In Honor and Memory of Irving Crown Teacher, Gary Sterr

Coach and Driver's Education instructor Gary Sterr of Irving Crown High 1972
Coach Sterr
Irving Crown High 1972
Coach Sterr in his familiar spot, the Crown Driver's Education Simulators in 1974
 Coach Sterr in a familiar spot
 the Crown simulators in 1974
Coach Gary Sterr of Irving Crown High School 1977, Dean of Students
Gary Sterr
Dean of Students
Irving Crown High 1976

  •   Gary C. Sterr

    Teacher, Coach and Dean of Students at Irving Crown High 1968-79,
    passed away on December 1, 1991
    , he was 46.

    Birth: Dec. 15, 1944 Galesburg, Illinois
    Death: Dec. 1, 1991 Peoria, Illinois

    PRINCEVILLE, IL - Gary C. Sterr, 46, of Princeville, principal of Princeville High School since July 1979,
    died at 9:12 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, 1991, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

    Born Dec. 15, 1944, in Galesburg, IL to Clyde E. and Iris E. Allen Sterr, he married Ann V. Selman on July 6, 1968,
    in St. Charles.  She survives along with his stepmother, Catharine Sterr of Knoxville; two sons, David A. and Jason A.,
    both at home; two brothers, George F. of Knoxville and Gene E. of Brigham City, Utah; and one sister, Mable Joyce
    of Battle Ground, Wash.  His parents preceded him in death.

    He earned his bachelor's degree from Illinois State University in 1968 and his master's degree there in 1972.
    He was a teacher, dean of students and taught driver's education at Irving Crown High School in Carpentersville
    from 1968-79.

    He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in Peoria, Illinois Principals Association, Princeville Lions Club,
    Princeville Chapter of AFF, and Princeville Masonic Lodge 360, AF&AM. He coached in Little League and
    assisted with Cub Scouts in Princeville.

    Memorials may be made to an education fund for his children in care of Princeville State Bank.

    Burial: Princeville Township Cemetery - Princeville, Illinois

    Journal Star, December 3, 1991

    Our deepest sympathies go out to Mrs. Ann Sterr and the entire Sterr family.

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