Floy D. Eilers

            Floy D. Eilers (born Rowland) of North Chatham died on Sunday, July 24, 2016 following a struggle with bone cancer.  

            She was the wife of the late Dan L. Eilers of Edwardsville, Ill., where the couple lived and raised their daughters Dana D. Eilers and Franca V. Eilers.  Mrs. Eilers was the daughter of Dr. Floyd Rowland and his wife Audra Liska Rowland.  Floy and her husband retired to the Rowland home in North Chatham in the late 1990's.  Mrs. Eilers was a graduate of the University of Illinois.  

            She is survived by her daughters, her sister Franca Rowland Eldredge, and several nieces and nephews.  She would have been 83 in October, 2016.