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Rachel L. Wheat, age 59 of Sterling died Friday, March 27, 2015 at Sterling Pavilion Nursing Home in Sterling.

Rachel was born June 20, 1955 in Sterling the daughter of Alberto and Juanita (Rodriguez) Guerrero. She married Allen "Hal" Wheat on December 6, 1974 in Sterling. Rachel was a member of Amazing Grace Church in Sterling.

Survivors include her husband, Allen; one daughter, Hannah Wheat of Sterling; one son Allen (Charity) Wheat of Rock Falls; four sisters Pauline (Ezekiel) Martinez of Texas, Mary (Eddie) Kerley of Dixon, Alice Valdivia of Sterling, and Becky (Kenny) Asbury of Sterling; four brothers Richard Guerrero of Rock Falls, Louie Guerrero of Sterling, John Guerrero of Texas, and Danny Guerrero of Sterling; and three grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at the Amazing Grace Church. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at the Amazing Grace Church, Sterling, IL.