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April 1, 2016 Jeri Lou Erdahl, 69, of Fairfield Glade, TN, passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016 at Wharton Nursing Home in Pleasant Hill. Jeri was born in Rochelle, IL, where she lived most of her life before retiring in 2009 and then moving to Tennessee. Jeri received her nursing training at the Rockford School of Nursing where she earned her certification as a licensed practical nurse. After graduation, she worked at hospitals in Rockford and Rochelle. Later, she was employed at the Rochelle West nursing home. She was the daughter of Gerald and Francis Watson (deceased) of Rochelle. Jeri enjoyed traveling, reading, working with plastic canvas and her grandchildren. She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Quentin of Fairfield Glade; sons, Brian (Janine) Erdahl and Todd (Kristy) Erdahl; four grandchildren, Benjamin, Miranda, Deandria and Quentyn; three step grandchildren, Meghan Fruin, Amanda (Ronny) Hicks and Jacob Primrose; sister, Joy (Benjamin) Schabacker; and brother, James Watson. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 6, 2016, at the Unger-Horner Funeral Home, 400 N. 6th St., Rochelle, IL. A graveside service for friends and family will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, April 7, at the Lindenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Cumberland County Hospice, 30 E. Adams St., Crossville, TN 38555. Unger-Horner Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
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