PANA - Sylvia M. Pieper, 92, of Pana died Sunday, Nov. 19, 2006, at Prairie Rose Health Care in Pana.
She was born Dec. 9, 1913, in Stewardson, the daughter of John and Minnie Phrahl Arnold. She married Walter A. Pieper in 1931 in Stewardson; he died in 1985. An infant daughter also preceded her in death.
Mrs. Pieper was a homemaker and worked at Mallory for 13 years. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Pana.
Survivors: son, Eugene (wife, Mary) Pieper of Decatur; two daughters, Ruth (husband, Harold William) Reese of Tower Hill and Shirley Murkin of Houston; 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and 26 great-great-grandchildren.
Services: 11 a.m. Wednesday, McCracken-Dean Funeral Home, Pana, the Rev. Martin Eden officiating. Burial: Stewardson Cemetery.