October 06, 2022

Elizabeth Marie Waterman, 91, of LaGrange, Missouri, died September 30, 2022 in the Lewis County Nursing Home.

Liz was born on September 6, 1931, in Quincy, Illinois, the daughter of Robert B. and Ludvina A. Rottman Peters. She married Roy E. Waterman in 1949. He preceded her in death on October 12, 1969.

Liz loved children and had a career of babysitting children at her home in Lewis County for many years. She even watched multiple generations of children from some families. Liz was a quilter, making numerous quilts over the years. She was also a St. Louis Cardinal’s fan.

Liz is survived by four children, Dewayne Waterman, Debbie Kramer, Dian (George) Sutton, and Dale (Cheryl) Waterman; seven grandchildren, Shelly (Gary) Klingele, Jennifer (Brian) Boyles-White, Megan Kramer, Ryan (Aimee) Kramer, Lindsey (John) Ervin, Lesa Kramer, and Dylan Waterman; seven great-grandchildren, Taylor Klingele, Bryce Klingele, Lincoln Boyles-White, Benjamin, Elenora and Elena Kramer, and Gage Reed; a sister-in-law, Beulah Peters; and nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Roy, Liz was preceded in death by her parents, a son-in-law, Don Kramer, her partner, Roger Pracht, two brothers, Robert and John Peters, and a sister, Delores Schwartz.

Graveside Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at Calvary Cemetery with Chaplain Becky Emerson officiating.

Inurnment: Calvary Cemetery, Quincy, Illinois

Memorials may be made to the Lewis County Nursing Home. Memorial donations may be made online at https://memorials.hansenspear.com

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.