Effingham Daily News
Celeste M. "Tutti" Dust, 89 of Effingham, passed away at 3:04 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28, 2012, at Heartland Christian Village, Neoga.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Effingham, with burial in St. Anthony Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the church with a 4 p.m. parish prayer service and a 6:30 p.m. Council of Catholic Women rosary. Memorials may be made to St. Anthony schools or Catholic Charities. Bauer Funeral Home, Effingham, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.bauerfh.com.
Celeste was born March 26, 1923 in Teutopolis, the daughter of Frank and Elizabeth (Thoele) Vahling. She married Edward J. Dust on Jan. 17, 1948, and he preceded her in death in 1980.
Celeste was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Effingham, St. Anthony Council of Catholic Women, Secular Franciscans and the Perpetual Adoration at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital. She also volunteered at Catholic Charities and at Lakeland Health Care & Rehabilitation Center in Effingham.
Celeste is survived by three sons, Tom (Wendy) of Merced, Calif., and Paul (Mary) and Mark (Susan), both of Effingham; three daughters, Nancy (Mark) Sargent of Lisle, Marilee (Dennis) Funneman of Effingham and Jayne (Scott) Stockman of Peoria; 13 grandchildren, Brittany Dust of Los Angeles, Tommy Dust of Effingham, Dustin Sargent of Bloomington, Ed Sargent of Dallas, Katelyn (Levi) Whitaker of Oblong, Megan Dust of Teutopolis, Tressie (Matt) McDonough of Chicago, Hannah, Drew and Brian Dust, all of Effingham, and Emily, Dylan and Claire Stockman, all of Peoria; four great-grandchildren, Mikey, Madyson and Matthew Dust and Colin McDonough; and two step-grandchildren, Jenna (Eric) Jansen and Emily Stuckey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Edward; brother, Frank; sister, Josephine Pavell; and daughter-in-law, Liz Jordan Dust.
The Dust family would like to thank Heartland Christian Village for the wonderful care Celeste received there.
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