 graduate of Bureau Valley High School and completed her education to become a LPN. She had worked at Liberty Village in Princeton. She married Ryan Sterling on June 24, 2017 in Princeton. Raechael enjoyed cooking, crafting, painting, drawing, attending softball games and she followed Oklahoma University Girls Softball team. Family time was of the utmost importance to Raechael.

Survivors include her husband Ryan; her children: Dakota Sergeant, Isabelle Sergeant and Charlotte Sterling all at home; her mother Patricia (Shane) Gordon of Walnut; her father Stephen (Sheila) Boyce of LaSalle; her sister Shayna Gordon of Walnut; her brother Ryan Boyce of Walnut; her step brother Adam Karlosky and step sisters: Sophia and Erin Karlosky; her maternal grandmother, Sandra (Royce) Skinner of Lyndon; her paternal; grandmother Karen Boyce of Walnut.

She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather James White and paternal grandfather Curtis Boyce.

A gathering of friends and family will take place on Monday August 16, 2021 from 5-7 PM at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut.


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Gathering of Family and Friends
August 16, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

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