A Funeral Service for Sterling was held on Thursday, December 8, 2022 at
10:30 a.m. at the First Congregational United Church of Christ in
Exeter. Kim Dunker presided over the Funeral Service. Shirley Milton
accompanied the congregation in the singing of “Here I Am Lord” and
Pallbearers for the Funeral Service included John Lovegrove, Bob Lovegrove, Justin Lovegrove, Brandon Lovegrove, John Finkner, and John Becker. Honorary Pallbearers included Jim Lovegrove, Carter Bell, Mike Osterholt, Jacen Osterholt, and George Erdkamp.
A Graveside Service with Military Honors was held in the Exeter Cemetery following the Funeral Service. Military Honors were performed by the William Sullivan Exeter American Legion Post 218.